Associate Director Student Development and Campus Vibrancy (Greek/Leadership)

Stetson University  |  Deland, FL

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Job Overview

Posted about 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Director Student Development and Campus Vibrancy (Greek/Leadership)

Job Type: Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Development/Programs Student Affairs Administration
Location: Deland, FL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 16543

Benefits

Salary Range:
$40,000 - $45,000
Additional Compensation:
Stetson University has competitive employment benefits and generous retirement benefits for full-time employees.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$40,000 - $45,000
Additional Compensation:
Stetson University has competitive employment benefits and generous retirement benefits for full-time employees.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Reporting to the Director for Student Development & Campus Vibrancy, the Associate Director will have primary responsibility for the advisement and supervision of Stetson University's comprehensive fraternity/sorority community and leadership development programs. As part a dynamic Office of Student Development & Campus Vibrancy the Associate Director will have a diversified and exciting range of duties including supervision of an Assistant Director focused on leadership development and integration of Clifton Strengths into campus.

Stetson University and the division of Campus Life and Student Success values inclusive excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, native Americans, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Through a strong student empowerment model the Associate Director will strategically:

  • Serve as a senior leader within the area of Student Development and Campus Vibrancy working with the Director on upper-level projects and initiatives.
  • Further develop learning outcomes and an annual assessment calendar for all areas focused on articulating value added to the Stetson experience.
  • Coach, mentor, and advise the 16 chapters (made up of IFC/Panhellenic/NPHC organizations) and two governing councils that lead our Greek community that is made up from approximately 30% of undergraduates.
  • Hire, supervise, train, and evaluate one graduate staff member and multiple student workers whose responsibilities include management of the Foundations of Excellence (FOE) standards program, Order of Omega advising, marketing and public relations efforts, assessment and data collection, and various community events and programming.
  • Provide vision and direction for the office and ongoing development of the fraternity and sorority community in collaboration with the Director of Student Development & Campus Vibrancy.
  • Supervise an Assistant Director of Student Development & Campus Vibrancy focused on leadership development.
  • Assist chapters in their general day-to-day operations including the development and enforcement of judicial procedures, the cultivation of sound budgetary practices, and the creation of member education programs.
  • Work with student governing councils, local alumni, and inter/national organizations to structure and execute the successful expansions additional Greek letter organizations as needed.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with all community stakeholders including students, advisors, parents, alumni, inter/national headquarters, DeLand community, traveling consultants, and universities.
  • Exhibit excellent fiscal management skills and align resources with strategic priorities.
  • Evaluate and implement risk management strategies anchored in university values, organization/chapter values and FIPG policy.
  • Work strategically with inter/national organizations to grow the fraternity and sorority community through Panhellenic Extension, as well as IFC and NPHC expansion.
  • Engage in regular assessment of the effectiveness of programs/services provided by the office and councils. Coordinate and oversee all membership recruitment and intake processes for the community.
  • Monitor organizations for compliance with policies held by the University and the inter/national headquarters of both the chapter and their appropriate governing body, as well as all state and local laws.
  • Cultivate a supportive chapter advisor program based on transparency and information sharing.
  • Work collaboratively with Residential Living & Learning to provide leadership of the university-owned fraternity and sorority housing facilities, as well as the student staff which serves them.
  • Serve as the advisor and promote leadership development programming within the Interfraternity and Panhellenic councils that govern the fraternity/sorority community.
  • Demonstrate excellent administrative skills in areas such as roster management, event registrations, grade reports and assessment.
  • Co-coordinate and facilitate Friends & Family Weekend.
  • Manage a departmental budget as well as be proficient using web-based tools for advertising, web design, student management, and recordkeeping.
  • Collaborate to develop initiatives that promote campus vibrancy and engagement.
  • Serve as a conduct officer and member of the divisional on-call crisis response team.
  • Be trained as a Clifton Strengths Coach.
  • Performs other site and position specific functions as assigned.

YOUR TEAM: Campus Life and Student Success is a dynamic, evolving division driven by transformational leadership and continuous improvement. We seek team members who are highly motivated, strategic thinkers and relationship builders who thrive on shared governance. Our high expectations are matched by a robust professional development philosophy which promotes achievement and significance through self-assessment, reflection, and holistic goal setting. We actualize a philosophy of challenge and support grounded in liberal learning and development as it relates to student persistence and success. We are committed to facilitating student discovery and exploration consistent with the aims of a broad liberal arts education; offering impactful learning opportunities based on current research and empirical data; cultivating the unique strengths and perspectives of individual students; fostering global awareness, social justice values, and civic engagement; and providing a healthy and vibrant educational environment conducive to holistic well-being.

BACKGROUND: Founded in 1883, Stetson University ( http://www.stetson.edu) is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson's faculty works with 3,500 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The DeLand campus is located in vibrant downtown DeLand, Florida, which was just voted best mainstreet in America for 2017. DeLand is a vibrant town located in Central Florida, only minutes from Atlantic beaches, 25 minutes from Daytona Beach, and about an hour from the theme parks in Orlando.
 


Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate must possess a master's degree in student development, counseling, student affairs, or related field with a minimum of three years of professional experience as a campus based professional and/or at fraternal organizational headquarters. The position requires a dynamic individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, families, alumni, and the public in a comprehensive university environment. The Associate Director must have experience working with student leaders as well as coaching, advising, and supporting student groups. Other requirements include the abilities to be flexible in one's work assignments; communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and oral presentations; plan and organize one's work; work independently with little or no supervision; work effectively in a team; manage budgets. Membership in or strong experience with inter/national fraternities or sororities is essential.

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