Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Deans & Directors Student Affairs

Job Description


Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job ID: 242965
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Department Information
3202011 - Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job Summary
Provide support and educational opportunities to fraternity and sorority community. Provide guidance in long-range strategic planning and implementation to foster a diverse and dynamic fraternity and sorority community in support of the University's mission for student success. Working location for the successful candidate will be based in Statesboro.

This position has been identified by Federal Law (Jeanne Clery Act) as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), with significant student and campus responsibilities. CSA 's are obligated to report crimes reported to them which occurred on campus, in public areas bordering campus and in certain non-campus buildings owned or controlled (leased) by the University.

Due to the Governor's approval for the Cost of Living Adjustment to Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023, final salaries at the time of hire may be impacted, but will not be lower than what is advertised.


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Develop, implement, and facilitate trainings and workshops to enhance chapter and council success and promote leadership development, risk prevention and academic success
  • Serve as a resource to parents of fraternity and sorority members
  • Serve as liaison between the campus and inter/national headquarters staff
  • Serve as a resource and administrative liaison for chapter officers, members, advisors, and alumni of recognized social fraternities and sororities
  • Oversee educational initiatives
  • Assist in the creation of curriculum and facilitate Council Leader Institute, a non-credit course for council executive board members
  • Coordinate chapter advisor and all chapter president meetings
  • Assist in overseeing administrative functions of the department
  • Assist and plan and executing Panhellenic and IFC recruitment in addition to assisting with NPHC Intake
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of fraternity and sorority life on the Statesboro campus
  • Assist in setting the strategic vision and direction for Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Assist with implementation, direction, and coordination of assessment of programs within department promoting student learning, development, and risk mitigation
  • Conduct research and prepare reports
  • Advise Governing Councils and Executive Board officers
  • Assist with and coordinate communication for the fraternity and sorority office and programs
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with campus departments and community
  • Supervise graduate students

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • Master's degree in higher education administration, student personnel administration, or related field

Required Experience

  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience
  • Supervisory; and program and curriculum development, implementation and assessment experience

Proposed Salary

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to deliver persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Ability to identify and address problems, formulate rules, articulate policies and rules to internal and external constituents
  • Strong ability to relate and connect with members of the fraternity and sorority community


  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Commitment to development of academic-residential campus environment through student-centered, collaborative teamwork across academic and Student Affairs units
  • Thorough knowledge of emerging trends and needs of students
  • Thorough knowledge of emerging trends in fraternity and sorority life
  • Knowledge and experience shaping academic success and initiatives for a fraternity and sorority community


  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Skilled in assessment and improvement of Student Affairs programs in higher education
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills
  • Problem-solving and team building experience
  • Strong communication (verbal and written to include persuasive speech making and presentations on controversial or complex topics), organizational, leadership, management and human relations (including demonstrated commitment to customer service centered work ethic) skills

Apply Before Date
June 3, 2022

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek often extends beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Occasional travel required

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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