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Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Georgia Southern University

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Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job ID: 232722
Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
3202011 - Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job Summary
Provide support and educational opportunities to fraternity and sorority community. Provide guidance in long-range strategic planning and implementation to foster a diverse and dynamic fraternity and sorority community in support of the University's mission for student success. Working location for the successful candidate will be based in either Statesboro or Savannah after consultation with the director. This position has been identified by Federal Law (Jeanne Clery Act) as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), with significant student and campus responsibilities. CSA 's are obligated to report crimes reported to them which occurred on campus, in public areas bordering campus and in certain non-campus buildings owned or controlled (leased) by the University.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Serve as resource to parents of fraternity and sorority members
  • Serve as liaison between the campus and inter/national headquarter staff
  • Serve as a resource and administrative liaison for chapter officers, members, advisors, and alumni of recognized social fraternities and sororities
  • Oversee educational initiatives
  • Assist in the creation of curriculum and facilitate Council Leader Institute, a non-credit course for council executive board members
  • Coordinate chapter advisor and all chapter president meetings
  • Assist in overseeing administrative functions of the department
  • Assist and plan and executing Panhellenic and IFC recruitment in addition to assisting with NPHC Intake
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of fraternity and sorority life at the Armstrong campus
  • Assist with implementation, direction, and coordination of assessment of programs within department promoting student learning, development and risk mitigation
  • Conduct research and prepare reports
  • Advise Governing Councils and executive Board officers
  • Assists and coordinate communication for the fraternity and sorority office and programs
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with campus departments and community
  • Supervise graduate students
  • Develop, implement and facilitate trainings and workshops to enhance chapter and council success and promote leadership development

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Master's degree in higher education administration, student personnel administration, or related field

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience
  • Supervisory; and program and curriculum development, implementation and assessment experience

Proposed Salary
$40,200 - $48,000

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Commitment to development of academic-residential campus environment through student-centered, collaborative teamwork across academic and Student Affairs units
  • Ability to deliver persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Ability to identify and address problems, formulate rules, articulate policies and rules to internal and external constituents
  • Strong ability to relate and connect with members of the fraternity and sorority community

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Thorough knowledge of emerging trends and needs of students
  • Thorough knowledge of emerging trends in fraternity and sorority life
  • Knowledge and experience shaping academic success and initiatives for a fraternity and sorority community

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Strong communication (verbal and written to include persuasive speech making and presentations on controversial or complex topics), organizational, leadership, management and human relations (including demonstrated commitment to customer service centered work ethic) skills
  • Skilled in assessment and improvement of Student Affairs programs in higher education
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills
  • Problem-solving and team building experience

Apply Before Date
September 24, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at [email protected] .

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected] .

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in 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
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek often extends beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Occasional travel required

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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