East Stroudsburg University’s Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life - REQ 2213

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania  |  East Stroudsburg, PA

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Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

East Stroudsburg University’s Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life - REQ 2213

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: East Stroudsburg, PA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 20273

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Final selection will be based upon a successful interview and background check. All candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. at the time of employment. Reimbursement for interview and relocation expenses are not available for this position.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Final selection will be based upon a successful interview and background check. All candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. at the time of employment. Reimbursement for interview and relocation expenses are not available for this position.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

East Stroudsburg University’s Student Affairs currently seeks a Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

The Director is responsible for the overall management and development of a diverse and vibrant Greek Life program including advising students, chapter leaders and governing Councils; developing engaging and well-assessed trainings and programmatic events; and organizing and supervising office operations.

The Director’s approach must be rooted in student development theories which challenge and support the growth of individual members and the Greek community as a whole. The successful candidate must be able to build and sustain healthy, cohesive relationships within the Greek community that foster growth among leadership within chapters and governing councils; build and maintain relationships with multiple campus constituencies including academic departments and support functions, alumni and ESU Foundation leaders, and administrative offices; as well as connect across the PASSHE system.

As part of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, ESU offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

Job Duties:

Advisor: Fraternities, Sororities, Order of Omega, and Councils

• Responsible for providing vision, leadership, and management of a comprehensive fraternity and sorority life program.

• Serves as official University advisor to Inter-fraternity Council (IFC), National Panhellenic Council (NPC), and Cultural Greek Council (CGC) and all fraternity and sorority chapters which includes attending weekly council meetings and guiding the overall governance of the Councils.

• Collaborates with all Councils to ensure the sustainability of sorority and fraternities through intentional recruitment practices, new member education, cultural competence, scholarship, fiscal management, risk management, and service.

• Collaborates with all Councils to develop a comprehensive recruitment plan for all chapters that includes working with the recruitment chair, the Release Figure Methodology (RFM) specialist and using software platform such as Chapter Builder, Interactive Collegiate Solutions (ICS), etc.

• Works directly with chapter leadership to track and review new member education programs which include maintaining appropriate paperwork regarding chapter rosters, new member paperwork, and all appropriate policies.

• Coordinates with multiple administrative units to ensure that standards, reporting, training, assessment, and advising among all Greek organization are consistent and meet best practices and to ensure cooperative programming/involvement for all Greek-letter organizations.

• Builds and sustains relationships with chapter advisors that promote development and growth of all organizations. This includes assisting with selection of advisors, educating advisors about roles and responsibilities and consulting with advisors on problems and issues affecting the Greek system.

• Promotes a healthy active learning environment while working to positively impact retention and student success within sorority and fraternity life.

Collaborates with Department of Academic Enrichment and Learning and Student Success Network to address retention concerns within this population.

• Develops and assists with development of training for Greek organizations. The director will also conduct or coordinate training for Greek organization in areas such as leadership development, fundraising, time management, philanthropy, hazing, sexual harassment, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, and other areas as deemed appropriate by the University.

• Assists in promoting the core values of all council organizations, the achievement of goals and development of new and existing members.

• Develops and reviews expansion policy and procedures on a continuous basis to meet the needs of all fraternities and sororities.

• Collaborates with Office of Multicultural Affairs to provide guidance to Cultural Greek organizations. 

• In collaboration with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, provide oversight, review, and enhancement of student conduct processes and providing support on investigation and adjudication of organizational misconduct. 

• Advises, supports, and works collaboratively with members of Order of Omega while assisting with the annual recognition program.

• Works with chapter leadership, advisors, and Councils to build connections with local service agencies to bolster engagement in community service.

• Serve on various University committees.

• Assumes other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Life and/or the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Job Duties – Administrative (Greek Life)

• Prepares and disseminates data and information about the fraternity/sorority membership, scholarship, and membership intake processes.

• Maintains up-to-date and cohesive policies that are in accordance with University policy, national standards for Greek organizations, and all local, state, and federal laws.

- In conjunction with multiple campus constituencies, including Student Conduct and Community Standards and Student Affairs Senior Leadership, assist with the development, implementation, adoption, and enforcement of University policy, rules, and national standards for Greek organizations, all in congruence with emerging federal and state anti-hazing laws.

• Oversees the development and management of the Greek Life budget.

• Maintains contact with the offices of the national organizations with respect to the development and status of local chapters.

• Evaluates the efforts of the Greek Life program on a regular basis and provides ongoing assessment regarding both student learning and operational outcomes.

• In coordination with University Relations, formulate a brand identity connected with the University as a whole; manage all official University web-based marketing including website and social media.

• Assists, advises, and guides Councils and individual Greek organizations on the publication of brochures, manuals, press releases, and promotion of Greek activities and events.

• Supervises and oversees graduate assistants, graduate interns, and student workers in the Greek Life office.
• Meets regularly with the Dean of Student Life and/or the Vice President for Student Affairs to discuss the progress of the Greek life program.

• Assumes other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Life and/or the Vice President for Student Affairs.


Job Requirements

Skill Factors:

 Required Education, Experience, Training:

• Master’s degree in higher education administration, student affairs, counseling or another related field.
• Minimum of three to five years of professional experience in fraternity or sorority life.
• Demonstrated understanding of student development theory in practice. 
• Demonstrated commitment to understanding and working with a diverse student population.
• Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, Internet, and email applications.

Preferred:

• Membership in a values-driven social Greek letter organization.
• Prior administrative experience including budgeting, assessment, and long- and short-term planning experience.
• Two years of demonstrated, professional experience working successfully with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, and races. 
• Familiarity and experience with utilization of software for chapter management.
• Ability to work collaboratively with the various segments of campus and community. 
• Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

 Work Hours: Monday though Friday,  8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.

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