Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs
Job no: 497573
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Other, Student Affairs
The Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs reports to the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and supervises an Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs. This role will play a critical role in overseeing the development, support, and engagement of fraternities and sororities within the higher education institution. This position is responsible for fostering a positive and inclusive Greek life community that aligns with the university's mission and values.
This position requires the ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, embrace teamwork and collaboration, and have the desire to be highly engaged with students and stakeholders.
The position is a full-time, twelve-month position, with some evening and weekend hours expected.
Risk Management and Advising:
Advises a fraternity or sorority governing council and a portfolio of chapters.
Advises and oversees council recruitment and/or intake activities in accordance with University and inter/national organization policies and standards.
Educates chapters and chapter leadership on University and National policies regarding risk management expectations
Assists chapters in identifying risks associated with events and developing risk mitigation strategies.
Advises the Order of Omega.
Responds to critical incidents or crises in the Greek community.
Maintains confidentiality of student and organizational records.
Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs for Wellness and Student Development.
Program Leadership and Development:
Assists the director in oversight of the administration of the office and its programs and initiatives. Leads the department in the absence of the Director.
Initiates and actively collaborates with colleagues, campus partners and national headquarters to design, develop and deliver programs and resources that promote leadership, scholarship, service and organizational development.
Assists in new chapter development efforts following the University’s strategic responsible growth policy.
Creates and facilitates the new member education program and ongoing membership development.
Develops and leads the annual chapter accreditation and awards process.
Designs, develops and delivers large scale events.
Represents the department on University committees and actively participates in professional development activities on and off campus.
Complete other duties as assigned.
Assists in the department budget development process.
Responsible for the Order of Omega budget.
- Master’s degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, education or related field.
- Three years experience working directly with fraternity and sorority affairs. Graduate assistantships or national headquarters experience will also be considered.
- Knowledge of and a working understanding of current best practices in fraternity and sorority affairs, health and safety practices and the structure of NIC, NPHC, MGC and NPC organizations.
- Strong commitment to student development and supporting a residential community
- Ability to work collaboratively across cultures and styles at all levels of an organization.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – oral and written.
- Ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships while building consensus and cultivating additional support.
- Direct Experience working for or with Fraternity and Sorority National Headquarters.
- Experience leading, managing and supervising professionals.
- Experience with Campus Director and Campus Labs/Anthology.
This a full-time, 12 month, staff exempt, benefits-eligible position based in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.
This is a staff exempt position with a hiring range of $54,080-67,600 (E08). The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card
To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 60 majors and 70 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,700 undergraduate and 30 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors on scholarly and artistic projects.
Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its undergraduate students. Student life is vibrant with about 200 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletics teams, a robust arts culture, and a commitment among many of the students to community and global service work.
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Lewisburg (pop. 5,700) is located in central Pennsylvania and features beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), a variety of restaurants, shops and boutiques, and the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. It is the seat of Union County, which has about 44,000 residents.
The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is within a three-hour drive of New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The cost of living is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and outstanding opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School consistently ranks among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.
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