Recruitment Counselor Application

A Recruitment Counselor is an impartial representative of the College Panhellenic Association who understands and implements the purposes and goals of the College Panhellenic Association in recruitment.  These representatives model the way for Potential New Members (PNMs). They serve as a confidant and sounding board as PNMs search for organizations that meet their needs and match their values.

Application Form
Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 6, 2020

Recommendation Form
Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 6, 2020
Please note that although anyone can complete the recommendation form as part of this application, we strongly encourage you to select your chapter president, a chapter officer, a chapter advisor or faculty advisor to complete the recommendation form on your behalf. Please share the Recommendation Form link with your reference so that it can be submitted by the deadline.

What are we Looking for in a Recruitment Counselor?

qualifications

  • Are members from sororities holding regular membership in the College Panhellenic Association.
  • Are dependable, responsible and available to the PNMs.
  • Are enthusiastic and have a positive attitude toward sorority experiences.
  • Are objective and impartial.
  • Have good listening skills and the ability and willingness to keep confidences.
  • Are sensitive and perceptive to others’ feelings while remaining objective.
  • Are representative of the best qualities of Panhellenic women.
  • Are willing to refrain from contacting or having contact with their own chapter members.
  • Are willing to refrain from the use of alcohol throughout the recruitment period.

POLICY:

  • Candidate MUST be in good standing with their member sorority (this includes all aspects: financial, academic and social)
  • Have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Active participant in the collegiate chapter in good standing with the University and the member group (collegiate and national)
  • Enrolled full-time at Youngstown State University

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Enthusiasm for the sorority community
  • Objectivity and inclusive attitude with respect to all College Panhellenic members
  • Positivity toward all chapters
  • Good listening skills
  • Respectfulness of the importance of confidentiality in appropriate situations
  • Responsibility, dependability and resourcefulness
  • Willingness to sacrifice personal time and display dedication and attention during all training and assigned responsibilities
  • Familiarity with NPC Unanimous Agreements and policies

duties:

  • Attend all recruitment counselor training sessions and other related commitments.
  • Explain all procedures and answer questions concerning the logistics of recruitment.
  • Plan and facilitate meetings with assigned PNMs in appropriate and convenient locations (this includes having agendas, topics and questions and answers prepared for those meetings).
  • Promote and maintain interest in the recruitment process and in membership in a sorority.
  • Show support for all PNMs through person-to-person contact.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding conversations with PNMs.
  • Monitor PNM progression through the recruitment process and give appropriate attention to issues.
  • Be available and flexible during recruitment for all PNMs to contact and address their concerns as needed in one-on-one situations.
  • Maintain neutrality in difficult situations or conflicts requiring objective guidance to PNMs.
  • Promote a positive attitude in the College Panhellenic community through conversation and personal behavior.
  • Consult College Panhellenic officers and fraternity/sorority advisor in situations that require outside and more experienced guidance.
  • Understand the process for filing a recruitment infraction and commit to doing so in necessary situations only.
  • Model the Panhellenic Creed.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and applicable to the campus recruitment style.

SELECTION:

Interview process will take place after application deadline with the Vice President of Recruitment, President of Panhellenic Council, and Fraternity/Sorority Advisor.  Two will be selected from each chapter.