The Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life (F&SL) is responsible for increasing experiential learning opportunities to increase critical thinking, academic application, retention, diversity, cultural competency, leadership skills, civic responsibility, civil discourse and community membership through curriculum development and facilitation. The Assistant Director works as a team with the other F&SL staff members in providing leadership for the Fraternity and Sorority Life office in establishing and fulfilling its mission and community pillars, and in conducting daily operations and responsibilities.
Responsible for curriculum development and facilitation including, potential member education, new member education, member education, and advisor education. Create and implement a focused certification program for individuals serving as advisors for fraternity and sorority organizations. Create online instruction and training opportunities for F&SL potential members, members, council officers and advisors. Develop collaborative programs with other campus departments and offices and serve on university committees as needed. Directly advise chapter leadership through a chapter coach role. Advise Order of Omega honor society. Serve as a liaison to chapter advisors, media representatives, UTA police, National fraternity/sorority representatives, parents, alumni, faculty, and university administration. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in higher education administration, student affairs in higher education, counseling or related field. Two (2) years of experience working with fraternity and/or sorority advising and/or international fraternal organizations or the equivalent experience. Demonstrate experience with curriculum development, program facilitation, and assessment of learning outcomes. Demonstrate ability to effectively manage change within an organization. Strong written and oral communication skills, including presenting and developing reports. Demonstrate strategic and innovative approaches to problem solving. Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with various campus departments. Experience in training, development and/or classroom facilitation as well as training students and staff.
Master's degree. Three to five (3-5) years of experience. Experience working with fraternity and/or sorority advising and/or for inter/national fraternal organizations in a full time position. Thorough understanding of and appreciation for the Fraternity and Sorority community on both a local and national level and the ability to articulate such to a varied public. Experience planning and managing a complex budget with multiple revenue sources. Demonstrate experience with curriculum development, program facilitation, and assessment of learning outcomes.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 12994
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