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Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Employer
Hartwick College
Location
Oneonta, NY

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Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Date: September 15, 2021

Title: Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Description: The Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life, supervised by and collaborating with the Director of Student and Community Engagement will advise, support and direct the assigned governing councils and fraternity/sorority chapters. They will oversee general activities and will assist with event development and management, leadership, accountability and budget oversight. These activities and events will touch on both recruitment of new students and retention of current students in keeping with the larger goals of the college. This position will maintain a central focus on risk management and compliance, while promoting and supporting opportunities for members, student leaders, and student staff to gain experience in recruitment and retention efforts, event management, collaboration and event and program assessment. The coordinator is part of a collaborative team of professionals supporting student engagement across a wide range of areas that also include civic engagement, student organizations, community outreach, leadership, and campus programming.

Responsibilities:

    Serve as primary advisor to the All Greek Council (AGC), Panhellenic Council, and Order of Omega, the various boards for all fraternities and sororities on campusAssist with implementation of all AGC programming, as well as individual chapter programming Meet with the chapter presidents to review organizational procedures, assist with the event planning process, and build community between campus partners and organizational leadersMeet with chapter members to provide resources to establish new ideas for programming on and off-campus Manage the Standards of Excellence program (SOE) for all fraternities and sororities to remain recognized on campusMaintain accurate records of chapter operations, including but not limited to chapter rosters, member status changes, campus and community involvement, scholarship performance and recruitment and retention dataCoordinate educational program in the fall and spring semesters, which are required for all fraternity and sorority members to attend to fulfill SOE requirementsCreate and execute a New Member Education program for all students who have joined the FSL community.Assist with recruitment and new member education processes for both the fall and springAttend weekly AGC meetings and bi-weekly Panhellenic meetings.Assist Order of Omega with the planning of Greek AwardsManage the Greek Award nomination and selection processServe as a student conduct officerParticipation in significant campus activities including Welcome Weekend, True Blue Weekend, and Commencement WeekendExpected to comply with all applicable College, Federal, State, local and associational regulationsAs a representative of the College, expected to comport oneself in a professional manner at all times, both on and off campusPerform other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with one to three years of related experience including leadership development, mentorship recruiting, academic or student services, community education, and fraternity/sorority management. Master’s Degree is preferred.

All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of their employment.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organization, attention to detail, interpersonal and communication skills. The position requires a proficiency in computer software applications, including Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Colleague, Presence/Campus Labs, and social media. Must have the ability to handle several tasks simultaneously and have a desire to work in a dynamic work setting. A willingness to work some weekend and evening hours is necessary. Affiliation with an Inter/National fraternity or sorority is preferred.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce. The College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”

Hartwick operates as a community of learners where there is a very real sense of belonging and connection. By joining Hartwick, you become part of a group of people who work together, share in our successes, and a celebrate our accomplishments. All positions at Hartwick contribute to the education and development of students with the opportunity to see the impact on future leaders—what you do at Hartwick really matters.

Our beautiful 425-acre campus is located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, New York—a charming town near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, flexible scheduling, opportunities to engage in athletic and cultural events (concerts, exhibits, and lectures) and tuition benefits for eligible employees and their dependents.

Hartwick College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression and is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational and employment environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process.

All applicants are asked to submit the following materials with their online applications:

  • A cover letter;
  • A resume;
  • A Diversity Statement that addresses how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement (https://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/intercultural-affairs/diversity-at-hartwick/); and
  • The names and contact information for three references, with annotation regarding how the reference is related to you and your work (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor).
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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Working at Hartwick College 

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1500 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority.  Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College has adopted a Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.” 

Our Mission
Hartwick College, an engaged community, integrates a liberal arts education with experiential learning to inspire curiosity, critical thinking, creativity, personal courage and an enduring passion for learning.

Our Purpose
Our purpose as a college of the liberal arts and sciences is to educate people who will thrive in and contribute to the world of the future; people who are prepared to meet the personal, intellectual, and social challenges of a rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent world.

Hartwick graduates will be noted as being able to thrive in a world of global interdependence in which people of the broadest range of national, ethnic, social, and personal backgrounds will interact personally and technologically.

To thrive in this context will require that Hartwick students learn to: understand the world from a variety of perspectives; work constructively with people from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences; be avid learners and critical thinkers; communicate effectively and have a well-developed personal presence; be purposeful in their actions and value-based in their decisions; and know how to use information technology resources as a routine tool to enhance effectiveness.

Our Values
We are:

  • a college of the liberal arts and sciences, focusing on the development of the disciplines of thinking, learning, analyzing, communicating, and values-based judgment;
  • a relationship college, focusing on the development of a 24 hour per day, seven day per week, residential educational experience characterized by personal responsibility and collaborative relationships among faculty, students, and staff; and
  • a future-directed college, focusing on educating people in ways that will make them effective and contributing citizens to the world of their future.

Our Character:
By being intentional in fulfilling our values—taking those actions that help us better be what we believe we should be—we are a college of both quality and distinctiveness. We are a future-directed community of learners where students, faculty, and staff are mutually engaged in intellectual, social, and personal learning inside and outside of the classroom. Our curricular and co-curricular educational experience emphasizes: shared and interdependent learning; a balance of challenge and support; a caring commitment to the individual; intellectual, social, and individual rigor; the development of personal responsibility; and approaches that link theory and practice, what we term "The Liberal Arts in Practice." 

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