• Create and implement programming, and fulfill the roles of peer advisor, role model, programmer, facilitator, and resource for first-year students.
  • Collaborate with fellow FYE Leaders as well as the Resident Advisor staff.
  • Reside in a single in Dunham residence hall on a first-year floor for the entire academic year (or the fall semester only with advance permission). FYE Leaders will receive a full room credit for the entire year, and a one-half room credit for the fall semester only. FYE Leaders also may “pull” a friend into another Dunham single on the same floor.
  • Attend mandatory training in May and August, and participate in New Student Orientation.
  • Participate in on-going staff development sessions held throughout the academic year as needed.
  • Be supervised by Travis Hill, assistant dean of students for residential life, including weekly reports, bi-weekly meetings in person, and one formal evaluation meeting per semester.
  • Support the Office of Residential Life by following their policies and adhering to regulations.
  • Facilitate social and educational programs for the assigned group of 15-25 students.
  • Participate in and complete other FYE tasks deemed necessary by the Office of Residential Life.

How to apply:
  • Send resume and letter of interest to Assistant Dean of Students for Residential Life Travis Hill (thill@hamilton.edu) by Wednesday, April 9 at 4 p.m.
  • Individual interviews will take place the week of April 14


Contact Name

The Office of Community Living

Office Location
Elihu Root House, 2nd Floor
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