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Assistant Director, Student Engagement, Fraternity & Sorority Life (26499)

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University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Main Campus - Edmond, OK, 73034

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Job DetailsJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKPosition Type StaffSalary Range $44,250.00 - $44,250.00 Salary/yearDescription The successful candidate for this position will be someone who believes in the fraternity & sorority experience, as well as serves as a steward for creating meaningful experiences for students. This person must be able to establish rapport and a mature relationship with our student community. In addition, this person serves as a resource for faculty, staff and as an advocate for students to facilitate cooperation and understanding of the unique characteristics and benefits of the Greek system. They will design, implement, and evaluate programs that enhance the social and academic effectiveness of the Greek community.

They serve as primary advisor to the Interfraternity Council and the National Panhellenic Council and supervise a Coordinator who serves as the primary advisor to Panhellenic Council and the Multicultural Greek Council. The Assistant Director serves as a liaison to the national offices, regional advisors, and faculty/staff sponsors of all Greek chapters. Participates/attends national and regional conferences regarding Greek and Student Affairs. Develops and coordinates Greek systems member education programs. Coordinates special projects and training sessions. Some evening and weekends. Performs other duties as assigned. Reports to the Director of Student Engagement.

Department Overview:

The Office of Student Engagement purposefully develops students and programs that create experiences which lead to growth, opportunities that become memories, and meaningful connections that lead to lasting relationships. We strive to foster a festive and memorable environment that encourages inclusivity, lifelong learning, community engagement, and a commitment to Central. #rollchos

Values: Commitment to Central, Festive & Memorable, Spirit of Service, 2nd Home, Personal Growth, and Intentionality.

Position Overview: Develop, implement, and manage activities, programs, and services related to student organizations, student leadership programs and other campus activities. Develop and execute short and long-term plan, goal and objectives for programs to ensure alignment with university goals. Monitor and report on participation and satisfaction and recommend improvements. Develops, implements, and authorizes the expenditures of department and fee-funded group budgets. Oversee activities and budgets of student fee funded student organizations. Oversee staff, student employees, and volunteers. Oversee safety and compliance.

Qualifications Qualifications / Experience Required: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results. 5+ years of experience, post bachelor’s degree, with leading planning, including program development and innovation, program prioritization, and assessment. Appropriate professional accomplishments and credentials.

Experience Preferred: Master's degree in counseling or college student personnel.One to three years of experience in student affairs or related field, post graduate school. Experience in developing and implementing educational, social and cultural programs. Experience in supervision of graduate or full-time staff. Experience in budget management, working with a diverse student and staff population and advising student organizations.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Skill and Behavior: Team executing; Coaching; Developing others; Building and maintaining relationships; Conflict resolution; Delegation; Problem solving; Diversity understanding; Change management. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, human relations, public relations, and organizational skills. Computer proficiency preferably in Microsoft Office. Ability to work independently, handles multiple tasks simultaneously, and interacts professionally with all segments of the University community. Good supervisory, report preparation and project management skills. Accounting and budgeting skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to hire and supervise employees. Ability to make policy and procedure decisions. Must be detail-oriented.

Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Organization

The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

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MISSION

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.

VISION

UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.

CALL TO ACTION

The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

All students will be transformed with:

  • Discipline Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Global and Cultural Competencies
  • Health and Wellness

Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio.com. From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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