Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jan 05, 2022
Apr 23, 2022
Full Time
Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority LifeThe George Mason University, Student Involvement within University Life, invites applications for the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. About Student Involvement: Student Involvement is an exciting office comprised of major events, Patriot Activities Council, Student Government, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Registered Student Organizations, TEDxGeorgeMasonU, GMU Esports, SI2GO Program, Student Funding Board, Mason Miracle and TEAM SI.Student Involvement helps students GetConnected to Mason Nation through campus-wide events, student organizations, trainings, student advocacy and personal interactions to bring ideas to fruition, create a sense of belonging and prepare students for success in their future. About the Position: The Assistant Director of Student Involvement for Fraternity and Sorority Life is an administrative faculty position that reports to the Associate Director of Student Involvement for Fraternity and Sorority Life. As part of the professional staff of Student Involvement, this individual will work collaboratively with other departmental staff, which includes five other Assistant Directors, Business Manager, Office Manager, three Associate Directors, and the Executive Director of Student Involvement. The successful candidate should be able to manage multiple tasks, have an ability to connect with a diverse range of students, and express a true passion for Student Affairs work. Responsibilities: The Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) Cluster is responsible for the oversight of the FSL community comprised of 42 chapters, four governing councils (i.e., Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, College Panhellenic Council, and the Multicultural Greek Council), and Order of Omega honor society. Share in the advisement of 42 FSL organizations through the office's cross-council advisory model;Directly advise 2 of the 4 governing councils; National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), College Panhellenic Council (CPH), Interfraternity Council (IFC), and Multicultural Greek Council (MGC); and co-advise the President's Council;Supervise, train and develop one Graduate Assistant;Coordinate and provide support for recruitment and intake processes for 2 governing councils;Assist with development and implementation of the expansion processes for 2 governing councils;Coordinate the FSL Peer Educator program, workshops focused on risk reduction and member development;Coordinate civic engagement programming for the FSL community;Coordinate diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for the FSL community;Develop and facilitate workshops and trainings including but not limited to: risk management, scholarship and academic support, social programming, values-based leadership, group dynamics, conflict management, etc.;Oversee marketing and communication for the FSL area (including social media, website, marketing materials, and newsletters);Monitor the academic progress of organizations, and design programs to encourage scholarship within the FSL community;Provide support for general FSL programs (e.g., Glance into Greek, Officer Training Series, FSL Leadership Retreat, New Member Education, NPHC Step Show, Greek Week, Standards of Excellence, etc.);Serve as a resource for faculty and non-campus advisors to Greek Letter organizations;Work collaboratively with University partners on existing and new University-wide initiativesParticipate as an active member of the University Life/Student Involvement professional staff, attending departmental meetings, collaborating with other staff members, and assisting in-office and department-wide initiatives and programs; Provide on-site supervision and advising, which sometimes includes physical event set-up, and evening/weekend hours;Assist with major department programming efforts as needed; andPerform other related duties as assigned.Required Qualifications: A master's degree in college student personnel or a related field is required; A minimum of two years of professional work experience in fraternity and sorority life activities;Genuine passion for working with college student development;Ability to work as a team member in a high-energy, progressive and diverse department;Demonstrated experience in advisement and leadership development of students and student organizations, event management, and risk management education;Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the practice of open and effective communication with students, faculty and staff to build and maintain collaborative relationships; Strong public speaking and interpersonal skills; andThis position requires evening and weekend work.

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"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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