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Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Job Description
Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life, 58352
Job Description or Duties: The University of Nebraska Kearney has a thriving Greek community with a nearly 100-year rich tradition. The community encompasses 13 national chapters with three governing councils including the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council and Panhellenic Council, serving nearly 750 students. The UNK Fraternity and Sorority community has a reputation for developing healthy chapters through collaboration with chapter leaders, advisors, national staff, and a supportive University administration. UNK Fraternity and Sorority Life strives to provide students with opportunities to grow as individuals, develop personal values and character, and progress as leaders. The Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life is responsible for the coordination of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, including fraternities and sororities, governing councils, ancillary groups and groups that may potentially charter. The Assistant Director develops programs and services that foster a sense of community among the organizations, including regular meetings of council presidents and other intra-council initiatives. The Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life will: Directly advise multiple organizations, ensuring that the objectives of the Greek community are consistent with the mission of the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and national Greek offices. Develop policies and procedures for fraternal organizations. Develop and maintain quality educational programs for fraternity and sorority members focusing on leadership, risk management, social responsibility, financial responsibility, community service initiatives, and membership recruitment. Supervise chapter recruitment and intake activities. Serve as liaison and advocate for fraternity and sorority chapters and cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships and regular communication both within the University and to external groups. Oversee organizational conduct and judicial matters of Greek organizations in collaboration with the UNK Conduct Officer. Respond to 24-hour incidents and crisis management within the FSL Community. Prepare and submit reports detailing fraternity and sorority grades and recruitment and membership statistics. Assist with a variety of programs, events, and initiatives coordinated through the Student Union and Student Engagement and various student organizations. Coordinate assessment initiatives and serve on various campus committees representing the Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Nebraskan Student Union and Student Engagement. Promote resources and functions of the campus and the Division of Student Affairs.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. Experience working with fraternity and sorority life. Ability to use technology. Passion for working with college students. Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate student programs and events.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Affairs, higher education administration or similar field and three years direct work experience with fraternity and sorority life.
HOW TO APPLY: Application review begins July 10, 2018. For more information and to apply visit For more information about the position contact: Sharon Pelc 308-865-8523. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or
SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.
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