The Delta Nu Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma at the University of Massachusetts is looking for a House Director. The house is located in the picturesque, economically and ethnically diverse town of Amherst Massachusetts and is walking distance from campus. The chapter house can accommodate up to 52 members who are striving for academic excellence while seeking the bonds of sisterhood.
This is a full time live-in position and the House Director must live onsite, overnight, 7 days and7 nights per week while the members are in residence, unless other arrangements have been made for adult supervision.
Under the direction of the Housing Corporation, the House Director’s primary responsibility is managing a well-organized, fiscally sound, smoothly operating, clean, safe and secure sorority house; while adhering to campus, KKG National and Delta NU Chapter policies and rules.
The HD communicates any unusual trends and/or problems within the chapter house to the ChapterCounsel and Chapter Advisor.
The HD creates and fosters a comfortable atmosphere and ensures a productive environment for collegians and staff while observing KKG policies and procedures.
The HD manages, hires, trains and oversees food service staff, kitchen and housekeeping staff as necessary. The HD assists and supports the chef/cook with meal planning for lunch and dinner, purchasing/ordering food and food budgeting. The HD is responsible for providing breakfast and snacks for the members.
The HD orders cleaning supplies and any other restocking and equipping as necessary. While planning ahead for each academic term.
The HD coordinates and supervises day to day facility management, small repairs, and maintenance including those undertaken when school is not in session.
The HD maintains financial books, ledgers, and records including paying all bills on time, preparing payroll, maintaining orderly financial records, and emailing invoice/receipt submission.
The HD manages multiple service providers and serves as the on-site contact for all contractors and vendors while maintaining a professional working relationship with all parties, including but not limited to members, volunteers and guests.
The HD submits quotes and ready-to-pay invoices on a consistent basis to the Housing Corporation.
The HD reports to the Housing Corporation annually on needed capital improvements and assists with budgeting for needed long term care and upkeep of the facility including house repairs and equipment replacement.
The HD communicates regularly with the chapter president, house manager, housekeeping, chef, cooking staff and KKG sisters.
The HD serves as the official hostess for the chapter at social events held at the chapter house and promotes gracious living standards.
The HD ensures that the chapter house remains clean, orderly, and a safe environment.
The HD acts as a liaison for all campus activities involving house directors.
The HD performs other miscellaneous duties.
Fluent English (Required)
Driver's License (Required)
US work authorization (Required)
Bachelor's degree (Preferred)
Property Management or Facilities maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)
A house director must possess strong financial skills with emphasis on maintaining payroll, budget, keeping financial records and paying bills on time.
The HD must have the ability to hire, train and supervise staff including but not limited to cook(s), kitchen staff, housekeepers, groundskeepers, maintenance workers and other help as needed.
Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills with a positive solution-focused attitude is a must.
Ability to perform basic to intermediate functions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Zoom.
Ability to scan and email documents to House Corporation on a regular basis and communicate withHouse Corporation primarily through email.
Ability to work independently and maintain confidential information.
Professional and diplomatic interactions with students, parents, alumnae, service providers and community resources.
Strong interpersonal skills, particularly with college-age women, including patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor.
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to climb up and down multiple flights of stairs, bend and lift25 pounds if necessary.
$35,000.00 per year plus room and board.
Start Date: August 1, 2022
Job Type: Full-time
- Monday to Friday
- On call
- Weekend availability