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Director of Student Involvement

Franklin College
Franklin, Indiana
Salary Range: 40-43k depending upon experience
Posted Date
Jan 5, 2023

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Director of Student Involvement


Franklin College is seeking to fill a full-time, 12-month, exempt Director of Student Involvement who will report to the Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students. The person in this position will supervise all aspects of the Center for Student Involvement, including assisting in the creation of meaningful and engaging co-curricular events and campus-wide programming efforts that establish a sense of engagement and belonging.


  • Establish a campus culture of involvement, engagement, and belonging through co-curricular programming and by supporting the growth and development of student organizations; Contribute to the perpetuation and growth of a robust Greek Life through supervision of the Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator (responsible for recruitment and retention of members, leadership training, supervision of House Directors, managing relationship with house corporations and national offices of Franklin College chapters, oversight of Greek-related administrative and judicial processes, etc.); Oversee the creation and implementation of institution-wide events and engagement (such as Homecoming, Family Weekend, Grizzly Grand Prix, etc.); Serve as a conduct officer (primary investigator of alleged violations of college policy related to Greek organizations; investigator in non-Greek related alleged violations as needed); Serve as advisor to Student Congress and other organizations as assigned by VPSD; Oversee the use of GrizLife (Presence) and analysis of data collected related to student engagement; Manage budgets for the Center for Student Involvement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Congress, and student organizations; Oversee social media accounts and supervise social media intern;
  • Other duties as needed or assigned.


General supervision is received from the Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students.

Direct supervisory responsibility includes the authority to hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward or discipline subordinate employees or effectively recommend such actions; complete performance reviews of others.

Supervise Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator and Program Coordinator.


EXPERIENCE:  Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in student engagement and involvement; minimum 2 years supervising or working with Greek-Lettered Organizations; minimum 2-5 years’ experience supervising professional staff; experience with risk management.

EDUCATION/LICENSING:  Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred


  • Ability to develop rapport with and establish a sense of belonging for students of diverse identities; ability to build and maintain positive relationships with faculty, staff, alumni corporations, national headquarters, and other constituencies
  • Exemplary Written and oral communication skills
  • Computer proficiency, including database knowledge and skills; knowledge of Presence preferred
  • Experience with event planning and management


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Standing – less than 39% Walking – less than 39% Sitting – greater than 66% Reaching with hands and arms – less than 39% Talking – between 33% to 66% Hearing – between 33% to 66% Using hands to handle objects – less than 39% Lifting – up to 10 to 25 pounds less than 39%

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • This job functions in a professional office environment.  Minimal physical requirements; occasional light lifting; limited exposure to elements

Work Demands

The work demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Externally imposed deadlines – set and revised beyond one’s control – interruptions influence priorities – difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days – meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position – may involve conflict resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis. Occasional weekend work Frequent nights/evening work Job tasks normal routine involve no occupational exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur – Category II.

Excellent benefits package including: health, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, retirement plan, and full tuition benefits for employees and their family. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a complete application including cover letter, resume and three professional references. – Click here to apply or visit employment opportunities at

Contact Human Resources with additional questions.


Franklin College

101 Branigin Boulevard

Franklin, IN  46131

Franklin College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications.  Consistent with these principles and applicable laws, it is therefore the College’s policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status as consistent with the Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct.  No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions.  Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.

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