Assistant Director for Volunteerism and Fraternity & Sorority Life
The University of North Carolina at Asheville
January 31, 2018
Asheville, North Carolina
UNC Overview :
UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed.
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.
UNC Asheville's commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. (http://www3.unca.edu/spcms3/) Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Classification Title : Assistant Director for Student Engagement
Department : Highsmith Student Union
Full-Time/Part-Time : Full-Time
Months per Year : 12 Months
The Assistant Director for Volunteerism and Fraternity & Sorority Life is a member of the Highsmith Student Union team. The mission of Highsmith Student Union is to provide a dynamic and inclusive experience where quality facilities and services meet engaging programs and activities centered on helping students excel well beyond graduation.
The Assistant Director is a generalist position responsible for coordinating, advising, and supporting the growth of fraternities and sororities at UNC Asheville. The position will advise, coordinate, and guide the Fraternity & Sorority Life program consisting of 4 organizations and provide oversight to the Inter-Greek Council and the Order of Omega. This person will be expected to develop and implement a plan for expanding the Fraternity & Sorority Community through the appropriate courtship of chapters that meet the student need on campus.
This person is also responsible for coordinating and implementing volunteer programs, including but not limited to, alternative break programming, campus service days, and the development of a student volunteer bureau/organization. The Assistant Director reports directly to the Associate Director of Programming.
Minimum Education/Experience/Skill :
This position requires a Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Student Development, Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field. Candidates in the final semester of completing a degree in these fields may also be considered.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skill :
The preferred candidate will have at least one year of experience working in a higher education setting. Also prefer have strong organizational skills and written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of and/or experience working with development identity issues of today's college student is desired.
Quick Link for Positing : 3030
UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
Internal Number: 3030
About The University of North Carolina at Asheville
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition.The cornerstone of a liberal arts education is the ability to explore the connections between many different subjects as well as the options available. So learning here expands well beyond the classroom walls. Focusing on undergraduate studies, we help students dig into learning, whether they participate in faculty-mentored research projects, undertake career-related internships, study abroad, or join service projects aimed at improving the quality of life at home and around the world. We encourage everyone to seek challenges, seize opportunities and become a doer as well as a thinker.At UNC Asheville, we’ve created an environment for exploring the world as well as more than 30 different majors. About 3,900 undergraduate students and about 330 full- and part-time faculty bring the campus alive with ...a genuine hunger to understand and contribute to the human experience. Amid the culturally rich setting of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s all designed to spark a lifelong quest to know more — a fire that will grow brighter in the future.