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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 Chapter Development

The Coordinator of Chapter Development serves 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:
  • 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 Manager of Education, Coordinator of Education, groups, members and volunteers to implement the Phoenix Member Education Program and other educational programs and services
  • Works with Manager of Re-Development to effectively move groups through re-development and conduct process
  • Works with the Manager of Alumni Engagement and Coordinator of Alumni Engagement 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 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

Supervisory Responsibilities: Not applicable.

Location: Evanston, Illinois (north Chicago Suburb)

Preferred 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
  • 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.

Manager of Recurring Giving

The Manager of Recurring Giving will be responsible for the monthly recurring giving society (Phoenix Circle) including supervision of Donor Relations Coordinators and management of PhoneBurner software. The Manager of Recurring giving will oversee all Phoenix Circle recognition, communication with society members, and promotions and marketing to obtain new members.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversees recurring giving society (Phoenix Circle)
  • Manages Phoenix Circle recognition program
  • Supervises Donor Relations Coordinators
    • Hires, trains, and supervises a team of callers
    • Conducts weekly to bi-weekly staff meetings, as needed
    • Approves timesheets weekly
    • Keeps a daily track of the number of new Phoenix Circle members and total dollars raised via call center
  • Oversees marketing and awareness of the Phoenix Circle campaign 
  • Manages PhoneBurner software
    • Updates leads lists weekly/monthly
    • Segments alumni according to giving potential
    • Imports contact information updates into Compass records
  • Provides Foundation input to Marketing and Communications team in The Record, The Record Online, and other print/electronic/social media products
  • Maintains and monitors the accuracy of alumni records in coordination with Fraternity Membership & Records
  • Assist with other annual fundraising initiatives, as needed

Location: Evanston, Illinois (north Chicago Suburb)

Preferred Qualifications:

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior experience working for a nonprofit organization
  • Supervisory experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Customer service/support experience
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective relationships with Sigma Alpha Epsilon staff, donors, and volunteers
  • Ability to be self-motivated and task oriented
  • Good computer skills and strong knowledge of database programs
  • Understanding of and personal commitment to Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s mission

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

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation 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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