Student Affairs

Assistant Director for Greek Life & Advisor to the Panhellenic Council

University of Georgia

Athens, GA United States

Position Summary

The Assistant Director is responsible for coordinating and advising the Panhellenic Council, its respective 7 member Executive Board, and the 19 nationally affiliated sororities, totaling over 5,000 women, and manages an annual recruitment and educational budget of approximately $400,000. This position also coordinates the recruitment program and the computer management system for 1700+ participants. The Assistant Director responds independently to crisis and behavioral concerns impacting the Greek Community. In addition, this Assistant Director will direct all social media and website maintenance for Greek Life and provide direct advisement to appropriate officers for all governing councils for necessary website updates. This position will assume a portion of the advisement of UGA Miracle, which includes supervising a graduate assistant and working with the group’s social media, website development, and public relations. The position will work weekends and evenings and reports to the Director of Greek Life.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working successfully with Greek/student life/student affairs programs and operational knowledge of sororities and fraternities and membership in a Greek organization is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • Experience working successfully with Greek/student life/student affairs programs and operational knowledge of sororities and fraternities and membership in a Greek organization is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of the role of Greek Life at a large, complex institution.
  • Applicant is expected to demonstrate discretionary skills and professional judgement with the ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and national organizations.
  • Experience in writing, speaking, and working with students individually and in groups. Understanding of financial oversight and adherence to financial policies and procedures.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Panhellenic Advisement
    • Directly advises the Panhellenic Council, the Panhellenic Council Executive Board, and 19 nationally affiliated women’s fraternities, totaling over 5,000 undergraduate women.
    • Coordinates the Panhellenic recruitment program and the computer management system for 1700+ participants.
    • Maintains fiscal oversight of recruitment and educational program budgets, totaling approximately $400,000 annually and utilizes
      appropriate procurement and contracting practices.
    • Creates, executes, and supports initiatives in areas such as risk management, hazing prevention, sexual responsibility, scholarship, diversity, officer training, chapter development, membership recruitment, new member orientation, alcohol and other drugs, and social events to immediately address health, safety, and wellness issues.
    • Creates and sustains partnerships with chapter advisors, house corporations, local and community stakeholders, alumni, and national organizations to assist in the development of a positive Greek Life community.
    • Liaison with house corporations who lease houses/land from the University.
    • Directs, in consultation with the Panhellenic Council, all operations of the UGA Student Food Pantry serving over 100 visitors daily.
    • Maintains statistics, rosters, and sorority records. Independently produces reports for UGA, sorority chapters, sorority national offices,
      alumni, the general public.
    • Provides risk reduction for the Greek Life community by ensuring their understanding and compliance with all University policies, as well
      as municipal, state, and federal laws with appropriate resources and training.
    • Lead the experiential learning experiences involving Panhellenic executive board officers, recruitment counselors, and chapter presidents.
  • Assessment project development for all units in Greek Life
    • Design and implement assessment to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services offered to the Greek community by the Greek Life Office and the governing Councils.
    •  Interprets and provides data/results to appropriate advisors for review.
    • Compiles required data for all Greek organizations at the end of each semester.
    • Manage experiential learning opportunities for Council executive officers, recruitment counselors, and chapter presidents
  • Social media/Website Development and Maintenance
    • Directs the Greek Life staff and student leaders in the Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, and the Multicultural Greek Council in the promotion of initiatives, programs, and events for the continual development of a Greek community which encourages interaction among all Greeks and emphasizes the common Greek experience.
  • After hours on-call rotation – one week per month (Monday – Sunday)
    • Independently monitors the after hours cell phone and responds to crisis and conduct/behavior concerns impacting the Greek Life community.
    • Updates staff members and Director as necessary.
    • Available 24 hours a day to directly and independently respond to calls at office and at home and make referrals to University Police, Office of Student Conduct, Office of the Dean of Students, and the Equal Opportunity Office, when necessary.
  • Fundraising – cultivation of new donors for Greek Life
    • Cultivates of new donors specifically focusing on Panhellenic alumni to support the strategic development/fundraising plan for the Vice President of Student Affairs.
    • Attend donor events as needed.
  • UGA Miracle
    • Supervise one graduate assistant and directly advise the social media, website maintenance, and public relations groups including committees, executive board members and council members.

About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

 


Requirements

  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

Apply online at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/128199

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.