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Master's degree from an accredited college or university
The Assistant Director of Student Porgrams/Fraternity & Sorority Life is a critical part of the campus life experience for our students. The Assistant Director has direct oversight of our entire Fraternity and Sorority Life community while also providing oversight and supervision for the Coordinator of Civic Engagement. The Assistant Director is chiefly responsible for cultivating a thriving campus life experience through their assigned areas of responsibility.
While serving as the campus expert and point of contact for Fraternity & Sorority Life, this position ensures community compliance with all national council and university rules and guidelines, as well as compliance with local, state, and federal laws. The Assistant Director will recommend and enact programming designed to increase scholarship, leadership, service and friendship amongst our Greek community.
Student Life and Engagement is a cross-functional collaborative team that is focused upon creating a thriving campus life for the students of Augusta University. The Assistant Director of Student Programs/Fraternity & Sorority Life will be expected to cultivate student learning, engagement, and success in a collaborative, fast paced environment while providing area level expertise to the entire community.
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serve as primary staff advisor to the fraternity and sorority community
• Advise the executives of the Interfraternity Council, College Panhellenic Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council, and Order of Omega.
• Coordinate recruitment/intake for all social fraternity and sorority organizations that create a welcoming environment for all students.
• Build partnerships with chapter advisors in the local community, inter/national headquarters staff, and national councils that promote healthy and productive chapters.
• Educate student members about various risk management laws and policies such as hazing, alcohol, other drugs, etc.
• Work to ensure adherence with local, state, and federal laws, and any applicable university policies. Serve as the staff advisor for council judicial processes. Provide opportunities for engaging programming
• Coordinate an engaging fraternity and sorority experience for our entire fraternity and sorority community. Programming should include a mix of educational and social activities designed to assist students in their retention and persistence to college graduation.
• Create and sustain a healthy fraternity and sorority environment that values peer-to-peer conflict resolution, individual and chapter responsibility, and a culture of inclusion. Supervise and develop assigned coordinators and graduate assistants.
• Oversee the creation and execution of an environment that promotes civic engagement through volunteer opportunities and local, state, and national political involvement.
• Inspire, challenge, and hold accountable direct reports to create an environment of inclusivity and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.
• Create partnerships with multiple departments and divisions across campus to create mutually beneficial opportunities for students to get engaged in the life of the university.
• Create and enact a culture of staff development centered on the university’s core values
• Ensure that staff follow all applicable university and University System of Georgia policies and guidelines
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to advise, teach and coach university students
Ability to maintain confidentiality and supervise student staff
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Understanding of the role of students and student development in self-governance
Detail-oriented with strong analytical, presentation, customer service and organizational skills
Ability to collaborate and develop partnerships with various university departments, faculty, staff and student organizations
Understanding and demonstrated commitment to programs and activities that support an inclusive and diverse campus community
Willingness to adjust personal schedule to needs of programming and the necessity to observe, participate in and evaluate programs
Ability to easily relate with people and project a feeling of confidence and competence and handle stressful situations with ease and in a most professional manner
Knowledge of fraternity and sorority life operations that includes a strong focus of student leadership development, healthy behaviors, and service to the community
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the practice of open and effective communication with students, faculty and staff to build and maintain collaborative relationships
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/database
Salary: $38,913/annually- $48,781.59/annually
Recruitment period: Review of applications will begin July 31, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans