Coordinator of Greek Life
Job Title: Coordinator of Greek Life
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221989
Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.Job Summary
Reporting to the Director of Student Life, the incumbent must complete relevant assignments as determined by the needs of students; as well as develop and maintain relationships with faculty, staff, community and other university officials. The incumbent must have the ability to make most decisions independently, as long as they are compliant with SSU policies and procedures. The incumbent must coordinate and implement highly engaging student development programs, activities and services for Greek letter organizations and student activities, which include direct supervision and evaluation of Greek organizations and services, group counseling, advising and participate in outreach and educational activities. Ensure that all fraternity and sorority students enjoy a learning environment that is physically and emotionally safe, secure, and supportive of the educational process and designed to hold individuals and groups responsible for their behavior. Additionally, the individual will assist with campus activities, spirit and traditions and implement a vibrant campus tradition and custom program.Responsibilities
- Serve as primary advisor to the National Pan-Hellenic Council and primary liaison to all recognized fraternities and sororities, their advisors and national organizations.
- Work with Greek organizations to develop positive and meaningful programs including NPHC Week, recruitment, new member education, leadership development, event planning and creation of new programs designed to develop the entire Greek community.
- Design, initiate and facilitate curriculum for risk management and other educational programming for all Greek students as well as students interested in Greek Life.
- Conduct periodic assessments and evaluations in Greek Life.
- Enhance and coordinate a well-balanced and varied SSU Customs and Traditions program for the Savannah State University campus and community.
- Serve as Chair of the University Anti-Hazing Committee.
- Serve on college-wide committees as appropriate.
- Required to follow Council for the Advancement of Standards in higher education for work performance.
- Serve as assistant building manager for the King-Frazier Student Center.
- Performs other duties as assigned
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related area. Experience with Greek letter organizations in a higher education setting, knowledge and practice of student development theory, leadership theory and practice, current fraternity and sorority issues, programming, and risk management; Must possess excellent communication and intrapersonal skills and the ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds. Must have a commitment to growth, professional development, program development, and be willing to provide services in accordance with the stated mission, goals, objectives and priorities of Savannah State University. Must have a flexible schedule and may be on call on a rotation basis. In addition, must have a working knowledge of Windows, Excel, Access, MS Word, Power Point, web design, and possess excellent communication skills.Preferred Qualifications
A Master's Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related areaConditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.Equal Employment Opportunity
Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]