Revised: Qualifications and Application Review Date
Reports to: Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students
Term: 1.0 FTE for 12 months; annual renewal
Salary Range: $39,000-43,000 for twelve months. Benefits include standard Oregon State System of Higher Education Benefits package.
Review of applications will begin October 26, 2012 and continue until a sufficient pool of qualified candidates is obtained or until the position is filled.
The University of Oregon is seeking an experienced advisor for fraternities and sororities. The Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life (D-FSL) has primary responsibility for developing, leading and maintaining advising and support services for affiliated fraternities and sororities and their associated constituency groups. These groups include local alumni advisory groups/boards, Inter/national headquarters, various City of Eugene agencies, house directors/live-in advisors and parents and families. The position reports to the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students and is part of a broader leadership education and development initiative for the campus community. The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advancing student learning that builds community and is one of eight departments within the Division of Student Affairs and reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The percentage of the duties and responsibilities of the position are advising, training and supporting the fraternity and sorority community (80%) and FSL Administrative (15%) and other office and division responsibilities as assigned (5%).
Bachelor’s degree in student personnel or related field
At least one year professional experience with a fraternity/sorority headquarters or as a Greek advisor on a college campus or two years experience in student leadership development in a Student Affairs office or comparable college unit with demonstrated direct experience with fraternities and sororities
Experience in supervision of staff and undergraduate students
Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working to create an environment inclusive of all cultures and people
Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communications
Master's degree in student personnel or related field
Three or more years experience working with Fraternities and Sororities as a member of fraternity/sorority national staff or college Fraternity and Sorority advising staff, including programming
Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating training for students
Experience writing reports and program promotional publications
Computer proficiency related to program promotion, marketing materials and use of modern technology
Supervisory and budgetary experience
To be assured of consideration, submit the following materials via e-mail:
1. a cover letter that summarizes your interest in and how you meet the minimum requirements of the position;
2. a current résumé, including dates of employment;
3. names e-mails, and phone numbers of three professional references; and
4. your responses to the four supplemental questions.
Please respond to the following four questions limiting your response to no more than three pages.
1) What do you believe the role of a fraternity and sorority advisor is in today’s campus environment?
2) As the Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life, how will you actively promote and support the type of positive student engagement in Greek letter organizations that will help advance the university’s academic mission?
3) How do you plan to educate students on fraternal values? What strategies will you employ to assist students in their efforts to address the contemporary issues facing fraternity and sorority communities?
4) The Division of Student Affairs is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you were selected as the Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity amongst the students with whom you will be working?
The position is open until filled. To be assured of consideration, application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. October 26 to:
Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Search Committee
The finalist for this position must successfully complete a criminal background check. The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.