Coordinator of Fraternity & Sorority Life, Office of Student Involvement
PRIMARY DUTY:The Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life supports all aspects of Fraternity and Sorority Life. The Coordinator will support programming of the Office of Student Involvement and contribute to the successful development and implementation of strategic Student Affairs initiatives. The coordinator will be a key leader and resource in uplifting Fraternity and Sorority Life at Northwest. This position will support implementation of a Fraternity and Sorority Life Vision that requires a positive environment in Fraternity and Sorority Life at Northwest. This will be accomplished by developing students as chapter leaders and creating an accountable environment that our students deserve.
1. Support all aspects of the Fraternity and Sorority Life community including:
- Basic administrative duties
- Budgets for the councils and opportunities they directly advise
- Program planning and evaluation
- Supervise all aspects of fraternity / sorority recruitment/intake for the councils for which they are the primary advisor
- Membership development
- Marketing/promotions for prospective and current students
- Assist the Assistant Director plan and coordinate Greek Week and Awards
2. Serve as liaison to the University and chapter advisors, alumni, and (Inter) National Headquarters Staff.
3. Directly advise two of the four councils/leadership communities (National Pan-Hellenic Council, Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, and Order of Omega).
4. Assist in the planning and facilitation of Fraternity and Sorority leader retreats, meetings, and workshops with topics such as community building, programming, information, and council leadership development.
5. Maintain Fraternity and Sorority Life records pertaining to event planning and registration process including post-programmatic assessment.
6. Mentor student leaders to be career ready by teaching them leadership, strategic planning and accountability skills in their positions to grow as leaders and prepare them for graduation.
7. Interpret, disseminate, and monitor Fraternity and Sorority organization compliance with university and council policies. Assure compliance with university standards and policies.
8. Monitor the completion of the Fraternity and Sorority Standards of Excellence.
9. Collaborate with other Student Affairs areas and University departments as needed to develop and sustain effective professional relationships with students, faculty, staff, and others.
10. Direct continuous quality improvement efforts for all programs/units under their supervision (includes strategic planning and evaluation/assessment).
11. Serve on University committees, teams, and task forces as needed.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field.
Experience: Two years, through membership or direct advisement, of Fraternity and Sorority Life experience. Must have experience participating in recruitment / intake activities within the Fraternity and Sorority Life community.
Skills: Basic event planning, data and paperwork organizational skills, interpersonal skills, workplace communication, advising, team building, and problem-solving skills; as well as demonstrating flexibility, adaptability, creativity, and innovation.
WORKING CONDITIONS:This position works in an air-conditioned office in a newly renovated facility. Also requires work in a variety of University settings, including activities outdoors. Some evenings and weekends will be required.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position requires minimal supervision and assists in the supervision of student employees.
EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED:IBM compatible PC, office equipment, and audio visual equipment
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Requires sitting, standing, and may require some moderate lifting
COMMUNITY:Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri, 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri, and 110 miles southeast of Omaha, Nebraska. For more information visit the city’s website atwww.maryville.org.
UNIVERSITY:With an enrollment of about 10,000 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and throughNorthwest Online.
Founded in 1905 andranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top public regional universities in the Midwest, Northwestplaces a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jump start on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory School, National Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Areaand Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.
The University is a national model for student success and career placement. In addition, 97 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data.
Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers more than 150 student organizations, and textbooks and a laptop are included in tuition, which is among the lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $6,800 over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employment positions, allowing students to build professional skills through its internationally benchmarked student employment program.Designated the Missouri Arboretum, the Northwest campus was named one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”
For more information about Northwest and its performance, visit www.nwmissouri.edu.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:Until filled
DATE AVAILABLE:January 2, 2024 (negotiable based on needs)
TO APPLY:Please fill out a Northwest application online by clickinghttps://www.schooljobs.com/careers/nwmissourito reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or firstname.lastname@example.org more information.