Assistant Director of Greek Life

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

ID: 7065434
Posted: March 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About the University
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department
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Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The Assistant Director of Greek Life ensures that the direction of the Greek community is consistent with the mission of the university while contributing to the overall quality of campus life. This position is responsible for the advancement of the UA Greek community including four Greek governing bodies (IFC, NPHC, UGC, and PC) and 34 national Greek-lettered organizations.
The Assistant Director of Greek is responsible for advising the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and its member organizations, communicating and developing a working relationship with both internal and external stakeholders, coordinating community service for the Greek community, developing and implementing educational and social programming for both individuals and chapters, and responding to emergencies as needed. This position is also responsible for managing student learning efforts including outcomes and assessment; advising other Greek registered student organizations that address various programming needs and efforts such as diversity, risk management, and leadership development; advising council officers in the planning of major events (IFC Formal Recruitment, etc.).
In addition, the position will assist with all extension and colonization efforts; proactively communicate expectations for services provided to chapters; work collaboratively with student leaders, alumni/ae, faculty and staff to address risk management issues within Greek community; assist councils with applying for national, regional, and local awards throughout the year; serve on various university and divisional leadership committees; direct the councils toward unity and collaboration between chapters and councils; meet regularly with council officers, chapter presidents, and other chapter officers as appropriate including helping to develop student leaders in a way that fulfills the vision and mission of the department, division, and institution; attend professional and regional student conferences as funding permits (submission of program proposals is encouraged, also pending availability of funding to attend); serve as an on-call responder and be placed on the Greek Life on-duty rotation schedule; work on special projects and perform other duties as assigned; must be available to work evenings including weekends as needed to fulfill position responsibilities.


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