Associate Director for Standards and Accountability (Student Life Leader) at Indiana University

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Job Description:



Department Information

The Division of Student Affairs is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's IU experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Division of Student Affairs staff and 19 departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission.

Job Summary

  • Responsible for advising, programming, and providing support services for the fraternity and sorority community (66 organizations/8000+ students), providing oversight for leadership and membership development, as well as risk management and prevention programming.

  • Provides support and advising to student leaders, serving as a chapter coach for approximately 10 chapters and serves as a co-advisor for two councils.

  • Supervises 2 professional staff, 1 graduate assistant and part-time employees, and serves as a liaison to the Office of Student Conduct and the Office of General Counsel in the absence of the Assistant Dean of Sorority and Fraternity Life.

  • Serve as part of the leadership team for the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life (OSFL) and reports to the Assistant Dean for Sorority and Fraternity Life. Supervise staff responsible for student conduct, compliance, standards, and accreditation.

  • Provides oversight of the student organization conduct process pertaining to fraternities and sororities in partnership with the Office of Student Conduct, including support and oversight of organizations completing sanctions after being found responsible for violating the Student Code of Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct. Serves as the primary liaison regarding student organization conduct with the Office of Student Conduct on behalf of OSFL.

  • Provides oversight of the annual re-registration process with the OSFL, including documentation and ensuring organizations meet all of the requirements. Also provides oversight for the event notification process. Helps coordinate annual policy review of OSFL policies, such as the OSFL Recognition Policy, Social Events Policy, Recognized University Housing Policy, and the Extension Policy.

  • Oversees coordination of selective administrative items in the office, such as the development and distribution of grade reports, the fiscal implementation of the Greek Fee (including the waiver process) and membership rosters, and assists with providing oversight of assessment for the office.

  • Coordinates the OSFL Extension Process for organizations interested in becoming a recognized sorority or fraternity at IU, which includes leading the extension committee and serving as the primarily liaison with organizations interested in starting an organization at IU.

  • Provides resources, policy, interpretation, and referral service information regarding sorority and fraternity life and serves as a liaison with inter/national volunteers and fraternity/sorority headquarters staff, particularly when conduct and compliance issues arise.

  • Provides day-to-day operational management of student life staff.

  • Establishes short-term operational objectives.

  • Identifies operational issues and/or areas of improvement and implements solutions to improve processes and/or operational efficiency.

  • Analyzes, monitors, and evaluates performance of assigned staff; establishes work priorities, conducts performance reviews, and provides corrective action as needed.

  • Ensures adequate staffing and effective scheduling; participates and informs employment decisions for assigned staff.

  • Provides direct supervision and oversight of assigned staff and activities; impacts, and is held accountable for, the performance of team and/or assigned staff.

  • Ensures and provides training to assigned staff to improve student life operations; researches and identifies development opportunities for assigned staff.

  • Researches and stays up-to-date on new industry student life standards, best practices, and emerging technology; keeps next-level leader(s) informed of trends as well as significant problems.

  • May serve on various campus or cross-functional committees to share student life best practices.




  • Bachelor's degree in education, public affairs, public health, social work, counseling, or a related field


  • Master's degree in higher education student affairs or a related field



  • 2 years in student life, higher education student affairs, or a related field


  • 4 years of professional level work in student affairs or a related field

  • 2 years of supervision experience of professional staff

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.


  • Proficient communication skills

  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism

  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills

  • Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback

  • Instills commitment to organizational goals

  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information

  • Effective conflict management skills

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency

  • Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Be available to work some nights and weekends.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Operational

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Student Services

Job Family: Student Life

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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