Assistant Director of Student Involvement

Date Posted
December 17, 2021
Job Description

Ohio Wesleyan University (www.owu.edu), a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus, is seeking dynamic, skilled candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Student Involvement. This is a 12-month, full time, salaried position with benefits! 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Student Involvement Office (SIO) invites applications for the Assistant Director of Student Involvement. The SIO supports co-curricular student engagement opportunities including fraternity and sorority life, student organizations, leadership development, campus events, intramural sports, and recognition programs. The Assistant Director will play a vital role in supporting and contributing to the overall development and success of the fraternity, sorority, and student organization community at OWU. 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Advise and communicate regularly with fraternity and sorority chapter presidents, other chapter leaders, faculty and staff advisors, alumni advisors, and headquarter staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinate and manage membership recruitment and intake process.
  • Maintain accurate fraternity and sorority records including membership, academics, and governing council records.
  • Develop and facilitate leadership education training including but not limited to university policies and procedures, officer transitions, risk management, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Provide support for campus registered student organizations (RSOs) by managing new club process, event registration, advisor education, contract oversight and policy assistance.
  • Oversee and manage the RSO purchasing process and supervise student purchasing coordinator.
  • Create, review, and update online resources for student organizations and advisors.
  • Assist with office administrative responsibilities which may include, but not limited to assessment initiatives, office management, and attending campus trainings.

STARTING QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree in higher education administration, student personnel, or closely related field.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working directly with fraternity and sorority advising within a higher education setting. 
  • Administrative experience with student organization registration, training, and leadership development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of and a working understanding of current best practices in fraternity and sorority life, risk management and the structure of NIC, NPHC, and NPC organizations.

FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO SUCCESS: 

A successful candidate will bring many of the following qualifications to the position: 

  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating effectively and facilitating positive working relationships with students, administrators, faculty, and staff, in a university setting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and equity within a diverse organization, team, and campus community.
  • Available to work evening and weekend hours

COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKETS WILL INCLUDE:

  1. Your letter of interest 
  2. Your resume
  3. The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references

Apply at: OWU Application - Student Involvement

WHAT WE OFFER:

Ohio Wesleyan University offers a rewarding place to work! To discover why this should be your next work home, visit our website. Learn more about our benefits at Discover our Benefits.

As an equal opportunity institution, OWU has a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We do not discriminate on any basis including: race, religion, color, culture, national origin, sex and/or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, economic barriers, or any other legally protected factor.

NOTE: Employment sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States. OWU requires COVID-19 vaccination of all employees. Candidates who accept offers of employment must be able to provide proof of their vaccination status before their employment can be process.