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Coordinator, Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Development

Office for Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Development Los Angeles, California

The Division of Student Affairs at the University of Southern California is conducting a search for a Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Development. This professional staff member works as part of an advising team providing support and guidance to fraternity and sorority chapters and governing councils. The Trojan Fraternity & Sorority community consists of 50+ fraternities and sororities with membership near 4,000 students, representing 20% of the undergraduate population. We are looking for candidates willing to cultivate and advance a community of excellence by supporting, educating, and engaging students to thrive in their pursuit of belonging and purpose. We seek colleagues committed to integrity, inclusion and equitable communities, student learning, professional and personal development, and working with and serving all students. Reporting to the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Leadership Development, this person will serve as a representative of the USC Trojan Fraternity & Sorority community and the Student Engagement cluster within the Division of Student Affairs.  

Job Accountabilities:

  • Engage in strategic planning efforts to ensure the direction of the fraternity and sorority community is consistent with the mission of the university, division, department, and student needs while enhancing the Trojan experience.
  • Be responsible for the advancement of the fraternity and sorority community by coaching one or more fraternity and sorority councils and member organizations: Asian Greek Council (AGC), Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Panhellenic Council (PHC), and Interfraternity Council (IFC).
  • Cultivate productive and authentic relationships with internal and external stakeholders to further enhance the community and university vision and mission
  • Craft and facilitate community standards and risk prevention initiatives, such as policies and procedures, accountability processes, officer development, council strategic plans, and data analysis and research
  • Develop and implement student learning centered educational initiatives and content to promote well-being, diversity and inclusion, and leadership
  • Facilitate effective recruitment and intake processes to meet community needs and goals while ensuring compliance with university and council guidelines
  • Generate reports detailing community efforts toward university and division strategic initiatives and assessment of student learning outcomes, academic performance, recruitment and intake, and the membership experience
  • Assist in response to crises and student well-being concerns. Provide conflict mediation, crisis intervention, and appropriate follow-up. Counsel students on responding to crises and well-being concerns and facilitate connections between students, families, and campus resources.
  • Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and mandatory reporter under the Clery Act based on university responsibilities, including reporting incidents to appropriate entities and appropriate follow up
  • Maintain professional currency and knowledge through participation in associations, committees, workshops and other means of networking and professional development.
  • Represent university and/or department by attending meetings and participating in professional associations as assigned or appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Administration, Education, Counseling, or related field

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • At least three years experience in fraternity and sorority life, student affairs, or higher education leadership
  • Caring, helpful, compassionate, organized, and professional approach to advising
  • Capacity to understand, support, and engage diverse populations
  • High functioning interpersonal and problem analysis skills
  • Ability to perform independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment
  • Being able to have a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills, including leading presentations, organization, excellent oral and written communication, and event planning

Minimum Education:
- Bachelor's degree
- Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience:
- 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise:
- Student personnel administration

REQ20067433 Posted Date: 11/30/2018

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