Student Services Assistant I

Job no: 524131
Position type: Support Staff
Location: East Lansing
Division/Equivalent: Vice Pres For Student Affairs & Services
School/Unit: Student Affairs & Services Vice Pres 10066808
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Advising/Counseling, Education/Training, Student Services/Student Affairs, Union

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Working/Functional Title

Greek Life Coordinator

Position Summary

Basic Function: The Greek Life Coordinator serves as the point of contact for the Greek community at MSU as it relates to advising, coordinating and promoting a supportive community. The coordinator will provide leadership for setting and attaining organizational goals, developing necessary procedures with the four governing councils and collaborate with representatives within the East Lansing and Lansing communities.

The person in this position should exemplify the Division’s quality standards and exhibit behaviors that are respectful, responsive and resourceful. All programs under the auspices of this position are designed to respond to the needs of students and the campus community in ways that are aligned with the university’s core values of quality, inclusiveness and connectivity.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Panhellenic Councils (PC), Interfraternity Council (IFC), National Panhellenic Council (NPHC), and Multicultural Greek Council (MGC).
  • Support major Greek community including, but not limited to: recruitment, Greek Fall Welcome, NPHC Stepshows/Yard Shows, MGC Showcase and Greek Week.
  • Work on assigned programs such as Greeks Take the Lead, new membership education, leadership development, and academic achievement.
  • Collaborate with the other offices and departments on campus to provide educational programming for the MSU Greek Community.
  • Co-Facilitate dialogue between undergraduate, alumni, national organizations, the city of East Lansing and the university around issues relating to the MSU Greek Community.
  • Develop generalized and programmatic assessments for the Greek Community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Communications/Interpersonal Relationships Interactions with:

  • Vice President and Assistant/Associate Vice Presidents - in order to coordinate priorities, problem solve, and exchange of information; will also communicate for advice, direction and approval.
  • Unit Directors – in order to serve as a resource person and obtain necessary information for decision-making.
  • Students/Student Organizations – in order to advise, train, evaluate and resolve problems.
    Co-Workers and Colleagues – in order to coordinate activities and exchange information.
    University Departments/Staff/Faculty- in order to coordinate services, schedule presentations and exchange information.
  • Clerical Staff – in order to exchange information.
  • Off-Campus Agencies – in orders to request services, coordinate programs and exchange information.
  • Parents/Public – in order to provide information and resources.

Reporting: Greek Life Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Responsibility for the Work of Others: May provide first level supervision over student employees.

Responsibility for Health/Safety of Others: This position has responsibility for the health and/or safety of others. Responsibilities include health education, preventive measures, decisions and policies, and compliance with safety regulations.

Impact on Programs/Services/Operations: The programs and work produced directly affects the image, success and future of the University. Inaccurate or unsuccessful programs may seriously affect the base of the University and its academic reputation.

Work Environment: Standard office environment and engagement in activities with Fraternity and Sorority members. The job requires little physical effort and does require viewing a computer monitor screen for some of the workday.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program in Social Science, Education, Business, Liberal Arts, or related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive experience working with college students and programming within the areas of Fraternity/Sorority Affairs and Leadership Development, or similar related volunteer activities; experience with word processing, database, desktop publishing, web page design and maintenance software; may require bilingual abilities in a specific language; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work, such as a Masters in Administration or a Behavioral Science field with coursework in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Educational Administration, Counseling, or related field. One to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in administration, program development and personal development and training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience working with Panhellenic recruitment.

Required Application Materials

1. Resume

2. Cover letter

3. At least three (3) professional references

Work Hours

Typically will be 8-5 but will include some nights and weekends for student meetings and programs


Bidding eligibility ends on 8/14/18 at 11:55 PM.

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