Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.

Capital University invites applications for the Associate Director of Student and Community Engagement (SCE), overseeing Fraternity and Sorority Life, Leadership Development programming, and Student Organizations.

Primary roles and responsibilities:

  • Advise thirteen Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) organizations and their governing councils (Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) and Panhellenic Association (PHA) and National Pan-Hellenic Conference City-wide Chapters. Provide guidance to individual FSL organizations on program planning, recruitment, new member education, and continuous education to ensure that FSL organizations meet the minimum standards established by the University. Ensure compliance with all University and international and national organization policies, procedures regulating FSL and its programming.
  • Manage the support for over 100 student organizations. Implement student organization leadership training program, authorize travel, approve events and programs, review budgets for individual student organizations, and maintain all processes in Engage. Oversee student organization-tracking program, which includes rosters, constitutions, and student attendance at programs and events. Oversee student organization tracking program, which includes rosters, constitutions, and student attendance at programs and events. Plan ongoing student organization officer and advisor trainings.
  • Organize annual Student and Community Engagement Fair. In collaboration with Residential and Commuter Life, oversee student organization spaces. Develop a peer-to-peer connection team to help students get connected to registered student organizations. Coordinate GradFest with Alumni Engagement.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive leadership development program, which supports all of levels of student leadership including Leaders Emerging and Developing, the Annual Student Leadership Conference, and new initiatives which enhance these existing programs. Coordinate Annual Student Leadership Awards and co-coordinate Distinguished Senior Leader Awards with Alumni Relations.
  • Collaborate with other professional staff members to develop and implement aspects of Transitions Programs.
  • Supervise and manage student interns including recruitment, training, hiring, and ongoing feedback.
  • Participate in annual assessment processes.


  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's degree or equivalent or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures. Possesses a positive attitude towards cultural differences. Willing to gain knowledge of different cultural practices and world views and determine how those practices and views will factor in during investigations, complaints, reports, findings, etc.
  • This position requires the ability and/or skill to: work closely and professionally with others as part of a team, be flexible, pay attention to detail, work without supervision and demonstrate considerable initiative, communicate professionally through both verbal and written means, work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds, manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines, establish departmental goals and priorities, contribute to Capital University's mission and vision.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have excellent skills in the Microsoft suite of products, inDesign, Canva, and social media platforms

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter when applying. Inquiries on this position should be e-mailed to

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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