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Associate Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life Programs

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The Division of Student Life is seeking an Associate Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life to provide administrative oversight and strategic direction to the UI Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) Community, consisting of 50 chapters and 3,600 students. This position will supervise three Professional & Scientific staff members and graduate students who provide advice, programmatic coordination, and fiduciary oversight of the four governing councils – Interfraternity, Multicultural Greek, National Pan-Hellenic, and Panhellenic Councils. Serve as the UI liaison to chapter/graduate advisors, alumni/ae advisors, housing corporation board officials, house directors, and inter/national headquarters representatives. Coordinate and assess FSL Strategic Plan and FSL Alcohol Harm Reduction Initiatives. Establish and maintain the traditions and values of UI Fraternity and Sorority Life while also creating culture change to advance FSL at Iowa.  

This position will report directly to the Associate Vice President and Dean of Students. For a detailed organizational chart, please visit: 

For a full detailed job description, please email the contact listed below.

About the Division of Student Life:
The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 14 departments that span from Recreation Services to the office of Leadership, Service, and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.


Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Development, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience (typically a minimum of 3 years) in higher education in advising, developing, coordinating, and evaluating student life programs, preferably in fraternity and sorority life.
  • Affiliation with an inter/national fraternity or sorority
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, National APIA Panhellenic Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Panhellenic Conference, North American Interfraternity Conference, and/or other umbrella fraternal organizations.
  • Extensive understanding of effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and experience working with people of color and other historically underrepresented groups.
  • Extensive experience in event planning and programming; ability to plan, organize, fiscally manage, and execute large-scale student life events and to coordinate resources before, during and after an event.
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience of more than 3 years in higher education in advising, developing, coordinating, and evaluating student life programs, particularly in fraternity and sorority life programs, is strongly preferred.
  • Working experience in negotiation of contractual agreements in the areas of University, cultural, educational, and entertainment programming.
  • Knowledge of assessment methods and activities; ability to assess programs and review students' learning outcomes to ensure achievement of objectives and strategies.
  • Extensive ability to apply organization's performance management system, practices, and tools to developing and improving individual, team, and organizational performance.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget and managing expenses.
Application Details: 
  • In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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