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Open Positions in CHAS

At any given time in the year, there may be open staff positions in College Houses & Academic Services.  The Penn Human Resources website offers an easy way to search for those positions as well as a portal to apply.

Go to and click on "Search Postings" in the lefthand column.

Find the "Org" tab and use the scroll down function to find one of the following numbers and hit "search."

  • 08600 for general staff positions
  • 08601 for the position of Director
  • 08602 for House Dean positions

All other positions, such as student managers, student RA and GA staffs, and faculty in residence are filled through different processes not coordinated by Human Resources.

For general questions about joining the CHAS staff — administrative or in-residence — send an email query to


Director of Upperclass Houses and Paraprofessional Staff Selection 

[Penn Human Resources: Job Posting]

Reporting to the Executive Director of College Houses & Academic Services, the Director will provide supervision and management to three College Houses with a resident population of approximately 2400 students and will also be responsible for paraprofessional staff selection. As a member of the College Houses & Academic Services leadership team, they will provide direction and develop innovative approaches to benefit the resident student population within the construct of a College Houses system.

A Master’s Degree is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. At least 5 years to 7 years of experience supervising professional staff in a university or college setting within residential life or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with program development, implementation and assessment for sophomore through senior year populations, and experience working with residential faculty in a College House system or within a Living Learning community environment is highly preferred. 

If you have questions or an interest in applying, please email Mr. Martin Redman, Executive Director of College Houses. He can be contacted at


College House Fellows

In anticipation of multiple College House Fellow openings for academic year 2018-19, the Offices of the Provost and of College Houses and Academic Services invite applications for service as College House faculty.

The position of College House Fellow is residentially based and carries a two-year renewable term. Faculty applicants from all twelve schools within the university are welcome to apply. The most important qualification is an enthusiastic interest in mentoring and engaging undergraduate students within the College House environment. Members of the University’s full-time administrative staff in academic or student affairs are also welcome to apply.

House Fellows play a key role in connecting the Houses to the larger academic community at Penn. Faculty Directors, House Fellows and the House Dean form the senior staff of each House and are responsible for developing a home for residents that encourages intellectual inquiry, promotes academic programs in residence, fosters faculty and student interaction, and builds strong, supportive House communities. Specific responsibilities will differ from House to House, but the general time commitment is 10 hours per week. Information about the individual College Houses may be found by visiting this page and selecting from the links on the left.

Please consider this unique opportunity and encourage colleagues who may be interested to apply.

For information about the College House Fellow position, visit the links below. If you have questions or an interest in applying, please email Mr. Martin Redman, Executive Director of College Houses. He can be contacted at

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