Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life - 508076

Job no: 508076
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Advising/Peer Support

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 39332.76 Midpoint - $ 57033.60


Department/Organization: 870301 – Fraternity & Sorority Life


Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, often on weeknights and occasionally on weekends


Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life is responsible for the advisement and support of fraternities and sororities and the various Greek governing councils, developing and coordinating educational programs centered around established learning outcomes for fraternity and sorority members, and assessing the effectiveness of those programs, and supporting the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life in developing a growing, healthy Greek community that is nationally recognized for its quality chapter experience and contributions to campus life.


Additional Department Summary: Reporting to the Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life serves as the primary advisor for the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and the United Greek Council (UGC). In addition to meeting regularly with council officers, chapter presidents, and other chapter officers, the Assistant Director is responsible for both the planning and implementation of major Council related initiatives and events (e.g. Homecoming Step Show, ONYX, NPHC Convocation, UGC Recruitment Fair, etc.). Additionally, the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life has oversight for All-Greek Specific Programming and Philanthropic/Community Service efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, advising the Greek Programming Board, which oversees programming geared toward community-wide development (i.e. Homecoming, Greek Week, Athletics, educational forms, and philanthropy/community service events); overseeing the Greek Points program; directing the Greek Excellence Awards Application process and Recognition Reception; leading the development and implementation of Greek-specific philanthropy and community service initiatives; and preparing the philanthropy and community service report on an annual basis, etc.). The Assistant Director also provides leadership and crisis response through serving in an on-call capacity to the Greek Community. The Assistant Director is also responsible for completing required training that is related to laws and regulations, that creates a more hospitable and respectful workplace, and safer work environment. The Assistant Director also has personal accountability for financial reporting and responsibility for establishing, enforcing, and following internal processes and controls as outlined in UA policies and procedures. The fraternity and sorority community at The University of Alabama consists of 67 social fraternities and sororities with more than 11,500 student members, including 46 chapter housing facilities with approximately 1,900 residents.


Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience in student programming, advising student groups and organizations, student recruitment, or other student-oriented activities; OR Master's degree and one (1) year of experience in student programming, advising student groups and organizations, student recruitment, or other student-oriented activities. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered.


Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Undergraduate membership in a Greek-letter organization. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.


Skills and Knowledge: Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills applicable to a diverse population. Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities. Knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. Familiarity with Qualtrics Survey Software. Must be able to conduct presentations and training workshops, be an effective communicator, and have organizational strength. Demonstrated commitment to Multicultural Competencies as evidenced through: demonstrating self-awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.


Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Communication or a related field and three (3) or more years of professional leadership experience in a higher education setting. Related experience to include student programming, advising Greek student groups and organizations, student union, and other student-oriented activities.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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"EEO is the Law" Poster
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“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement
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"Family and Medical Leave Act" 
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"Employee Polygraph Protection Act" 
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