Assistant Director, Sorority and Fraternity Life(HR Title: Student Affairs Associate)
Loyola Marymount University
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: R606
Under general supervision, This position will contribute to the advisement of the Sorority and Fraternity Life community and all affiliated organizations and boards. The purpose for this position is to advance the effectiveness of Sorority and Fraternity Life, oversee all community-wide programming, help monitor the risk management of all organization and board activities, and partner with the LMU community and national organizations.
Position Specific Responsibilities
Support the development, implementation and advancement of the LMU Sorority & Fraternity experience.
Expand and improve the University's commitment to excellence in the Sorority & Fraternity community; to aspire to host accountable, holistic, engaged, connected and innovative chapters.
Develop, implement and evaluate the standards of excellence to define and measure expectations of individual chapters that pertain to a purpose driven Sorority & Fraternity experience.
Provide day-to-day management of the fraternity and sorority community, including advisement of a portfolio of chapters, councils, educational initiatives, constituent relationships and other related committees and events.
Develop, implement, and evaluate the educational and risk management curriculum for the Sorority and Fraternity student population and advisors on topics related to brotherhood/sisterhood, sexual misconduct prevention, alcohol and drug education, hazing, implicit bias, and intercultural dialogue.
Cultivate and maintain a positive and active working relationship with all community partners, including but not limited to, campus departments, on and off campus chapter advisors, local alumni(ae), corporation board officers, inter/national officers and headquarters, local law enforcement agencies, and community officials.
Assist in the budget process related to the fraternity and sorority community. Work with the chapter and council leadership to maintain sound fiscal practices.
Compile, analyze and distribute Sorority & Fraternity community statistics, database information, and comprehensive reports.
Advise the University on federal regulations and compliance, in addition to the needs and interests of the Sorority & Fraternity community.
Develop and implement Ignatian student leadership programs. Expand and improve the University's strong commitment to leadership opportunities and high quality co-curricular activities. All work in this area will be based on the Jesuit and Marymount model of service and leadership.
Perform ongoing program assessment for Student Leadership & Development. Collect and analyze data, prepare and write reports for assessment and new program proposals. Prepare weekly and monthly activity reports, including student participation and evaluations. Make recommendations.
Actively participate in the production of campus-wide programs, events, special projects, and weekend activities. Promote full participation of a diverse student population in all involvement opportunities within student life. Work collaboratively with staff in the Division of Student Affairs to develop joint student programming.
Serve on Student Affairs and University-wide Committees. Represent LMU within professional associations and organizations. Attend relevant conferences or training programs to remain on the cutting edge in the field. Serve as a resource and referral agent for students, their families, faculty, staff and the community.
Complete other duties as assigned or requested.
Minimum of two years of varied programming experience, preferably in a university setting.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: student development, program coordination, student leader advisement, parliamentary procedure, leadership development, conflict management, mediation, judicial board advisement, group dynamics and fiscal management.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information.
Membership in an international sorority or fraternity highly preferred.
Demonstrated computer competency.
Typically a Bachelor's degree in higher education administration, business, or related field or equivalent experience. A master's degree is preferred. The incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of best practices and policy changes.
COVID Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the safety and well-being of our community Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.