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Student Engagement & Leadership: Fraternity & Sorority Life Graduate Assistant

Graduate Assistantship:

Position Type: Full Time/2 positions available

Credit Waiver: 9 credits

Supervisor: Jayne Piskorik-Pizzuto;

Job Description: The Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of managing and advocating for the Fraternity and Sorority community at
Slippery Rock University. This position will specifically be responsible for advising
organizations, councils, and supporting their programming.

Job Functions/Responsibilities:
• Serve as the advisor to one or more of the governing councils: Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic
Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council
• Assist in the development and coordination of educational programming, training, and a leadership retreat for the fraternity and sorority community
• Assist with Panhellenic formal recruitment
• Work with individual chapters on leadership and organization development, scholarship, social, and philanthropic programming
• Assist with the planning, coordination and implementation of additional Student Engagement and Leadership programs and initiatives (i.e. Homecoming, student leader training, OrgSync)
• Perform other tasks as directed by the Assistant Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life and Student

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience in a National Fraternity/Sorority or experience in advising Fraternities or Sororities
• Initiative to work effectively and creatively in a fast-paced, student-centered environment
• Ability to apply new learning, skills, and professional development into daily activities,
advising, and programming
• Ability to work independently, be self- directed, give attention to detail, and deliver tangible results
• Ability to communicate and interact in a highly professional manner

Graduate Student Outcomes:
• Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Demonstrate presentation and facilitation skills
• Develop a level of proficiency with program planning and implementation
• Develop a level of proficiency in advising students
• Apply knowledge of using technology to engage students

Supervisors Expectations:
• Position requires 17.5 hours per week to be arranged with supervisor
• Evening and weekend work is a routine aspect of this position
• Position requires an individual with creativity, a willingness to learn, and ability to have fun in the work environment
• Personal commitment to co-curricular learning