Student Involvement Graduate Assistant: Fraternity & Student Life

Summary

Position Title

Student Involvement Graduate Assistant, Fraternity & Student Life

Department

Student Life

Status

Temporary

Position Summary

The Graduate Assistant in Fraternity & Sorority Life is a paraprofessional staff member and will work directly with advising the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, and National-PanHellenic chapters on campus. The Graduate Assistant will assist in the successful management of chapter recruitment or intake periods. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will plan, promote, and execute 3 educational sessions each semester and the “Greek Week” Celebration events in the spring. The Graduate Assistant will serve in the capacity to support the mission, vision and goals of Student Involvement, Division of Student Life and Jacksonville University.

Essential Job Duties

  • Co-Advise Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, and NPHC Chapters
    • Facilitate and manage the selection process for leadership
    • Hold regular 1-1 with student leaders, facilitate meetings
    • Design and deploy regular training for student leaders
    • Serve as professional staff in charge during scheduled activities
    • Collaborate with the Director to design and create annual reports
  • Coordinate and Execute all Recruitment Initiatives for each council
    • Facilitate and manage the selection process and training for Rho Gammas
    • Execute a Values-Based Recruitment, following all NPC Guidelines
    • Plan and assist with Bid-Day for men & women
    • Coordinate facility usage for on-campus Probates
  • Coordinate the Educational Sessions & Greek Week Celebration Activities
    • Facilitate planning with Fraternity & Sorority student leadership
    • Recruit and designate volunteers
    • Collaborate with Dining Services to plan necessary food services
    • Record and document all planning and attendance records
  • Participate in ongoing evaluation to assess your growth and development.
  • Participate in event staffing throughout the year.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Admission to – as well as continuous enrollment and satisfactory academic progress in – the University of North Florida’s Master of Education in Higher Education Administration program or Jacksonville University Master’s Program;
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
  • Demonstrated leadership in the college and university setting;
  • High level of comfort with frequent student contact, with residing on campus, and being accessible outside of traditional office hours;
  • Ability to advise diverse student groups;
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully balance, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks in an active, fast- paced environment, while providing superior constituent service;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented, student-centered environment; and
  • Excellent oral, written, computer, problem-solving, critical thinking, and fiscal management skills.

Compensation

  • Stipend of $10,000 over a 10 month period, August 1 – May 31.
  • Graduate assistants are required to reside on campus, in university graduate assistant housing furnished by the university, with utilities and parking provided.
  • A meal plan is provided, subject to the schedule of on-campus dining facilities.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a letter of application, professional resume, and contact information for at least three professional references to the Division of Student Life at studentlife@ju.edu.

Applicants should include “SL Graduate Assistants” in the subject line of their electronic mail message. Review of candidate credentials will commence immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.