This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse, and dependent children taking classes at UCM.
Internal Number: 999000
The Assistant Director serves as part of the student engagement and development team in the Office and Student Activities with a special focus on advising and supporting university recognized nationally affiliated social “Greek-letter” organizations. This staff person facilitates and fosters an environment of community, belonging, and success by:
Acting as an advisor to all peer governing councils including Interfraternity Council (IFC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and National Panhellenic Council (NPC), and the Greek honor organizations–Rho Lambda and Order of Omega.
Working to develop, enhance, improve, and innovate FSL programming and initiatives, including training, development, programs, philanthropic and service activities, and events.
Developing and implementing university processes and practices in Fraternity and Sorority Life, as well as strategic initiatives and programs to grow and strengthen the UCM FSL community including the management and support of all formal and informal recruitment periods to support the growth of fraternities and sororities.
Providing leadership in addressing any fraternity and sorority issues related to leadership development, crisis/emergency response, conduct, and related issues; and representing FSL on assorted campus-wide committees.
Working closely with campus partners such as Community Standards and Support, Public Safety, University Housing, Campus Community Health, Student Activities, the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity, Athletics, and Alumni and Foundation.
Contributing as part of the administrative advising team for the student programming board (Mo’s Activity Council) that oversees programming activities, the programming schedule, and advise student leaders regarding scheduling techniques to maximize participation.
Serving as an administrative advisor for the student spirit group (Roaring Red) overseeing activities, advising student leaders on goals and priorities and strategic plans for effectiveness and impact, and managing program funding. Working closely with Athletics and Alumni and Foundation.
Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm; Some evenings/weekends for events.
Education and Formal Training:
Master’s degree in any field required. Master’s degree in the field of Higher Education, Student Affairs, or Leadership preferred.
Two (2) academic years of post baccalaureate experience in sorority and fraternity life and/or experience with advising, coaching, and leading student organizations required. Event management and Supervisory experience preferred.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality. Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.Public speaking skills preferred.
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Web Page Maintenance
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license
A complete UCM online application for employment, a cover letter, and a resume are required.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.
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