Director of the Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership (SAIL) Center
The Director of the Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership (SAIL) Center is the leader for the student development team with responsibilities for the college's student leadership programs, services, and traditions. The professional in this position reports to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students, and supervises the Coordinator of Campus Life and the Campus Life Specialist. The SAIL Center is tasked with developing programs that work in collaboration with the Millsaps College Division of Student Life, students, staff, faculty and administrators across the college.
Fraternity and Sorority Life:
- Serve as the Panhellenic Council, National PanHellenic Council (NPHC), and Interfraternity Council Advisor and attend the councils' weekly meetings.
- Coordinate formal membership recruitment processes for the Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils and work with NPHC organizations to coordinate formal intake processes.
- Lead the annual training of chapter officers and chapter advisors at the “Greek Leadership Summit” held annually in the spring.
- Communicate regularly with fraternity and sorority alumni advisors and house corporation officers.
- Co-supervise Fraternity Housing for safety, health and occupancy standards.
- Select, train, and advise the Greek Conduct Board.
- Supervise chapter conduct/discipline issues and report results to alumni advisors, housing corporation officers and national headquarters.
- Educate fraternity and sorority members about risk management policies and procedures.
- Approve social functions in collaboration with the Coordinator of Campus Life, Campus Safety, and alumni advisory boards.
- Facilitate monthly Greek Presidents' Meetings.
- Update membership rosters for fraternity and sorority chapters.
- Generate and distribute midterm and final semester grade reports for fraternity and sorority chapters.
- Supervise all fraternity and sorority awards and recognition programs.
- Meet with regional advisors and national consultants from all fraternity and sorority headquarters.
- Produce brochures, publications, or webpages in support of fraternity and sorority life and membership recruitment.
Orientation and First Year Experience:
- Supervise the Foundations and Orientation Director Team, including leader selection and training.
- Organize and supervise New Student Summer Orientation and Registration, and Transfer Student Orientation.
- Organize and supervise Welcome Weekend and Transfer Student Orientation Weekends.
- Develop and supervise the First Year Experience and Foundations Curriculum.
- Serve on the College Enrollment Management Committee.
- Develop all publications and promotional materials for summer orientation and Foundations.
Student Body Association:
- Serve as the advisor to the Millsaps College Student Body Association.
- Oversee, in collaboration with the SBA Treasurer, the student organization funding allocation process.
- Train, set goals with, and evaluate the SBA Executive Board members.
- Supervise the student activity fee allocation in collaboration with the Vice President for Student Life and executive board of the Student Body Association.
- Coordinator for Campus Life with purview for the Programming and Activities Council (PAC), fraternity house inspections, campus traditions, transfer student orientation, parent and family orientation programs, programming for alcohol and drug education through GAMMA, publicity and communication for the SAIL Center, and the weekly student newsletter.
- Campus Life Specialist, a part-time position, with purview over new student organization registration, student organization event registration, and supervision of student workers.
- Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, or related field preferred.
- 2 – 3 years of previous Student Life/Higher Education experience.
- Practical experience in fraternity-sorority life, programming, judicial affairs, and student staff development and training.
- Desire to foster strong student engagement programs through creative and educational means.
- Desire to work at night and during weekends when significant programs and services are scheduled.
The Director reports to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students.
Candidates should send cover letter, resume, and list of three references to:
Dr. R. Brit Katz, Search Chair
Vice President and Dean of Students
1701 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39210
Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
Applications will be reviewed beginning February 1, 2018. The successful candidate is expected on campus by July 1, 2018.