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Assistant Director, Fraternities and Sororities (Updated)

Washburn University
Topeka, Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 20, 2024

Job Details

Position Title: Assistant Director, Fraternities and Sororities (Updated)

Department: Student Involvement & Development

Advertised Pay: Base is $53,726 annually

Campus Location: Washburn University

The screening committee is currently reviewing eligible applications

Special Instructions to Applicants: The position's requirements were updated 4/19/24. If you would like to update your submitted application materials, you may access your application/resume and update or resubmit.

Position Summary: The Assistant Director of Fraternities and Sororities is responsible for supporting the Director in identifying, planning, and directing the Office of Student Involvement and Development (OSID) activities. The Assistant Director is accountable for applying knowledge and understanding of student development theory and student organization policy to support the OSID's work to provide leadership opportunities, training, and support for student organizations, student leaders, and advisors.

The Assistant Director will advise and provide administrative supervision to facilitate and assist program and activity planning and implementation to the Washburn fraternity and sorority community, including the Panhellenic Council, Inter-fraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, Order of Omega, and Bacchus/GAMMA.

Essential Functions:
• Provide administrative support and resources to strengthen the Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) community and serve as a liaison between the University and the fraternity and sorority organizations. Offer advisory support to fraternities and sororities related to various program areas, such as new member education, scholarship, and social service programming, to promote organizational success and ensure departmental advising and assistance responsibilities are met.

• Develop and present training for student organizations to learn how to lead, plan events and operate within University policies. Provide oversight of the Student Organization platform. Provide technical assistance in support of training for student organizations. Answer questions and offer recommendations regarding processes and requirements to assist students and organizations in registering student organizations with the Office of Student Involvement and Development and other student organization policy areas to ensure University policy compliance.

• Complete financial documents to report expenditures for assigned travel, activities, and events. Compile and prepare financial reports to track the FSL budget and to inform the Department Director.

• Define and evaluate desired outcomes of the academic and non-academic learning experience for the FSL Community to serve as a basis for planning, enhancing, and reporting FSL and other campus-based programming at Washburn University.

• Compile, assess, and maintain information related to undergraduate perceptions of the experience as a member of the FSL community, statistics on membership recruitment, FSL grades, and other information to assess student engagement for all student organizations at Washburn.

• Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in college student personnel, public administration, higher education administration, or a similar area of study and one year of post-undergraduate experience working with college students, and Greek letter organizations in an advisory capacity.
• Or a bachelor’s degree in college student personnel, public administration, higher education administration, or a similar area of study and three years of post-undergraduate experience working with college students or Greek letter organizations in an advisory capacity.
• Proven effective interpersonal, communication, organizational, and time-management skills.
• Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
• Demonstrated effective computer skills with the ability to learn new software programs.
• Demonstrated ability or experience presenting to large audiences.
• Capable of presenting to large audiences for marketing or recognition purposes.

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to attend evening and weekend activities to provide support and assistance to student groups.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Two to three years of professional working experience or in a leadership position with student groups or organizations, campus programming, or Fraternity and Sorority Life.
• Graphic Design for marketing and promotional materials.
• Experience in FSL community growth in IFC, Panhellenic, and included culturally-based Chapters.
• Experience advising culturally-based fraternity and sorority organizations.
• Knowledge of assessment and strategic planning experience.

Full time Exempt, Background Check Required


Washburn University

Washburn is a top-notch university in an urban setting where students are becoming their best selves.

Nestled in the heart of Topeka - the capital city with about 127 thousand residents - Washburn offers students from small towns a big-city feel, while providing students from major metropolitan areas a more manageable environment.

Washburn's beautiful campus - on 160 acres - is easy to navigate with state-of-the art facilities. Our Tech campus on Huntoon offers industry-standard programs leading to in-demand jobs. And with our low student/faculty ratio and small classes, you're going to get to know your professors. 

Internally, we're organized into five schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Applied Studies, the Business School, the School of Nursing, the School of Law and the Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech.)

Our mission is to provide opportunities for our students to realize their full potential; we can't do it without our dedicated faculty and staff. 

Washburn University employs more than one thousand faculty and staff on our campuses throughout Topeka. We strive to offer competitive wages, an excellent benefits program, supportive culture and healthy work/life balance. Washburn seeks to create an environment that reflects our core values: integrity, excellence, inclusion, accountability, respect, collaboration and innovation.

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