Gettysburg College, in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a qualified professional for the position of Assistant Director of Student Activities & Greek Life. Gettysburg College is an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences college, which enrolls approximately 2,600 primarily residential students. The College is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual who has a strong administrative, collaborative, and student-focused skill set to serve in this position.
In keeping with its strategic focus, Gettysburg College is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to participating in building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community. Successful candidates will have experience working with campus partners to integrate their position’s primary responsibilities with a campus environment in which underrepresented students will thrive.
This 12-month position is responsible for supporting the structure, direction, services, and programs of the Office of Student Activities & Greek Life within the Division of College Life. Specifically, the person in this position will support students in their personal development and advise them on matters related to the operations and success of their student organizations. It is an expectation that all staff be committed to using best practices as well as emerging approaches to continuously improve the student experience. This position reports directly to the Director of Student Activities & Greek Life.
The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Student Activities & Greek Life will be:
Act in accordance with the College’s strategic plan, the Board of Trustees Guiding Principles, and the College’s Inclusion Action Plan.
Create curriculum and facilitate workshops for programs and retreats including Student Organization Training, the Greek Leaders Retreat, the Greek Emerging Leaders program, and the Student Leadership Summit.
Serve as the primary advisor to the Panhellenic Council and provide support to the elected officers.
Work with chapter leadership, alumnae advisors, and headquarters partners to facilitate the Panhellenic formal recruitment process.
Provide oversight for the student organization registration process and Activities Fair.
Oversee the curriculum and logistics for the Fraternity & Sorority Core New Member Education program.
Oversee the Fraternity & Sorority Annual Evaluation process.
Advise the student organizations in 2-4 organizational categories
Advise 5-6 fraternities and sororities and collaborate with their undergraduate and alumni leadership on organizational management and strategic planning.
Supervise student staff including serving as the direct supervisor for the Panhellenic Heads of Recruitment, the Fraternity & Sorority Leadership & Education Coordinator, and the Spectrum Yearbook Editor.
Serve as the primary advisor for the Junior Class Officers and provide support in the areas of programming, organizational operations, and community initiatives.
Support student social programming by supervising some late-night events and large campus-wide programming efforts throughout the academic year
Participate in divisional programs and broader campus community initiatives with faculty, staff, alumni, and students to provide a high-quality student experience
Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Minimum qualifications for the position are:
A Master’s degree in College Student Personnel; Higher Education Administration; or related field
Demonstrated experience in campus activities and/or fraternity and sorority affairs
The ability to work collaboratively with campus partners to foster student success
The ability to incorporate student development as a central focus in working with students and campus partners
The ability to develop engaging and effective curriculums focused based on learning outcomes
The ability to work with campus partners to promote an inclusive campus community where underrepresented students will thrive
The ability to adapt to changing needs of students and the institution
Availability to work weekends and evenings
Preferred experiences for the position are:
Experience with the Panhellenic formal recruitment process
Experience developing curriculum and facilitating workshops
Previous experience in working in a liberal arts context is preferred; the ability to translate past work to a liberal arts context is required
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Gettysburg College
Gettysburg College is a residential, undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences that prepares students from across the nation and around the globe to pursue lives of personal and professional fulfillment and to engage the complex questions of our time through effective leadership and socially responsible citizenship.