Apply for 2012-2013 Dwight Hall Magee Fellowship
The Rev. John G. Magee ‘06 Fellowship
Dwight Hall at Yale, Center for Public Service and Social Justice, is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is “to foster civic-minded student leaders and to promote service and activism inNew Havenand around the world.” Dwight Hall supports the work of over 80 student-run organizations, engaging nearly 3,500 undergraduate students each year in activities that promote social change. Founded by undergraduates in 1881 as the Young Men’s Christian Association at Yale, Dwight Hall has evolved into a non-sectarian organization where students from diverse backgrounds can utilize resources to practice service and activism inNew Havenand beyond.
The Rev. John G. Magee ’06 Fellowship was established at Dwight Hall in 1987 to maintain the religious roots upon which Dwight Hall was founded. The Magee Fellow creates opportunities for reflection on the spiritual and moral dimensions of direct service and social action. The Fellow works closely with the professional staff of Dwight Hall, leaders from the Dwight Hall Cabinet and Student Executive Committee, coordinators of the Social Justice Network, and the Yale Chaplain’s Office through Yale Religious Ministries. The Magee Fellow will be expected to work in concert with student leaders and staff to promote a culture of action and reflection at Dwight Hall, generate service and justice opportunities for students of faith, foster collaborative efforts between various faith-based and secular student organizations, and nurture the skills and well-being of student leaders.
The Magee Fellow will serve as an Advisor to the Social Justice Network (SJN) of Dwight Hall at Yale, a coalition of organizations and individuals working for social justice, by helping activists develop the skills necessary to achieve social change. The Magee Fellow will also support the work of the Dwight Hall Student Executive Committee as it pertains to interfaith outreach and/or graduate/professional school student outreach.
The 2012-2013 Magee Fellowship is a part-time position scheduled for 10 hours per week. Compensation is $5,000 for the academic year, which begins August 24, 2012 and concludes May 21, 2013. The Magee Fellow term is one academic year, with an option for a one year renewal at Dwight Hall’s discretion. Dwight Hall will appoint one (1) Magee Fellow for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The Magee Fellow reports to the Executive Director of Dwight Hall.
- Support initiatives of Dwight Hall through active participation in events, identification of external resources, and advisement to student leaders;
- Plan and execute forums and workshops for exploration of faith, spirituality, service, and justice through trainings, education, and awareness;
- Advise and mentor four (4) student coordinators of the Dwight Hall Social Justice Network to support their efforts by:
- providing guidance and identifying resources to support work and initiatives of the Social Justice Network;
- attending weekly or bi-weekly coordinator meetings;
- assisting student coordinators to set goals and measure outcomes;
- weekly Dwight Hall at Yale staff meetings;
- monthly Yale Religious Ministries meetings;
- Dwight Hall at Yale Board of Directors meetings (September, January, April);
Applications must be received by Monday, May 7 and select candidates will be invited to interview. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references, one of whom must be affiliated with Yale University, via mail, email, or fax to:
Magee Fellow Search Committee
Dwight Hall at Yale
Please contact the Dwight Hall Main Office at 203.432.2420 with questions.