The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life (OSFL).
The University: As the state's public flagship, land-grant university, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is entrusted to deliver world-class education, life-changing research and community support to the state, national and global communities. As the landscape of higher education shifts and presents individuals and institutions with new opportunities, UTK is committed to meet these challenges creatively. Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and beautiful East Tennessee, UTK is an institution of more than 30,000 students, committed to excellence in learning, scholarship and engagement. UTK strives to provide accessible, affordable and inclusive community to the residents of Tennessee, across the nation and around the world.
Everyone Matters. Everyone Belongs. The Division of Student Life builds and supports an inclusive community that provides opportunities to lead, serve and engage as Volunteers and citizens. Comprised of more than 400 staff members who serve our students through 19 departments and functions, we strive to create a welcoming community rich with diverse experiences. Staff are actively engaged in the lives of our students, living and learning with them in our residence halls, student union, and other campus environments. The Division seeks candidates willing to engage, challenge, and support our students through intentional programs and services. We seek colleagues who are committed to teamwork and have a palpable passion for working with and serving all students. We especially seek candidates who have an ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
The Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life works with four Greek councils and organizations therein (Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Panhellenic Council). The sorority and fraternity community at the University of Tennessee consists of 48 sororities and fraternities with a membership exceeding 4,800 students. Likewise, the office is responsible for providing operational support to 28 sorority and fraternity houses on University property.
Reporting to the Associate Dean of Students, the Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life is responsible for the strategic direction, daily operation, and leadership of the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life, including the ongoing development and supervision of staff and students. The Director serves as part of an advising team providing support and guidance to sorority and fraternity chapters and governing councils in program development and providing leadership development programs for community and chapter officers. The successful candidate is expected to embody leadership qualities that value collaboration, teamwork and possesses a demonstrated history of student advocacy thought community building, relationship development with students, campus and external constituencies.
Internal Number: 206306
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.