Fraternity and Sorority Life Programs Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Iowa City
  • $42,500-47,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $42,500-47,000

Website uiowa University of Iowa

Leadership & Engagement at the University of Iowa is seeking a Coordinator, Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) to assist in providing administrative oversight to the University of Iowa Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) Community, consisting of over 40 chapters and over 2,400 students. This role will assist the FSL staff in advancing and assessing the FSL Strategic Plan, and FSL Alcohol Harm Reduction initiatives.  Will also provide advice, direction, resources, education, and fiduciary oversight to one or more of the four governing counsels, as well as other FSL programs and events.  Will support individual chapters and colonies/interest groups by providing advice, direction, resources, and education.


For a detailed job description, please email Michael Washington at


About Fraternity & Sorority Life Programs at Iowa:

As part of Leadership & Engagement, Fraternity & Sorority Life mission and vision are to further the bond within the FSL community by development a better understanding of each other while serving others and achieving academic excellence. The opportunity to: belong, serve, lead, thrive and succeed.


About Leadership & Engagement:

Leadership & Engagement is housed within the Office of the Dean of Students at the University of Iowa.  Our programs help students develop lifelong leadership skills, offer incredible experiential service-learning, and provide civic engagement opportunities to students both on and off-campus.  We strive to prepare students to lead & serve in their communities.  Successful students develop skills and knowledge to become civic-minded leaders, become more mature in their thinking, assume greater responsibility for their own lives and learning, and develop their understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Leadership & Engagement is comprised of three main focus areas: Student Engagement & Campus Programs; Leadership, Service & Civic Engagement; and Fraternity & Sorority Life.


About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 15 departments that span from Recreation Services to the Office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom.  One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social sciences, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Work experience (typically 6 months or more) in higher education in advising, developing, coordinating, and evaluating student life programs; preferably fraternity and sorority life.
  • Affiliation with an inter/national fraternity or sorority.
  • Extensive understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and experience working with historically underrepresented minorities.
  • Knowledge of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, National APIA Panhellenic Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Panhellenic Conference, North American Interfraternity Conference, and/or other umbrella fraternal organizations.
  • Has experience with Panhellenic Council  (PHC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and/or Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)
  • Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook).

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Development, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • Extensive experience in event planning/programming and activities; ability to plan, organize, fiscally manage, and execute large student life or other medium to large-scale events and to coordinate resources before, during and after an event.
  • Working experience in negotiation of contractual agreements in the areas of University, cultural, educational, and entertainment programming.
  • Knowledge of assessment methods and activities; ability to assess programs and review students’ learning outcomes to ensure achievement of objectives and strategies.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget and managing expenses.

Application Details:

  • In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.  Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions or additional information, please contact

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