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19 Oct 2016

Full-Time Assistant Dean of Students and Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life

University of Idaho – Posted by SACJobs Moscow, Idaho, United States

Job Description

University of Idaho

Assistant Dean of Students and Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Student Affairs

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $18.01-$22.81 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Assistant Dean of Students and Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life (ADDFSL ) will fill a key leadership role in the Office of the Dean of Students and will oversee a Greek Life system established over 100 years ago at the University of Idaho. The position will guide efforts in retention and care practices for the University and maintain relevant traditions and establish a vision for future direction on campus for Fraternity & Sorority Life. The ADDFSL will provide oversight for Violence Prevention Programming educational efforts. The ADDFSL must have extensive knowledge on best practices in Student Affairs and Fraternity & Sorority life and combine them with the needs of the institution. The incumbent will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the Greek community, as well as serve as the primary representative of the university’s Greek system to external constituencies (alumni, parents, community leaders, etc.). The ADDFSL will also provide key leadership within the Office of the Dean of Students, managing crisis response, medical withdrawal processes, and oversight for Violence Prevention Programming educational outreach efforts.

The Assistant Dean of Students and Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life (ADDFSL ) reports directly to the Dean of Students and directs services to approximately 1,900 students who belong to 10 PanHellenic Sororities, 17 Inter-fraternity Council Fraternity Chapters, and 6 Multicultural Greek Organizations. The ADDFSL acts as adviser to all Greek councils, fraternity & sorority chapters, in addition coordinating and chairing the bi-weekly President’s Council. The ADDFSL is responsible for the development and implementation of university policy in regards to Greek life, strategic initiatives and programs to sustain and strengthen the University of Idaho Greek community on campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree required; preferably in Student Personnel, higher education or related field.

• Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience within a University setting.

• Direct involvement and/or working experience with fraternity and sorority life required.

• Strong supervisory skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills and conflict resolution techniques

• Extensive experience in the preparation and presentation of educational and leadership workshops.

• Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations as well as knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University and (inter)national council policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

• Ability to take initiative, balance competing priorities, and exercise sound judgment under pressure. Must have demonstrated cultural competence including proven effectiveness in serving the needs of a diverse undergraduate student population

• Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with fraternity and sorority community constituents including inter/national headquarters staff, alumni advisory board leadership, faculty and staff advisors, alumni, and parents to advance the mission and values of the fraternity and sorority community.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Member of a Greek letter organization

• Experience in a Greek community similar in size to the University of Idaho

• At least 5 to 7 years of progressively increasing responsibility in Student Affairs, preferably Fraternity & Sorority Life

• Demonstrated experience with change management, community building, and engaging multiple key stakeholders

• Expertise in college fraternity and sorority systems and current topics in student life in higher education

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

• The director must plan to live within 15-20 minutes driving distance to campus.
• Must be able to work various hours throughout the day, night, and weekends.
• Duties may require working extended hours.
• Duties may require working under time constraints to meet deadlines.
• Potential for interaction with disruptive and/or unruly individuals.

Posting Number: SP001148P

Posting Date: 10/06/2016

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

This position is Open Until Filled. First consideration will be given to those who apply by October 20, 2016.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 5-7 Years

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assistant Dean, Director, Fraternity, Sorority Life, and Students. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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