Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Officer of Administration
Office of the Dean of Students
Appointment Type and Duration:
$48,000-$51,000 per year
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
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
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
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).
- 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
- Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working
effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support
of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to deal with crises and manage sensitive
- Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work
- 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
- 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
- Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating training for
- Experience writing reports and program promotional
- 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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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
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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,
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