Assist Dir of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Department: Dean of Students Office

Application Deadline: 07/14/2014

Position Summary: The Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life reports to the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life and Community Involvement within Student Affairs and is a member of the Office of the Dean of Students. The Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life is charged with working as part of an advising team that provides support and guidance to fraternity and sorority chapters and governing councils. This position encompasses a wide variety of administrative, educational and supervisory duties in the areas of leadership development and academic support, program management and student involvement, student organization advising and supervision of staff and student employees. The fraternity and sorority community at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consists of 56 social and service-based fraternities and sororities, representing four different councils, which compose approximately 18 of the undergraduate population.

Education Requirements: Master's degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, or other relevant discipline is required.

Qualification and Experience: Work Experience: Preferred candidates will possess a minimum of 5 years full-time professional experience in advising fraternities and sororities on a college or university campus or within an inter national fraternal organization, preferably including work with multiple councils (IFC, NPHC, NPC and multicultural and religious fraternities and sororities). Successful candidates will possess a thorough knowledge of fraternity and sorority life, including an understanding of their core values, functions, and traditions; a thorough knowledge of college student personnel services, leadership and organizational development, and community involvement efforts; experience in professional and or graduate staff supervision; and an ability to work in a collaborative environment with various constituencies on and off campus. Successful candidates must have a willingness to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends. Desireable Skills: Ability to take initiative and independantly advise, plan, coordinate and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved; a demonstrated commitment to cultivating social responsibility, cultural awareness and an ethic of civic engagement; and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Advising, leadership education and training program responsibilities will require availablility when chapter members and councils typically meet after 5pm weekdays; programming and community involvement responsibilties will require availabiilty on weekends.

Department Contact Name and Title: Aaron Bachenheimer, Director OFSL_CI

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: bachenhe@email.unc.edu