Assistant Director for Fraternity Life & Leadership Development

Creighton University  |  Omaha, NE

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Job Overview

Posted January 08, 2019 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Fraternity Life & Leadership Development

Onsite Event Position ID: 1860
Job Type: Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Development/Programs
Location: Omaha, NE
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 859
Application Deadline: 02/14/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$38,000 - $42,000
Additional Compensation:
Note: The salary depicted is for a n annual 10-month appointment. Laptop Provided. Professional Development Funds Available. Free university gym membership. Full university benefits package, including matching 401K, dental and health insurance, etc.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$38,000 - $42,000
Additional Compensation:
Note: The salary depicted is for a n annual 10-month appointment. Laptop Provided. Professional Development Funds Available. Free university gym membership. Full university benefits package, including matching 401K, dental and health insurance, etc.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

About Creighton University and the Student Leadership & Involvement Center

Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a Division I institution with approximately 9,000 students.  We offer a top-ranked education in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition for people who wish to make a meaningful contribution to the world and greater human experience after graduation. We strive to be a place where students, faculty, and staff thrive in a supportive community committed to our values and traditions.

Within the Student Leadership & Involvement Center (SLIC), we intentionally create(s) learning opportunities that teach and challenge students to develop, understand, and reflect upon their values, leadership skills, and goals. We strive to be the other education, in which students are able to discover their interests and potential, develop into mature leaders and deliver or give of themselves wholly to the world around them, both at Creighton and beyond. We do this through providing experiences in Fraternity & Sorority Life, student government, clubs and organizations, Clifton Strengths for Students initiatives, orientation, late night programming, the Freshman Leadership Program, and leadership programming.

The Student Leadership & Involvement Center consists of 4 Assistant Directors (AD’s), 1 Administrative Assistant and 1 Director.  Our office employees or advises over 250 students through the desk receptionist position, student leadership roles such as student government, InterFraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Program Board, New Student Orientation, the Freshman Leadership Program, and office interns.  All of our work with student development is done in collaboration with our Division of Student Life partners, academic deans offices and colleges and other campus partners.

Guided by our division pillars, our goal is to be a resource and support for our students, a central member of our community, and serve to educate those within the community to become citizens of the world.

General Description

The Assistant Director for Fraternity Life & Leadership Development is a 10-month position at the university.  They are considered part of the leadership team within the SLIC, and have significant contact and advising responsibilities with students at the university.  This person will advise six fraternity chapters, the InterFraternity Council (IFC), Fraternity & Sorority Life Standards Board, and the Freshmen Leadership Program Living-Learning Community.

This position is also responsible for the education, oversight, and assessment of the Fraternity and Sorority Life accreditation process, and assists with the administration of the Gallup Clifton Strengths for Students at the university.  Creighton University currently has approximately 550 men involved in fraternity life.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide educational resources and training for five fraternities and approximately 550 fraternity men in the fraternity and sorority life (FSL) community.
  • Direct the fraternity recruitment process for all chapters, including assessment of programs and processes.
  • Oversees FSL administration to include budget management, membership, and databases.
  • Co-Advise the Fraternity and Sorority Life Standards Board.
  • Coordinate the Gallup Clifton Strengths for Students program suite of programs for undergraduate students, the Leadership Exchange, and the Ignatian Student Leadership Training (a two-year leadership development effort).
  • Advise the Freshman Leadership Program, a first year living, learning community in partnership with the Department of Residential Life.
  • Develop ongoing leadership development programs and retreats for campus.  
  • Supervise a student leadership intern team.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education administration or counseling, or related field.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the values and traditions of a Catholic, Jesuit university, and being able to develop students through the guidance of the mission and values of the institution.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, appreciation for, and engagement in topics of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Understanding and demonstrated application of student development theory.
  • Must be organized and able to communicate timely and effectively through written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working on a college campus in a student programs setting is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience supervising student staff is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience advising NPC, NIC, NALFO, NPHC organizations and experience/affiliation with AFA preferred.
  • Certification in Gallup’s Clifton Strengths for Students is strongly preferred or a willingness to earn certification within the first year.

Equal Employment

In accordance with the applicable Federal Laws and Regulations, the employment policies and practices of Creighton University are administered without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap, or veteran status. The University will promote Equal Employment Opportunity through a positive and continuing Equal Employment Opportunity Program.

Application Information

Thank you very much for your interest in Creighton University and the Student Leadership & Involvement Center! All interested applicants should contact Katie Kelsey at katiekelsey@creighton.edu with a cover letter and resume. Then we will reach out to you with the next steps in the process. If you have any questions along the way please feel free to reach out! Take care and good luck in the process!

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