Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job description

The Fraternity and Sorority Life is part of the area Student Engagement. This area is the centralized hub for student resources and activities at the University of Denver. It encompasses:

  • Student Activities and Leadership
  • Orientation
  • Center for Multicultural Excellence (CME)
  • Volunteers In Partnership (VIP)
  • University Chaplain
  • Veterans Services

Each of these offices supports the student experience by providing unique programs, services and facilities designed to foster student development and help students find their passion and purpose. This position will require some evenings, weekends and holidays.

The Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life reports to the Executive Director of Student Transitions and Leadership Development and is responsible for assisting with the day to day management and oversight of the University of Denver's fraternity and sorority community as well as the management of Fraternity and Sorority housing/facilities management, internal risk management programming and student success. The Associate Director provides leadership in the development and implementation of Fraternity and Sorority specific programming and initiatives. The Associate Director supports the strategic vision, direction for Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Denver and serves as a liaison between the university, chapters, alumni, and inter/national organizations. The Associate Director supervises graduate students and supports the Executive Director in providing leadership for the Student Transitions and Leadership Development area in establishing and fulfilling its mission and strategic priorities, and in conducting daily operations and responsibilities.

  • Advises the 21-members of the executive boards of the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, Panhellenic Association and the chapter presidents of their member organizations
  • Engages with chapter volunteers, including chapter advisors and facility corporation board members, regularly through weekly emails and quarterly in person meetings designed to provide resources, discuss opportunities for community growth, and cultivate their relationship with the University
  • Manages the check in/out process, damages process, auditing placements, charges, and entering the bookings of new students into StarRez for all FSL properties
  • Creates and manages the room selection and room change processes for FSL
  • Charges or adjusts student accounts as appropriate with assistance from Housing and Residential Education
  • Prepares visual check information at the beginning of each term
  • Coordinates and manages facilities concerns
  • Oversees process for students looking to be released from their FSL housing contract
  • Oversees the 10-property residential community, including the supervision of 5 house directors
  • Responds to crisis incidents as a professional staff member on-call for a population of 250 residents
  • Coordinates logistics for Panhellenic formal recruitment of 300 potential new members throughout a 4-day process and Interfraternity Council recruitment of 250 potential new members throughout a two-week process
  • Manages the office budget, including tracking expenditures, monthly reconciliation, and future planning
  • Adjudicates, in conjunction with the Office of Student Conduct, any University policies or state, local, and federal law
  • Responsible for planning large-scale community collaborative programming with students and University staff
  • Organizes the annual retreat for chapter presidents and council leaders focusing on personal identity exploration, inclusive leadership, and community development
  • Promotes FSL membership opportunities to current and prospective students, parents, and community members through presentations and representation at informational fairs and orientation programs
  • Implements a chapter accreditation and chapter awards process that focuses on individual chapter goal pursuits rather than predetermined blanket benchmarks for chapters regardless of council and size
  • Participate in the hiring, training, and supervision of Program Administrators (graduate assistants) in the Student Transitions and Leadership Development
  • Initiate and coordinate programming and Greek specific initiatives with the Center for Advocacy Prevention and Empowerment (CAPE) and initiate and coordinate programming with Campus Safety on risk reduction


  • Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field
  • 1 year experience advising fraternities/sororities
  • 2 years of with experience in higher education developing and implementing student-focused programs
  • 2 years of supervising graduate and/or undergraduate student staff
  • Experience integrating NPC, IFC, NPHC and MGC organizations to work collaboratively on a college or university campus
  • Demonstrated commitment to embedding principles of diversity, equity and inclusion into job responsibilities


  • 3 year post-Master's degree in advising fraternities/sororities, student organizations or related
  • 3 years post-Master's degree supervising full-time staff in Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Activities and other related areas
  • 2 years managing Fraternity and Sorority housing placements including crisis intervention and auditing housing processes.
  • Experience with StarRez housing system for Greek housing

Please submit your application by 4pm on April 6, 2018

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Job No: 000979
Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 5/28/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable