Director of Greek Life & New Student Orientation
Centre College - Danville, KY

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Director of Greek Life and New Student Orientation has management responsibility for the entire Greek community to include ten inter/national fraternities and sororities, two governing councils, two honoraries, and a variety of other Greek-related organizations such as the Greek Week Steering Committee. Additionally the position oversees the planning, organization and implementation of the New Student and International Student Orientation programs. Individual must be able to work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise the student worker for the Office of Greek Affairs and New Student Orientation;
  • Exercise dotted line supervision of Student Life Coordinators during pre-determined annual events and projects;
  • Regularly use assessment to solicit feedback on Orientation as well as fraternity and sorority programs.

Greek Life
  • Advise the Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils;
  • Plan/execute officer and delegate training;
  • Oversee regular review of all governing documents and policies;
  • Advise the Interfraternity Council Judicial Board/Panhellenic Council Judicial Board of Review;
  • Work with undergraduate council leaders to develop community-wide programming;
  • Oversee informal/formal recruitment for both the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils including advising the Fraternity Recruitment Council and the Sorority Recruitment Council; working with undergraduate leaders to develop publicity, Rho Gamma training, establishing/updating recruitment rules and regulations; utilizing Interactive Collegiate Solutions (ICS) to manage sorority and fraternity recruitment process;
  • Advise ten inter/national chapters
    • Responsible for negotiating chapter disciplinary issues included but not limited to violations of risk management policies, alcohol free housing policies and hazing investigations;
    • Coordinate the annual Greek Review Awards and Assessment process for all chapters;
    • Manage the day to day operations of the nine College owned chapter facilities;
  • Advise Order of Omega and Gamma Sigma Alpha honoraries;
  • Advise the Greek Week Steering Committee responsible for planning and implementing all events and activities during the annual Greek Week celebration;
  • Conduct training for Chapter and Faculty Advisors;
  • Coordinate the Greek 101 new member education program;
  • Responsible for the Grand Chapter Greek Awards Ceremony;

New Student Orientation
  • Responsible for creation and implementation of New Student Orientation and International Student Orientation;
  • Work with on campus departments, personnel and faculty advisers as well as off campus vendors, speakers and local law enforcement to ensure all objectives of the Orientation program are successfully achieved ;
  • Develop spring, summer and fall training programs for Chief Orientation Assistants, Orientation Assistants and International Orientation Assistants;
  • Oversee first year student summer reading book creative project in collaboration with the Academic Deans Office;

Marginal Job Functions:
  • Representation on College committees as assigned;
  • Assist on special projects such as selection and training of the Residence Life Staff, cooperative programming with the Service & Leadership program; participate as a team member in all aspects of Student Life;
  • Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Masters Degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel Counseling, or related field;

One year of full-time or two years of part time experience advising Greek-letter organization in a College/University setting;

Experience in a small, private, liberal arts college setting with a significant fraternity and sorority population preferred;

Experience with facilities management and upkeep preferred

Knowledge and Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presenting to groups and in a one-to-one setting, knowledge of NIC and NPC structures and policies, experience with Interactive Collegiate Solutions (ICS) program, and Microsoft computer programs.

Physical Requirements:

Limited pushing, pulling, lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20 lbs.

Mobility on campus necessary.