Fraternal Development Coordinator
The position of Coordinator for Fraternal Development reports to the Director of Student Involvement and joins a team of three other outstanding and dedicated professionals within the office. The Coordinator position compliments the Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life and the Director of Student Involvement in their roles to specifically support the fraternity & sorority life community while also serving as a generalist in the office. The Coordinator serves as a chapter and council advisor while also serving as the primary program facilitator for initiatives funded by the Fraternity & Sorority Life Involvement Fee.
Promoting an inclusive campus environment where all students have a personal sense of belonging and are active, engaged members who contribute to the TCNJ and greater community, The Office of Student Involvement serves as a center of student learning and development outside of the classroom. We do this by educating, inspiring, equipping, and empowering our students to advance within our Engagement, Employability, and Lifelong Learning model. The office includes student activities and fraternity and sorority life and encourages active involvement in campus life; builds and supports effective student organizations; develops emerging student leaders and guides mature student leaders; and implements large-scale student programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- The Coordinator for Fraternal Development provides support, advisement, & educational programming for students and students leaders affiliating with TCNJ fraternity and sorority community utilizing best practices, student development theory, and assessment.
- Provide advisement and support through direct engagement with students, student leaders, and assigned chapter membership in the areas of hazing prevention, wellness, civic engagement, group development and management, power-based personal violence, member development, academic support, and cultural compentency. Serve as the staff advisor to the Unified Greek Council and Order of Omega Greek Leadership Honor Society.
- Develop, plan, coordinate, and facilitate programmatic initiatives for students to serve the greater fraternity and sorority community in the areas of Risk Reduction, Leadership Development, and Alcohol Education, Community Engagement, Member Development, and Group Development. Engage and work directly with students to ensure program effectiveness and design. Serve as primary staff facilitator for programs night and weekend scheduled programs.
- Utilize best practices in the field of Fraternity & Sorority Advising and Student Development Theory to advance the strategic initiatives of the Office of Student Involvement.
- Develop and maintain relationships with campus and community offices, agencies, and personnel to refine and ensure the delivery of effective and high impact programming.Consult with a variety of College areas including Career Center, Student Transitions, Leadership, Campus Police, Student Conduct, Student Wellness, Residential Education and Housing, and Academic Support Programs to address concerns, provide referrals, and create programming opportunities for students.
- Serve on division and/or campus-wide committees as assigned. Support a range of initiatives and special projects assigned by the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Engagement, which may include program/event development and implementation and strategic planning support. Co-Advise Homecoming Spirit Week. Support Office of Student Involvement events, Recruitment and Intake-related activities, President's Retreat, NGLA, UIFI registrations, LAUNCH, IMPACT, Greek Week, Senior Send-Off and facilitate new student move-in.
- Campus Volunteer roles and duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree (Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college.)
- Minimum of 1 year related experience (2 years graduate work will be viewed as 1 year professional experience).
- Understanding of current developments, best practices, and resources in the field of fraternity & sorority advising
- Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, or College Counseling, or a similar masters program that prepares individuals to work directly with college students.
- Minimum 1 year related experience
- Affiliation with a fraternal organization.
- Experience in advisement, budget management, organizational development/programming, counseling and conflict resolution skills, as well as proven administrative ability, excellent organizational skills, and strong orientation to detail
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references. This Coordinator of Fraternal Development position has the New Jersey State Title of Professional Services Specialist 4. It is aligned with the American Federation of Teacher (AFT) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is Range U18, Step 1, $45,268.50. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package with health, dental, and prescription plans as well as generous vacation and sick leave allowances.
Resumes will be considered through February 25, 2018. Submissions received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified. Applicants will be required to complete an Application for Employment upon receipt of resume. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective comprehensive residential institution that emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools offer degree programs to 6,980 students, including approximately 740 graduate students. TCNJ has a 95% freshman to sophomore retention rate, and a six-year graduation rate of 85 percent. TCNJ is ranked as one of the 75 most competitive schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the number one public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report and Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks TCNJ as a top-25 value in American public higher education. TCNJ's campus, recognized as one of the most beautiful in the country, is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, near the state capital of Trenton, and about an hour from Philadelphia and New York City.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply