Provides overall direction and management to the Department of Fraternity & Sorority Life. The Director will work with students, advisors, headquarters staff, and various members of the community to build a successful program.
Advocate for the sorority and fraternity community (F&SL), which includes four councils, College Panhellenic Council (CPH), Interfraternity Council (IFC), Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
Supervise four (4) full time staff and student leaders, in the areas of Fraternity and Sorority Life and council leadership
Coordinate professional and leadership development for staff and students
Develop and implement the Office of FSL strategic plan in collaboration with senior administrators, alumni, student leaders, national organizations, and advisors
Serve as primary liaison to the F&SL Alumni community and (Inter)National sorority and fraternity headquarters
Provide stewardship over an annual budget in excess of $450,000
Maintain fiscal oversight of program budgets and utilize appropriate procurement and contracting practices to include regular review of council budgets
Develop and implement appropriate programming and educational efforts including, hazing, alcohol and drugs, sexual violence, event planning and other risk management issues to assist in ensuring compliance with applicable University policies and local, state, and federal laws and requirements.
Manage communication flow to students and community stakeholders
Serve on university-wide event teams including, yet not limited to, Commencement, Homecoming, and semester openings
Performs other duties assigned
Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience OR equivalent combination of work experience and education.
Demonstrated experience in advising student organizations, budget planning and management.
Demonstrated experience with event management, contract negotiations and event production.
Experience working with a diverse population; excellent writing and public speaking skills.
Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Ability to utilize independent thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills.
Master's degree in higher education or related field
Experience with or an understanding of a large sorority and fraternity community
Demonstrated experience serving diverse student populations
Demonstrated group facilitation and curriculum/learning design experience
Five or more years' experience of professional staff supervision.
Experience planning, implementing and evaluating student programs.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and desktop publishing.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
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