Assistant Director, Student Leadership
Job no: 494109
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
The Assistant Director for Leadership Development has overall responsibility for the development of dynamic programs and services which address the needs of Fraternity and Sorority members. The Assistant Director is responsible for providing leadership to the campus and the five governing councils as well as the 20+ Greek chapters with a combined membership of over 1200 students.
The Assistant Director for Leadership Development, works directly with the Student Life team to provide resources, expertise and direction for the Interfraternity Council, Unified Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, College Panhellenic Council, and Greek Municipal Assembly, and their organizations' student leaders.
Assists with developing and implementing a community mission, vision, and strategic plan. Design, plan, and assess events and programs that support the educational mission of Seton Hall University, fraternal organizations and the co-curricular experience. Provide leadership training on a variety of topics such as academic success, service learning, leadership development, chapter operations, self-governance, health, safety, and recruitment/retention. Serve as a liaison to various campus and community partners, alumni, volunteers, advisors, and (inter)national organization staff members. Provide creative marketing and outreach to serve a diverse and vibrant fraternity and sorority life community.
Additionally the Assistant Director gives support to the Office of Student Life for campus-wide programming efforts. The Assistant Director reports to the Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership Development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide the vision and strategic planning for the strengthening and growth of the Greek Life program at the University.
- Provide oversight to the individual Greek organizations, and provide daily advisement of the Greek Councils and Greek Life related organizations. Provide oversight of the intake process for each organization
- Provide ongoing education and development opportunities for Greek members.
- Additional responsibilities with Greek organizations to include: assure adherence to all institutional policies; monitor chapter scholastic performance; serve as institutional liaison to all (inter)national governing organizations.
- Support campus-wide, major programs in the Office of Student Life.
- Bachelor's Degree
- 1-3 years of professional experience.
- Strong skills in advising students and their organizations.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, information management and organization.
- Ability to analyze and interpret University policies and implement risk management/judicial procedures.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships among a diverse population of students, alumni and community partners.
- Ability to identify problems, analyze information and implement solutions.
- Ability to integrate student development theory and mission and action congruence into practice.
- Skills in social media, website, assessment and program development.
- Proficiency in Office software: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook/Electronic Email.
- Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality.
- Master's degree in Student Affairs, Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field.
- Experience in student activities, residential life and/or organizations.
- Experience working with fraternity & sorority headquarters and/or inter/national leadership.
- Experience with the development and implementation of a community mission, vision and strategic plan.
- Experience designing mechanisms to regularly assess needs, performance and learning outcomes of fraternities, sororities and their members.
- General Office Environment
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
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