Established by the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 and chartered in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory. The beautiful, historic residential campus is located in the rolling foothills of Southeast Ohio in the quintessential college town of Athens, Ohio. With over 17,300 undergraduates and more than 4,000 graduate students enrolled from all 50 states and nearly 100 countries, the Athens campus is a dynamic and diverse learning community. Collectively, the full-time, part-time and continuing education enrollment for Ohio University across all of its campuses is nearly 36,000.
This exciting opportunity will give a professional the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of students that are members of four governing councils and are part of 30 organizational chapters and growing. Our current community consists of 1500+ undergraduate students, with 11 IFC fraternities, 10 Panhellenic sororities, 7 NPHC chapters and 1 multiculturally based organization with an expansion underway. We also have chapters of Order of Omega and Rho Lambda as part of honorary leadership societies and a Greek Programming Board.
The Division of Student Affairs, specifically, the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life seeks an energetic and collaborative student-centered professional to be a contributing member of the Ohio University community. Reporting to the Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life, the Assistant Director will be responsible for providing support and educational opportunities to the Sorority and Fraternity community. This position advises, coordinates, and promotes social Greek letter organizations and related programs and creates and implements programming to support the development of its members.
Specific responsibilities include:
· Provides oversight and ongoing supervision to Ohio University's Sorority & Fraternity life governing bodies.
· Assists with the recruitment initiatives for the community's chapters and governing bodies.
· Serve as an instructor for our UC 2900 Introduction to Sorority and Fraternity Life class that is required for all of our community's new members.
· Supervises 1-3 graduate assistants.
· Supports the daily health, well-being, and safety of all affiliated sorority and fraternity members.
· Serves as the chapter coach to various recognized IFC, MGC, NPHC, and WPA chapters.
· Advises the implementation of SFL community-wide programs and activities, including, but not limited to our continuous education series PAWs for a Cause, leadership development programs, etc.
· Maintains fiscal oversight of program and council budgets and utilizes appropriate procurement and contracting practices.
· Develops, implements, and assesses outcome-based educational and leadership development initiatives including but not limited to: Council Officer Training, Officer Transitions, New Member Education, and Risk Management Training.
· Demonstrates an effort to understand the individual and a collective role in creating inclusive environments and use a perspective of social justice in Sorority and Fraternity work.
· Participates on University-Wide Committees.
· Participation and engagement in professional development opportunities and involvement in national professional associations.
· Other duties as assigned by the Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life.
Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree from an accredited institution in Higher Education, Counseling, College Student Personnel, or related field. At least 1 year of professional experience in higher education, sorority or fraternity life, or closely related field is required.
Affiliation with a Social Fraternity or Sorority and working knowledge of sorority and fraternity life values, standards, policies and procedures.
Planning Unit: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: VP For Student Affairs
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Chris Medrano Graham, [email protected], 740-593-0027.
Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Ohio University is home to one of the nation’s friendliest and most picturesque campuses. But more importantly, it’s where you can become part of a two-century tradition of excellence and embark upon a rewarding career that will make a real difference. From teaching and research to admissions, facilities maintenance, and residence life, our faculty and staff propel Ohio University’s mission of helping students become their best selves. OHIO offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. For a complete list of employment opportunities, please visit www.ohiouniversityjobs.com.Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity affirmative action institution. For more information about Ohio University’s policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment, visit www.ohio.edu/equity.