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Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170242
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The position specifically supports the mission of the Division of Student Affairs by enhancing the support and leadership to the fraternity and sorority community. Along with the team members in the office, the Assistant Director will serve as a resource for chapter advisors, faculty advisors, alumni/ae, parents, national representatives/volunteers, university administrators, staff/faculty, and the university community regarding the fraternity and sorority community. The position will provide leadership, advising, and strategic planning guidance to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and member chapters. The position will be responsible for curriculum development and facilitation of leadership education programming as part of the Fraternal Leaders Institute series. Specifically, the position will be responsible for the infusion of multicultural competencies into leadership education and community development. With a focus upon the aspect of community development, the position will coordinate strategic communication efforts for the fraternity and sorority community and lead the awards and recognition process. The position will also represent Fraternity and Sorority Life on special division and university committees/projects.

The Assistant Director will directly supervise a Graduate Assistant, a part-time outreach coordinator, and intern students in the office. The Assistant Director will report to the Director.

Required Qualifications:

-The candidate should possess: a Masters degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs Administration or related field and demonstrated post-masters working experience in a Student Affairs related setting;
-Working with and/or advisement of fraternity and sorority councils and honor societies;
-Direct advising experience of a fraternity and or sorority community and relevant student affairs fields;
-Experience as a live-in housing professional; strong experience regarding leadership and supervision;
-Budget management experience;
-Outstanding communication, writing, presentation, facilitation, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Membership in a Greek-lettered collegiate men’s or women’s fraternal organization.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

The review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references at

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience.
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Fraternity & Sorority Life
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5 (with some evening and weekend programs/events/meetings)
Job Posting Date: 08/31/2017
Review Begin Date: 09/15/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Required Documents

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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