Work for the Chi Psi Central Office

 
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Serving as an Alpha Success Advisor (ASA) or Extension Specialist with the Central Office provides an opportunity to travel, develop relationships, and enhance your Chi Psi experience. While consulting Alphas, you will improve your leadership abilities and learn valuable professional skills in a supportive environment. Brothers with strong interpersonal skills, motivation, self-discipline, adaptability, organizational abilities, enthusiasm, integrity, and a firm belief in the ideals of Chi Psi Fraternity should apply.

These positions serve a distinctive role in Chi Psi and have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of undergraduates and alumni. The experience provides a unique perspective that prepares you for graduate school or your professional career

General Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a Brother of Chi Psi Fraternity in good standing.
  • Applicants must have earned a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants should have a comprehensive understanding of Chi Psi values, history, and national structure.
  • Applicants must own or be willing to purchase an automobile, have a valid driver's license, and a clean driving record.
  • Applicants should possess:
    • Sound organizational and time-management skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Effective writing and speaking skills

Employment involves a 2-year commitment.

To learn more about what the Alpha Success Advisor and Extension Specialist positions entail, please see the job descriptions below. To apply, complete the application form at the bottom of this page. Contact Daniel Walker, Director of Education and Growth, at (214) 533-6412 or dwalker@chipsi.org with any questions.

Once your application has been reviewed, the Central Office will contact you for an interview if we feel you are a fit. Thank you for your interest in working for the Chi Psi Central Office.

(Did you know we hire interns, too? Apply to be a Central Office intern here!)

Alpha Success Advisor Job Description

Central Office field consultants are known as Alpha Success Advisors, or ASA's (historically titled "Alpha Visitors"), and they travel the country working with Chi Psi Alphas, their undergraduates, alumni advisors, and campus and community stakeholders. ASAs spend most of their time during the school year in the field but may reside wherever they call home. Please review the information about the job below, and then fill out the application form at the bottom of the page.

The ASA will be accountable for strategizing, directing, coaching, and advising our undergraduate Alphas, corresponding alumni boards, and region-specific clubs. This position is vital to the overall success of Chi Psi Fraternity. ASA's are directly responsible and accountable for the oversight and success of assigned Alphas, including but not limited to recruitment support, New Member education, general administrative oversight, risk management and compliance, community service/philanthropic support, educational programming, alumni engagement and support, communications (internal/external), community/campus relations, goal-setting, officer transition, and ritual guidance.

Essential duties, functions, and responsibilities:

  • Ensure the timely collection of necessary undergraduate paperwork, forms, and payments
  • Ensure the timely completion of online programs by both actives and New Members
  • Assist in planning and scheduling of Chi Psi Educational Trust-facilitated programs and leadership events (Spencer Institute, Rowe Regional Conferences, Mid-Year Leadership Retreat, etc.)
  • Provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly goals to the Assistant Executive Director
  • Provide (at minimum) monthly undergraduate coaching calls tailored to the specific needs of the Alpha (when applicable, it is essential to include other pertinent stakeholders like staff, alumni, or University officials)
  • Ensure compliance with Chi Psi and local institution risk management policies
  • Plan, develop, execute, and track an annual strategic plan with each assigned Alpha
  • Attend alumni meetings (Corporation, Advisory Board, Foundation) when requested or when necessary, in order to provide updates on undergraduate Alpha performance and current Central Office initiatives
  • Work with the Development team to support local and national development initiatives, provide recurring updates, and refine local and national case statements
  • Approve semesterly Alpha calendars with all pertinent stakeholders
  • Provide Alpha updates when requested by staff or national volunteers and  monthly "account report" during all-staff meetings
  • Work with the Alumni Engagement Coordinator to plan local, regional, and Alpha-specific alumni events
  • When necessary, provide alumni and volunteer recruitment support to build, develop, train, and implement the creation and reorganization of Alumni Advisory Boards
  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to review, plan, and support undergraduate and alumni-specific social media accounts and marketing calendars
  • Be able to provide high-level recruitment support and mentoring in a wide variety of campus environments
  • Support the Director of Education and Growth in the creation, refinement, implementation, and adoption of undergraduate and alumni educational programming
  • Be available to assist with any additional projects or priorities as directed by senior staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Other expectations:

