Program Assistant - Student Organizations and Fraternity/Sorority Life

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Program Assistant - Student Organizations and Fraternity/Sorority Life
Carroll University


Classification: Support Staff - 8 months - 1000 hours - ends June 2021

Reports to:Director of Student Activities and Fraternity/Sorority Life

Description:The Program Assistant for Student Organizations and Fraternity/Sorority Life is an academic year appointment working approximately 25 hours per week. This individual is responsible for providing support and oversight to the fraternity and sorority community in conjunction with the Director of Student Activities & Fraternity/Sorority Life. The PA will work to ensure that student organizations and the fraternity and sorority community and department activities are consistent with the mission and goals of the University and contribute to an enriched and robust quality of student life. The Carroll University fraternity and sorority community includes member organizations from the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc., the National Panhellenic Conference, the North-American Interfraternity Conference, and local organizations.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Director in developing, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive student organization and fraternity/sorority life program which delivers quality and diverse programming opportunities.
  • Support the Student Activities Strategic Goals through programming and advising.
  • In conjunction with the Director, serve as a primary resource to all student organizations.
  • Direct the planning and coordination of the annual Student Involvement Fair.
  • Assist in budget tracking for student organizations and fraternity/sorority life.
  • Create marketing material and promote student organization and fraternity/sorority life events in order to encourage maximum attendance by all students.
  • Provide assistance in leading, motivating, supervising and evaluating the student staff.
  • Assess program needs and develop new programming initiatives.
  • Advise and support student organization and fraternity/sorority leadership development
  • Provide support and guidance for fraternity/sorority recruitment, risk management, and Chapter Accreditation.
  • Act as a student advocate, providing guidance and appropriate referrals to students seeking assistance.
  • Actively participate in appropriate Carroll University committees, task forces, and professional associations and conferences.
  • Assist with the production of major University-wide programs including New Student Orientation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

    Qualifications:
    Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years of experience (including undergraduate experience) in student activities, Student Organization Management, Fraternity/Sorority Life, program planning and/or event management.
  • Strong preference for candidates affiliated with a fraternity or sorority

    Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • High energy level, self-motivated and self-directed to design and implement programming and events.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

    Job Number: #2021-062

    Please reference job #2021-062 and submit cover letter and resume to: CUcareers@carrollu.edu

    Human Resources
    Carroll University
    100 N. East Avenue
    Waukesha, WI 53186

    Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff. EOE