Gamma Phi Beta--Rho Chapter
November 11, 2013
Job Type


Gamma Phi Beta--Rho Chapter
University of Iowa

The Housing Corporation Board is now accepting applications for a full-time house director for the Gamma Phi Beta—Rho Chapter at the University of Iowa. The position will begin January 8th, 2014 and will end July 31st, 2014, with possible opportunity for employment beyond end date.

In addition to safety and security responsibilities, the house directorâ€s responsibility would be to ensure the management of the facility, including all service offerings, in a professional and personable manner.

Main duties:
1)Ensure the facility remains a clean, orderly, and safe environment and report issues in a timely manner to the corporation board.
2)Help to ensure the safety of the house occupants and enforce house rules and regulations as mandated by the collegiate chapter, national organization, and the University of Iowa.
3)Live on site; specifically, but not limited to sleeping nightly at the house.
4)When not in the facility, ensure chapterâ€s house manager and/or corporation board has itinerary and contact information.
5)Attend to emergency repairs, as specified by the corporation. Immediately report any damage, fire, accident, or incident to the corporation.
6)Maintain confidentiality among outside parties of all Gamma Phi business. House corporation board business should not be discussed with chapter members.
7)Arrange personal work schedule according to the guidelines and commitments in the employment contract.

Other duties:
8)Supervise the activities of any household employees.
9)Report any difficulties/problems of household employees directly to the corporation.
10)Supervise any food-service deliveries to the facility.
11)Coordinate day-to-day facility maintenance (notify corporation property manager regarding items needing attention).
12)Receive social calendar information from the chapter adviser, chapter manager, alumnae chapter president and house corporation secretary. Inform them if there are any conflicts they need to resolve.
13)Prepare guest room for authorized guests.
14)Screen all solicitors and advise them to contact the chapter president for an appointment. Do not allow “drop-by” solicitors in the facility.
15)Attend to opening and closing of the facility as directed by the house corporation board.

An effective house director should possess the following traits, characteristics, and qualifications:
•Experience in routine housekeeping, home safety and first aid.
•Supervisory and managerial skills.
•Above-average social skills (e.g., knowledge of manners and English grammar.)
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•Poise and self-confidence.
•Genuine liking of young people.
•Strength of character including assertiveness.
•If the new hire has been a house director at another campus, the hire must be able to adapt to different chapter or campus styles. The hire cannot transfer experiences and responsibilities from one campus or chapter to another.

Housing Accommodations and Regulations:
The house director will be provided a furnished apartment in the sorority house, a parking spot at the house, and three meals a day every day meals are served in the house. Housing accommodations will be provided for the house director only. Overnight guests are not permitted at the house unless prior approval from the Housing Corporation Board is obtained.

The sorority house (including the house director apartment) is a smoke-free, alcohol-free, pet-free environment.

Application information:
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, rÃsumÃ, and the contact information for three references to:
Erica Kaldenberg
Vice-President of the Housing Corporation Board
Gamma Phi Beta Sorority

Accepting applications until the position is filled.