Assistant Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life and Student Engagement

Jul 07, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
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C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Assistant Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life and Student Engagement

Requisition Number: STFR003834

Division/College: Student Affairs

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Reporting to the Associate Director of the Center for Student Involvement, the Assistant Director (AD) serves as a member of the Center for Student Involvement team and participates in the development, enrichment and assessment of the university's vibrant and diverse Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) community. This position is one of two Assistant Directors who support the FSL community at Northeastern.

The incumbent is responsible for strategically enhancing the fraternal community and serves in an advisory role to the Interfraternity Council (IFC) as well as the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and thus supports the chapters that comprise these councils. Advisement to these groups requires but is not limited to: supporting students in implementing the Fraternal Governing Document, developing missions and accomplishing goals, developing group leadership trainings in conjunction with the Center's leadership staff, ensuring grade compliance and following expansion and recruitment procedures. This position is essential in providing a forum for fraternity and sorority members to discuss fraternal values, risk management, and social justice. The AD will support and oversee the program initiatives, community service efforts and philanthropy of these organizations. The AD will play a major role in coordinating Risk Prevention Institute, Greek Week, Stepfest, and other FSL signature programs.

As a member of the collaborative Center for Student Involvement team, the AD will possess a commitment to all programs and events that originate within the Center and will provide support to colleagues in the implementation of various signature programs. As a member of a collaborative unit, the AD will also provide support for the various leadership programs that are coordinated by Center staff.


Master’s degree in higher education/student affairs or equivalent is required in addition to 3 years of progressively responsible experience in student activities, major event management and fraternity/sorority life community development. Preference will be given to candidates with direct experience advising IFC or NPHC organizations. Desire to work at a fast-paced, global university is essential as is a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate must have excellent problem-solving skills and exceptional interpersonal, organizational, verbal/written communication skills as are developed skills and knowledge of social media platforms and techniques. As a member of the Division of Student Affairs, the Assistant Director will align his/her work with the established mission, vision, and literacies of the division.

Additional Information:
This position may require a criminal background check.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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