Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

Syracuse University  |  SYRACUSE, NY

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

Job Type: Fraternity & Sorority
Location: SYRACUSE, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 15,000 Students
Employer ID: 30613

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

The Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs is responsible for advising the Interfraternity Council, individual Chapter leaders and overseeing fraternity recruitment and orientation activities. The Associate Director will oversee the development and facilitation of ongoing risk management education and participate in planning and implementing programming for members of fraternities and sororities.  The Associate Director will collaborate with other office staff in the development of an advisor training program. This position will develop and maintain relationships and communications with a variety of constituents including local and national advisors.  The Associate Director will be a part of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, will supervise two full-time Program Coordinators, and serve in an on-call crisis management rotation.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Serve as the primary advisor to the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and associated Chapters; advise IFC Peer Review; advise IFC on fraternity recruitment, new member education and member programming and activities.

• Night and weekend hours are required as related to specific programs and services associated with this position and the department including advising of council meetings, student programmatic activities and training events.

• Collaborate with Fraternity and Sorority Affairs (FASA) staff to develop and maintain a robust fraternity and sorority advisor program for local (faculty, staff and alumni) advisors.

• Assist with the assessment of training and development activities for advisors and students.

• Develop positive relationships with staff from national offices and housing corporations and maintain regular communications regarding fraternity and sorority activities and concerns.

• Train and supervise two full-time program coordinators; indirectly advise the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO), the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) and the Professional Fraternity Council (PFC).

• Manage the Social Event Registration process for all fraternities and sororities.

• Maintain a comprehensive calendar of fraternity and sorority events and provide contract management support for fraternity and sorority events.

• Advise Council members on the development and management of budgetary funds to ensure appropriate use and transparent reporting related to use of the funds.

• Assist in the maintenance of departmental web pages.

• Develop marketing materials for the Office and for the councils.

• Assist with outreach to University constituents to coordinate educational efforts regarding the activities of fraternities and sororities, recruitment, and hazing education.

• Serve in a departmental on-call rotation to respond to student crisis.

• Attend crisis management meetings and trainings as required.

• Respond to reports of hazing or safety related concerns and participate in investigations of the activities of student groups.


Job Requirements

• Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 or more years of full-time experience advising fraternities and sororities preferred.

• Understanding of issues and trends relevant to fraternities and sororities; knowledge of applicable standards, policies and best practices particularly related to the North American Fraternity Council.

•This position requires the ability to read, edit and negotiate artist and venue contracts and house riders.

•A working knowledge of student development theory and the ability to work within a diverse constituency

• Active involvement with Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors (AFA).

• A working knowledge of best practices related to risk management.

Application Information

Interested individuals should submit their cover letter and resume online via the Syracuse University Human Resources job opportunities website.

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