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Summer 2020 Residential Staff Positions

Develop your leadership, organizational, communication and conflict-resolution skills!  We are looking for Yale College students to serve in the following Residential Staff positions this summer:

  • Residential Counselors 
  • Senior Counselors 
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Facilities Coordinator
  • Buttery Managers
  • Residential Office Assistants 

Any currently enrolled Yale student or graduate student in good academic standing or any Yale alumnus is eligible to apply. The ideal candidate will have spent one or two years in a residential college. The most effective applicant is a mature student who enjoys working with others and who feels committed to the intellectual and social values of residential college life. The positions also require resourcefulness, excellent problem-solving skills, energy, creativity, integrity, good judgment, and a deep wellspring of patience. Previous counseling experience is a plus for all positions.

Tip: YSS residential staff in the above positions are offered room and board, plus a tuition reduction for the equivalent of one summer course credit!

The Summer 2020 Residential Colleges are Morse, Ezra Stiles, and Berkeley.

The application deadline is Friday, February 7, 2020

Decisions will be released by Friday, March 6, 2020.

Job Descriptions and Application

The job descriptions for the Summer Residential Life positions are in the link below. 

Link: Summer 2020 Job Descriptions

Residential Director Positions

Residential Directors live in the Residential Colleges and are responsible for mentoring Residential Counselors and Senior Counselors, enforcing campus policies, mediating conflicts, developing programs for the residents and managing crises. Residential Directors work as tight team under the Head of Summer Colleges.

There will be one position for a Head Residential Director, and four positions for Residential Directors.  These positions are open to graduating seniors and those who are beyond college.

Link: Residential Director Position Descriptions

Yale Summer Session Residential Director Application