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The Assistant Director supports the mission of the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) and Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life (OSFL) by providing an extensive span of professional work in advising and programming support for students and student groups (800+) throughout the IU community, specifically with the 7,200 member fraternity and sorority community. This includes, but is not limited to, providing advising and support for one or more sorority/fraternity governing councils and a portion of the 68 individual chapters (all are advised between the four Assistant Directors and two Associate Directors). This includes advising and supporting students in a number of areas, including, and not limited to, risk reduction, leadership development, recruitment, academic program support, accountability, community service and philanthropy, and crisis management. The Assistant Director will be responsible for interpreting and educating students, advisors and staff on applicable campus policies and procedures, including the student organization conduct process. Responsible for providing emergency response and crisis intervention to the fraternity and sorority community when needed. The Assistant Director is a part of the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life team and as such, is responsible in participating in strategic planning, leadership development programming and other workshops as needed. Serves as one of the primary liaisons with the Office of Student Conduct for student organization misconduct cases, including, but not limited to, assisting with the development, assessment and implementation of action plans for organization misconduct cases. Recruits, trains, and helps coordinate the SFL Student Judicial Board in collaboration with the Assistant Director for Compliance and serves as a hearing officer for Office of Student Conduct organizational misconduct cases.
Master's degree in education, social work, psychology or closely related field and two years of professional level work in student affairs or a related field.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Team-oriented. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information, including with a diverse population of students. Good interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation.
Professional certifications for counseling or student development strongly preferred. Certification for the administration and interpretation of psychological instruments (such as the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator).
Working Conditions / Demands
This position requires the ability to work on multiple projects during a single day, to prioritize many activities, communicate with a wide range of constituents, write effectively and professionally; mental concentration is intense and required. Must be able to work regularly on a computer. Ability to work hours outside of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ability to travel out of town, on occasion.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3SA
Job Function: Student Services
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