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Office of Fraternity

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 21, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Employment Type
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Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life Coordinator (Hybrid)

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements and the use of Penn Open Pass, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information.

Posted Job Title
Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life Coordinator (Hybrid)

Job Profile Title
Coordinator A

Job Description Summary
The OFSL Coordinator under advisement of the Director, is responsible for the leadership programs implemented within the fraternity/sorority community at the University of Pennsylvania. These programs will be for undergraduate membership (approximately 3000), the undergraduate chapter officers, the Intercultural Greek Council (IGC), the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the College Panhellenic Council (PHC), as well as other joint Greek umbrella organizations. The Coordinator is directly responsible for the advisement of the Panhellenic Council (PHC) including the annual Primary Recruitment Process. The Coordinator will continue existing and develop future programs within the OFSL Leadership Model centered on the Social Change Model of Leadership Development, as well as the promote the university and national organization leadership programs. The Coordinator provides detailed planning and support for many of the annual or ongoing programming initiatives. They are part of the leadership community and serve as an advisor to a cluster of fraternities and sororities from all councils.

For more information on the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life, please visit:

Job Description

  • Advises one of three governing councils including all officer positions and advisor to a cohort of fraternity and sorority chapters from all three councils (IGC, IFC, PHC).
  • Organizes all leadership development programs and retreats including negotiations for space contracts and booking retreat site, coordinating student registration, arranging transportation, coordinating the event schedule, and preparing name-tags, materials, notebooks, registration lists as needed.
  • Assists with the chapter accreditation program by organizing and creating processes to support the chapters and advisors (updating advisor logs, collecting attendance records, creating chapter and advisor resources, etc.).
  • Organizes the annual OFSL Awards Ceremony including coordination of award packet review, ordering of awards, negotiations for space contracts and booking event space, arranging food and beverage, ensuring appropriate decor/theme (florals, linens, color schemes, etc.) and other awards duties.
  • Coordinates monthly meetings of OFSL associated bodies/committees/officers (Officer Trainings and Series, Council Transitions, Presidents' Series, House Manager's Meetings, etc.) including conferring with the program staff as appropriate on times, communicating with the committee, contracting for any necessary catering, and preparation of all materials for the meetings.
  • Manages event registration submissions for OFSL groups and coordinates a process for larger events (Homecoming, Fling, Alumni Weekend, etc.) by tracking registration and communicating with chapters, advisors, and university offices.
  • Keeps track of event the finances for the events/projects assigned by maintaining a budget with support from the Administrative Coordinator.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


A Bachelor's degree is required, a Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education/Student Affairs or related field is highly preferred. Experience in student personnel or a commensurate field is preferred. A familiarity with educational goals, developmental and social needs of fraternity/sorority members and their organizations is essential. Knowledge of Greek-letter organizations/systems (NIC, NPHC, NPC, NAPA, NALFO, and MGC umbrella organizations as well as FIPG) is required and membership in a Fraternity or Sorority is highly desired. Familiarity with the principles and practices of student growth and development, as well as organizational dynamics and culture are required. It is necessary that this person be a meticulous planner with great attention to detail and organized in their record keeping. The ability to look forward, anticipate next tasks and plan ahead is crucial. Must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. A strong aptitude for public relations is helpful, including the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from OFSL staff.

Application Requirement:

A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.

Targeted Pay Range:

$22.00/hour commensurate with education and experience.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hybrid Eligible - This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule with a work week divided between working onsite and working remotely.

Department / School
Student Services

Pay Range
$37,221.00 - $56,087.66
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits
  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.

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