Program Advisor for Fraternity & Sorority Life-430c.1314
Reeve Memorial Union
The Program Advisor for Fraternity & Sorority Life is a generalist position that provides overall coordination and advising, and supports the growth of the fraternities and sororities at UW Oshkosh. This person is expected to provide advisement and guidance in the area of event planning and implementation, leadership training, and development. The student leadership and involvement area utilizes an advising approach that encourages student learning and supports/maximizes personal growth. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Student Involvement.
This position demonstrates an active, intentional and ongoing engagement with diversity - in people, projects and communities; recognize, understand and appreciate the culturally different ways in which people express themselves; treat others with dignity, respect and consideration; foster work environments that are experienced as safe by all; and be curious about and open to the ideas of others.
- Bachelor's degree and two (2) years post-undergraduate experience working with and advising fraternities, sororities, and/or other student groups;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Demonstrated philosophy and approach that encourages maximum student development;
- Experience presenting and facilitating in student activities or leadership training programs;
- Working knowledge of basic budget and financial management;
- Demonstrated commitment to, and experience working with diverse campus populations and a commitment to inclusivity,
- Master's Degree in higher education, college student personnel, counseling, leadership, or related field and (2) years post-undergraduate experience working with and advising fraternities, sororities, and/or other student groups;
- Experience working in a college union;
- Commitment to shared governance;
- Experience working with fraternities and sororities in the areas of recruitment, membership development and risk management;
- Experience addressing the strengths and weaknesses associated with fraternities and sororities at the community level;
- Strong leadership and problem-solving skills;
- Knowledge of national trends and best practices of fraternity and sorority life;
- Knowledge of learning outcomes and assessment methods relative to the higher education learning environment;
- Ability to collaborate and develop positive working relationships;
- Experience as a member of a national Fraternity or Sorority;
- Experience with the management of formal fraternity and sorority recruitment at the community level.
Terms of Appointment
Review of files will begin 3/5/14, and continue until position is filled.
How to Apply
Send letter of application, resume, contact information for 5 references, and transcripts (official or photocopy) to:
Reeve Memorial Union
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901