Colony Development Manager

Department: Chapter Operations
Direct Report: Director of Expansion

Position Intent

Phi Kappa Psi staff are the models for an ideal member for our organization and consistently personify and demonstrate the values of the Fraternity. Staff members foster strong relationships with all stakeholders invested in our chapters and colonies, train all necessary constituents on operations, and promote and educate all parties on the Fraternity’s initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Clear understanding of Phi Kappa Psi’s Mission, Vision, and Ritual
  • Degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within the Fraternity, other student organizations, or professional experiences outside of college
  • Professional conduct and appearance
Qualities of a Phi Kappa Psi Colony Development Manager
  • Courteous and Cultured: empathetic and aware of the feelings of others around him; inclusive and tolerant; strives to be a positive change agent for his community
  • Moderate in Manners and Morals: professional/appropriate behavior and appearance; leverage personal strengths
  • Demonstrates Intellectual Excellence: self-motivated, innovative, and hardworking
  • Generous, Compassionate, and Loyal: dedicated to the fulfillment of the mission and values of Phi Kappa Psi; lives the Creed and Ritual of the Fraternity
Position Responsibilities
  • Serve as the Fraternity’s de facto client manager for an assigned colony.
    • Create and foster open communication between all stakeholders in the colony you are assigned (chapter, volunteers, university, staff, etc.)
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the Fraternity Headquarters and all undergraduate members and volunteers of the colony you are assigned
    • All undergraduate members
    • Housing Corporation Chapter Advisor volunteers
    • University Fraternity/Sorority Life Staff
  • Be versed in all basic operation functions of the National Fraternity, the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation, and the Canonsburg Corporation
  • Serve as a resource for your assigned colony regarding operational best practices, policies, and traditions of the fraternity and be able to educate stakeholders on how to improve.
  • Facilitate in-depth training and programming sessions with chapters, working with officers, members, volunteers, and the university to address key issues
  • Actively participate in the National Fraternity’s initiatives and programs
    • Participate in all National Programming
    • Serve as an active participant in all-staff office training and planning sessions when relevant
  • Utilize online reporting and data collection for chapter information collection
    • Weekly reports will be sent to supervisor for feedback, action items, and general information regarding the colony
Position Expectations
  • Colony Development Managers will be based in Indianapolis but will be expected to live in the city of the new colony of Phi Kappa Psi.
  • This a full-time, oneyear contract position with an opportunity to continue employment pending performance, future colony development opportunities, and available roles within Phi Kappa Psi.
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Housing in Eugen
Other Duties

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity is an equal opportunity employer and that, as required by law, equal employment opportunities be available to all persons without regard to any category protected under the law (including race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or handicap or disability). This policy applies to all employees and applicants for employment and to all phases of employment including hiring, promotion, demotion, and treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and termination of employment.

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