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Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Franklin & Marshall College
Job Location:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Student Affairs and Services

Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) is recruiting for a full-time Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life. The fraternity or sorority experience is a unique opportunity for F&M students spanning more than 165 years. Generations of students and alumni have chosen this gateway to advance involvement and social development. Fraternities & Sororities are a values-based life-long experience. Commitment requires living to a higher standard as a college student.

Job Description:

The Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life is responsible for supporting the Assistant Dean for Student Life in fostering a positive developmental experience for more than 800 students with membership in 13 national fraternities and sororities. The Director also provides support for divisional initiatives including programming, leadership education, and advocacy within student life.

Essential Functions

  • Provide direction and advising to the Fraternity and Sorority community in advancing the College's mission. Coordinate leadership and development for all FSL chapter members. Maintain relationships with inter/national headquarter representatives to promote chapter values.
  • Oversee supervision of paraprofessional staff, departmental budget and administrative functioning of office services.
  • Assist with compliance with inter/national governance requirements, chapter standards, and local and campus policies through educational and restorative processes.
  • Coordinate educational, social, and experiential programming related to risk management, leadership development, and policy knowledge for student organizations. Provide resources for organizations and advisors to support successful programming. 
  • Develop and implement appropriate assessment tools and programs for the community.
  • Build collaborative relationships with campus partners from Housing, Facilities & Operations, Student Wellness, Student Leadership & Engagement, College Houses, Dean of Students Office, Public Safety and others to provide support for student groups and residences. 
  • Responsible for advising the Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council, as well as supporting the development of all recognized fraternity and sorority chapters and honors societies on campus.
  • Advise one of the class council executive boards in planning and executing class year events and programs.
  • Educate, empower and advocate for students in governance, policy making and campus practices.
  • Serve in the On Call Staff rotation and assist with crisis intervention and support for students as a part of our Divisional On Call Team. 

Learn more about Fraternity and Sorority Life at Franklin & Marshall College.


  • Master's degree in Student Personnel, Higher Ed or related field required.
  • Three to five years of administrative experience required. 
  • Direct experience with managing fraternity/sorority life program required.
  • Proficiency with Google Suite required.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
  • Evidence of commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Successful interview.

Because this position requires occasional driving for College business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Additional Information:

Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.

Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-3995.

Franklin & Marshall is proud to offer a smoke-free work environment.

Application Instructions:

All resumes and cover letters must be submitted via the college's online process. Application review begins immediately. We regret we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted via mail, email, or fax.

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