Stanton Fellow

Posting Date 1 week ago(3/9/2018 10:22 AM)
Job ID
Employee Classification
Office of Student Affairs
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Campus : Location
US-NY-Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St


Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


The Position:

The Yeshiva University Office of Student Life oversees student government, student clubs and events, Shabbat programming, orientations, new student programming, Service Learning missions and leadership development programs and the ANSWERS hotline. The mission of our office is to enhance campus life in real and meaningful ways. We seek to increase student pride, develop strong student leaders and instill a sense of communal life at YU.


The Student Life team is constantly engaging with students, other university offices and the broader community. We are always evaluating new ideas and searching for new ways to tackle challenges. A successful fellow in our department will be a hands-on team member who will regularly interact and collaborate with the student body. He/She will gain competencies in the following areas: leadership training skills, communication skills, teamwork, program development, organizational management, event planning, marketing, and program evaluation. A fellowship in our office provides an opportunity to gain valuable professional skills, working with great people in a fast paced, fun environment. We also welcome our fellow’s input and creativity in developing new and unique experiences for the student community.


The Stanton Fellow will report to the Director of Student Events.


This is a one year position.



  • Work with YU staff and Student Leaders to help plan events and programs
  • Interface with Events Office, Dining Services, IT Dept, and staff of other university areas to implement event logistics
  • Work with Student Life staff on major campus initiatives: Orientations, Concerts, Holiday events, Club Fairs, Open Houses and Special guest visits
  • Assist with marketing, recruitment and implementation of Service Learning missions
  • Handle sign-ups for Shabbatonim and other student events
  • Help new students get acclimated to life at YU
  • Create new programs to enhance campus life; work on school pride initiatives
  • Work on the event request system with club heads and student council liaisons
  • Assist in answering the hotline
  • Represent Office of Student Life at meetings and planning sessions


Experience and Educational Background:


  • Must be a current YU student who is graduating this spring or a recent YU graduate


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