The Assistant Director is a member of the office of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life within the Division of Student Life. The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director of Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and works with colleagues and stakeholders in the enhancement of student engagement at Miami University. The Assistant Director is responsible for working with fraternity and sorority students to develop strategic programs and strong chapter infrastructure to advance the mission of their respective organizations and Miami University. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with students, advisors, faculty, and campus departments to build strong networks for student success.
Known as the “Mother of Fraternities”, Miami University strives to build a Model Fraternity/Sorority Community and is made up 48 chapters and over 5,000 students. The Office of Student Activities, Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Wilks Institute of Leadership and Service is committed to relationship building, values based education, and leadership development.
Responsibilities: ? Serve as a chapter services liaison, providing advising and leadership development to a variety of chapters from IFC, Panhellenic and NPHC organizations ? Serve as an advisor to a council and/or several council officers, providing community support through one-one-one meetings and attendance at Council Executive Board and Council Delegate meetings ? Assist with and lead community-wide signature programs and events which may include Acropolis for Emerging Leaders, Greek Leaders ADVANCE, Greek Spring Clean, Greek Week, and more ? Oversee logistics for student and office led initiatives including curriculum design, facilitation, third party vendors, day of details, and other tasks as needed ? Coordinate and implement office policies, procedures and expectations in adherence to the Community Compliance and Community Score Card expectations which may include fraternity second year exemption oversight, academic standards, and more ? Collaborate with stakeholders including the Office of Residence Life, Dean of Students Office, Office of Community Standards, the City of Oxford, and more on the implementation of collaborative programs which may include the Sorority Living Learning Community and the fraternity second year exemption and standards process ? Assists the Associate Director in providing leadership for the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Activities in establishing and fulfilling its mission and strategic priorities; and in conducting daily operations and responsibilities ? Perform daily administrative responsibilities including support to other departments, assessment, and other areas as needed
Required/Minimum Qualifications ? Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel or related field prior to the start date required ? Knowledge of best practices and ability to infuse research with practical experience to create intentional leadership programs for fraternity and sorority life ? Must have outstanding leadership, management and interpersonal skills to relate and work with a variety of faculty, students, parents staff and community members ? Willingness to work in a team oriented and collaborative environment ? Must possess strong written and oral communication skills ? Experience planning and executing large-scale events ? Must possess strong computer competence, including but not limited to word, excel, and social media and marketing mediums ? Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends ? Ability to work with a high level of autonomy ? An understanding of the developmental needs of college students ? Experience developing and maintaining mutually-beneficial community-campus partnerships
Internal Number: 497203
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.”