Programming and Advising Coordinator

University of Maryland-College Park  |  College Park, MD

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Programming and Advising Coordinator

Job Type: Fraternity & Sorority
Location: College Park, MD
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 29380

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

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

Position Description

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
Responsible for advising the Panhellenic Association (PHA) governing body, which supports 16 National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) sororities; advise honorary societies, and chapter leaders and members from different councils; advise, train and support undergraduate fraternity/sorority leaders, members, and advisors; plan Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life sponsored programs.

Advise PHA, attend weekly council meetings, executive board meetings, and sub-committee meetings; attend programs and events sponsored by students and groups; advise program planners; advise intake and recruitment processes; serve as the University liaison with chapter presidents and officers; meet with inter/national and local representatives of chapters; work with and assist alumni in the improvement of chapters. Supervise graduate student(s) living in University-owned facilities. Work to advance the University of Maryland Chapter Expectations program including conducting annual meetings with chapter presidents and advisors to assess compliance with University standards. Provide leadership training for chapter leaders and officers, council officers and cabinet members, and fraternity/sorority community leaders, including teaching credit-bearing courses. Coordinate major programming efforts including Homecoming, Greek Week, and major speakers; serve on a Divisional Committee; and assist in other advising duties as needed.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required, and some experience with with fraternities and sororities and student advising.

Preferences:
Master’s degree preferred. Advising skills and fraternity/sorority life experience preferred. One or more years of professional experience in student affairs work in a University setting preferred. Position is a twelve-month exempt staff level and reports to the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Application Information

For best consideration, submit an application, resume, and three references by December 10, 2018. Applications should clearly define the candidate’s experience in fraternity/sorority life advising and student development. Applications should be submitted online through jobs.umd.edu.

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