Assistant Director Student Involvement
Nebraska Wesleyan University seeks an energetic, creative professional, dedicated to helping students maximize their potential, to serve as Assistant Director Student Involvement. This full-time position is available immediately.
Coordinates, manages, and advises the Greek system which includes 4 fraternities, 3 sororities, in the areas of recruitment, programming, self-governance, and policy development and implementation. Provides advising and leadership development for Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils, Order of Omega and the Chapter leadership. Advocates for and promotes the Greek Community by creating, enhancing, and maintaining positive relationships with chapter advisors and alumni. Explores opportunities for increasing membership in the Greek community. Manages the programming calendar information for students and provides assistance to the recognized student organizations on campus. Coordinate with appropriate University staff and outside sponsors and organizations small summer camps and conference program.
JOB DUTIES, TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides leadership for the training and communication with sorority and fraternity chapter officers. Supervises Greek Life student coordinator. Responsible for developing and implementing training programs in all areas of fraternity and sorority life including governance, leadership, conduct, training and development, programming, and safety and risk management. (20%)
- Advises the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils and Order of Omega, responsible for directing chapter officers and advisors in complying with all policies, for answering questions about policies, and for providing counsel concerning disciplinary actions. (20%)
- Monitors the relationship between the University recognized Greek organizations and the University. Proposes and implements University policies which affect the operations of University recognized Greek organizations. Maintains communication with Greek chapter members, parents, advisors and national and local alumni. (10%)
- Advises Greek chapters on program development and manages the program registration process for fraternity and sorority life to ensure compliance with University and Inter-fraternity and Panhellenic Council guidelines. Oversees social media presence and maintains the programs calendar for fraternity and sorority programs. (15%)
- Assists with support for all recognized student organizations including officer resources, Involvement and Activity Fairs, new organization development and program advising. Assists in maintaining the student program calendar, including regular student emails regarding activities and involvement. Provides advice and assistance to students seeking involvement opportunities. Assists with New Student Registration and Orientation, Homecoming and other campus wide programs supported by the Center for Student Involvement. (20%)
- Works with program leaders in the reservation of and negotiation of fees for use of facilities and resources associated with summer camps and conferences including, but limited to, lodging, meals, gyms, practice fields, classrooms, and equipment. (10%)
- Coordinates with staff, faculty and administration on the establishment of fees for the use of NWU facilities and resources associated with a modest summer camps and conferences program. In conjunction with the Business Office, develops and writes proposals and contracts for summer campus and conferences. Works with new and existing camp and conference leaders, developing relationships that enhance positive connections with NWU. 10%)
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Must have a core understanding of assessment and evaluation in higher education.
Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must have the ability to relate effectively with college students, alumni, faculty, and administration to insure optimum Greek Life operation.
Must have knowledge and experience in crisis management, counseling, and intervention programs.
Must demonstrate an understanding of Greek Life philosophy on a small Liberal Arts residential campus.
Must have an understanding of student development, learning outcomes and leadership theories and their application.
Must have knowledge of the risk management/legal implications associated with Greek Life policies and practices.
Must have good organization and management skills.
Must have the ability to independently implement and follow through on projects.
Must have a working understanding of computer applications.
EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENCY):
Master's Degree prefered. Preferably in Higher Education or College Student Development.
One to two year(s) of experience in a college or university setting or with a National Chapter with duties of advising Greek organizations required.
Nebraska Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity among its staff and faculty.
Send letter of application, resume, transcript, and phone numbers of three professional references to Nebraska Wesleyan University, Attn: Nancy B. Cookson, 5000 Saint Paul, Lincoln, NE 68504. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Application materials can be sent as Word or PDF attachments by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.