Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

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Job Summary

The Associate Director of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life works with the Director to enhance and improve student engagement at Miami University. Through supervision of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life staff, advisement of student leaders and the oversight of leadership programs, the Associate Director works with students, campus partners, alumni(ae), faculty/staff and inter/national organizations to improve student organizations and the fraternity and sorority community at Miami University. Known as the “Mother of Fraternities”, Miami University strives to build a Model Fraternity/Sorority Community and is made up of 43 chapters and over 5,000 students. The office of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is committed to relationship building; values based education and leadership development. The associate director will play a critical role in the implementation of the new fraternity standards. The Associate Director will be an energetic and dedicated individual who will work intentionally to advance the fraternal movement and support the personal development of all students at Miami University.

Job Duties

  • Oversees student advising and management of the fraternity and sorority chapter services team and chapter advising
  • Provides direct advisement and support to the council presidents of the National Panhellenic Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council
  • Provides direct advisement and support to the council judicial and risk management leadership positions in the National Panhellenic Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council
  • Oversees the Interfraternity Council executive board and implementation of fraternity strategic initiatives and new standards
  • Serves as a chapter services liaison advising chapters, working with national headquarters staff and local chapter and housing corporation officers
  • Oversees and manages the IFC VP of Facilities and the Second Year Exemption process for fraternities and property management
  • Assist director in marketing and communication efforts for the department
  • Responsible for relationship building, resource development and support to local and national housing corporations and fraternity house directors
  • Assists in the production, collection, and management of accurate membership records, recruitment statistics, and scholarship reports
  • Supports and maintains regular communication and collaborative relationships with various constituents with the City of Oxford community and the Division of Student Life and other University offices
  • Supervise, hire, and train graduate student, practicum students, summer interns, and student workers
  • Assists the Director in providing leadership for the Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life in establishing and fulfilling its mission and strategic priorities; and in conducting daily operations and responsibilities
  • Supports and maintain office standards and policies
  • Other duties as assigned, provided they support the mission of the Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Involvement in special projects with the Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life and/or the Division of Student Life
  • Involvement with departmental, divisional, and University-wide committees and task forces
  • Involvement as a facilitator for national/international leadership programs, retreats, and institutes
  • Involvement within the Association of Fraternity Advisors (AFA)
  • Involvement within the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel/ Student Affairs required
  • Three (3) to five (5) years professional experience working in Student Activities and or Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Experience in fraternity and sorority advising, program/event planning, leadership development, alcohol education and or hazing prevention is required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of best practices and ability to infuse research with practical experience to create intentional leadership programs for fraternity and sorority life 
  • Must have outstanding leadership, management and interpersonal skills to relate and work with a variety of faculty, students, parents staff and community members
  • Willingness to work in a team oriented and collaborative environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

EO/AA Statement and Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

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Posted: 5/24/2019
Application Due: 7/23/2019
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