The Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life (F&SL) is responsible for assisting with the day to day management and oversight of the fraternity and sorority community as well as the management of internal risk management programming and student success. The Assistant Director provides leadership in the development and implementation of F&SL programming and initiatives to promote a safe and supportive fraternal experience for the members of the community. The Assistant Director provides direct advisement of F&SL governing councils and serves as a liaison between the university, chapters, alumni, and inter/national organizations, as well as internally with university staff and offices. The Assistant Director works as a team with the other F&SL staff members in providing leadership for the Fraternity and Sorority Life office in establishing and fulfilling its mission and community pillars, and in conducting daily operations and responsibilities.
Directly advise chapter presidents from the thirty-one (31) F&SL organizations, advise two (2) of the four (4) F&SL governing councils, and their respective executive boards, standards boards, recruitment processes and related committees and programs in collaboration with other Fraternity and Sorority Life staff. Advise and coordinate the Fraternity and Sorority Life Standards judicial process. Interprets the F&SL Standards Code, F&SL Event Policy, F&SL Minimum Standards, and other University policies to advisors, members of the organizations, University and community members. Acts as a liaison with chapter advisors and all national organizations and maintains active communication, which includes high levels of public contact with media representatives, police, National fraternity/sorority representatives, parents, alumni, faculty, and university administration. Advise on ongoing programming efforts as well as dealing with crisis situations. Maintains confidential student educational records as well as police reports. Develop collaborative programs with other campus departments and offices and serve on university committees as needed. Facilitate administrative responsibilities such as budget management, website and social media management, marketing material development and program assessment. Directly advise chapter leadership on proper event and risk management protocols. Provide personal customer service and support to office patrons of the Student Organizations and Fraternity & Sorority Life office; services including directions and information; processing of paperwork as it is received; space reservations; event registrations; sign/posting stamping; display case reservations; printing requests. Performs other duties assigned.
Master's degree in higher education administration, student affairs in higher education, counseling or related field. Minimum one to three years experience working with fraternity and/or sorority advising and/or inter/national fraternal organizations or the equivalent experience. Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with diverse populations. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage change within an organization. Strong written and oral communication skills, including presenting and developing reports. Demonstrated strategic and innovative approaches to problem solving. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with various campus departments. Experience in training, development and/or classroom facilitation as well as training students and staff.
Master's degree and three to five years' experience. Experience working with fraternity and/or sorority advising and/or for inter/national fraternal organizations in a full time position. Thorough understanding of and appreciation for the Fraternity and Sorority community on both a local and national level and the ability to articulate such to a varied public. Experience planning and managing a complex budget with multiple revenue sources.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 8036
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