Assistant Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life

 

Division of Student Affairs and Student Success

Job Description:  The successful candidate shall oversee sorority and fraternity life at the institution and work to ensure the support, growth, and development of all chapters.  In addition, the person in this position will be a key member of campus wide initiatives including, but not limited to, Welcome Week, Homecoming, Battle of the Ravine, Family Day, etc.  Finally, the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to promoting the success of students.  This includes students who are first-generation, from underrepresented populations, and/or of low socioeconomic status. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive risk management plan with all SFL organizations
  • Hold regular meetings with all executive boards including: National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Panhellenic Council (NPC), Interfraternity Council (IFC), and All-Greek Council
  • Regularly coordinate with, and seek the advisement and participation of, Henderson State University sorority and fraternity alumni in order to increase support and development of the organizations
  • Oversee all intake procedures for the NPHC organizations
  • Oversee and organize all recruitment events for the NPC and IFC organizations
  • Manage and organize Greek Week events
  • Monitor eligibility for all chapter members and submit grade reports
  • Maintain regular communication with all chapter related personnel including local and regional advisors and national staff
  • Assist with development and implementation of the councils' expansion processes
  • Oversee and maintain appropriate records for all SFL social functions
  • Create SFL goals and strategies, conduct regular assessments, and utilize data for continuous quality improvement
  • Educate student leaders on best practices of civic engagement & philanthropy and utilize software to track service hours and community impact
  • Develop SFL operating policies and procedures
  • Approve and monitor facility reservations and arrangements
  • Ensure compliance with all contracts, rules, regulations, policies and laws
  • Be a key member of working committees dedicated to major campus events
  • Supervise NPHC/NPC/IFC account balances, facilitate budgeting processes, approve expenditures and payments, coordinate all travel arrangements
  • Ensure timely communication of events, programs, and meetings. Develop marketing and promotional materials, maintain websites, and oversee social media accounts to support leadership and sorority/ fraternity community efforts
  • Actively seek co-sponsorship opportunities and coordination of projects with internal and external constituencies. This includes academic departments, Athletics, Advancement, and appropriate external partners.
  • Ensure diverse representation in the selection of SFL leadership teams

Qualifications: Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess

  • A Master’s degree in higher education administration, student affairs, counseling, or a related field and 2 years experience in sorority and fraternity life or any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities 
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Thorough knowledge of budget planning and program administration
  • Ability to direct, hire, evaluate and supervise staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends in accordance with student organization and university events

Salary:  $40,800 annually Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University: Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock, Arkansas on Interstate 30.  Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Please visit www.hsu.edu, www.arkadelphiaalliance.com or www.arkadelphiaschools.org for more information about Henderson State University and our community.

Application:  Email a letter of application, resume,  and three professional references to: 

Stacey Howard
howards@hsu.edu
     
Review of applications will begin January 7th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources.  Under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.