Coordinator (Fraternity and Sorority Life)

Location
Kansas
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
General Description of Position: This role has two positions Coordinator - Fraternity Life and Coordinator - Sorority Life in Student Life. The Coordinator will work with students to develop, implement, and assess various policies and programs while supporting and facilitating the development of leadership skills, increased social awareness and responsibility, community service, and academic achievement for students. They will report to the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Information about the Department: The K-State fraternity and sorority community consists of more than 4,000 students (approximately 21 percent of the undergraduate student population) who are members of the 26 national NIC and non-NIC fraternities and 13 NPC sororities and one affiliate.  Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice provost for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description:
  • Each Coordinator will serve as a front-line, primary resource for either the Panhellenic Council or the Interfraternity Council. Ideal candidates will possess strong skills in advising students and their organizations, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, superior organizational abilities, and strong working knowledge of issues relative to social fraternities and sororities.

  • Advise one council, as well as their officers and initiatives. Know, enforce, and evaluate the council's policies and bylaws. Attend weekly council meetings and council committee activities, while planning and executing educational and leadership programs and officer training, as well as coordinate recruitment efforts for the council. 

  • Supervise one graduate student that will co-advise a council. The grad student will advise Order of Omega or the FSL Ambassador program.

  • Act as staff liaison to fraternities and sororities under IFC and PHC by meeting with chapter leaders. Meet with representatives from international organizations and advisors.

  • Serve on university and division committees and task forces, including crisis management, risk management, Open House, Family Day, and/or others as assigned. Represent the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at university and community events, as well as chapter functions. Provide administrative duties as assigned to complete the mission of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. 

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree (or work equivalent) in a related field Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree completed by May 2017 in college student personnel, counseling, higher education, or related field. (Candidates will also be considered if pursuing a degree.)

  • Possess either one year of professional fraternity/sorority advising experience OR two years graduate level advising experience.

  • Experience with management of formal sorority recruitment and knowledge of Release Figure Methodology/sorority recruitment information systems; experience with fraternity recruitment, retention and marketing; experience in working with sororities/fraternities similar in chapter sizes at K-State; knowledge of fraternities/sororities and demonstrated leadership experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 

Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit a letter of interest and resume. Screening of Applications Begins: Screening begins May 1, 2017, and will continue until position is filled. Salary Range / Pay Rate: $36,674.00 - $56,845.00 Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.