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Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life
Old Dominion University

Date Posted May 29, 2024
Title Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life
University Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Residential Life

Job Summary

Student Engagement & Traditions (SET) supports students throughout their Monarch experience with the goal of providing experiences that aid in the retention, persistence, and graduation of ODU students. The SET team oversees student organizations, fraternity and sorority life, ODU’s campus information desk, off-campus student life, large-scale campus programs like Homecoming and The Monarch Experience, and supports existing campus traditions while developing new ones.

The Director of Fraternity & Sorority life will provide vision and oversight to ODU’s 23 active organizations and 4 governing councils (Panhellenic Council, InterFraternity Council, National Pan Hellenic Council, and Multicultural Greek Council). In this role, the Director will lead the development of growth planning, leadership programming, event management, policy and procedure enforcement, and advisement to the community. This position supervises one coordinator and one graduate assistant, and reports to the Executive Director for Student Engagement & Traditions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, or related field required.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
  • Considerable knowledge of student development concepts, trends, and theories.
  • Considerable knowledge of trends and accepted procedures, practices and policies related to Fraternity and Sorority Life.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Full time experience advising students.
  • Considerable experience planning and executing events.
  • Direct experience with recruitment processes for one or more Greek councils on a residential college campus
  • Considerable experience in program initiation, development, and assessment.
  • Some experience leading and supervising the work of others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Considerable direct experience advising fraternities, sororities, or councils.

Conditions of Employment

  • Given the nature of the positions in Student Engagement & Enrollment Services that provide support to student services and/or student-centered programs, the employee occupying this position may be required to work during a university closing as directed by his or her supervisor.
    • These instances may include working from a remote location (i.e. telework, etc.).




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