Assistant Director of Student Activities and Greek Life

Pennsylvania, United States
Competitive Salary
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Gettysburg College, in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a qualified professional for the position of Assistant Director of Student Activities & Greek Life.  Gettysburg College is an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences college, which enrolls approximately 2,600 primarily residential students. The College is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual who has a strong administrative, collaborative, and student-focused skill set to serve in this position.


In keeping with its strategic focus, Gettysburg College is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to participating in building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community. Successful candidates will have experience working with campus partners to integrate their position’s primary responsibilities with a campus environment in which underrepresented students will thrive.


This 12-month position is responsible for supporting the structure, direction, services, and programs of the Office of Student Activities & Greek Life within the Division of College Life. Specifically, the person in this position will support students in their personal development and advise them on matters related to the operations and success of their student organizations. It is an expectation that all staff be committed to using best practices as well as emerging approaches to continuously improve the student experience. This position reports directly to the Director of Student Activities & Greek Life.


The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Student Activities & Greek Life will be:


  • Act in accordance with the College’s strategic plan, the Board of Trustees Guiding Principles, and the College’s Inclusion Action Plan.
  • Oversee the College’s information desk (CUB Desk) and manage the daily operations of the College Union Building (CUB) and Plank Gym associated with the office including managing student organization spaces and the student organization solicitation process.
  • Serve as the primary advisor to the Interfraternity Council and provide support to the elected officers.
  • Work with the Office of Residential & First-Year Programs to manage the fraternity and sorority housing process.
  • Develop and facilitate trainings related to facility management, risk management, and social event management for student staff and student organizations.
  • Manage the fraternity and sorority social event registration process.
  • Serve as the office’s point person for public relations efforts by managing social media platforms, developing content for internal and external marketing, and overseeing the College Union Building's digital signage.
  • Work with the Office of Sexual Respect & Title IX to implement sexual assault prevent programs and initiatives including the College’s Not In Our House program.
  • Serve as a liaison between the office and the student organizations in 2-4 organizational categories.
  • Advise 5-6 fraternities and sororities and collaborate with their undergraduate and alumni leadership on organizational management and strategic planning.
  • Supervise student staff including serving as the direct supervisor for the CUB Desk Co-Managers and Communications Coordinator.
  • Serve as the primary advisor for the Sophomore Class Officers and provide support in the areas of programming, organizational operations, and community initiatives.
  • Support student social programming by supervising some late-night events and large campus-wide programming efforts throughout the academic year.
  • Participate in divisional programs and broader campus community initiatives with faculty, staff, alumni, and students to provide a high-quality student experience.

Minimum qualifications for the position are:


  • A Master’s degree in College Student Personnel; Higher Education Administration; or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in campus activities and/or fraternity and sorority affairs
  • The ability to work collaboratively with campus partners to foster student success
  • The ability to incorporate student development as a central focus in working with students and campus partners
  • The ability to work with campus partners to promote an inclusive campus community where underrepresented students will thrive
  • The ability to adapt to changing needs of students and the institution
  • Availability to work weekends and evenings

Preferred experiences for the position are:


  • Experience with facility management
  • Experience with housing management
  • Experience developing and facilitating workshops
  • Previous experience in working in a liberal arts context is preferred; the ability to translate past work to a liberal arts context is required

Please visit our website to submit application materials through our new online system:  Application materials must be received by Sunday, June 27, 2021.


Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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