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Student Graduate Assistant for Sorority & Fraternity Life - Programming and Honors Societies

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To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement

Posting Details

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Eastern Time Zone) on the 'Posting End Date' shown below.

Position Information

Job Title Student Graduate Assistant for Sorority & Fraternity Life - Programming and Honors Societies
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement

Posting Number 2016327STD
Job Description

¬ Contribute to the advising of the Homecoming competition planning committee in the Fall semester, made up of one elected/appointed undergraduate student from each of the four sorority and fraternity governing councils
¬ Provide support to the Homecoming planning committee by attending weekly planning meeting and weekly delegate informational meetings leading up to the event week
¬ Assist in the planning and implementation of all Homecoming competition events including but not limited to the traditional events of a keynote speaker, flag football tournament, trivia night, and participation in University events of the Pack the Pantry food drive, the Yell Like Hell Pep Rally, and the official parade.
¬ Assist with the development and distribution of the information packet and scoring criteria/points system for the Homecoming competition and all deadlines for required documents and information leading up to the week of events
¬ Assist the planning committee in the formation of teams and theme selection, selecting judges and referees for events, reserving rooms/locations for events, and maintaining communication with individual Homecoming fraternity and sorority delegates
¬ Oversee the design, ordering, and distribution of the official Homecoming staff T-Shirts and trophies
¬ Contribute to the advising of the Greek Week planning committee in the Spring semester, made up of one elected/appointed undergraduate student from each of the four sorority and fraternity governing councils
¬ Provide support to the Greek Week planning committee by attending weekly planning meetings and, following Spring break, weekly delegate informational meetings
¬ Assist in the planning and implementation of all Greek week events including but not limited to the traditional events of a logo design competition, banner competition, keynote speaker, Airbands rehearsal and competition, penny wars, canned food drive, and an athletic event
¬ Assist with the development and distribution of the information packet and scoring criteria/points system for Greek Week and all deadlines for required documents, information, and/or rehearsals leading up to the week of events
¬ Assist the planning committee in the formation of Greek Week teams, team colors, logo, and theme selection; in determining judges and referees for events; in reserving rooms/locations for events; and maintaining communication with individual Greek Week fraternity and sorority delegates
¬ Oversee the design, ordering, and distribution of the official Greek Week team and staff T-Shirts and trophies
¬ Coordinate the Sorority & Fraternity Life Holiday Toy Event in November to benefit the Athens Country Children Services Santa Tree Project included space reservation, catering order, purchase of supplies, and assignment of sponsored children to organizations
¬ Assist with the coordination of the Four Council Executive Board Retreat, the All Greek Expo, and the Officer Training Retreat in January
¬ Assess the effectiveness of the planning, implementation, and learning outcomes of all large-scale programs and events
¬ Contribute to the advising of the Order of Omega and Rho Lambda honor societies by attending weekly one-on-one meetings with the organization presidents, attending general body meetings, overseeing the membership recruitment and selection process, and assisting with the planning and implementation of programs coordinated by the organizations
¬ Attend Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) Central Region / National Black Greek Leadership Conference with student leaders and Sorority & Fraternity Life staff members in February
¬ Maintain divisional expectation of ongoing inclusion and social justice initiatives
¬ Attend biweekly Campus Involvement Center all-staff meetings
¬ Attend weekly one-on-one supervision meetings and weekly Sorority & Fraternity Life staff meetings
¬ Fulfill other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a graduate student applying/enrolled at the Ohio University Athens campus

Preferred Qualifications

¬ Program of study is within the Ohio University Patton College of Education in College Student Personnel, Critical Studies in Educational Foundations, or Counselor Education
¬ Affiliation with a social fraternity or sorority (preferred but not required)

Department Campus Involvement Center
Pay Rate
Posting Open Date 11/22/2017
Posting End Date 02/02/2018
Job Category Student Hourly
Planning Unit Vice President for Student Affairs
Work Schedule

¬ Graduate Assistants are expected to work a total of 300 hours over the course of the semester. This time period will begin two weeks prior to the start of the semester (for staff orientation and training) and conclude at the end of the semester (typically prior to finals week). This averages out to approximately 20 hours per week.
¬ Some evening and weekend work required.
¬ Must be available to assist in Opening Weekend activities.
¬ Participation in Campus Involvement Center, Division, University, and professional association activities is encouraged.

Campus Athens
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Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org

Employment Type Part-Time Term

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants for Details)
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate your current course of study    A) College Student Personnel B) Critical Studies in Educational Foundations    C) Counselor Education    D) None of the above

    (Open Ended Question)