University of Utah Coordinator, Administrative Program in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/13/2017

Requisition Number PRN14787B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title Coordinator of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm with some nights and weekends necessary

VP Area Academic Affairs


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $43,000 - 47,000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The University of Utah seeks a highly motivated, student-centered, and dedicated professional to serve as the Coordinator of the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life. Under the supervision of the Director, the Coordinator will provide assistance and support to the over 100-year-old fraternity and sorority community on campus in the areas of program development, risk management, and the promotion of leadership. This individual will engage student leaders in the management and direction of operations and programming while helping chapters to fully engage faculty, staff, alumni, and the community in the academic, social, and personal development of their membership.


o Assists in providing leadership and management oversight to the University’s social fraternities and sororities and working closely with the Interfraternity Council, the Panhellenic Council, and the Multicultural Greek Council. Currently, there are ten men’s organizations (allNIC) and seven women’s organizations (6NPC, 1NALFO) with a total membership of approximately 1500 students representing approximately 6.5% of the undergraduate student population.

o Develop, implement and evaluate leadership training/educational programs on issues that impact students including but not limited to new member development, senior transition, risk management, diversity and inclusion, officer trainings, event planning, and conflict management, either independently or through campus partners collaborations.

o Manages and works with student leaders to plan fraternity and sorority recruitment and intake efforts.

o Manages and oversees Greek-wide community programming including but not limited to Greek Awards, Greek Week and Songfest.

o Advise the Order of Omega Honors Society.

o Develop printed and web materials and social media related to Fraternity & Sorority Life

o Assists with fraternity and sorority conduct matters governed by the University of Utah Greek Council Constitution, the City of Salt Lake as well as the University of Utah Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities and serves as a liaison between the University and neighbors, advisors and member organizations’ national headquarters.

o Will assist the Director in the development of assessment, retention and strategic plans for the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

o Serve on Student Affairs and University-wide committees. Also, represent the University of Utah within fraternity and sorority professional associations and organizations through attendance of relevant conferences or training programs to remain current in the field.

o Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life


This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required. Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Department Specific Qualifications

o Knowledge and a working understanding of various councils and membership types, trends in higher education, specifically in fraternity and sorority affairs

o An understanding of student development theory and current best practices (student advising, leadership development, risk reduction and management, event planning, conflict resolution, strategic planning, student advocacy, and student conduct administration)

o Ability to analyze, consider, and predict the impact of policy decisions

o Ability to prioritize, strategically plan work in a fast-paces environment and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and change of focus.

o Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

o Excellent communication and organizational skills

o Sensitivity to concerns of diverse constituents

o A desire to contribute to student success and persistence

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Master’s degree in higher education administration/college student personnel, counseling, or related field of student advising

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

With your completed application, please upload the following:

1- Current resume which includes all details of employment

2- Cover letter which summarizes qualifications and expresses interest in the position and answers the following question: The Division of Student Affairs is intentionally creating an organization that actively strives for inclusive excellence. What does this mean to you and, if you are selected as the Coordinator, how will you help us achieve this goal in this position?

3- Name and contact information for at least three professional references

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.