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Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Job Description

Posting Number


Internal Recruitment


Working Title

Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Anticipated Hiring Range

Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule

The FSL office is open from 8am – 5pm. Work requires regular nights and weekends.

Job Location

Raleigh NC


Fraternity and Sorority Life

About the Department

The Division of Academic & Student Affairs (DASA) is where students discover connections and community. It is where students live, where they gather, where they improve themselves, each other, and their university. DASA is where students seek guidance and support, both in and outside of the classroom. The division serves all students at NC State and includes over 50 units and departments, 600 professional staff and faculty, along with temporary staff and graduate student employees.

DASA Reimagined 2022-2028
Vision – to unlock opportunity through equitable access to supportive, enriching, and transforming higher education experiences for all
Mission – At our core, we promote the success of the whole student. We anticipate and respond to the needs of all NC State students and intentionally co-create an equitable and inclusive campus environment and academic experience that supports students, faculty, and staff in achieving their full potential.

In DASA, we take personal and collective responsibility to use inclusive decision-making to advance and embed equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging in everything we do.

NC State was named a great place to work in the 2022 Forbes annual survey as the best large employer in North Carolina. The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is the place to work for faculty and staff who want to promote the success of the whole student.

Unit Description:
The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life prepares students for society through a values-based fraternal experience. Our work impacts the student experience in three ways: Chapter Services, Council and Community Development, and Living and Learning Environments. A dynamic team of professionals, including a Director, two Associate Directors, and two Assistant Directors, execute the vision to inform the work. Our team advises recognized fraternities and sororities, their governing councils, and manages Greek Village housing, while providing programs to enhance leadership development and to educate the Fraternity/Sorority Community of over 3,100 students. All full-time staff report directly to the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, and operate with a collaborative team approach.

Essential Job Duties

The Assistant Director positions provide leadership to Council and Community Development initiatives, and are responsible for the following areas and essential job duties:

Community Development
  • Provide leadership, direction and advising to two of the four undergraduate governing councils of the NC State Fraternity/Sorority Community (Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and Panhellenic Association) and to Order of Omega and Circle of Sisterhood, meeting with officers on a regular basis.
  • Design programs and services that foster a sense of community among Fraternity/Sorority organizations, including regular meetings of council presidents.
  • Provide council officer training and transition support, including best practices related to each position.
  • Develop and facilitate leadership and educational programs for councils, council officers and the Fraternity/Sorority Community.

  • Oversee Council Program initiatives for respective councils, like Step Show, Tailgate Reform, Outstanding Women’s Awards, MGC Showcase, etc.
  • Advise either the Panhellenic or IFC Recruitment Team, overseeing Recruitment Counselor selection and training, Marketing, and Formal Recruitment initiatives of assigned council.
  • Direct council publications and presence at Summer Orientation, Open House, Experience NC State, and special events throughout the year utilizing Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassadors
  • Coordinate council officer attendance at conferences, including registration, travel and accommodations.
  • Develop curriculum and strategies to provide support to council and chapter initiatives around new members and emerging leaders, diversity and inclusion, and community operations.
  • Recruit, select, and provide feedback to team of certified peer educators, utilizing NASPA CPE curriculum.
  • Train and advise fraternity/sorority certified peer educators, providing content expertise, developing curriculum for, and facilitating training on diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Assess council and community programs to improve impact and intentional learning outcomes.

  • Monitor various budget items, guide spending from council accounts, and secure funding for program initiatives as needed.
  • Prepare annual budget requests, bi-weekly staff reports and end of year documentation.
  • Serve on University Committees as needed, including Wolfpack Welcome Week, Student Leadership Training, Packapalooza, and search committees, developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with campus partners and various stakeholders.

Other Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education or related field and experience in fraternity/sorority advising.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Experience in fraternity/sorority advising required.
  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years full time experience in fraternity/sorority advising preferred. 
  • Experience working with all four councils preferred.

Required License(s) or Certification(s)


Valid NC Driver's License required


Commercial Driver's License required


Job Open Date


Anticipated Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include as attachments a resume, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 professional references.

Position Number


Position Type

EHRA Non-Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather

Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events

Mandatory - Fire/Explosions, Mandatory - Medical Emergencies, Mandatory - Hazardous Material Incidents, Mandatory - Transportation Accidents, Mandatory - Evacuations/Natural Hazards, Mandatory - Utilities/Infrastructure Failure, Mandatory - Threats of Violence/Terrorism/Interpersonal Emergencies

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?


Department ID

242301 - Fraternity and Sorority Life


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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