The Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs (FASA) oversees the University’s fraternity and sorority system of approximately 4,000 Greek letter undergraduates representing over 50 chapters in six councils: Interfraternity Council (IFC), the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Panhellenic Council (PHC), and the Professional Fraternity Council (PFC).
The director promotes a healthy, vibrant fraternity and sorority community committed to academic achievement, leadership development, community service, philanthropy, and inclusion. The director works collaboratively with key University stakeholders as well as international organization staff, chapter advisors, alumni boards, and local housing corporations to champion and support recognized fraternities and sororities, and to ensure accountability with community standards.
Provide strategic vision for the development, promotion and growth of fraternity and sorority life on campus. Manage the day-to-day operations of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs including all aspects of fraternity and sorority advising, training, leadership development, advisor/alumni engagement, relationship management with international organizations, and chapter accountability with community standards. Publish, implement, assess, and update policies, procedures, and standards.
Supervise Fraternity and Sorority Affairs staff including one associate director, one assistant director, two program coordinators, two graduate assistants, one office coordinator, and work/study student staff. Recruit, train, evaluate, and provide professional development opportunities for FASA staff.
Collaborate with campus partners to promote positive community building and support for fraternity and sorority life on campus. Serve as a resource for the University community on fraternity and sorority life and actively work to confront issues that affect the campus community such as substance abuse, hazing, bias, and sexual and relationship violence. Serve on University committees charged with addressing these concerns. Maintain a visible presence within the fraternity and sorority community by attending periodic meetings and events. Promote the positive aspects that come with student involvement in Greek life.
Coordinate campus-wide initiatives that foster and encourage student involvement in educational programming initiatives. Design, implement, and assess fraternity and sorority trainings, education and recognition events, retreats, service programs, as well as the chartering process.
Master’s Degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field of study, or significant experience working on an international headquarters staff.
Minimum 7 years’ experience working with diverse constituencies and student groups, student activities, advising, student organizational support, and program planning at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Prior experience supervising professional staff and graduate students.
Knowledge and understanding of fraternity and sorority life systems on a college campus and familiarity with council operations, recruitment processes, and chapter rituals and standards.
Experience developing and implementing training and outreach on topics such as leadership, organizational development, civic engagement, and philanthropy.
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters with tact, sensitivity, and discretion, and to work collaboratively with multiple campus and community organizations.
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