Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This position will include some evening and weekend work.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Campus Life in the Danforth University Center (DUC) on the Danforth Campus.
The Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life programs is responsible for promoting positive stewardship and engagement with fraternities and sororities. This is accomplished primarily through advising governing councils, serving as a chapter liaison for a number of chapters, supporting policies and protocols, developing leadership programs and officer training, as well as programming and supervising undergraduate and graduate students who support Fraternity and Sorority Life at Washington University. This role also serves as a key connection to important campus partners. This staff member reports directly to the Assistant Director for Campus Life- Fraternity and Sorority Life and is required to work collaboratively with all Campus Life staff.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Advise governing councils and serve as the liaison for fraternity or sorority chapters on campus. This includes administration of policies and protocols, community programming, and chapter advisor interaction.
Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate students in various roles supporting the Fraternity and Sorority Life on campus. Components of this could include the recruiting, hiring, training and ongoing leadership training. This includes monthly meetings, regular one on one meetings and proactive inclusion in other Leadership Development programs offered through Campus Life.
Act as the primary advisor for several student groups who interact directly with Campus Life and its programs. These groups could include National Panhellenic Council and Multicultural Greek Letter organization with more groups to be added as needed.
Co-advise and develop programs associated with annual traditions and celebrations supporting the Fraternity/Sorority Life community.
Assist in the interpretation and enforcement of University policies and procedures related to student organizations and campus programs. Participate in the Fraternity/Sorority Standards Board process with representatives from each chapter who are charged with managing lower level conduct sanctions.
Support, attend and participate in Campus Life and University wide functions, meetings and programs, serve on various committees, attend special events, assist with student group issues, retreat and event planning and registration, and the approval of student group contracts.
Other duties, as assigned.
It is essential that the individual in this role establish strong and credible relationships to assist student groups and their leaders in creating, implementing, and evaluating their values, mission and programs. Further, this individual frequently engages students and student groups in critical conversations on a myriad of topics and demonstrates enthusiasm for wide variety of causes, interests and ideas brought forward by students. This individual collaborates and works with colleagues within Campus Life and beyond.
Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs or related field
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated experience working with college students
Ability to work evenings and weekends
Competencies in student development and experiences in working with current issues related to campus life, student involvement, leadership, multiculturalism, diversity, and programming
Initiative, self-direction, and organizational skills
Above average competencies in word processing, email, and Excel spreadsheets
Ability to work as a member of a team in the context of a large department
1-3 years post-graduate experience within higher education
Comprehension of current issues related to campus life, student involvement, leadership, multiculturalism, diversity, programming and student development
Ability to supervise student employees
Previous experience working with fraternities and sororities as a student leader, graduate student, or professional staff member
The hiring range for this position is $43,231 - $55,126 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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