Assistant Director - Fraternity and Sorority Life
Position Title: Assistant Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life
Department: Office of Student Leadership and Engagement - 40110
Vacancy Number: E236
Position Number: 1786
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Brief Summary of Work for this Position:
The Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life serves as a liaison between the university and our national Fraternity & Sorority Life social organizations, with the assistance of the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life as a direct report. The Assistant Director provides advisement to 30+ nationally affiliated chapters and colonies made up of approximately 1700+ total students (or 13% of undergraduates). This position advises the National Pan-Hellenic Council, the Interfraternity Council, the Panhellenic Council, the United Greek Council, and Order of Omega; meets regularly with chapter and council presidents; and coordinates monthly meetings with chapter presidents and advisors. The Assistant Director is responsible for providing oversight for all recruitment and intake procedures, as well as, planning and implementing leadership, risk management, and additional educational programs, trainings, and retreats for the fraternity/sorority community. This position maintains membership and other chapter records and reports, provides oversight for the implementation and evaluation of the Fraternity and Sorority Life strategic plan, assesses learning and operational outcomes, and develop and revise all Fraternity and Sorority Life policies and procedures. The Assistant Director assists in the management of the council budgets and the state-funded operations budget, and co-coordinates Move-In Volunteers for fall and spring semesters as many of the volunteers are members of the fraternity/sorority community.
Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel, or related field from an accredited institution required
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Ability and willingness to work with, and communicate effectively with, diverse populations and as a larger Office of Student Leadership and Engagement team
Demonstrated knowledge of the various aspects of Fraternity/Sorority Life including but not limited to: purpose and needs of the organizations affiliated with each of the councils, university policy and state law, and current trends and best practices in the field
Strong facilitation skills and have a minimum of three to five years of experience working with Fraternities and Sororities
Experience working directly with IFC and NPHC organizations
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Office of Student Leadership and Engagement creates opportunities in which UNCW students and fraternities & sororities can engage in their communities and serve others, practice leadership and inspire positive change, act congruently with their values, and celebrate excellence.
The Division of Student Affairs has recently been recognized as one of the “Top 18 Most Promising Places to Work in the U.S.” by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. The Division consists of fifteen functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 03/02/2018
Priority Consideration Date: 04/02/2018
Priority Consideration Information: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.