  • Work with undergraduate and alumni leaders to solve problems, develop goals, and implement strategic plans that drive Alphas toward success
  • Assess the needs of Alphas and their constituents and develop clear perspectives of the issues that challenge them
  • Consult on the management of Alpha finances, operations, and risk exposure to make our Alphas more efficient, effective, and safe
  • Master the Fraternity’s recruitment, education, and initiation process to help our Alphas grow
  • Champion Chi Psi’s competitive strategy, the Program for Excellence, and assist our Alphas in growing the quality of the experience they offer through it

Necessary skills:

  • Applicants should possess problem-solving skillsets and enjoy the process of developing comprehensive solutions to challenges
  • While high-level leadership experience in Chi Psi is not required, applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Alpha management and fraternity leadership
  • Applicants must be able to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Applicants should be comfortable working with large groups in a presentation and facilitation environment
  • Applicants must be able to prepare documents and presentations using the Microsoft Office suite

Benefits

  • Full-time salary
  • Housing provided
  • Food stipend provided
  • 401K with employer matching after 6 months (up to 5%)
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Laptop provided
  • Smartphone and service plan provided

Extension Specialist Job Description

Extension Specialists are tasked with leading Chi Psi's expansion to new colleges. This work includes the recruitment and training of new Chi Psis at new Alphas, dormant Alphas under recolonization, and struggling Alphas in revival. At new Alphas, Extension Specialists will be expected to help guide the interest group into Colony status, and then into Alpha status. Extension Specialists are placed with provided housing at the campus where their duties are occurring for the duration of a project. Please review the information about the job below, and then fill out the application form at the bottom of the page.

The Extension Specialist will be accountable for strategizing, directing, coaching, and advising their Alpha, Colony, or interest group, and any corresponding alumni boards, with a specific focus on recruitment. An Extension Specialist will lead their group through an extensive recruitment process, train the undergraduates on best operating procedures, and eventually transfer the responsibilities of oversight to the assigned Alpha Success Advisor (ASA). The Extension Specialist will be directly responsible and accountable for the success of their assigned group, including but not limited to recruitment support, New Member education, general administrative oversight, risk management and compliance, community service/philanthropic support, educational programming, alumni engagement and support, community/campus relations, goal-setting, officer transition, and ritual guidance.

Essential duties, functions, and responsibilities:

  • Strategize and plan a comprehensive year-long extension plan specific to the Alpha, Colony, or interest group with the Assistant Executive Director (and, when applicable, alongside undergraduate leadership)
  • Ensure the timely collection of necessary undergraduate paperwork, forms, and payments, as well as the timely completion of online programs by both actives and New Members
  • Assist in planning and scheduling of Chi Psi Educational Trust-facilitated programs and leadership events (Spencer Institute, Rowe Regional Conferences, Mid-Year Leadership Retreat, etc.)
  • Provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly goals to the Assistant Executive Director
  • Ensure compliance with Chi Psi and local institution risk management policies
  • Attend alumni meetings (Corporation, Advisory Board, Foundation) when requested or when necessary, in order to provide updates on extension project progress and current Central Office initiatives
  • Work with the Development team to support local and national development initiatives, provide recurring updates, and refine local and national case statements surrounding the extension effort
  • Mentor undergraduates in the creation and adoption of undergraduate bylaws, the formation of a Judicial Board, and any other necessary system or process necessary for a successful undergraduate administration
  • Provide extension updates when requested by staff or national volunteers and monthly "extension reports" during all-staff meetings
  • When necessary, provide alumni and volunteer recruitment support to build, develop, train, and implement the creation and reorganization of Alumni Advisory Boards to coincide with extension effort
  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to review, plan, and support undergraduate and alumni-specific social media accounts and marketing calendars to improve extension effort
  • Be able to provide high-level recruitment support and mentoring in a wide variety of campus environments
  • Support the Director of Education and Growth in the creation, refinement, implementation, and adoption of undergraduate and alumni educational programming
  • Other duties as assigned

Necessary skills:

  • Applicants should possess problem-solving skillsets and enjoy the process of developing comprehensive solutions to challenges
  • While high-level leadership experience in Chi Psi is not required, applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Alpha management and fraternity leadership
  • Applicants must be able to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Applicants should be comfortable working with large groups in a presentation and facilitation environment
  • Applicants must be able to prepare documents and presentations using the Microsoft Office suite

Benefits

  • Full-time salary
  • Housing provided
  • Food stipend provided
  • 401K with employer matching after 6 months (up to 5%)
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Laptop provided
  • Smartphone and service plan provided

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