The Department of Student Activities (DSA) at the University of Connecticut announces the opening of a full-time Director of Fraternity and Sorority Development (Student Services Program Manager 3). This position provides leadership, oversight, and direction for staff, budgets, programs, and services including those related to the development, planning, execution, coordination, and evaluation of all programs, initiatives, and services related to the university's fraternity and sorority community.
About Student Activities
We offer a diverse portfolio of educational, social, and recreational programs for the entire campus. The related programs and services reach from the classroom and residence halls to the sidelines and beyond and engage students with unique programs and initiatives defined by their quality, creativity, and effectiveness.
Student Activities staff are a progressive team of individuals, dedicated to the profession, prideful of our university, and committed to excellence.
The Division of Student Affairs and staff in the Department of Student Activities are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; competence in working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations; and awareness of how issues of difference, power, and privilege manifest in higher education environments. The ideal candidate promotes equity and inclusion by demonstrating and supporting an understanding, sensitivity, and appreciation for social justice, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Director of Student Activities this position is responsible for: the management and oversight of the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development including, but not limited to staff supervision, strategic planning, student and organization education and advisement, policy and procedure development and implementation, budgeting, program advisement, and assessment; hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating professional, graduate, and undergraduate student staff; coordinating the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive leadership, educational, and risk management program(s) for all members of the fraternity/sorority community; the successful implementation/operation of the Expectations of Excellence program, the University's expansion policy, and other initiatives related to the proper functioning of the fraternity/sorority organizations on campus; the development and implementation of a comprehensive, intentionally structured, pedagogically sound student and organization advisement model; providing advisement to Greek councils and provide leadership and educational support to student leaders; building collaborative relationships with colleagues on campus including Community Standards, Residential Life, Off-Campus Student Services; serving as the primary representative to Greek inter/national organizations, advisors, donors, and alumni; attending related events/programs; assisting in the preparation and monitoring of budgets and expenditures; providing, supporting and participating in programs, services, and initiatives focusing on anti-racism, social justice and the fostering of a campus community that is more diverse, equitable, and inclusive to all; assisting in assessment initiatives; serving on university/department committees; working nights and weekends.
Master's Degree AND six years of related experience planning and conducting student leadership development/educational programs, trainings, and services, one year of which must be in a supervisory role of a moderately-sized professional staff department or unit charged with carrying out cross-disciplinary tasks or functions OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising graduate students and/or professional staff.
Significant experience advising college students involved in social fraternities and sororities.
Experience building/maintaining relationships with the inter/national headquarters of fraternal organizations
Experience applying/presenting student development theory.
Demonstrated ability to communicate information effectively.
Minimum of 1 year of experience being responsible for managing a budget
Demonstrated understanding of how issues of difference, power, and privilege manifest in higher education environments
Experience working with diverse populations.
Willingness and ability to work nights and weekends
Experience/knowledge of risk management/reduction/mitigation strategies related to social fraternities/sororities.
Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures in the area of fraternity and sorority life.
Experience/ability to conduct program evaluations and assessments
Experience in the development and implementation of strategic plans.
Demonstrated experience integrating principles of diversity and inclusion into all aspects of program management.
Experience building/maintaining relationships with Greek alumni and donors.
Experience building relationships with community and campus partners.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary for effective work relationships.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment on multiple tasks.
This is a full-time, 35 hours per week position. The anticipated salary will be in the low to mid-80s with excellent benefits.
For additional information about the University or Student Activities, visit our websites www.studentactivities.uconn.edu and greeklife.uconn.edu.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #495309 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 27, 2021.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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Internal Number: 495309-2276_1622234403
About University of Connecticut
The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.