Assistant Director for Greek Life

Doane University  |  Crete, NE

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Job Overview

Posted February 07, 2019 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Greek Life

Onsite Event Position ID: 2020
Job Type: Fraternity & Sorority Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Crete, NE
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 30117


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs

Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs

Position Description

Position Summary:

The Assistant Director for Greek Life advises and serves an all-local Greek-letter community consisting of 9 chapters totaling approximately 20-25% of the campus population.  The Greek-letter community is comprised of 4 sororities and 5 fraternities.

The Assistant Director is responsible for the direct advisement of an all-greek council in addition to chapter presidents and advisors for member organizations.  The Assistant Director collaboratively leads in the development and implementation of programming that addresses leadership, student health/safety, risk management, hazing prevention and community recognition for the Greek Life system.

Essential Responsibilities:

Advising and Organizational Support:

Establish strong rapport with students

Advise and meet regularly with all-Greek council, chapter presidents and affiliated volunteer advisors

Provide learning and development opportunities through council retreats, community-wide strategic planning and other educational programs.  

Under supervision of and in collaboration with Director of Campus Life, address accountability for chapter violations to University or Greek Life standards.

Advise and oversee chapter recruitment activities, including the development of schedules, event reservations and campus communication, as appropriate.

Serve as primary professional staff contact during Greek recruitment period

Advises all-Greek honor society, Order of Omega

Engage with and communicate directly with the Director of Alumni Affairs regarding matters pertinent to Inter-Greek Alumni Association (IGAA).

Education, Training and Resource Development:

Collaboratively with student leaders and other university partners, design, develop, and execute essential programs that include: council/leadership transitions, community recognition, new member development, risk management and hazing prevention programs.

Collaboratively with student leaders and other university partners,design, develop and implement programs and resources that promote leadership, scholarship, service and organizational development.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Identify, support and appropriately refer individuals who exhibit academic, social and personal needs. Maintain confidentiality of all student issues and matters in compliance with FERPA.

Maintain an honest, courteous and ethical relationship with all alumni, parent/family, and Greek Life constituents.

Maintain and monitor Greek Life web presence, email account, social media and print promotion activities

Maintain essential Greek records including rosters, new member education manuals, and judicial records

Assist with campus-wide events efforts such as New Student Orientation, Homecoming and Family Weekend and Commencement as needed, as well as major departmental and divisional initiatives.

Represent the department and division on University committees as assigned

Attend and actively participate in departmental and divisional staff meetings, trainings and retreats.

Work with campus systems, including Colleague and WebAbvisor, as it pertains to roster management, budgets, etc.

Job Requirements

Education/ Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

Bachelors degree required, Masters degree in higher education or related field strongly preferred

Prefer a minimum of one year experience working directly with fraternity/sororities or campus organizations

Knowledge of student organization development and risk management essential

Strong interpersonal communication,collaboration and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work with a diverse population of constituents, including but not limited to, students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Demonstrated ability of external communication skills-speaking and written

Strong project management skills with the ability to work on multiple objectives simultaneously

Application Information

Thank you very much for your interest in Doane University and the Campus Life position! All interested applicants should apply via our website Doane's mission is to provide an exceptional liberal arts education in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative community where faculty and staff work closely with undergraduate and graduate students preparing them for lives rooted in intellectual inquiry, ethical values, and a commitment to engage as leaders and responsible citizens of the world. Central to our mission, Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

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