Full Job Description
Wittenberg University is accepting applications for the position Director of Student Involvement and Sorority & Fraternity Life. The Director will oversee the strategic direction, management, and support for sorority and fraternity life, student organizations, club sports, student center, and University scheduling. This role seeks to position Student Involvement as a hub for campus engagement, student connection, and learning. The Director supervises the Assistant Director of Student Involvement and the Assistant Director, Student Center, Scheduling & Events. In addition, the role supports the integrated programming and promotion of campus events and management of registered student organizations. This is a full-time, exempt-level position reporting to the Senior Associate Dean of Students.
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Manage the Sorority & Fraternity community including: advising Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council; advising Chapters (including officers, members, and new members); coordinating meetings, communication, standards, education with Chapter advisors, national representatives, and fraternity and sorority life Honor Societies; coordinating fraternity and sorority recruitment efforts.
Oversee and manage registered student organizations including the financial, risk, programmatic, operational, and administrative management. Leverage student organizations to create vibrant and engaging co-curricular experiences for students. This includes educational programming, officer training, and annual registration processes for the student organization, honor societies, and club sport communities.
Provide leadership and management for the day-to-day operations of the Office of Student Involvement and Student Center to create a culture of service excellence, engagement, and support for student leaders and student organizations and role within the campus community. Oversee the student coordinator program to meet office, student center, and student learning needs.
Supervise the Assistant Director Student Center, Scheduling & Events and the Assistant Director, Student Involvement to meet the needs of the office, student center and institution.
Provide leadership in the financial management of student organizations; review and monitor budget accounts; oversee financial transactions for student organizations; and develop systems, policies and procedures to monitor expenditures by student organizations.
Monitor student organization risk management processes, including organization conduct and University group social event and programming with alcohol registration processes and education.
Direct the management of Wittenberg's Club Sports programs including: risk management education and policies; registration; volunteer coach management; and member development.
Oversee the creation, promotion, and execution of collaborative large-scale, alternative, social programming to spur student connection and engagement. Collaborate with University offices on special programming including Welcome Week, Homecoming, and Family Weekend.
Lead and execute Leadership Awards annually.
Serve in the Student Development on-call rotation assisting with emergencies and critical incidents.
Participate in appropriate staff development opportunities, serve on campus, community, and professional association committees, appropriately keep supervisors abreast of matters sensitive in nature, and other responsibilities as assigned.
Serve on campus committees.
Perform other relevant duties as assigned such as special projects, programs, developmental activities, etc.
A master's degree in higher education/student affairs or related field is required.
Three to five years experience advising and educating sorority and fraternity communities, union operations, student programming, and/or advising student groups is required.
Experience as supervisor/manager.
Excellent customer service, time management, and communication skills.
Ability to work with a variety of constituents, solve problems quickly and professionally, anticipate needs, and communicate proactively.
Candidates should be committed to student success and have a commitment to and understanding of a liberal arts education and diversity at a church-related college.
Competency and experience using Microsoft Office software, specifically proficient in the use of Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and PowerPoint with the ability and desire to learn additional software applications as necessary.
Night and weekend work will be required depending on campus events and needs.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with assistance.
A valid driver's license is required; must meet required insurance qualifications found in Wittenberg Motor Pool policies and procedures.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
Wittenberg University is committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in our campus community. Click here to view our Title IX policies.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
To apply, please set-up an account in our online recruiting system and upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.
Name, address, and phone number of three professional references.
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.