Student Engagement & Traditions (SET) supports students throughout their Monarch experience with the goal of providing experiences that aid in the retention, persistence, and graduation of ODU students. The SET team oversees student organizations, fraternity and sorority life, ODU’s campus information desk, off-campus student life, large-scale campus programs like Homecoming and The Monarch Experience, and supports existing campus traditions while developing new ones.
The Director of Fraternity & Sorority life will provide vision and oversight to ODU’s 23 active organizations and 4 governing councils (Panhellenic Council, InterFraternity Council, National Pan Hellenic Council, and Multicultural Greek Council). In this role, the Director will lead the development of growth planning, leadership programming, event management, policy and procedure enforcement, and advisement to the community. This position supervises one coordinator and one graduate assistant, and reports to the Executive Director for Student Engagement & Traditions.
Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, or related field required.
Considerable knowledge and understanding of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
Considerable knowledge of student development concepts, trends, and theories.
Considerable knowledge of trends and accepted procedures, practices and policies related to Fraternity and Sorority Life.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and strong problem-solving abilities.
Full time experience advising students.
Considerable experience planning and executing events.
Direct experience with recruitment processes for one or more Greek councils on a residential college campus
Considerable experience in program initiation, development, and assessment.
Some experience leading and supervising the work of others.
Old Dominion University, located in Norfolk, is Virginia’s forward-focused public doctoral research university with more than 23,000 students. ODU has a top R1 research ranking, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia’s economy.