Detailed Job Description
The Associate Director of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life works with the Director to enhance and improve student engagement at Miami University. Through supervision of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life staff, advisement of student leaders and the oversight of leadership programs, the Associate Director works with students, campus partners, alumni(ae), faculty/staff and inter/national organizations to improve student organizations 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. The office of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is committed to relationship building; values based education and leadership development. The associate director 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. The Associate 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.
Supervises two professional staff and graduate students and is responsible for team development of the Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life Staff.
Oversees student advising and management of Student Organizations & Fraternities and Sororities
Responsible for the training and development for Student Engagement and Leadership Ambassadors
Provides direct advisement and support to the council presidents of the National Panhellenic Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council.
Provides direct advisement and support to the council judicial and risk management leadership positions in the National Panhellenic Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council.
Oversees programming initiatives for the fraternity and sorority community
Responsible for curriculum design, implementation and assessment of current and future leadership programs for student engagement
Oversees curriculum development, recruitment of professors and management of leadership courses: EDL 100, WGS 201 , EDL 290
Serves as a chapter advancement liaison advising chapters through compliance and expectations for the Community Advancement Program (fraternal standards program).
Oversees and manages fraternal organization budgets (maintained by the University) and assists in the production, collection, and management of accurate membership records, recruitment statistics, and scholarship reports
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 Director in providing leadership for the Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life 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 the Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel/ Student Affairs, Higher Education or related required
Three (3) years professional experience working in Student Activities and or Fraternity and Sorority Life post grad school required
Supervisory experience of graduate students and or student employees
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
- Experience working on an inter/national headquarters staff and or as a national officer preferred
- Experience supervising full time staff
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.