Associate Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life - A00129

Duties & Responsibilities:

Student Leadership Development

  •     Advise and support the Interfraternity Council and National Pan-Hellenic Council
  •     Oversee day-to-day operations of fraternity and sorority life on the A-State campus
  •     Attend weekly IFC and NPHC meetings
  •     Consult with students on an individual basis to improve leadership abilities
  •     Coordinate 1-on-1 meetings with IFC and NPHC council executive board members
  •     Coordinate 2-on-1 meetings alongside the Director of Student Development and FSL with chapter presidents
  •     Co-execute monthly Tri-Council Chapter President Meetings
  •     Interpret University policies and procedures for student leaders, council executive board members, chapter advisors, alumni/ae, inter/national organization staff, and parents
  •     Educate students on campus resources for personal and/or professional support
  •     Increase student awareness of University protocol, policies, procedures
  •     Mediate student disagreements and misunderstandings utilizing and modeling healthy conflict resolution skills
  •     Promote involvement factors to encourage student retention
  •     Seek out and connect students with leadership development opportunities such as conferences, webinars, virtual events, etc.
  •     Encourage creativity
  •     Encourage diversity in selection of student leadership teams
  •     Encourage coordination of projects with academic departments
  •     Assist in setting the strategic vision and direction for A-State Fraternity and Sorority Life
  •     Assist with the implementation and coordination of assessment of programs
  •     Collect and assess data in preparation of quarter and annual reporting related to FSL
  •     Serve as a good role model demonstrating high ethical standards


Program Development & Management

  •     Coordinate and/or develop key programs that encourage civic engagement and community building such as Greek Week and FSL End of Year Awards
  •     Assist with Panhellenic Primary Recruitment events and assist IFC students in the planning and execution of IFC Primary Recruitment and Open Bidding
  •         Experience using Interactive Collegiate Solutions (ICS) preferred but not required
  •     Develop initiatives, programs, opportunities that serve to deepen fraternity and sorority life member engagement
  •     Collaborate with campus partners to develop, implement, and/or facilitate outcomes-based programming and trainings to enhance chapter and council success and promote leadership development, risk awareness and reduction, and academic success. Such programs and trainings may include but are not limited to:

        Council officer training and transition retreats

        University diversity and inclusion initiatives, including collaboration with the A-State Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Diversity & Community Engagements.

            Coordinate fraternity and sorority DEI training(s)

        Hazing education

        Social policy training

        Sexual Misconduct

        Alcohol misuse

        Assess areas of educational need and determine appropriate educational approaches

  •     Serve as liaison between campus and inter/national organization staff
  •     Serve as a resource and administrative liaison for chapter officers, members, advisors, and alumni of recognized fraternities and sororities
  •     Coordinate chapter advisor meetings
  •     Assist IFC students in the planning and execution of IFC Primary Recruitment and Open Bidding
  •     Provide guidance and oversight to NPHC Membership Intake Processes
  •     Establish and maintain partnerships with campus departments and community
  •     Actively seek internal and external co-sponsorship opportunities

Program Articulation & Promotion

    Place events, programs, meetings on University Calendar, A-State Student App, Leadership Center’s social media platforms, and utilize physical promotional opportunities such as tabling, displaying flyers/handouts, and/or other creative channels of promotion
    Proofread all communication and promotional materials
    Communicate effectively with departments and division


Fiscal Management

    Assist with the supervision and advisement of the IFC and NPHC account balances
    Facilitate budgeting processes
    Approve expenditures, payments
    Coordinate all travel arrangements for student and/or staff

Office Management

    Maintain the physical environment of the office spaces within the Leadership Center
    Maintain inventory of University property
    Monitory offices for safety and security assurance
    Maintain and update websites

Other duties as assigned


• Excellent interpersonal skills and customer focus, with the ability to operate in a collaborative and professional manner with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse university community

• Proven track record of showing compassion, a positive attitude, patience, respect for others, and sensitivity to multicultural issues

• Proven track record of creating a collaborative and creative work and team environment

• Knowledge of and a professional commitment to student development and effective higher education administration practices

• Ability to interpret policies and apply policy and procedures established within the University and Division of Student Affairs

• Superior written and verbal communication skills to include the ability to plan ahead, prioritize, organize and lead multiple, concurrent initiatives; seeing projects to successful completion

• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and appropriate

• Ability to travel with students to professional conferences

• Commitment to professional growth through professional association memberships and educational experiences


General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Travel to conferences and training sessions is required
Evening and weekend hours are necessary to successfully perform all job responsibilities



Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements:
- Master’s Degree in higher education administration, college student personnel administration, or related field by June 30th, 2022

Required Experience:
- Two (2) or more years (as a professional staff member or graduate assistant) of related work experience in fraternity and sorority life or college student advisement/work
- Undergraduate membership in a national fraternity/sorority OR professional experience working with fraternity and sorority members/communities


Commensurate with Experience

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