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Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 13, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job no: 529269
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Student Life/Services

Department: Office of the Dean of Students
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $48,000-$51,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins
May 6, 2022; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application must include the following:
1. A cover letter summarizing your interest and how you meet or exceed the requirements of the position.
2. Current resume.
3. Names and contact information for three professional references, one of which is current or, if not currently working, a most recent supervisor.
Department Summary
The Division of Student Life supports the University's academic mission through comprehensive programs and services that promote and advance student learning and success, while fostering an inclusive and vibrant campus community. Student Life includes four departments, the University Career Center, Office of the Dean of Students, Erb Memorial Union, and Physical Education & Recreation, and a number of key programs, including the Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Parent and Family Programs, Major Student Events (Commencement, Homecoming, University Day), Student Engagement & Success (Student Government), Student Conduct and Community Standards, and Support for Students in Crisis and Students of Concern.

The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. The Office of the Dean of Students is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring and safe community that increases our students' abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness, supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values - all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience. The programs reporting to the Dean of Students work with Student Life staff, student groups, and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life strives to enhance the quality of student life at the University of Oregon by empowering members of the Greek community through advising with a developmental approach, educating with a purpose, collaborating with stakeholders, promoting academic success, encouraging civic responsibility, advocating for healthy lifestyles, creating lifelong connections, and advancing values-based leadership and decision making. The University of Oregon will be the national model of a fraternity and sorority life community that enhances the student experience, promotes positive professional and personal development, and is recognized locally and nationally for fraternal excellence.
Position Summary
The Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) has primary responsibility for developing, leading, and maintaining advising and support services for affiliated fraternities and sororities and their associated constituency groups. These groups include local alumni advisory groups/boards, Inter/national headquarters, various City of Eugene agencies, House Directors /live-in advisors, and parents and families.

The Assistant Director will be supervised by the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life within the Office of the Dean of Students. As a member of the administrative team of Fraternity & Sorority Life, the Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life will meet and work regularly with other FSL staff, cultivate strategic relationships on and off campus, represent FSL on division and campus-level committees, and serve as a resource to campus constituents (faculty, staff, and students).
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • One year of professional experience in fraternity/sorority life (such as work in fraternity/sorority headquarters, or in a role working with fraternities and sororities on a college campus), OR two years of relevant experience in a related field of higher education. Two years coursework as a graduate student, or two years experience in student leadership development in a Student Affairs office with demonstrated direct experience with fraternities and sororities, may substitute for the required experience.
  • Demonstrated experience advocating for and/or advising students.
  • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
    Professional Competencies
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to deal with crises and manage sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation.
  • Ability to advise/supervise students involved in leadership positions in fraternities and/or sororities.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products, or similar software/web-based programs for general administrative tasks and program promotion.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in higher education administration/college student personnel, counseling, or related field.
  • Knowledge of critical issues impacting fraternity and sorority life in a university setting.
  • An understanding of student development theory and current best practices (student advising, student advocacy, and student leadership development).
  • Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating training for students.
  • Experience writing reports and program promotional publications.
  • Experience with digital programs utilized for program promotion/marketing or student engagement, such as Engage, Interactive Collegiate Solutions (ICS), or Canva.
  • Experience developing a curriculum related to fraternity and sorority new member education and programs.
  • Experience supervising undergraduate students.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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