Job Opportunities at Dwight Hall

Program Manager

The Program Manager oversees and manages Dwight Hall’s staff-led service and educational programs and as such serves as Dwight Hall’s principal staff liaison with institutional program student participants and student leaders to enable them to carry out effective service in communities and schools in New Haven. Dwight Hall’s institutional programs include: Dwight Hall Urban Fellows; Summer Fellows; Early Childhood Education Fellows; Co-op Afterschool Program; the Jones-Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Program; Community-Based Learning; and the Public School Interns.


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager is primarily responsible for the success of the institutional programs of Dwight Hall and provides support and mentoring to the student leaders and participants of these programs. The Program Manager serves as Dwight Hall’s principal staff liaison with program partners in the schools and communities to identify needs, resources, and areas of growth. The Program Manager also is primarily responsible for the implementation of grant-funded programs, such as the CSDE after-school grant and the Jones-Zimmermann Foundation’s Academic Mentoring grant, and is responsible for reporting on outcomes and expenses.


  • Advise/Supervise program staff of Dwight Hall at Yale institutional programs and Fellowships:
    • Meet on regular basis with Advisors and/or student coordinators for each institutional program to ensure that goals for each program are met on timely basis;
    • Oversee administrative processes for job posting, hiring, termination, time entry/approval, evaluation for all Fellows;
    • Monitor progress of all Fellows in conjunction with Advisors and student coordinators through systematic review of regular reporting;
    • Support the production and dissemination of summary reports on annual basis highlighting program characteristics, activities, impact, and any outcomes.
    • Administer grant-funded and/or donor-directed programs by ensuring compliance and managing program and budget reporting.
    • Identifies and develops education and training resources to support student leadership development.
    • Provides program-related information for publication in various print and electronic materials.
    • Collects and maintains data on program outcomes and analyses and evaluates program success.


Dwight Hall is looking for a dynamic individual who:

  • Is committed to the Mission of Dwight Hall;
  • Has experience in community service and volunteer management;
  • Has experience working with college students and in a university environment;
  • Has program management experience;
  • Has experience supervising, managing, and training others;
  • Has experience in administering and managing grants;
  • Has strong verbal communication skills in order to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies;
  • Has experience working with community organizations;
  • Is familiar with Yale University and/or New Haven;
  • Is comfortable with digital media and information management systems.


Bachelor’s degree required (master’s degree preferred) and three to five years’ experience in project management or public service. This is a full-time, exempt position.  Dwight Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to apply

Candidates who are interested in applying should send a cover letter and resume by email to dwighthall@yale.eduby Monday, July 21, 2014. Please include the words “Program Manager” in the subject line.



Administrative Assistant

Dwight Hall at Yale seeks a highly skilled administrative assistant who manages the central office and supports the Executive Director. The position includes extensive work in scheduling, preparing documents and providing customer service to students and the public in a busy professional office environment.

The position requires four years of related work experience and a high school or equivalent degree. Some college preferred. Should have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Must have the ability to set up and maintain databases, knowledge of office procedures, minute and record keeping, setting up and maintaining filing systems. Web site software experience desirable, but not required.

This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, with attention to detail and systems. The candidate must have ability to maintain confidentiality and work with confidential information. The candidate should be self-directed and have the ability to work with a variety of individuals including students, alumni, board members, Yale colleagues and Dwight Hall staff. Driver’s license preferred.


How to apply

Candidates who are interested in applying should send a cover letter and resume by email to Please include the words Administrative Assistant in the subject line.  Dwight Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer.