Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life
Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life
Position Number: 53001058
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Campus Location: Dahlonega
Job Close Date: 10/20/2017
Salary Minimum: $47,401
General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. This position requires a visionary leader who will be responsible for the facilitation of an exceptional Greek Community that embodies the 4 pillars of Greek Life; Service, Scholarship, Leadership, and Lifelong Friendship. This current academic year, the University hosts 7 fraternities, including one NPHC chapter and 6 sororities. These fraternity and sorority communities are averaging 42 and 107 respectively. Expansion to Gainesville campus is imminent.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life will:
- Develop, implement, and evaluate the strategic vision for Fraternity and Sorority Life at UNG.
- Serve as the liaison, advisor, and leadership development coordinator for NPC, IFC, and NHPC organizations on campus
- Collaborate across the university with student leaders, faculty, alumni, and divisional colleagues to advance the strategic vision for Fraternity and Sorority Life
- Contribute to the personal and leadership development of participants of the Fraternity and Sorority community through mentoring and coaching while utilizing best practices of student affairs and Greek life
- Execute and manage the existing Standards of Excellence program, Fraternity and Sorority assessment plan
- Recruit and train active faculty and alumni advisors who will protect the values and mission of the University while coaching and mentoring their respective Greek organization
- Serve on associated committees including Parent and Family Weekend, Weeks of Welcome, the Student Leadership Initiatives, and Orientation, as well as other related student affairs committees
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Must have demonstrated commitment to the development of comprehensive programming models and evaluation mechanisms
- Strong adherence to AFA core competencies, NASPA and ACPA professional competency, and CAS standards
- Strong management, communication, and organizational skills
- Good judgment and sensitivity in understanding and relating to students of various backgrounds
- Ability to work closely with faculty and alumni
- Ability to influence and collaborate with others
- Ability to effectively communicate the value of Greek Life to the larger community
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
- Master's degree in higher education administration or related are required
- A minimum of three years of experience in a university setting with a focus in fraternity and sorority affairs; experience working with IFC, NHPC, and Panhellenic groups; experience working in a diverse, high-intensity academic environment; ability to think critically and broadly about issues facing fraternity/sorority life
- Some evening and weekend hours will be required
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references. In addition to a background check, this position will also require a credit check.
Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion.
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.
The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.