Associate Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job description

Fraternity and Sorority Life is part of the Office of Student Engagement. This area is the centralized resource for student involvement and activities at the University of Denver. Each office supports the student experience by providing unique programs, services, and facilities designed to foster student development and help students find their purpose.

The Associate Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life is a member of the Office of Student Engagement Team and reports directly to the Director of the Office of Student Engagement. This position has oversight of the FLS community and is responsible for the successful day to day operations of the FSL community. Supervision and advisement of full time and graduate staff is included. It is expected that the individual in this position is highly visible, accessible and responsive to the FSL community as a whole.

Essential Functions

  • Advise the 21 members of the executive boards of the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, Panhellenic Association and the chapter presidents of their member organizations in collaboration with graduate student staff members and FSL Coordinator.
  • Supervise one FSL Coordinator and three graduate staff members.
  • Provide professional development opportunities and trainings to students, staff, and advisors on a scheduled and consistent basis.
  • Engage regularly with chapter volunteers including chapter advisors and facility corporation board members through weekly emails and quarterly in person meetings designed to provide resources, discuss opportunities for community growth, and cultivate their relationship with the University.
  • Manage DU operated FSL properties in collaboration with FSL Coordinator including:
    • Housing check in/out process, damages process and audits placements, charges, and enters bookings of new students into StarRez software.
    • Create and manage the room selection and room change processes for FSL.
    • Charge and adjust student accounts as appropriate with assistnace from HRE.
    • Prepare visual check-in information at the beginning of each term.
    • Coordinate and manage facilities concerns.
    • Oversee process for students looking to be released from their FSL housing contract.
    • Oversight and assist with the supervision of 4 House Directors.
    • Respond to crisis incidents as a professional staff member on-call for a population of 250 residents.
  • Coordinate the logistics for Panhellenic formal recruitment of approximately 300 potential new members throughout a 4-day process using recruitment software and the Interfraternity Council recruitment of 250 potential new members throughout a two-week process.
  • Manage the office budget including tracking expenditures, monthly reconciliation, and future planning.
  • Partners with the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities to address any University policy or state, local, and federal law violations.
  • Responsible for planning large-scale community collaborative programming with students, University staff, and community partners.
  • Organizes an 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 focused on individual chapter goal pursuits and university requirements.
  • Initiate and coordinate programming and FSL specific initiatives with the Center for Advocacy Prevention and Empowerment and coordinate programming with Campus Safety and other partners on risk reduction.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field.
  • 1-3 years experience advising students in a higher education setting.
  • 1-3 years experience in higher education developing and implementing student-focused programs.
  • Proven experience with student leadership development, creating inclusive programming efforts and relationship building.
  • Experience integrating FSL organizations to work collaboratively across councils.
  • Demonstrated commitment to embedding principles of diversity, equity and inclusion into job responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years post-Master's degree in advising fraternities/sororities.
  • 3+ years post-Master's degree supervising full-time or graduate staff in Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Activities or other related areas.
  • Experience with StarRez housing system.
  • Experience with various computer softwares such as Banner, 25Live, StarRez and Panhellenic.
  • 2 years of experience managing Fraternity and Sorority housing placements including crisis intervention and auditing housing processes.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.




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Job No: 492622
Posted: 8/15/2019
Application Due: 9/19/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable