Assistant Director of SAIL - Greek Life & Off Campus Student Programs

University of North Carolina Asheville in North Carolina

Date Posted February 11, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership(SAIL)

Student Affairs

Classification Title:
Assistant Director for Student Engagement

Working Title:
Assistant Director of SAIL - Greek Life & Off Campus Student Programs

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Starting salary:

Work Hours:
Work schedule will vary depending on programs, retreats, trainings, classes, and meetings. On average expect one weekend per month and two-three evenings per week.

Terms of Employment:

Number of Months:
12 Months

Job Open Date:

Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled

UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts institution in the UNC public university system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. We encourage applications from traditionally under-represented minorities. UNC Asheville is committed to increasing and sustaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, and student body as a part of its mission and its commitment to excellence in the liberal arts.

Position Summary
This position is responsible for providing services & programs in the following areas: Commuter Student Programs, Transfer Student Programs, and Greek Life at UNC Asheville. The Assistant Director reports directly to the Associate Director for SAIL. The position will serve the needs of commuter students through a comprehensive program targeted at this student population in collaborative, meaningful and creative ways to maximize the impact of the commuter student experience at UNC Asheville. Additionally, transfer student programming will be an essential component of the job. Programming implemented to ensure the ongoing success and development of transfer students will be a collaborative effort with the Office of Parent and Transition Programs and Academic Advising as well as other departments on campus. The position will advise, coordinate, and guide the Greek Life program consisting of 4 organizations and provide oversight to the IFC, Pan-Hellenic Council, and Greek Council. The position will be expected to develop and implement a plan for expanding the Greek Life System through the appropriate courtship of chapters that meet the student need on campus.


OA Category
Professional (30)

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)
This position requires a Master's degree in Student Personnel, Student Development, Higher Education or a related field. Candidates in the final semester of completing a degree in these fields may also be considered.

Preferred education/experience/skills:
The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience working in a higher education setting. The ideal candidate will also have strong organizational skills and written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of and/or experience working with development identity issues of today's college student is desired.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
The successful candidate will demonstrate competencies in the in the following areas:
* Accuracy, attention to details, and timeliness.
* Networking with university colleagues, community members, and alumni.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* The ability to complete multiple complex projects at the same time.
* Working knowledge of student affairs/development
* Ability to work with diverse student body
* Effective communication skills are essential to success
* Strong initiative and problem solving skills
* Professional competency areas prescribed by NASPA for student affairs professionals

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Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Official transcripts are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

If no applicants apply who meet the training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on skills, equity, budget, and market considerations.

It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

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