Thank you for your interest in a Peabody student leader position for the 2022-2023 academic year! Scroll down to find information and the job descriptions for our three available student leader positions:
If you have questions about one of our Student Leader positions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following “Student Leader Application” link will bring you to SMILE. Please login and type in the following job number that corresponds with the job you are applying for:
Resident Assistant- 12347
Peabody Activities Board (please specify which chair in your cover letter)-12361
Orientation Leader applicants, please follow this hyperlink instead- https://cglink.me/2dh/s64982
If you are interested in more than one position please specify at the bottom of your cover letter which secondary position you are interested in.
Our Student Leader application process has three parts:
Please take note of the dates below and begin to plan your schedule accordingly.
-2/16/22 Application available
-2/22/22-3/3/22 Student Leader information sessions (attend one)
-3/14/2022 Student Leader application due
-4/1/2022 Individual Interview period is done
-4/22/2022 Student Leader position decisions sent out
-4/29/2022 Student leader contracts due to Student Affairs
You are also welcome to attend any session via Zoom. If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled info sessions, please reach out to the Peabody Student Affairs Office.
Resident Assistants (RAs) serve a vital role in the experience of residential students at Peabody and in the operations of the Office of Housing & Residence Life. RAs are assigned a residential neighborhood and work primarily with the social, academic, and personal adjustment of the students in their charge. Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Housing & Residence Life and the Graduate Hall Director, RAs develop passive and active programming under an educational model, respond to student concerns and provide referrals to appropriate JHU resources. As representatives of both the Office of Housing & Residence Life and the Office of Student Affairs, RAs serve as liaisons between residential students and the Peabody administration and support university priorities, interpret and communicate policies, and identify student needs.ent Affairs, RAs serve as liaisons between residential students and the Peabody administration and support university priorities, interpret and communicate policies, and identify student needs.
RA Required Dates/Events:
Peabody Orientation Leaders (OLs) assist the Office of Student Affairs with orienting incoming students as they make the transition to college life. OLs are responsible for administering a successful Backstage: New Student Orientation and providing a welcoming onboarding and transition experience for new students who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences within the US and from around the world. Orientation Leaders work to create an inclusive environment that enhances the growth, development, and empowerment of new students. OLs are student leaders who represent Peabody and the mission of the Office of Student Affairs through a multitude of duties including but not limited to: answering questions from incoming students and their respective families, sharing their experiences and advice regarding their time here at Peabody, and serving as mentor. OLs will help acquaint incoming students with the Peabody, Johns Hopkins, and Baltimore communities.
Maintain a 3.0 semester grade point average, take a minimum of 12 credits (Undergraduate) or 9 credits (Graduate) per semester, and maintain a B or better in lessons. Should my semester or cumulative GPA fall below a 3.0, I understand that I will meet with the Assistant Director of Student Engagement or designated official and agree on an action plan to bring up my GPA.
OL Required Dates/Events:
The Community Fellow (CF) position plays a critical role in enhancing the student experience at Peabody. The main responsibility of CFs will be to work under the Peabody Activities Board to plan and execute small and large-scale events both at Peabody and within the Baltimore community that encourage other students to get more involved on and off-campus.
CF Required Dates/Events:
The Peabody Inside of Baltimore (PIB) Chair is responsible for coordinating events for students within the city of Baltimore. This Chair will encourage students to foster connections with one another, explore extra-curricular musical interests, and engage with the many cultural offerings of the city of Baltimore. Possible PIB events may include (but are not limited to) things such as visits to the Baltimore Museum of Art, concerts at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, or a trip to the National Aquarium. This chair is required to organize Spring Formal.
PIB Required Dates/Events:
The Peabody Activities Chair will plan a diverse and inclusive range of on-campus events that provide entertainment and social engagement opportunities to Peabody students. Such opportunities may include (but are not limited to) game nights, carnivals, crafting events, and concerts (live or virtual) featuring performers outside the Hopkins community.
PAC Required Dates/Events:
The Peabody Community Service Chair will orchestrate diverse and inclusive events geared toward contributing positively to the Baltimore community and strengthening the bond between Peabody and our home city. The events organized should place an emphasis on civic engagement and may include (but are not limited to) planning a free concert featuring student performers, food drives, and volunteer outings.
PCS Required Dates/Events:
The Peabody Outside of Baltimore (POB) Chair is responsible for coordinating diverse and inclusive events for students outside the city of Baltimore. This Chair will encourage students to foster connections with one another, explore extra-curricular musical interests, and engage with the many cultural offerings that other cities have to offer. Possible POB events may include (but are not limited to) apple picking, overnight trips requiring coordination of hotel accommodations and multiple activities, seeing a Broadway show in New York City, or going to the Smithsonian in DC.
The main responsibility of Pep Chair is to create a diverse and inclusive space where “#PeabodyProud” continues throughout their entire Peabody Experience. With campus engagement, this chair will create a space where students feel a sense of Peabody spirit. This chair will also work with Student Affairs to bridge the gap between Peabody and Johns Hopkins as a whole so students can feel a connection to their identity as a Johns Hopkins student.
Pep Required Dates/Events:
The Graduating Class Chair plays a critical role in enhancing the culminating student experience at Peabody. The main responsibility of the GCC will be to create a sense of excitement and anticipation amongst the entire graduating class (graduate and undergraduate) through diverse and inclusive programming.