Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas is seeking
applications for the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. This
position is a full-time, year-round appointment with comprehensive
benefits and a salary of $35,000, or higher, as commensurate with
experience. The anticipated and flexible start date for the
position is September 27, 2021.
General Statement of Duties
Join a team of dedicated and fun student affairs professionals
in the Center for Student Involvement! We are the center of campus
life at Emporia State, providing a variety of co-curricular
programs for students. The center, located in the newly renovated
Memorial Union, is home to New Student Programs, Diversity Student
Programs, Student Activities and Community Service, Recognized
Student Organizations, Union Activities Council, Tradplus and
Veteran programming, Associated Student Government, and Fraternity
& Sorority Life.
The Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life is responsible
for the implementation and management of the fraternity and
sorority life program within the university community.
Responsibilities include the areas of administration, fiscal
management, student development, program development, and public
relations. The Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life advises
the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Multicultural Greek Council
(MGC), Panhellenic Association (PHA), Order of Omega, and the
Student Homecoming Committee. The Director reports to the Senior
Director of the Center for Student Involvement and works closely
with other Assistant, Associate, and Director level positions
within the center and on campus.
Outline of Specific Duties
Advising: Serve as advisor for the
Fraternity and Sorority Governing Councils (IFC, PHA, MGC,), the
9-chapter presidents, Greek Week Committee, Order of Omega, and
Student Homecoming Committee, providing direction and leadership to
better their respective communities/events. Assist in response to
crisis and student wellbeing concerns.
Communication: Serve as a liaison to
(inter)national headquarters, local alumni groups, housing
corporations, and chapter advisors. Oversee any
re-colonization/expansion processes. Participate in professional
organizations. Maintain appropriate communication with all
university departments. Develop marketing for internal and external
constituents to support the Fraternity and Sorority community.
Program Development and Assessment:
Provide vision and oversight for student-focused leadership
initiatives and training for councils and chapters including
education on processes within the Office of Fraternity and Sorority
Life, university policies and procedures, available resources and
other topics as needed. Work in collaboration with the offices of
the Center for Student Involvement as well as the larger campus
community to create programs and support the FSL community. Manage
all regular assessment and the annual accreditation process,
Standards of Fraternal Excellence for all chapters under the Office
of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Develop reports relating to FSL
community metrics of philanthropy, community experiences, grade
point averages, etc.
train and supervise Graduate student employee. Ensure all student
records and various program records are maintained in a
professional and confidential manner.
Finance: Develop and monitor all
budgets related to the management of Memorial Union funding
designated for Fraternity and Sorority Life purposes. Review and
approve all Fraternity & Sorority Life department expenditures
and provide advisement and financial oversight for the use of IFC,
PHA, MGC, Order of Omega, and Greek Week.
Policies and Procedures: Interpret and
administer university policies and procedures which relate to
collegiate Fraternity and Sorority organizations. Be familiar with
all aspects and functions of the Fraternity & Sorority
community while possessing a thorough knowledge of all applicable
policies, regulations, and laws to provide guidance to and monitor
compliance. Oversee chapter and council accountability as outlined
in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Policy and Procedure
Manual, individual council constitution and bylaws and university
Recruitment: Promote the Fraternity
& Sorority experience as well as events and opportunities to
prospective, incoming, and current students. Serve as the PHA
recruitment support as specified by National Panhellenic Council.
Provide expertise, support, and guidance in the development of
annual recruitment plans specifically for the Multicultural Greek
Council and Interfraternity Council member organizations.
Scholarship: Support and facilitate
monetary scholarship processes for the chapters and councils in
collaboration with the ESU Foundation. Assist with academic
progress and grade checks for chapter eligibility.
Preferred Qualifications: One year of successful work experience
in a professional position within a Student Affairs department;
experience working with fraternities and/or sororities; experience
making data-driven decisions and assessing student learning.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter addressing
the job qualifications and duties, a resume, and contact
information for three professional references to https://bit.ly/3hYKJ1C. Questions
about the position may be addressed to the Search Chair, Lynn
Hobson, firstname.lastname@example.org or
620-341-5269. The first review of applications will begin August 9,
2021 and continue until the position has been filled. A background
check is required for this position.
Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color,
national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity,
gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual
orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors
which cannot be considered by law.
About Emporia State University
Emporia State University, located in Emporia, Kansas, is a
comprehensive regional institution serving a diverse population of
6,000 students from over 30 countries. Emporia State offers over 75
undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional programs, has a
strong Division II athletic program, and a thriving student life.
Located in east central Kansas, Emporia is 90 minutes from Kansas
City and Wichita.