Location University Union Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
Identifies and leads learning and development initiatives for the University fraternity & sorority community as an integral part of the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life. Collaborates with students, advisers, residential life staff and other University stakeholders to develop educational and leadership programs for students & chapters regarding community standards. Performs other duties as assigned. JOB DUTIES:
25% - Essential - Program Management: Creates and oversees experiential learning opportunities for officers and general members to enhance classroom education. Promotes positive student growth and development through education and training programs. Oversee the development, implementation, assessment, and marketing of educational, training, accountability, and recognition programs in one of the following areas: chapter development, community development, risk reduction/wellness. Utilizes research, standards and assessments to guide practices. Proposes programming budgets and maintains allocation for respective programmatic areas.
25% - Essential - Advising and Counseling: Serves as the primary adviser for up to two fraternity/sorority governing councils (College Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Order of Omega, Certified Peer Educators). Facilitates student mentor relationships among students who affiliate with Greek letter organizations. Advises chapter executive committees and individual chapter members. Conducts one on one meetings with council and chapter officers. Oversees fraternity and sorority recruitment. Attends fraternity and sorority events. Oversees Student Activity Fee allocation and processing for their councils.
20% - Essential - Communication: Collaborates with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and university colleagues to create integrated, team-oriented programs. Communicates with chapter offices, members and advisers through newsletter, email, and meetings. Responds to crisis situations involving the fraternity and sorority community while serving in a weekly on-call rotation. Communicates with Headquarters staff and Regional advisors/officers to provide strategic information and updates.
15% - Essential - Program Oversight: Oversees strategic decision making for programmatic and council areas. Provides counsel on Federal State, and local laws related to fraternity and sorority matters to students, faculty and staff. Trains stakeholders regarding organizational and University policies and procedures, including risk management, hazing and alcohol. Advises fraternities and sororities going through the University conduct process. Administers processes and maintains fraternity and sorority records.
A bachelor's degree and experience in student services programs. RESPONSIBILITIES:
JOB KNOWLEDGE Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES Provides input into the budgeting process, and manages fund allocation. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Overnight Travel PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field
Work Exp 3+ yearsof professional experience advising fraternities and sororities on a college campus (including an emphasis on Interfraternity Councils and member fraternities) or (inter)national headquarters ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
Clemson University was founded in 1889. Located midway between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC, Clemson University is the state of South Carolina's land-grant university. Clemson is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a category comprising less than 4 percent of all universities in America.
Ranked as the 23rd best national public university by U.S. News and World Report in 2017, Clemson is a vibrant student-centered community that thrives on leadership, collaboration and a winning spirit — in academics, athletics and life. Clemson students are engaged, spirited, and highly competitive and — according to the 2017 Princeton Review — ranked 2nd in Students Love These Colleges. Clemson offers a teaching and learning environment more common to private, liberal arts colleges, but with the increased academic, community service and social opportunities found at a major public university, all on a beautiful campus surrounded by lakes, forests and mountains.
The person holding this position must have the following knowledge, skills and experience: • A thorough knowledge of higher education's role in America and the theories and practices related to the development of college students; • Working knowledge of the College Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and National Pan-Hellenic Council governance (including chapter practices and traditions); • Familiarity with inter/national offices and a thorough knowledge of risk management and related policies; • Experience with crisis management and response; • Experience advising student organizations and planning and assessing co-curricular programs that foster student success and enhance student learning; and • Skills in interpersonal relations (including relating to diverse individuals and groups) as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
Membership in a Greek letter organization and previous experience supervising graduate student staff are preferred. WORK SCHEDULE:
Standard Hrs: 37.5;
January 16, 2018
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One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked consistently a top public university by U.S. News and World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.