Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Life
As the Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL), you will be responsible for supporting the Director of FSL in fostering a positive developmental experience for over 800 students with membership in 13 national fraternities and sororities. You will also oversee and support a developing National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) community by committing to collaboration and partnerships with numerous stakeholders. Major job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide direction to the Fraternity & Sorority Community and advancing the vision of our Five Areas of Excellence
- Support our Fraternity & Sorority Educational Programming Standards
- Develop Fraternity and Sorority life governance and ensure compliance with College, local and National Chapter standards of conduct, recruitment, accountability, recognition and policies
- Advise National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) chapters
- Attend Fraternity and Sorority programs as necessary, participate in department and division-wide events, training and conferences – this will require some evening and weekend hours
- Create procedures that aid in risk management, conflict resolution and problem solving among constituent groups
- Facilitate coordination of recruitment and intake processes for organizations and councils and serve as a liaison and collaborative partner to Inter/national offices and alumni volunteers
Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, generous retirement savings plan contributions, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.
- Bachelor’s degree in college student personnel or other relevant discipline
- At least 3 years of related professional experience working with fraternities and sororities, preferably with multiple fraternity and sorority governing councils, including the National Pan-Hellenic Council and/or Multicultural Greek Council
- Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and policies as it relates to higher education and fraternity and sorority life
- Experience designing and facilitating training for students, event planning and event management skills
- Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills and the ability to deal with complex and sometimes sensitive issues
- Willingness to work evening and weekend hours, as needed
- Proficiency with general computer software packages
- The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
Because this position works with minors (non F&M students under the age of 18) mandatory training must be completed prior to working. The online training course must be completed at least once every two years by faculty, staff and Franklin & Marshall students who interact with minors.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, Pennsylvania ACT 153 background clearances, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.