Student Development Specialist II

San Marcos
Feb 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Student Development Specialist II

Job Number: 2018248

Location: San Marcos

Department: Dean of Students

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 3,330- 3,417

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Experience in advising college fraternity and sorority student organizations, graduate work included.

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to understand and interpret university policies and procedures.

  • Ability to prepare clear, concise grammatically correct written/verbal communications, reports, proposals and program evaluations.

  • Ability to work effectively in crisis management type situations; knowledge of risk management as it relates to event planning.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness working with diverse student populations.

  • Ability to work effectively with Texas State faculty and staff; members of the San Marcos community; and fraternity/sorority alumni, advisors and members for the Inter/National offices.

  • Experience in programming.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong oral presentation skills.

  • Effective time management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and adhere to time action plans.

  • Ability to coordinate a variety of work activities and work as part of a team.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office software web-based communication.

  • Availability to work evenings and/or evenings.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Student Affairs or related field.

  • Minimum of two years of experience in advising college fraternity and sorority student organizations, graduate work included.

  • Membership in a national Greek-letter fraternity or sorority.

  • Knowledge of current student development theory topics in higher education, particularly as they relate to Greek organizations and retention programs.

  • Proficiency in the use of social media, as it relates to the delivery of programs and services in higher education.

  • Experience conducting workshops and training sessions for college students.

  • Experience building partnerships and collaborating across departments in a university setting.

    Job Description:
    Texas State University is currently seeking a Greek Affairs Coordinator with experience in advising and developing students in social Greek letter organizations. Candidates should have 2-5 years of experience (graduate school included) advising and providing guidance to college students, an understanding of student development theory, and knowledge or experience of higher education retention initiatives.

    The successful candidate must be committed to an institutional shared vision of providing a campus environment that is physically and emotionally safe, secure and supportive of Texas State's educational process.

    This position is a contributing member of the Dean of Students Office (DOS) and reports directly to the Assistant Dean of Students-Greek Affairs. Responsible for providing leadership, advising, training and education to members of the Texas State Greek community and graduate assistants; coordinating student engagement activities, particularly as they relate to university retention efforts; and coordinating programming, development, marketing, and educational outreach for DOS Greek affiliated chartered student organizations

    Job Duties:
  • Advise and supervise assigned DOS Greek affiliated chartered student organizations including the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) or Panhellenic Council (PHC), Order of Omega, Emerging Leaders Academy, Fraternal Values Society, and the Greek Programming Board in programming, operations and promotions. Oversight for the Chapter Advancement and Awards Program (CAAP).

  • Oversight for DOS- Greek Affairs and other Greek-related websites.

  • Serve and participate on university committees as assigned.

  • Lead presentations about Greek Affairs at University New Student Orientation programs as well as to other groups as assigned.

  • Conduct workshops for fraternity and sorority chapters in areas including event planning and risk management/reduction.

  • Conduct event and annual assessment of the Greek Governing Councils and other related programs as assigned.

  • Monitor financial transactions for assigned DOS chartered student organizations in collaboration with the Greek Affairs Administrative Assistant.

  • Attend and conduct meetings with Greek affiliated student organizations as assigned.

  • Active involvement in the training of student leaders including workshops and retreats.

  • Assist with the planning, coordinating, implementation and attendance at assigned DOS chartered student organizations. related events.

  • Attend, supervise and advise students at local, regional and national conferences.

  • Perform other duties within the Dean of Students Office as assigned.

    Additional Information to Applicants:

    Job Open Date: 02/20/2018

    Job Close Date: 3/30/2018

    Open Until Filled: No

    Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

    Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

    Posting Notices:

    Legal and Required Notices:
    Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

    Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

    Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions

    For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

    About Texas State and San Marcos:
    Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

    Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

    Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

    Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

    Related links:
    Apply Online at Texas State University
    Texas State University main webpage
    Summary of Benefits
    Texas State University Human Resources
    San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce