Executive Fellowship Program
Launched in 2023, the Executive Fellowship Program provides a two-year professional opportunity for recent Delta Sigma Phi graduates. Fellows will gain experiences that will help them identify and then accelerate their careers through multiple professional, educational, and leadership development opportunities. Whether Fellows wish to launch their own business, lead a corporation, or become the next Executive Director of Delta Sigma Phi, this program will equip them to make an immediate impact in their chosen career path.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree by the time of their anticipated start date.
Application Opening Date: February 1, 2023
Anticipated Starting Date: June 2023
Location: Remote (or Indianapolis), approximately 26-weeks of business travel required annually
Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume to Ry Beck, Chief Strategy Officer, at email@example.com
The Executive Fellowship seeks exceptional leaders for various roles within Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. The 2023 Fellowship Program will focus on new chapter development and will require applicants to be dynamic, outcomes-driven and socially intelligent individuals. Fellows will receive months of hands-on training that will prepare them to be best-in-class recruiters, presenters, marketers, and project managers. Specifically, Fellows will apply their skills to develop new chapters at at least four of the following campuses:
- California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo
- University of Arizona
- Southern Methodist University
- Indiana University, Bloomington
- West Virginia University
- Columbia University
- University of Oklahoma
- University of South Carolina
- University of Missouri
Fellows will be assigned a position title within Delta Sigma Phi’s staff structure (e.g. Growth Coordinator). As a “Growth Coordinator” the Fellow will be responsible for the direct on-site recruitment of undergraduate students into Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. This work will take place on multiple campuses throughout the United States each year. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Recruiting undergraduate students who will become founding members of their newly established chapter. “Campaigns” consist of 4-6 weeks of staff-led, on-campus member recruitment. This includes approximately fifty phone calls and twenty face-to-face meetings daily during the new chapter development campaign. Additionally, Growth Coordinators are asked to keep meticulous notes using the recruitment management tools utilized by the national office.
- Communicating with undergraduate students, campus professionals, and alumni volunteers via face-to-face meetings, phone calls, text, and social media platforms.
- Delivering presentations and facilitating workshops on topics related to the Delta Sigma Phi membership experience.
- Assisting with the administration and management of new chapter development campaigns.
- Supporting active chapters via virtual and on-campus recruitment coaching.
- Supporting major Fraternity initiatives such as Pyramid Program assessment and National Convention planning and execution.
Skills and Experience
- Entrepreneurial mindset.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including written, verbal, and digital communication.
- Knowledge of fraternity membership recruitment and retention tactics.
- Experience recruiting undergraduate students into fraternities or similar membership organizations.
- Capacity to form relationships and build trust quickly with multiple stakeholders, including undergraduate students, advisors, and campus administration.
- Ability to use relevant productivity tools and technology, including Salesforce, Google Workspace, and Microsoft Office.
- Ability to use relevant social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- No previous professional experience required.
Fellows are expected to travel up to 26 weeks per year which includes new chapter development campaigns, pre-site campaign visits, staff retreats, and Delta Sigma Phi programs. All travel costs are paid by Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity.
- $45,000 annual salary
- Paid membership with the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors, American Society of Association Executives, and one association membership of your choice
- Retirement contributions with up to 3% match
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Health Savings Account with $600 match
- Unlimited PTO (with supervisor approval)
- Cell phone and technology stipends
- Paid travel for work and educational trips
- Opportunity to receive a “Senior” Coordinator position after one year
- Opportunity to serve as a presenter at a national Delta Sigma Phi conference.
For consideration, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution and membership in Good Standing with Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. Additionally, candidates must have a reliable form of transportation, auto insurance, and a valid driver’s license. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and presentation skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to meet deadlines while working independently.
Delta Sigma Phi does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or national origin.