Miami University is seeking a Director of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life to serve as the primary person responsible for the direction of the fraternal community and student activities and organizations. The Director works to deepen student involvement opportunities consistent with Miami's commitment to the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. The Director works collaboratively with all Student Life and campus offices, as well as external stakeholders. The Director is responsible for establishing and maintaining student development goals, monitoring activities, supervising staff, and advising various student organizations.
supervise the staff and budget for Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
develop and communicate vision to advance student engagement, establish long range departmental goals, develop learning outcomes, and assess programs/activities
maintain a working relationship with national Greek organizations’ headquarters and local alumni volunteers
facilitate collaboration among Academic Affairs and Student Life
design comprehensive marketing initiatives for the department to encourage involvement in student organizations and fraternity and sorority life
initiate grant writing, and support development opportunities, including alumni foundation, and corporate support
work closely with the Office of Community Standards to assist in the resolution of organizational conduct matters
supervise staff providing organizational support to the executive councils and programming boards of student activities and fraternity and sorority life.
assist fraternity and sorority chapters in actively recruiting engaged on- and off-campus advisors, provide regular and ongoing training, support, and recognition for volunteer advisors
conceptualize, develop, and deliver strong and consistent risk management and accountability systems within the fraternity and sorority community
conceptualize, develop, and deliver leadership development and educational programs for student organizations
oversee and implement diversity initiatives within the office
maintain regular communication and working relationships with the Oxford community
other duties as assigned to support the Division of Student Life
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Master's degree required in Student Affairs or related field. Minimum of five years of progressive responsibilities in a student affairs work environment including experience with: fraternal organizations, advising student organizations, program planning, supervising staff, and managing budgets. The successful candidate will also demonstrate commitment to diversity, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to relate well to student, faculty, staff, volunteers, community members and administrators.
Internal Number: 495472
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”