Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

Lewisburg, Union County
Mar 25, 2014

Bucknell University seeks a Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, a key staff member in the Office of Residential Education & Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, reporting to the Associate Dean of Residential Education and Leadership. The Director will supervise a team of two assistant directors that support the areas of fraternities and sororities. In addition, the Director will oversee all programs, policies and procedures related to the fraternity and sorority community.

Duties and Responsibilities


Create and implement a vision for Fraternity and Sorority Affairs that supports a national fraternity and sorority system and a residential community that offers intentional developmental initiatives. Provide leadership, support and direction for a national fraternity and sorority system comprised of 11 fraternities (10 NIC and 1 NPHC) and 9 sororities (7 NPC, 1 NPHC and 1 NMGC). Work to create a strong sense of community and social responsibility among the fraternity and sorority community and its leadership. Direct and oversee The Standards, a guiding document governing the fraternity and sorority system and the assessment of its programs and goals. Oversee the risk management process and procedures for all chapters. Assist the Student Conduct Administrator in the administration of the Student Code of Conduct as it touches members of the Greek-lettered community and assist in the supervision of the sanctions. Prepare and disseminate reports for all assigned programs and assessment activities. Oversee the budgetary process for Fraternity and Sorority Affairs. Collaborate with Housing Services to oversee the management of all fraternity houses and Hunt Hall. Oversee all Fraternity and Sorority Affairs publications including printed materials and the website.

Training, Programming and Advising:

Oversee the advisement of the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council and Multicultural Greek organizations. Oversee the Alumni Greek Council and work collaboratively with members of the alumni community, including the Alumni Office. Oversee the campus Chapter Advisers and provide leadership training and support. Serve as a liaison between the University, the fraternity and sorority community, advisers, alumni, parents, the town of Lewisburg and international offices. Develop a professional development training program for the assistant directors within fraternity and sorority affairs. Develop and coordinate training programs for potential new members, officers, and current members that advance and enhance the fraternity and sorority system. Collaborate with offices such as Psychological Services, Student Health Services, Campus Activities and Programs, Multicultural Student Services, Women's Resource Center, LGBT Awareness, and Athletics on programming efforts. Provide leadership and support social and community events of the fraternity and sorority community such as Greek Week, Million Penny Project, Greek Iron Chef, Wing Fest, and Reunion Weekend. Supervise the recruitments efforts for fraternities and sororities in accordance with the university, international headquarters and NPC guidelines. Coordinate the expansion, colonization/recolonization and chartering processes.


Respond to emergencies involving students, as needed and requested. Participate in Student Affairs divisional responsibilities including serving on committees that support University initiatives. Maintain a high degree of visibility and availability to students and staff members which includes evening and weekend work. Serve in an on-call basis as part of rotating responsibilities.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, education or a related field. Minimum five years of related experience. Knowledge and a working understanding of fraternity and sorority affairs and risk management policies in a residential university setting. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. Effective written and public speaking skills. Strong commitment to students and their growth and development.