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WHAT’S IT LIKE TO WORK AT SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON?

It’s a lot like working with your friends. Though not everyone on our team is a member of SAE, we all share a common love for fraternity. Part of the reason we enjoy our work environment is because we work, each day, with a purpose—to make Sigma Alpha Epsilon better. Within each of our various roles, we support the mission of the Fraternity: To challenge brothers to rise to the highest standards of friendship, scholarship, leadership, and service to achieve success throughout their lives.

We’re always looking for individuals who rise above their peers and truly shine. Those who bring excellent customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills, along with a strong commitment to our values. If you or someone you know is interested, please browse current openings below or contact us at careers@sae.net.

BENEFITS & PERKS

COMPENSATION

We reward great work with competitive compensation, annual cost-of-living increases and 401 (K) retirement plans with company match.

LOCATION

Sigma Alpha Epsilon is located just north of Chicago, IL. Easy access to the Chicago’s “L”, vibrant community, and the lakefront.

HEALTHCARE

We cover competitive healthcare, dental, optical, and flexible spending account packages so you feel great.

VACATION

Enjoy all major Holidays; several “floating” holidays and sick days each year. Accrue paid time off after 6 months of employment.

REASONS TO JOIN OUR TEAM
  • You are a hardworking individual dedicated to advancing the Fraternity’s mission and vision
  • You love to learn from, teach, and mentor men of all ages, challenging them to rise aboveYou are a hardworking individual dedicated to advancing the Fraternity’s mission and vision
  • You are creative, hard-working, and are looking to make a difference in the lives of college-aged men
  • You want access to career development, professional growth and a variety of engagements
Current Openings:

Coordinator of Alumni Development

The Coordinator of Alumni Development serves as a contact along with the Manager of Alumni Development with alumni constituents throughout the realm – in congruence with the Mission and Vision of the Fraternity.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assists in implementing the strategic goals of the Fraternity, with a specific focus on alumni engagement
  • Provides assistance to the Manager of Alumni Development in successfully growing volunteerism at the local and national levels
  • Assists the Manager of Chapter Development and Chapter Development Coordinators to implement best practices for improving chapter alumni relations among existing groups and in identifying and recruiting advisors
  • Assists in managing the National Awards Recognition Program
  • Works with the Manager of Expansion and Coordinator of Recruitment to train volunteers on current recruitment/retention trends, best practices and alumni recruitment referral program
  • Assists in daily office responsibilities, such as updating membership profiles and supporting and processing requests from alumni
  • Assumes other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: Not Applicable

Location: Evanston, Illinois (north Chicago Suburb)

Qualifications:
  • Membership in Sigma Alpha Epsilon preferred
  • Baccalaureate degree required with strong organizational, writing and public communication skills, with a preferred background in marketing/public relations
  • Strong oral, written and computer skills 
  • Basic knowledge of computer programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team-oriented environment
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work extended hours and/or weekends occasionally
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community 
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long-term goals
  • Live within the Chicago Metropolitan area

Selected candidates will be subject to a drug test and criminal and financial background check as a condition of employment.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees.

Coordinator of Communications

The Coordinator of Communications serves the communications area as a writer and content generator. The Coordinator will be a strategic and creative storyteller who is well-versed at content planning, development, and delivery in all of its forms – short and feature-length print and web writing, press releases, targeted emails, and newsletters, digital media and stewardship communications.  Working with the communications team, the Coordinator will support the Fraternity, Foundation, and Financial & Housing they will leverage that content across multiple platforms and audiences for maximum visibility.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist in developing effective communication strategies
  • Manage internal communications (memos, newsletters etc.)
  • Draft content for mass media, website, digital media, The Record Online and The Record
  • Foster relationships with advocates and key persons
  • Collaborate with communication and marketing professionals to produce copy for advertisements or articles
  • Provides analytical support to supervisor and senior leaders through the generation of timely and credible reports on the status of communications
  • Assumes other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Membership in Sigma Alpha Epsilon preferred
  • High degree of determination, enthusiasm, and perseverance
  • Baccalaureate degree required with a background in journalism preferred
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team-oriented environment and independently
  • Demonstrated ability to write across multiple formats (email, social media, interview content to story) 
  • Shareable portfolio of writing samples 
  • Experience in copywriting and editing
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
  • Outstanding organizational and planning abilities with a willingness to juggle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Experience in email design and content production
  • Search engine optimization for enhanced visibility
  • Ability to work extended hours and/or weekends occasionally
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long-term goals
  • Live within the Chicago Metropolitan area

Supervisory Responsibilities: Not applicable.

Location: Evanston, Illinois (north Chicago Suburb)

Selected candidates will be subject to a drug test and criminal and financial background check as a condition of employment.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees.

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant of the Finance Department prepares monthly bank reconciliations, general ledger account analysis, assists the management in other special projects ensuring that all established standards are met in a timely and accurate manner. Membership in Sigma Alpha Epsilon is not required. Serve as the primary contact for groups, members, volunteers and host institutions within a geographic district.  The Coordinators of Chapter Development consult/coach groups, members, and volunteers on best practices of chapter operations, education, scholarship, leadership, service, character development, and healthy social practices – which are congruent with the Mission and Vision of the Fraternity.  

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Enter all Foundation deposits, lockbox deposits and charges in Great Plains general ledger for daily activity  
  • Enter all Fraternity deposits and charges to Great Plains accounts receivable and general ledger for daily activity
  • Enter all investment activity for Fraternity & Foundation
  • Maintain the accounts receivable invoice payments and provide reporting to Member Services reflecting the balance by chapter 
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for all Fraternity & Foundation accounts
  • Prepare monthly general ledger reconciliation and account analysis 
  • Maintain internal digital and hardcopy filing structure 
  • Manage all aspects of Foundation student loans
  • Maintain Fraternity group exemption listings through the IRS; assist all chapter, alumni association and house corporation groups in maintaining exemptions
  • Assist in annual audit prep and on-site review by the external auditors
  • Assist Director of Finance processing accounts payable & ACH reimbursements as needed
  • Perform miscellaneous accounting related duties as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: Not applicable.

Location: Evanston, Illinois (north Chicago Suburb)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.A. degree in accounting or related field with 1-2 years professional experience in accounting preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community 
  • Ability to provide professional direction, guidance and counsel to staff members
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long-term goals 
  • Knowledge of Great Plains and Microsoft Office 

Selected candidates will be subject to a drug test and criminal and financial background check as a condition of employment.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees.

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