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Job Summary

Department Summary

Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) is dedicated to the development of its diverse student body through close collaboration with the University Community, F/S Alumni, Inter/national organizations, and the Ann Arbor Community.  It provides quality academic, personal, social, and service opportunities that empower students to serve, lead, and conduct themselves with integrity and in accordance with sound values.

 Job Summary

NOTE:  This is a 2-year Limited Term appointment with the potential to re-evaluate for an extension.

Minimum Hiring Salary - $34,000.  Actual salary commensurate with experience, education and equity factors.

As a staff member within Student Life, the Health and Wellbeing Program Manager is responsible for setting the direction and advocating for the development of co-curricular programs and services that support student learning within fraternities and sororities. The primary areas of focus for this role include student organization advising, consultation and oversight; and program development. This position will work closely with the Associate Director.

Responsibilities*

Program Development (45%)

  • Lead FSL Health and Wellbeing program for all four councils, expanding on existing prevention practices designed to raise awareness of risks associated with AOD, hazing, and sexual misconduct.
  • Develop and implement health and wellbeing educational workshops and learning experiences for fraternity and sorority members of all four councils. Maintain close relationships with key university departments and internal/external stakeholders in order to continuously assess and advance program content.
  • Develop new educational programming around values-based recruitment; support student leaders to assess and strengthen existing peer-led programming
  • Provide intervention when student behavior is potentially harmful to others, the community, and/or is self-destructive. Develop a course of action and education that will improve safety, reduce harm, and minimize critical incidents and risk.

     

    Student Organization Advising (35%)

  • Provide direction and advice for a 10-member executive board of the Panhellenic Association - to advance the community in the areas of leadership and personal development, social responsibility, community engagement, risk management, and recruitment.
  • Provide education, direction, management, and leadership development opportunities to individual students and 18 sororities to enhance student organization effectiveness. Areas to address include academic performance, physical and psychological health/wellness, risk management, career aspirations, interpersonal conflict, social identity and justice, and personal and leadership development.
  • Assist staff and student leaders in the creation and facilitation of activities designed to create a cohesive fraternity/sorority community and be able to serve as a resource for their communities at large.
  • Development assessment methods for programming and initiatives within the Panhellenic Association.
  • Provide conflict resolution for individual students and between student organizations.
  • Together with other unit staff, advise F/S related committees and honor societies
  • Provide resources and education to chapter alumni advisors, housing boards, house directors, and other volunteers/staff members to assist their support of collegiate chapters, officers, and housing. 

Administrative (20%)

  • Provide resources, information, and education to students, their families, faculty, staff, and the greater community regarding student involvement in fraternities and sororities. Educate individual students and student organizations about their rights, privileges, obligations, and resources as they relate to living in the University and local communities.
  • Lead and participate in University-wide committees including establishing liaison relationships with other departments, participating in roundtable discussions, and attending periodic meetings with student services offices across campus.
  • Assist in the preparation of the overall departmental budget, providing documentation of evidence supporting requests for additional University funds.
  • Participate in strategic planning efforts including implementation of FSL Strategic Plan, implementation of the Achievement Expectations Program, and development of annual unit goals. 

Required Qualifications*

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Specialized Knowledge:  knowledge of Microsoft Access, Word and Excel
  • Work Authorization:  Must have the ability to legally work in the United States

Desired Qualifications*

  • Education:  Master’s degree
  • Professional Certification:  membership in a fraternity or sorority

Additional Information

This role may have reporting obligations under Title IX and Clery.

Relocation will not be offered for this position.

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to work independently and multitask.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

     

    Working conditions

     

    Position requires the ability to flex schedule during specific times of the year to allow for assisting with minimal nighttime and weekend events.

     

     

    Direct reports

     

    Provides supervision and/or shared oversight for FSL student employees, council officers, sorority chapter presidents, and executive board members. when needed.

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