Seeking: Worthy Grand Scribe

Grand Council is seeking to fill the vacated Worthy Grand Scribe position. Applications due September 1st.


Functions and Responsibilities of the Worthy Grand Scribe

Serves as the executive secretary of the Grand Council. arranges to record and publish all meeting proceedings

Supervises the Administrative Assistant, the National Historian, the Webmaster, the Social Media Coordinator, publications editors, and other special project teams as appropriate

Maintains the National Membership Database, Chapter Reporting System and the Master Directory

Coordinates and arranges for the distribution of all fraternal publications, including, but not limited to, The APX Letter, The Archi, The Rise, The Archi-Pledge, and The Handbook for Members

Participates in all regularly scheduled and special Grand Council conference calls

Travels to and attends the National Convention, grand council strategic planning meetings and other fraternity events as required

Leads special projects as designated by the Grand Council for the betterment of the fraternity

Core Competencies

Being Proactive. Deals with problems quickly and directly; steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; focuses when listening; settles disputes collaboratively and equitably; finds common ground and gets cooperation.

Trust and integrity. Is widely trusted; seen as direct and truthful; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; adheres to an appropriate and effective set of core values during good and bad times; acts in line with those values; practices what he or she preaches.

Planning. Accurately assesses the length and difficulty of a project; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.

Organizing. Can gather and organize resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; can use resources effectively and efficiently.

Delegation. Clearly and comfortably delegates both routine and important tasks and decisions; broadly shares both responsibility and accountability; trusts people to perform; lets those who report directly finish their own work.

Motivating others. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; can motivate many different individuals and groups; empowers others; shares ownership and visibility; makes each participant feel valued.

Developing volunteers. Is able to identify raw talent and recruit capable people into positions of responsibility; provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments for others to do; delegates appropriately; builds people up; maintains open and active dialogue with volunteers and Grand Council Officers; communicates expectations clearly and holds people accountable.

Managing vision and purpose. Articulates and supports the vision and mission of Alpha Rho Chi; communicates a compelling and inspired vision of the fraternity; talks beyond the here and now to a larger sense of purpose.

Term of Appointment

As soon as appointment through June 30, 2016. Candidate may choose to run for election at the 69th National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina


Membership in Alpha Rho Chi, current on all fiscal commitments to Alpha Rho Chi

How to Apply

Are you interested in serving on the Grand Council of Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity as Worthy Grand Scribe? First review cutoff for cover letters is September 01. For questions, please contact Worthy Grand Architect Laura Schmidt at