Department:Office of the Dean of Students Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$47,000 - $52,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2017-2018 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins November 13, 2017; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit the following with your online application:
• Cover letter explaining how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications, professional competencies, and preferred qualifications. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter. • Chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. • Names and contact information for three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. • Answers to the following supplemental questions. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe your experience and training related to each question. Please limit responses to no more than 2 pages.
1. What do you believe the role of a fraternity and sorority advisor is in today’s campus environment?
2. As the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, how will you actively promote and support the type of positive student engagement in Greek-letter organizations that will help advance the university’s academic mission?
3. The Division of Student Life is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you were selected as the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity amongst the students with whom you will be working?
Department Summary The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. The Office of the Dean of Students is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring and safe community that increases our students' abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness, supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values--all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience. The programs reporting to the Associate Vice President and Dean of Students work with Student Life staff, student groups, and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.
Position Summary The Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life (AD-FSL) has primary responsibility for developing, leading and maintaining advising and support services for affiliated fraternities and sororities and their associated constituency groups. These groups include local alumni advisory groups/boards, Inter/national headquarters, various City of Eugene agencies, House Directors /live-in advisors and parents and families.
The AD-FSL will be supervised by the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life within the Office of the Dean of Students.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree. • One year professional experience with a fraternity/sorority headquarters or in a role working with fraternities and sororities on a college campus or two years in a comparable college unit. (Two years coursework as a graduate student or experience in student leadership development in a Student Affairs office with demonstrated direct experience with fraternities and sororities can substitute for the required experience.) • Demonstrated experience with advocating and advising students. • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
Professional Competencies • Excellent communication and organizational skills. • Ability to deal with crises and manage sensitive information. • Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously. • Ability to utilize problem solving skills. • Knowledge of the principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation. • Demonstrated work advising and supervising students involved in leadership positions in fraternities and/or sororities. • Experience in supervision or advising undergraduate students.
Preferred Qualifications • Master's degree in higher education administration/college student personnel, counseling, or related field of student advising. • Knowledge of critical issues impacting fraternity and sorority life in a university setting. • An understanding of student development theory and current best practices (student advising, student advocacy, and student leadership development). • Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating training for students. • Supervisory and budgetary experience. • Experience developing a curriculum related to fraternity and sorority new member education and programs.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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