The Assistant Director of Student Life is responsible for planning and executing the operation of the Student Life Office. The position serves as oversees all Student Organizations including key entities such as Student Government Association, Greek Council, and Presidents Council. The position collaborates with other offices from Academic Affairs and Student Affairs including New Student Orientation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(1) Organizing the governing body for all National Pan Hellenic (NPHC) member organizations. (2) Organizing the governing body for all North American Inter-fraternity Conference (IFC) member organizations. (3) Maintaining policies and procedures within the governing body for all National (4) Regular meetings with Pan-hellenic Conference (NPC) member organizations. (5) Planning and coordination of a Greek Conference for all Greek Organizations. (6) Maintaining the Greek Council By-Laws and Constitution. (7) Attend all Greek Life Meetings and Events. (8) Planning, Facilitating, and Implementing Greek Week Activities. (9) Facilitate the coordination of the Student Leadership and Service Conference. (10) Facilitate the Student Government Association Leadership Retreat. (11) Ensure communication for Student Government Associations. (12) Serve as advisor on appropriate actions of student government by attending weekly Student Government meetings. (13) Conduct weekly meetings with Executive Board Members. (14) Serve as Advisor to all Student Organizations regular events and program for the University community. (15) Attend monthly President’s Council Meetings. (16) Provide informative meetings when needed for Faculty Advisors. (17) Printing posters for College/School Departments. (18) Stamping Flyers and Posters for the Community, College/School Departments, and Student Organizations. (19) Maintain customer service for daily operations for students, faculty, and staff. (20) Maintenance of all student organization files. (21) Serve as Student Organization Conduct Officer. (22) Other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor Degree in Higher Education or related field, required.
A Masters Degree in Higher Education or related field, preferred.
Three to five years experience in Student Affairs and/or Greek Life.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Public Speaking, team building, conflict resolution, time management, organization, and problem solving skills.
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Occasional exposure to objectionable conditions or variations such as those found in variable weather conditions or light industrial settings.
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private university, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.
The University of Detroit Mercy has one goal - to help our students realize their dreams and ambitions. We fulfill that goal by offering challenging academic programs taught by talented, committed professors and supplemented by hands-on research, co-op, and internship opportunities.