Department:Office of the Dean of Students Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$60,000 - $65,000 per year FTE:1
Application Review Begins July 27th, 2017; however, to ensure consideration, apply by July 26, 2017.
Special Instructions to Applicants To apply for the position, please submit a complete the following with your online application: 1. A cover letter that summarizes your interest in, and how you meet, the minimum requirements of the position. 2. A current resume, including dates of employment. 3. Three professional references. 4. Responses to two supplemental questions.
1. What are the top three pressing issues facing Fraternities and Sororities today? How would you help student navigate these issues as a Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Oregon?
2. The Division of Student Affairs is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you were selected as the Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity amongst the students with whom you will be working?
Department Summary The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. It is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring and safe community that increases our students' abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness, supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values--all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience.
The programs reporting to the Associate Vice President and Dean of Students work with Student Life staff, student groups, and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.
Position Summary The Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) is responsible for leading Greek-letter students and staff in the planning, development, and implementation of activities and programs that support and advance the values upon which Greek-letter organizations are based. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic vision to advance the FSL community that is focused on best practice and utilizes data-driven decisions. This position promotes and supports active, healthy, learning environments and activities while positively impacting retention and student success within FSL programs.
The Director of FSL must engage with students, alumni, inter/national headquarters, advisors, donors and community members in a collaborative manner. In addition, this position manages the operational and administrative activities of the FSL Office, including serving as an active leader, coach and mentor for employees.
The Director of FSL provides leadership and advising on issues unique to the Greek community. This position will work closely with the FSL staff towards support of the Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Multicultural Greek Council and Panhellenic Council.
Minimum Requirements • Master’s degree in higher education administration, college student services administration, counseling, education or related field. • Four years direct professional experience working with fraternities and/or sororities at an institution of higher education. • Two years experience supervising professional staff. • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of national and regional trends, policies, procedures, governance, and recruitment processes of Greek-letter organizations. • Demonstrated knowledge of risk-management issues for Greek-letter organizations.
This position must be able to work occasional nights and/or weekends to fulfill special projects and events.
Professional Competencies • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to facilitate, mediate, advise, advocate and mentor. • Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to demonstrate initiative, set priorities, self-motivate and achieve department goals. • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with word processing, email, spreadsheets, and presentation software.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience working with NPHC and/or multi-cultural Greek organizations. • Ability to work effectively with external constituents. • Familiarity with privately-owned Greek chapter facilities.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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