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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 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:

Assistant Director of Alumni Services

The Assistant Director of Alumni Services serves as a contact along with the Director of Alumni Services 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 Director of Alumni Services in successfully growing volunteerism at the local and national levels
  • Assists in managing the National Awards Recognition Program
  • Works with the Director of Growth and Director of Chapter Services 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

Preferred Application Deadline: September 1, 2022

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
  • The position is based remotely within driving distance of a major airport or in the Chicago metropolitan area

Recruitment and Emerging Chapter Services Consultant

The Recruitment and Emerging Chapter Services Consultant will serve as a member of the Growth Team and as the primary contact for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Chapter at Cornell University. This live-in position will assist in the re-founding of this Phoenix Chapter, including the recruitment and advising of chapter operations during the first year of the chartering process. Will also consult/coach groups, members, and volunteers across the realm with regard to best practices for recruitment and retention – in congruence with the Mission and Vision of the Fraternity.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work directly as a member of the Growth Team for the re-founding of the New York Alpha Chapter.
  • Advise the chapter on all operations during the first year of re-chartering. This will include weekly meetings with each officer, attendance at executive committee, chapter, and committee meetings, recruitment events, new member onboarding, advisory team meetings, and other chapter functions.
  • Oversee the implementation of the comprehensive chapter education plan. This will include retreats, officer training, ritual performances, and ongoing support.
  • Assist the Chapter Services Consultant to oversee the implementation of the volunteer advisory team positions. This will include detailed position-specific volunteer orientation, coaching, training, and support.
  • Work closely with the chapter Alumni to enhance alumni involvement.
  • Report weekly to the Director of Growth, the university, and the chapter Alumni on activities of the chapter via a formalized written report structure.
  • Coordinates with the Director, Assistant Director, and Coordinator of Education to develop new educational programs and services for recruitment/retention
  • Works with the Director and Assistant Director of Alumni Services to train volunteers on current recruitment/retention trends, best practices and alumni recruitment referral program
  • Provides analytical support to supervisor and senior leaders through the generation of timely and credible reports on recruitment/retention
  • Actively develop and cultivate relationships with General Fraternity constituents (students, volunteers, university administration, parents, etc.).
  • Attend every All-Staff meeting and be a contributing member of the Growth Team by supporting department projects, tasks, and conversations.
  • Support the initiatives of the Fraternity Service Center.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Membership in Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Baccalaureate degree required
  • Experience in sales, recruitment, marketing, or similar fields
  • Strong oral, written, and computer skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team-oriented environment
  • 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 Ithaca, NY area

Recruitment Consultant – Washington State University and University of Idaho

Dedicated Consultant focused on growing and sustaining chapter membership (priority to emerging chapters) through the execution of recruitment activities, chapter members training and development of supporting resources (for staff, alumni volunteers and chapter members). Expected outcomes include not only short-term membership growth, but also creating a culture of sustained recruitment success and the chapter realization that successful recruitment is driven by quantity and quality simultaneously.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, initiates and trains new members (Chapter is involved in these activities with guidance, management and/or direct influence of Consultant).
  • Facilitates the execution of new member on-boarding for SAE Fraternity and SAE Financial & Housing, as necessary.
  • Identifies, communicates obstacles and diligently deploys resources to eliminate threats to chapter growth and the sustained culture of recruitment success.
  • Documents and forms living recruitment strategy in the spirit of recruitment best practices and playbook for implementation at other campuses/chapters and/or FSC
  • Chapter Development staff and SAE F&H staff from a sustainability standpoint.
  • When appropriate, Consultant will assist existing Chapters with significant membership decline and/or recruitment despair.
  • Training and involvement of alumni volunteers, faculty advisor(s), house director and other staff (both FSC and F&H) as needed for chapter success.
  • SAE Financial and Housing will provide room and board while on site (may be hotel/motel, chapter housing or alumni sponsored housing. Meals could be chapter meal service and/or prearranged per diem style).
  • The Recruitment Consultant will live-on site while working with F&H properties where feasible for maximum effectiveness.

Preferred Application Deadline: September 1, 2022

Salary:

  • F&H will pay a base fee of $36,000 per year (24 equal payments of $1,500)
  • Bonus Structure below

Bonus Structure:

  • Bonus Structure (Potential for $36,000 or more in bonus)
  • Target for Washington Beta for Fall recruitment is 40 members who sign a two-year sublease.
    • 25 new members is $5,500 bonus. Anything below 25 members, no bonus. (Bonus potential of $5,500)
    • For each new member between 25 – 30, a bonus of $500 per member will be paid (Bonus potential of $2,500)
    • For each new member between 30-40, a bonus of $1,000 per member will be paid (Bonus potential of $10,000)
    • For each new member above 40, a bonus of $1,200 per member will be paid
  • Target for Idaho Alpha for Fall recruitment is 35 members who sign a two-year sublease.
    • 20 new members is $5,500 bonus. Anything below 20 members, no bonus. (Bonus potential of $5,500)
    • For each new member between 20 – 25, a bonus of $500 per member will be paid (Bonus potential of $2,500)
    • For each new member between 25-35, a bonus of $1,000 per member will be paid (Bonus potential of $10,000)
    • For each new member above 35, a bonus of $1,200 per member will be paid
  • Bonus structure will be paid as follows:
  • 2/3 paid once subleases are signed
  • 1/3 paid when they move in second year (Retention Bonus and ensures quality members)

Chapter Services Consultant

Chapter Services Consultants serve as the primary contact for groups, members, volunteers, and host institutions within a geographic district. Chapter Services Consultants 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:

  • Assists in implementing the strategic goals of the Fraternity, with a specific focus on recruitment/retention, member education, health/safety, leadership, scholarship, and service
  • Works with the Education Team, groups, members, and volunteers to implement the Phoenix Member Education Program and other educational programs and services
  • Works with Director of Accountability to effectively move groups through redevelopment and accountability process
  • Works with the Director and Assistant Director of Alumni Services to recruit volunteers to support groups
  • Visits each group as required to ensure organizational and operational excellence
  • Communicate regularly with volunteers, including advisors, house corporations, and province councils within the assigned district
  • Serves as the primary contact for the development and maintenance of a relationship necessary for the continued partnership with host institutions
  • Provides analytical support to supervisor and senior leaders through the generation of timely and credible reports on the status of each group
  • Assumes other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: August 14th

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Qualifications:

  • Membership in Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Baccalaureate degree required
  • Strong oral, written, and computer skills
  • 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
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long-term goals
  • The position is based remotely within driving distance of a major airport in Colorado, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri

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, sexual orientation, or disability and, when needed, will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees.

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