Assistant Director of Campus Life-Greek Life

Job description

The Department of Campus Life at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full time Assistant Director of Campus Life-Greek Life position.

Posting Date: May 22, 2019

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: or

Description of Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director of Campus Life-Greek Life will:

  • Serve as the Advisor to Greek governance and programming organizations, i.e. Greek Council, Panhel, IFC, MGC, GLWA, etc.
  • Provide training and programs for members of the Greek community in the areas of leadership development, scholarship, organizational health, governance and philanthropy.
  • Serve as the primary risk management training facilitator for Greek organizations. 
  • Oversee the fraternity/sorority expansion and registration process. 
  • Advise and assist Greek organizations with new member recruitment education programs and activities. 
  • Facilitate the implementation of the college’s Fraternity & Sorority Standards of Excellence program. 
  • Provide advice and support for Greek Community events such as “Greek Week” and “Lettered Leaders”.
  • Maintain a positive working relationships with National Chapter representatives, Alumni Chapter advisors and other Greek Life stakeholders.
  • Share in the supervision of Graduate Assistants assigned to The Point.
  • Assist with the administration and management of The Point (Student Involvement Office) as assigned by the Director of Campus Life.
  • Serve as a mentor and facilitator of the OzLeads Leadership Institute.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of campus wide programs such as Student Involvement Fair, Opening Weekend, Family & Friends Weekend, Student Involvement Awards and other special events planned by or involving Campus Life as needed.

The Assistant Director of Campus Life-Greek Life reports to the Director of Campus Life.

In addition, the Assistant Director of Campus Life-Greek Life will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree at time of application
  • 1-3 years professional experience in higher education
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in higher education or a related field. 
  • 3-5 progressive experience in Greek Life, Student Activities, and/or Student Engagement.

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copy of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Files must be complete (all documents requested and required in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts required at time of appointment.

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:

Christy Huynh, Search Chair

Email: [email protected]

Description of Department:  The Department of Campus Life serves the diverse and vibrant SUNY Oswego community by providing meaningful and intentional experiences for our student body.  Campus Life is responsible for the implementation and delivery of signature campus programs such as the “I Am Oz Diversity Speaker Series”, the “OzLeads Leadership Institute”, and the “ALANA Multicultural Leadership Conference”.  We also provide leadership development opportunities for Student Association members, student clubs and organizations, and fraternities and sororities.  Reporting units within the department include Student Involvement, Campus Recreation, Event Management and the Campus Box Office.  

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing [email protected].  

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery):

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]   




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Posted: 5/22/2019
Application Due: 7/21/2019
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