UC San Diego
SORORITY & FRATERNITY LIFE ADVISOR
Extended Deadline: Wed 7/28/2021, thereafter Open Until Filled
Salary Range: $60,000 /year
Reporting to the Associate Director of Sorority & Fraternity Life (SFL), the SFL Advisors and Program Managers to the Multicultural Greek Council, and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), College Panhellenic Association, and Interfraternity Council provide management, oversight and direction for the SFL community. Advisors provide leadership and advising on issues unique to the community, on-campus programming, and risk and liability management.
Advisors oversee long and short range goal and strategy development, program planning, marketing, expansion and assessment for the SFL area and work to collect, track, and analyze data and develop policy recommendations based on this research. As a part of the SFL 5 year strategic plan, this position will provide leadership and support for key SFL initiatives including, educational programs, EDI initiatives, and NPHC expansion. SFL advisors represent the University to alumni organizations, chapter advisor groups, community groups and individual fraternities and sororities.
Advise additional categories of registered student organizations as needed through drop-in advising and programs. Advise student leaders on the development and implementation of programs, applicable policies and procedures, risk management, issues management, leadership development and organization management. Advising and programming should use a holistic approach with emphasis on enhancing individual and student organization development.
Using knowledge and skills as an experienced Student Affairs professional, performs the full range of duties and responsibilities within a Student Life specialization. Assesses situations and determines appropriate action or referral. Works independently under general supervision to provide information and interpretation of complex policies, procedures and regulations. Identifies and responds to student needs for services, crisis intervention, and programs.
• Bachelor's degree and three to five (3 - 5) years of related professional experience in higher education/student affairs, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience advising cultural and social sororities and fraternities and/or councils in a higher education setting required. Experience advising National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations or councils, experience at an HBCU, or experience in an NPHC organization strongly preferred.
• Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Experience advising and counseling students, ability to provide guidance and advise in all aspects of program creation and planning, budget implementation, leadership development, problem solving, and assessment.
• Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance. Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
• Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with diverse student and community populations, both orally and in writing.
• Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
• Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills.
• Experience serving as a liaison to parents, community members, fraternity and sorority regional and international officers, fraternity and sorority headquarters, alumni organizations, chapter advisors, and potential members.
• Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with multiple departments and diverse constituent groups; Ability to work collaboratively, using a team approach.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and the ability to remain unbiased and impartial in dealing with fraternity and sorority issues.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
• Ability to provide work direction and development for student and graduate student staff.
• Strong knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
• Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
• Mandated Reporter: This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance.
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year).
c) Work/Life Balance.
d) UC Retirement Plan
e) Pet insurance.
For more information about UCSD Benefits visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/ and Work/Life visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/work-life/.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html