Detailed Job Description
The Assistant Director of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life works with students, campus partners, alumni(ae), faculty/staff and inter/national organizations to improve student engagement and the fraternity and sorority community at Miami University. Known as the "Mother of Fraternities", the Miami University strives to build a Model Fraternity/Sorority Community and is made up of 55 chapters and over 5,000 students. Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is committed to relationship building; values based education and leadership development. The Assistant Director will be an energetic and dedicated individual who will work intentionally to advance the fraternal movement and support the personal development of students at Miami University. The assistant director also plays a central role in supporting the management, activities and development of student organizations; the facilitation and implementation of leadership development programs; and the development and execution of educational programming around strategic co-curricular involvement.
Responsible for advisor development and resources for student organizations and fraternities and sororities.
Oversees recruitment planning, advising, training and support management systems for Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council Recruitment and National Pan-Hellenic Intake.
Oversees new member education for the fraternal community: National Pan-Hellenic Council, Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council.
Oversees service initiatives and advises students on the Panhellenic, Interfraternity and National Pan-Hellenic council in the area of service, philanthropy and community engagement.
Serves as a chapter advancement liaison advising chapters through compliance and expectations for the Community Advancement Program (fraternal standards program).
Works with the Department of Residence Life and Dean of Students Office on the implementation of 2nd year initiatives for fraternity properties with a second year exemption.
Works with the Department of Residence Life and the Sorority Living Learning Community on second year programming, sorority suite/property liaison, sorority corridor assignments, professional and student leader training and development
Works with the Director through accountability of fraternal properties and partnerships with local and inter-national housing corporations.
Assists with curriculum design and assessment of current and future leadership programs
Recruits students for and teaches classes specific to the fraternity/sorority experience: EDL 100, EDL 206 and the Greek Life Guide course
Supervises graduate students, practicum students and student workers
Responsible for the implementation of diversity initiatives that complement and enhance student life
Assists with the oversight and management of fraternal organization budgets (maintained by the University) and assists in the production, collection, and management of accurate membership records, recruitment statistics, and scholarship reports
Assists in the selection process for the Fraternal Excellence & Student Activities Awards program and various other recognition programs
Supports and maintains regular communication and collaborative relationships with various constituents with the City of Oxford community and the Division of Student Affairs and other University offices
Assists the Associate Director in providing leadership for the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Activities in establishing and fulfilling its mission and strategic priorities; and in conducting daily operations and responsibilities
Support and maintain office standards and policies
Other duties as assigned, provided they support the mission of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel/Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related required upon hire
Experience in fraternity and sorority advising, program/event planning, leadership development, alcohol education and or hazing prevention is required
Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledgeable of best practices and able to infuse research with practical experience to create intentional leadership programs for fraternity and sorority life
Must have outstanding leadership, management and interpersonal skills to relate and work with a variety of faculty, students, parents staff and community members
Willingness to work in a team and collaborative environment
Willingness to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends
Two (2) years professional experience working in Student Activities and or Fraternity and Sorority Life or related field
Experience working on an inter/national headquarters staff or as a national officer/volunteer
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.