Coordinator for Greek Life
The Coordinator is one of two full-time staff members responsible for creating an environment that promotes the positive development of students who affiliate with social-Greek letter organizations, including developing, leading, advising, and providing support services for affiliated fraternities and sororities, and their associated constituency groups. The Coordinator assists in the management of the general operations for the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership, including strategic planning, risk-management, supervision of student employees, marketing, and assessment. This position also assists with the development and planning of leadership programming, including the Kalahari Leadership Retreat, Leadership Conference, and emerging leaders programming. The Coordinator also supports the execution of annual university events such as Welcome Weeks, Family Weekend, Student Involvement Fair, and other initiatives. The person holding this position will also represent the Division of Student Affairs and the office through committee work, departmental and divisional tasks, campus and community relations, and assigned projects. This position will require evening and weekend work as well as periodic travel. Flexibility and direct open communication with all stakeholders is essential.
Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Bachelor's Degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited four (4) year college or university, major in Higher Education, Counseling, Business Administration, or a related field required.
- Minimum one (1) year of full-time, professional experience or two (2) years of graduate assistant experience in a higher education setting or related field.
- Experience advising multiple student organizations, particularly fraternities and sororities.
- Must have a strong background in Greek Life. Familiarity with policy and compliance issues relevant to Greek organizations (e.g. hazing, alcohol, and recruitment).
- Must be affiliated with a national fraternity or sorority.
- Experience initiating, planning, implementing, and evaluating events as well as ongoing programming efforts.
- Must have a strong passion and dedication for leadership and the development of emerging leaders.
- Broad knowledge of student development and leadership theories and ability to apply theories to professional practice and programming.
- Must be committed to diversity and inclusion and have a proven ability to effectively work with diverse populations.
- Proficiency with office technology.
Communication and other skills:
- Strong listening and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Comfortable public speaking in large and small groups.
- Demonstrated problem-solving, conflict resolution, team management, and leadership skills.
- Ability to effectively communicate utilizing social media and other electronic communication systems.
- Ability to prioritize, strategically plan, work in fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and change of focus.
- Membership in an NPHC/MGC organization or experience working with NPHC/MGC organizations preferred.