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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Professional)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Center for Student Engagement

Budget Title: Student Activities Associate

Local Title: Coordinator, Fraternity & Sorority Life

Posting Date: May 30, 2023

Classification: SL-2

Duties: SUNY New Paltz and the Center for Student Engagement invites applications for the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life. The Center for Student Engagement provides services including orientation and transition programs, leadership development and student activities, fraternity and sorority support, student union building operations, and community and civic engagement. The Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life is expected to:

• Work collaboratively within and beyond this team to contribute to a vibrant student life program that engages students across campus.
• Provide advisement to the United Sorority and Fraternity Association (USFA) and its sub-governing bodies in matters of recruitment, expansion, programming, leadership transitions, etc.
• Provide full oversight, administration, leadership, and support to the FSL program including consultation and communication with (inter)national and regional chapter partners
• Plan and coordinate leadership programming and educational opportunities for fraternity and sorority life leaders in collaboration with campus partners including, but not limited to council retreats, council/chapter transition, officer trainings, Presidents Council, risk prevention/harm reduction, hazing, alcohol and other drugs, new members experience/education, social justice, sexual assault prevention, and accountability
• Ensure all chapters are registered and using the event management platform, Engage
• Complete special projects and administrative assignments as needed such as grade reports, rosters, Greek Awards, etc.
• Along with the Director for Student Engagement and Associate Director for Intercultural Student Engagement & Leadership, manage the adjudication process of all FSL conduct violations
• Facilitate campus-wide hazing prevention initiatives including Hazing Prevention Week
• Support and collaborate with chapter advisors for FSL chapters
• Coordinate the FSL extension and recognition process
• With the Associate Director of Intercultural Student Engagement & Leadership, plan and implement FSL awards and celebration programs
• Create and manage programs, events, activities, and sustained learning experiences that transform campus culture
• Assist in the consultation, review, and approval of student club events
• Assist in the management of the student engagement/student organizations and clubs platform, Anthology Engage
• Work will include nights and weekends in the form of rotational office coverage and assigned programming; flexibility of scheduled hours to support departmental programs expected
• Serve on the Student Affairs committees and working groups

Qualifications: Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in related field
• 1-2 year experience working in a university setting
• Student and/or professional experience with knowledge in student activities, event planning, fraternity and sorority life, facilities operations, student conduct, hospitality management, or college student personnel
• Excellent administrative, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Able to work well in a diverse setting that includes students, parents/families, faculty, and staff
• Ability to conceptualize, organize, and coordinate programs
• A familiarity with educational goals, developmental and social needs of fraternity and sorority members and their organizations
• Knowledge of Greek-letter organizations and councils (NPC, NPHC, IFC, MGC, LGC)
This position may observe weekend and evening hours to meet the operational needs of the position.

• Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or other related fields
• Experience with Anthology Engage software platform
• Ability to work within a dynamic environment and a proven competence in managing multiple tasks and competing priorities
• Proven commitment to and appreciation for issues of diversity and community. Ability to articulate issues and trends in higher education.
• Experience designing and conducting assessment activities. Excellent written and oral communication skills

Contact Information: Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Electronic submissions required. Candidates will be required to submit:
• cover letter
• resume
• contact information for three professional references

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members—students, faculty and staff. The College’s commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.

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