The application for IFC Council positions is available at the following link.
Duties of the IFC Executive Board Members
The Executive Board of the IFC consists of 8 members:
1. President – The President is the leader of the Inter-fraternity Council at The University of Texas at Austin and is responsible for coordinating and working with officers in all aspects of council management. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a. Preside over all General Assembly and Executive Council meetings.
b. Maintain high morale on the Executive Board by encouraging teamwork through productive and positive leadership.
c. Communicate regularly with UPC, NPHC, TAPC, and UGC counterparts
d. Assign project and tasks to executive council, cabinet and judicial board members to engage council involvement
e. Meet Weekly with the IFC Advisor.
f. Conduct performance reviews of the current Executive Council with the IFC Advisor at the end of every long academic semester.
g. Maintain the IFC Executive Council listserv and send necessary updates to all members.
h. Prepare Executive Council, Cabinet, Judicial Board applications and conduct interviews for all applications.
i. Acts as the official spokesperson of the council
j. Communicate and update periodically with chapter presidents and IFC delegates with council activities
k. Reviews all financial acivities and have verdict power in council financial decisions in approving or denying expenses
l. Maintain good relations with faculty and other student organizations
m. Prepare and end of year report to both faculty and the IFC community
n. Preside all IFC elections including but not limited to executive council election, constitution amendments, policy changes.
o. Maintain all official IFC communication/media accounts including but not limited to: E-mail, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Website, Dropbox.
p. Communicate with the advisory board when necessary to foster alumni base and sustainable alumni growth of IFC.
q. Reviews and be knowledgeable of all fraternities on conditional registration and mutual agreements with the Dean of Students
r. Help prepare and oversee all risk management setup including but not limited to “Round Up”
s. Host an information session on executive council involvement every year before new executive council application cycle.
2. Executive Vice President – The Executive Vice President is the coordinator of the IFC Cabinet and committee system. Other responsibilities include:
a. Assuming the duties of the President at all events and functions where the President is not present.
b. Work with the President to prepare the workweek agenda before each long semester.
c. Presiding over all Cabinet meetings.
d. Appoint IFC Representatives to Special Committees.
e. Facilitate and coordinate IFC hosted events with the President
f. Meet weekly with the IFC Advisor.
g. Maintain the IFC Cabinet listserv and send necessary updates to all members
h. Distribute General Assembly minutes to Chapter presidents and delegates
i. Host an information session on cabinet involvement every year before new cabinet application cycle.
j. Host a roundtable for chapter executive boards concerning officer transition once a semester.
3. Vice President of Judicial Affairs – The VP of Judicial Affairs is responsible for leading and administering the IFC Judicial Board. Other responsibilities include:
a. Coordinating all meetings of the IFCJB.
b. Become knowledgeable and comfortable with the risk management policies of the IFC
c. Become knowledgeable and comfortable with the risk management policies of FIPG (Fraternal Information & Programming Group).
d. Become knowledgeable and comfortable with The University of Texas at Austin Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities.
e. Hold weekly or bi-weekly meetings of the IFCJB.
f. Host an information session on cabinet involvement every year before new cabinet application cycle.
g. Prepare IFCJB applications and conduct interviews for all applicants.
h. Prepare Vice President of Judicial Affairs applications and conduct interviews for all applications.
i. Prepare and hold training sessions during the first week of the spring long semester for the IFCJB.
j. Maintain the judicial files.
k. Coordinate and ensure that Chapters complete sanctions.
l. Meet monthly with the IFC Advisor, or as necessary.
m. Maintain the IFCJB listserv and send necessary updates to all members.
n. Help prepare and oversee all risk management setup including but not limited to “Round Up”
4. Vice President of Recruitment – responsible for coordinating and facilitating the IFC recruitment programs and has the following responsibilities:
a. Update and maintain the IFC recruitment resources such as the potential member database, fraternity information, recruitment schedules, the IFC summer recruitment guide, and recruitment information.
b. Distribute or make available the recruitment database to all chapters.
c. Coordinate and monitor spring and fall recruitment activities sponsored by the Interfraternity Council.
d. Oversees new member education and member retention programs
e. Meet weekly with the IFC Advisor, or as necessary.
f. Actively promote the growth of IFC
5. Vice President of Finance – the VP Finance is responsible for the financial management of the council and has the following responsibilities:
a. Maintain financial records, including budgets and quarterly reports for the council.
b. Prepare and distribute IFC membership dues.
c. Coordinate all fundraising activities for the IFC.
d. Keeps current all financial responsibilities of the IFC.
e. Facilitate a roundtable each year with Chapter treasurers.
f. Meet weekly with the IFC Advisor.
g. Determines performance-based stipends for the IFC Executive Council.
h. Prepare scholarship applications and select recipients every long semester.
6. Vice President of Communications – the VP Communication shall manage the IFC office operations, serve as a recorder for EC meetings, and oversee all external communications. Other duties include:
a. Maintain official records and membership rolls of member fraternities for at least 5 years.
b. Distribution of executive council meeting minutes to Chapter Presidents on a weekly basis.
c. Serve as the liaison between member fraternities and the Dean of Students web design team.
d. Update all officer notebooks and maintain the IFC Constitution and Policies of the IFC, both in hard copy form and on the web site.
e. Facilitate roundtables concerning Internet-based publications.
f. Manage the IFC office supplies and equipment.
g. Serve as a liaison with the Student Activities area within the Office of the Dean of Students to register both the IFC and fraternities as a campus organization each semester.
h. Meet weekly with the IFC Advisor.
i. Update IFC website at www.texasifc.org
7. Vice President of Greek Relations – the VP of Greek Relations is responsible for promoting unity within the council and for coordinating activities with other Greek letter councils. Other duties include:
a. Coordinate the Intramural point system for the IFC. This includes coordination with Recreational Sports staff, compilation of weekly point lists, working with the IFC Judicial
b. Board to ensure intramural sanctions are being followed, and final tabulation for the Greek Sports Championship.
c. Act as a liaison with the other Greek Councils.
d. Promote Greek unity through the coordination of Greek wide events and IFC wide events.
e. Meet weekly with the IFC Advisor
8. Vice President of Philanthropy – the VP of Philanthropy is responsible for the management, development, and implementation of all IFC Philanthropic events. Other duties include:
a. Lead all philanthropic and community events such as Movember, IFC Open, and any philanthropic contests
b. Actively pursue opportunities that will engage wider IFC philanthropic efforts
c. Actively communicate with fraternity philanthropy chairs to provide help and assistance to fraternities in need
d. Send out Philanthropy newsletters periodically
e. Meet weekly with the IFC Advisor