Graduate Assistant- Greek Life
The Graduate Assistantship for Greek Life is a part time 10-month academic year appointment in the Student Activities Office. The Graduate Assistant supervised by the Assistant Director of Student Activities /Greek Life and assists in providing support to the university’s national Greek letter fraternities and sororities.
- Develop and provide leadership for the development of programmatic initiatives related to Greek Life, including but not limited to such areas as risk management issues (alcohol, hazing, drugs), scholarship, officer training, chapter development, membership recruitment, succession planning, sexual responsibility and diversity.
- Serve as a contact person for fraternity and sorority leaders to answer questions concerning policies and procedures, bulk mailing, awards, and applications.
- Assist in the preparation and maintenance of appropriate periodic/special operations reports and surveys.
- Develop and implement assessment outcomes for Greek-related events and programs. Conduct a research project related to Greek Life and departmental goals.
- Coordinate the Greek Leadership conference/ speaker each semester.
- Attend meetings and advise specific RSOs assigned by supervisor. (Attend Panhellenic, IFC and NPHC Meetings)
- Assist the supervisor with the coordination of fraternity and sorority recruitment weeks, Greek Week and other Greek-wide sponsored events.
- Assist supervisor in the calculation of scholarship statistics.
- Coordinate, publish, and update the Master Greek Calendar.
- Promote new student involvement in campus organizations at fairs, displays, and appointments with students.
- Maintain and update the Greek Life website
- Participate in staff development programs for the Center and Division of Student Affairs to enhance personal and professional development. Participate in departmental and divisional planning and evaluation processes.
- Serve as an active member of the Student Activities department, attend meetings, and contribute to departmental goals and objectives. Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director and assume additional responsibilities within the scope of the position as required. Provide support for special events and functions that occur.
- Background in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
- Ability to work with a diverse student population
- Attention to detail and an enjoyment of evaluation and research
- Strong organization, communication, and leadership skills.
- Ability to serve as a role model for undergraduate students and alumni volunteers.
- Competence in technology; proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and outgoing
- Possess and have demonstrated past leadership experience
- Understanding of the value of out-of–class involvement.
- Membership in a Greek organization is preferred.
- Must have flexible work hours; some evening and weekend work required. (Wednesday afternoons and evenings and Tuesday nights are Council meetings).
- Full time admission to and enrollment in a graduate program at the University of Louisville. (Preferably College Student Personnel or Higher Education programs).
- Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA throughout their term of appointment. Failure to do so can result in the loss of their position and future financial remuneration.
Compensation & Benefits
• Stipend of $1200 a month for 10 months.
• Full time graduate tuition remission for instate or out of state.
• Health care benefits/insurance.
• Professional development opportunities at workshops and conferences may be available.
August 1 – May 31