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University of Rochester Associate Director of Student Organization Leadership - 231335 in Rochester, New York

Associate Director of Student Organization Leadership Job ID 231335

Location The College Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 Student Activities-Student Life



The Associate Director of Student Organization Leadership is a full-time position within in the Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS). The primary charge of the Associate Director is to develop a variety of campus-wide leadership development programs and services, with specific attention to leadership training and educational programs for student organization leaders. The Associate Director manages leadership training and development, student group advising, in addition to coordinating support, as needed, for services and programs of areas within ODOS. The Associate Director is also responsible for assessing all leadership trainings to ensure their alignment with the Meliora Vision and Values, the CAS Standards for Student Leadership Programs, the College Competencies, and the Social Change Model of Leadership. This position requires the flexibility, ability, and willingness to work nights and weekends in structured and unstructured settings with students, staff, and faculty.

The primary areas of responsibility for the Associate Director of Student Organization Leadership are as follows:

Signature Leadership Programming (25%):• Coordinate and implement the signature undergraduate leadership programs including, but not limited to:o Leadership Speaker Serieso Fall Leadership Training (September)o Fraternity/Sorority New Member Orientation (November/March)o Fraternity/Sorority New Member Educators Training (September/January)o Mid-Year Leadership Training (January)o Spring Appreciation Dinner (January)o Leadership Appreciation Receptiono Discussion Groups & Online Learningo Recognition Opportunities for Student Leaders• Provide secondary support to Student Employee leadership training.• Provide ongoing evaluation of learning objectives and assessment for the signature programs.• Integrate assessment of student leadership programs into internal (ex. Alumni Leadership Survey) and external (ex. Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership) assessment opportunities• Create or coordinate resources and curriculums that target members at specific developmental levels such as new member groups, emerging leaders, and experienced/senior leaders.

Medallion Program (25%):• Provide oversight and strategic framework for the leadership Medallion Program, focusing on training relevant to existing student leaders that promotes social change within students’ communities.• Provide supervision and direction to the ODOS staff with direct responsibilities for implementing the Medallion Program.• Coordinate bi-weekly meetings for the Medallion Program Advisory Committee• Advise the Medallion Leadership Society, a student organization focuses on leadership resources and programming.

Student Organization Advising (15%):• Serve as the primary advisor to approximately 10-12 College Student Organizations, helping them to develop programs, resources, and partnerships in alignment with their organization mission and the Meliora Vision and Values.• Coordinate participation of assigned College Student Organizations in College Community Weekends and ODOS leadership programs.• Provide support to College Community Weekends, collaborating with other staff to plan and implement components of the events.• Provide event support and advisement, including contract negotiations, bus and shuttle transportation, and organization's compliance with the College and policies and procedures.

Student Organization Leadership Development (15%): • Elevate the online learning options for student organization leaders, focusing on skills-based training and knowledge of university processes through online modules, videos, and resources.• Serve as primary instructor for the two-credit CASC 358 The Leadership Experience course in the fall semester.• Design, initiate, and facilitate curriculum for leadership education and other training programs for students at all developmental levels consistent with the College educational mission and values and student developmental needs.• Remain informed of leadership initiatives relevant to student organizations in Wilson Commons Student Activities (WCSA), and Fraternity and Sorority Affairs (FSA) to help student officers remain informed of leadership programs and resources.• Foster cross-organization communication and collaboration, connecting student organization leaders to College leadership development programs.• Meet monthly with the advisors in WCSA and FSA to coordinate programming and understand leadership needs in both units.• Collaborate with the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center to facilitate intercultural competency training and LGBTQI+ training for students.• Collaborate with the Health Promotion Office and Center for Student Conflict Management to create and promote educational programs which address social issues confronting today's student such as alcohol, substance abuse, risk management, hazing, values and ethics, health issues, and sexual harassment and violence. Particular attention should be paid to bystander intervention training and resources.• Promote and coordinate student attendance at national, regional, and local leadership opportunities (i.e., Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA), Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI), LeaderShape, Association of College Unions International (ACUI), etc.)

Leadership Transition and Planning (5%):• Develop comprehensive system-wide training workshops and other resources to ensure continuity and a smooth officer transition for organization and council leadership.• Provide strategic planning resources to new executive board officers, with particular attention to helping organizations complete Student Organization Annual Review and Expectations for Excellence plans.

Administrative (10%)• Supervise the Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development and undergraduate student leadership assistant.• Chair the ODOS Leadership Board, advancing a strong and consistent leadership focus across all units• Assist in the overall leadership, management and supervision of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and Wilson Commons Student Activities.• Serve as an advocate, advisor, and counselor for students experiencing difficulties or crises.• Serve as a liaison for alumni, students, parents, faculty, and staff for all initiatives related to leadership development and programming.• Report to the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs while serving as a member of both the WCSA and FSA staffs.• Attend Office of the Dean of Students First Friday staff meetings.• Participate in committee, research, and special project work and provide administrative support to other areas of the Office of the Dean of Students, serving as the official representative on committees and in event planning as needed. • Attend various FSA and WCSA sponsored programs such as staff meetings, monthly All-Fraternity and Sorority Presidents’ Meeting, etc. • Attend various club and organization sponsored programs and meetings as needed. • Participate in various campus programs and activities, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays.• Assist the Associate Dean and Director in the development of learning outcomes and assessment procedures for all activities and programs. Routinely monitor and record student participation, student satisfaction and student learning resulting from programs.• Serve as the ODOS representative in departmental and/or College committees, as needed.• Other duties of special interest or as assigned by the Associate Dean or Director.

Leadership Professional Engagement (5%)• Participate in volunteer and committee roles that enhance the student leadership development. These roles will be developed in consultation with the Associate Dean and Director and may include:• Participating in ongoing and education training regarding best practices in Student Leadership Development.• Serving in a volunteer role for the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA), the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), or other professional associations relevant to leadership development.• Facilitating or Presenting at a local, regional, or national leadership training or workshop such as the Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) or the NY Leadership Educators Conference (NYLEC).• ILA, ALE, NCLP, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum requirements for the position include, but are not limited to:

• Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related areas.• Preferred at least two years of professional work experience in higher education including direct involvement with Fraternity/Sorority life, Student Activities, and/or leadership development. • Knowledge and practice of student development theory, counseling and advising practices, current fraternity and sorority issues, and risk management policies.• Ability to organize, implement, and evaluate student programs, including membership recruitment and leadership development.• Experience in advising fraternities and sororities and/or other activity-related student organizations.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references as one document in your application. Application review will begin DATE and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must apply through the University of Rochester Human Resources Management System: . The job opening ID is TBD.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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