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Assistant Dean of Students and Director, Fraternity & Sorority Programs
|Job Type:||Fraternity & Sorority|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||30,000 & Over Students|
ASSISTANT DEAN OF STUDENTS and DIRECTOR, FRATERNITY & SORORITY PROGRAMS, UA Careers Job Number: A23216
ABOUT THE DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE
We empower global citizens who are ready to make a positive impact in the world. We set the standard for a dynamic campus community by creating a caring and inclusive learning environment and providing programs, services, and resources that challenge and support the students, parents, staff, and faculty of The University of Arizona.
ABOUT THE UA GREEK COMMUNITY
The University of Arizona has a thriving Greek community with a rich 103 year tradition. Today, there are 53 national chapters with three governing councils including the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, and United Sorority and Fraternity Council, and the Divine Nine chapters that collectively serve almost 6,000 students. The Fraternity and Sorority Programs staff has a national reputation for developing healthy chapters through collaboration with chapter leaders, advisors, and national staff and with the implementation of practices such as chapter Standards of Excellence. Fraternity and Sorority Programs is integral to campus life; students are well-represented in leadership roles, staff members collaborate extensively with colleagues across the University, and alumni are active and involved.
SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION
The Assistant Dean of Students/Director for Fraternity and Sorority Programs provides leadership to the Fraternity and Sorority Programs area including oversight for all fraternity and sorority chapters, governing associations, and Greek students. The Assistant Dean of Students/Director advises, coordinates, and promotes social Greek letter organizations and related programs, and develops and implements educational programming to address critical issues. This person provides guidance for, and assists in, long-range strategic planning and implementation for the University’s diverse and dynamic fraternity and sorority community and supports the initiatives and activities of the Greek Alumni Advisory Board. The Assistant Dean/Director partners with the UA Foundation, the Office of the Provost, and the Vice Provost for Campus Life and Dean of Students to coordinate and oversee fund development activities. The Assistant Dean/Director serves as a member of the Dean of Students Office Leadership team. The Assistant Dean/Director reports to the Associate Dean of Students. Salary is $60,000-$65,000 DOE.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Assists the Vice Provost for Campus Life and Dean of Students in providing leadership to the campus community around student needs, safety, behavioral issues and crises, including but not limited to those specifically connected to fraternities and sororities
-Serves as a member of the Dean of Students Office Leadership Team; participates in the Dean of Students Office on call rotation, providing emergency support for the campus community during non-business hours (evenings, weekends and holidays)
-Leads long term strategic planning for the fraternity and sorority community to ensure student success for a community of 6000 active student members
-Directs and oversees the daily operations of the Fraternity and Sorority Programs department; oversees and manages a budget of $400,000
-Direct and oversee the daily operations of the Fraternity & Sorority Programs department including but not limited to oversight of the Greek Life Legacy Programs: Aristotle (academics), Parthenon (leadership), Olympian (health and wellness), and Oracle (alumni) as well as implementation, direction, and assessment of all programs and workshops within the department with emphasis on promoting student learning and development and risk mitigation
-Supervises and develops a team of staff members including three full-time staff, two graduate assistants, and student interns for Fraternity and Sorority Programs and assists in supervision of the Business Manager and the Administrative Assistant for Student Leadership Programs
-Works in partnership with divisional development officers to identify, cultivate, recognize, and steward donors for Fraternity & Sorority Programs
-Responsible for outreach and communication for alumni, parents, and families via newsletters, correspondence, and direct contact
-Conducts research/assessment and prepares related reports as necessary in partnership with Student Affairs Assessment & Research
-Provides direction for the Greek Alumni Advisory Board, including the recruitment of board members, the organization of board meetings, and committee assignments
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with campus partners including: University of Arizona Police Department, Campus Health, Housing and Residential Life, and Student Assistance and Accountability
-Serve as a resource and administrative liaison for chapter officers, members, advisors, house corporations, house directors, and alumni of recognized social Greek letter fraternities and sororities on chapter issues and university policy
-Teaches for credit courses including but not limited to the course, Critical Issues in Fraternity and Sorority Life
-Oversees the housing assessment process and student organization compliance with the Student Organization Residential Facility Policy
-Leads campus-wide initiatives on hazing prevention
-Coordinate and serve in the Fraternity & Sorority Programs on call rotation for the UA Hazing Hotline
-Related duties as assigned or required to meet Fraternity and Sorority Programs, Dean of Students Office and University of Arizona goals and objectives
-Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel Administration, or a directly related field
-Five years professional work experience in Fraternity and Sorority life, preferably in large communities
-Demonstrated experience supervising professional staff
-Demonstrated knowledge of national fraternity and sorority policies and procedures, and national trends in fraternity and sororities including legal issues, programming, and national councils
-Experience working with culturally based fraternities and sororities and National Pan-Hellenic Council chapters
-Experience with program development, implementation, and assessment
-Demonstrated commitment to serve diverse students and student groups
-Crisis response and on call experience
-Comprehensive understanding of student development theory and applications to leadership development
-Eight years professional work experience in Fraternity and Sorority life
-Experience with large formal Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council recruitment processes
-Budget management experience
-Fund development experience
-Experience producing and publishing materials, both print and web-based Demonstrated experience in presenting and/or teaching for credit courses
If you are interested in joining our community please apply via UACareers at https://uacareers.com/postings/34607. For more information please visit: http://deanofstudents.arizona.edu/about/fsp-recruitment
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