The recruitment mentor is charged with mentoring the undergraduate vice president of recruitment, to ensure that the chapter recruits men of both a quantity and quality to sustain and grow the chapter without sacrificing membership standards. With a strong mentoring relationship, the undergraduate vice president of recruitment is more likely to succeed in his goals in the position.
The top priorities of a recruitment mentor are to:
- Establish an agreed upon mentoring relationship with the vice president of recruitment.
- Ensure the undergraduate vice president of recruitment has the support to achieve his goals.
- Maintain regular communication with the vice president of recruitment and his committee.
- Coordinate regular recruitment skills training sessions for members of the chapter.
- Participate in the officer election and transition process.
- Provide perspective and resources to the recruitment committee.
- Assist the recruitment committee in the process of setting SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely) recruitment goals to help the chapter achieve its optimal size.
- Work with the Balanced Man Scholarship chairman to ensure the scholarship serves as a recruitment tool for the chapter.
A great recruitment mentor has experience in sales or marketing, understands and is committed to mentoring and teaching those skills to up-and-coming leaders in the chapter. Typically, a recruitment mentor will devote four hours per month to work with the vice president of recruitment and his committee.
The recruitment mentor will work closely with:
- Chapter counselor
- Vice president of recruitment
- Balanced Man Scholarship chairman
The recruitment mentor should be familiar with many of the resources available through the Fraternity. For more information, visit the following pages:
Balanced Man Scholarship
Balanced Man Program
Marketing and Branding