The Program Coordinator of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs is a full-time professional staff member reporting to the the Associate Director Campus Center & Center for Student Involvement. The Program Coordinator of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs, guided by, and in support of the mission of Rutgers University and the Division of Student Affairs (Camden Campus), oversees the day-to-day operations of the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs, under the direction and supervision of the Associate Director Campus Center & Center for Student Involvement. The Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting and working directly with the fraternity and sorority life community, including chapters (both recognized and forming/re-forming), individual affiliated members, chapter advisers, alumni and local, regional, and (inter)national headquarters, to create a collaborative environment which fosters success of students involved in fraternity and sorority life, as well as positive chapter outcomes. The Program Coordinator advises council leadership (Interfraternity Council, College Panhellenic Association, Cultural Greek Council and the Rutgers Greek Council) and works closely with a group of fraternity and sorority presidents, executive board members and committee chairs to support their chapters' success in upholding and achieving individual chapter goals as well meeting the requirements of the University. The Program Coordinator fosters leadership development within fraternity and sorority undergraduate chapters, develops and implements effective programming to enhance the fraternity and sorority undergraduate experience and ensures all recognized Greek-lettered organizations adhere to the univeristy policies and procedures, including the university's chapter accreditation program. The Program Coordinator is responsible for working with student staff and ensuring student development success in areas such as academic excellence, leadership development, community service, member development, and risk management. The work of this position will require high levels of strategic planning skill in order to ensure department operations and outcomes support the Division of Student Affairs and the institution mission, vision, and strategic priorities. The Program Coordinator will collaborate with many offices, departments, and units across campus, providing administrative vision, leadership, and support to a variety of campus-wide events. The Program Coordinator will develop and implement effective event management for programming that meets the social, cutlural, and educational needs of our undergraduate fraternity and sorority life community. This position requires vision, energy, flexibility, ability to work nights and weekends, strong database management, student supervisory skills, and a commitment to training students and staff on university policies and procedures, best practicies in student organizational develeopment in higher education, and the use of new technology. The Program Coordinator will have an abiding concern for, and commitment to, serving the diverse needs of the university and fraternity and sorority life community, student development, and the active promotion of an inclusive, civil, open, and respectful environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus a minimum of two years of relevant experience advising fraternities and sororities organizations or other student organizations, large-scale program development and execution and utilizing student development theory; demonstrated supervisory experience with student organizations; experience with programming and working with reservation/event software, ideally EMS; willingness to achieve desired learning outcomes and flexibility; high computer literacy with ability to master new computer software applications Risk management and liability mitigation Event management, operations management and student leadership expertise Demonstrated expertise in the areas of programming, advising, budget management, and training programs Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as organizational skills Must work well under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive, event-driven environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines
Masters of Higher Education, organizational development, leadership or related field. Skill in communication including public presentations Ability to meet assigned objectives and goals within specified time periods Ability to function independently, professionally, and ethically Knowledge of fiscal accounting and personnel management Must have a thorough understanding of the complex operations and structure of a university Candidate must demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and evidence of ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities Must possess a knowledge of university policies and procedures Requires tact, courtesy, common sense, excellent people to people skills and a commitment to customer service Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, EMS (Event Management Software), and Engage software
Maintains familiarity with desktop computer, EMS Software, Kronos, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), Fax, Copier, Anthonlogy, Inc's Engage, RaptorConnect, DreamWeaver and/or Droople
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Occasionally requires evening and weekend work
Salary: Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and within departmental budgets.
Posting Number: 21ST1739
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 135887
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.