Director of Greek Life and Family Relations
Muskingum University invites applications for the position of Director of Greek Life and Family Relations. This is an opportunity to serve as the primary supervisor, mentor, and professional contact for Muskingum University’s social Fraternity and Sorority organizations, including developing recruitment programs, liaising with campus and alumni advisors, and engaging national organizations as needed. This position leads University efforts to communicate with, program for, and support families of current students. As a generalist in Student Affairs, the Director is an integral member of the Student Affairs team providing programs designed to support and enhance student success.
- Provide overall supervision and management of Fraternity and Sorority social organizations, including recruitment, club leadership, and compliance with national standards.
- Serve as the primary professional contact with students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding Fraternity and Sorority social club issues.
- Advise Greek Council and Greek President’s meetings.
- Support Greek staff and alumni advisors, including providing education regarding Muskingum policies and procedures as they relate to Greek Life.
- Educate the university community about the value and importance of Greek Life for students and the institution.
- With Greek Council and Greek Presidents, develop and implement a comprehensive schedule of programs and activities to engage and educate Greek members.
- Collaborate with chapters to develop specific and measurable goals for academic excellence, recruitment, and leadership involvement.
- Maintain communication with national headquarters for nationally affiliated Greek organizations.
- Manage data collection and dissemination for rosters, grades, procedures, and manuals, including updating university systems.
- Collaborate with the Director of Residence Life to manage housing for Fraternity and Sorority social clubs.
- Serve as a functional supervisor for Area Coordinator(s) with collateral assignment to support Greek Life.
- Collaborate with the Director of Student Engagement on areas of overlap including co-sponsoring initiatives and activities.
- Develop and implement family/parent presentations for Muskie Preview (Orientation), Admission events, and special occasions
- Develop family programming, including family weekend, web-based resources, a regular electronic family newsletter, and social media pages for families.
- Develop programs of support for specific student and family populations, including first generation students, students of color, and other groups as needed.
- Serve in the Back Up Dean duty rotation, including having visibility on campus during on-call periods.
- Participate in departmental initiatives through leadership or team involvement.
- Managed assigned budgets for above functional areas
The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the major functions of the position and should not be considered a complete description of the essential functions of the position. This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will be assigned by the immediate supervisor to perform other duties as needed or to perform other reasonable related duties, including special projects.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Master’s degree in Counseling, Student Personnel, or related field.
- Three to five years of Student Affairs administrative experience.
- Experience managing Fraternity and Sorority social organizations, including knowledge of best practices and policies.
- Demonstrated ability to engage students and motivate them to strive for growth.
- Commitment to inclusion of parents and families as important partners in the student experience.
- Ability to interact collegially with students, colleagues, and other constituencies, including parents and families.
- Passion for supporting undergraduate education in a liberal arts institution.
- Commitment to educating and supporting diverse populations, and to striving for inclusive excellence in all aspects of program delivery.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must include a letter of interest, a resume, and 3 professional references and should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 740-826-6131. Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. This position will remain open until filled, with review of candidates to begin immediately.
Muskingum University actively seeks out and welcomes administrators and staff who are committed to excellence in student learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the University’s educational programs and activities, and are committed to full inclusivity at the University. As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations, which have been historically underrepresented in higher education and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities. Please visit https://www.muskingum.edu/non-discrimination-statement to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.