Competitive pay and excellent benefits! Relocation stipend is provided.
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 493656
We are interviewing at The Placement Exchange virtual event!
This is a live-in position with Rensselaer provided housing. The Assistant Dean for the Fraternity & Sorority Commons is a member of a team that creates and sustains the vision for the fraternity and sorority community as an integral part of the Clustered Learning, Advocacy, and Support for Students (CLASS) framework. The Assistant Dean has shared responsibility for working with and supporting fraternity/sorority organizations in their living, meeting, and programming spaces. In addition, The Assistant Dean supports the Associate Dean in all health and safety initiatives for both on/off campus properties. The Assistant Dean workw with community partners on diversity, equity and inclusion education, large scale community philanthropic initiatives, and works to support various programming and educational workshops. The Assistant Dean also develops and implements effective public relations and marketing strategies to support community/council awareness. The Assistant Dean supports student staff, and provides advisement for up to two councils, and shares coaching responsibilities for a grouping of designated organizations. The Assistant Dean will assist the Associate Dean in the creation of sustainable, inclusive, and developmentally rich programs, and aid in matters related to community risk and liability management.
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Candidates are required to have a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline along with at least two (2) years of experience in a closely related position in Student Affairs with preference for experience directly working with fraternity & sorority organizations. Experience must include:
Demonstrated experience advising and counseling students
Demonstrated experience responding appropriately to student concerns and manage student issues
Ability to travel to on-campus and off-campus locations within the Capital District as a requirement of on-call duties
Relevant combinations of education, training and experience may be considered.
Knowledge and understanding of fraternity/sorority systems, national and regional trends, policies, procedures, governance, organizational development and recruitment processes
Ability to exercise good judgment and the ability to remain unbiased and impartial in dealing with fraternity and sorority issues
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to analyze and interpret data
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing environment
Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills
We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.
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