For more information about joining the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development team, please contact Jamel Catoe, Director of Fraternity and Sorority Development.
Center Crew are students that act as greeters for individuals in the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development, provide prompt and courteous customer service to guests and enforce center policies. Additionally, crew members are responsible for the safety and security of facility, furnishings, equipment, guests, and employees. Assist with daily event setups, technical requirements, furniture, equipment, etc.; Assist with daily event management to include unlocking meeting rooms, checking out equipment, and maintaining awareness of daily event schedules; Inspect all equipment for proper functioning before setting up in a meeting room; Maintain orderly appearance in all storage areas; Conduct regular inventory of setup equipment; Responsible for appearance/cleanliness of public spaces and meeting rooms; Assist with resetting spaces after events/meetings; Maintain neat and clean appearance of all facilities, hallways (in coordination with housekeeping staff). Relay outstanding/pending items to replacement shift prior to being relieved; Attend required student employee staff development meetings/programs/training. Must wear a name badge at all times while working.
We seek hardworking students who are self-motivated and team-oriented individuals. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
- Has been awarded Federal Work Study
- Availability after 4pm and on some weekends
- Trustworthy and discrete, i.e. the ability to keep office matters confidential
- Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skill
- Professional demeanor and dress
- Affiliation with a fraternity or sorority is NOT required.
Center Crew Application (Closed)
The purpose of the Community Ambassadors is for fraternity and sorority members of the University of Connecticut community to immerse themselves within the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development and further develop as student leaders, professionals, and CFSD ambassadors. There are three components to the Community Ambassador:
Administrative work experience
Student Ambassadors will work on a long term project for a minimum of one semester. If interested and applicable, this project can be continued for the second semester. Additionally, ambassadors will gain experience with daily operations in an active and professional work environment.
Fraternity and sorority identity development
Community Ambassadors act as informal CFSD ambassadors throughout the UConn fraternity and sorority community. Through working closely with CFSD professional staff, ambassadors are encouraged to continuously re-evaluate their fraternity and sorority involvement. The more engaged students are in their FSL identity development, the more positive their experience is and the more likely they will be to spread that positivity to their individual organizations.
Personal and professional identity development
Our hope is for community ambassadors to complete their experience with a heightened self-
The CFSD is seeking hardworking undergraduate students who are self-motivated, team-oriented individuals.
- Initiated member of a recognized organization and adhere to the mission and vision of CFSD
- Available to work an average of 10 hours per week throughout the academic year (not including university holidays or university breaks).
- Full-time undergraduate student at UConn-Storrs with a minimum 2.5 cumulative and semester GPA
- Excellent team-oriented interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional demeanor
- Capacity to work independently and contribute to team goals with minimal direction or supervision
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) across cultural boundaries and establish positive and inclusive working relationships with a diverse constituency
- Willingness to work flexible and irregular hours, including some nights, weekends, and holidays to support department and university-wide programs and initiatives (Arête Awards, Open Houses, etc.)
- Strong knowledge and familiarity with the use of personal computers and basic software programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher), the Google Suite, and various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
- Strong interest in higher education and student affairs careers
- Previous related experiences or skills (e.g. public speaking, event planning, leadership or involvement on campus, marketing, and public relations) that are transferrable to the role
- Experience providing customer service in an employment or professional setting
- Experience planning events and programs for college students
Community Ambassador Application (Closed)
The Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development hires graduate students to serve as graduate assistants annually. We offer graduate assistantships and hourly graduate student assistant positions. Graduate Assistantships are typically reserved for students who are enrolled in the Higher Education and Student Affairs graduate program. Hourly Graduate Assistant positions are for any eligible student regardless of academic department.
Graduate Practicum Intern
If you are a graduate student interested in gaining experience working with the fraternity and sorority community, we would love to talk with you. The Center for Fraternity and Sorority Development offers student-designed practicum opportunities for graduate students.