Assistant Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life (10384)
July 10, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) is an integral part of the Student Activities team and is responsible for advising two of three Greek councils (PC, IFC, IGC) on fiscal management, academic standards, event planning, university policies and recruitment. The AD works with the coordinator and part time assistant for FSL on programming, marketing and educational initiatives including Anti-Hazing, Risk Management and leadership retreats. The incumbent also maintains communication with chapter advisors and national/international headquarters. The AD works with the Director of Student Activities on the overall administration and operation of Fraternity and Sorority Life. This includes writing, implementing, and revising policies and procedures related to FSL in addition to the accounting and fiscal management of FSL and council budget items. The AD will also supervise a coordinator. He/she may serve on University-wide committees and assists with Student Activities large scale events (Week of Welcome, All American Weekend, etc).
University Center Student Activities is one of thirteen administrative units in the Office of Campus Life
The Assistant Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life reports to the Director of Student Activities
Directly reporting to this position is the coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life
The Assistant Director works collaboratively with the UC/Student Activities staff and institutional partners including the Dean of Students and Vice President’s Office to promote the viability and success of 33 recognized fraternities and sororities 3 governing boards representing approximately 19% of the undergraduate student body
The Assistant Director of fraternity and Sorority Life is responsible for the advisement and overall direction and development of national fraternities and sororities that include Interfraternity Council: 15 chapters; Panhellenic Association: 9 chapters; Intercultural Greek Collective 9 Culturally Based Fraternal Organizations, collectively totaling 1200 + active members
The Assistant Director oversees approximately $30,000 in annual expenditures for the governing councils (IFC, PHA and IGC)
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
Master’s degree in college student personnel, education, or related field
Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in higher education with experience in fraternity and sorority life
Membership in a national/international fraternity or sorority
Preferred Education and Experience
Experience working with Culturally Based Fraternal Organizations
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check
Some weekend and evening hours are required
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Internal Number: 10384
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