General Duties of the House Director:
The role played by House Directors ranges from administrator, to hostess, to friend and confidant. Not only does she significantly impact a chapterâ€s living environment, but she can also contribute to the personal development of our members. For this reason, she must assume her responsibilities with an understanding of the attitudes and trends currently influencing campus life and she must always portray herself as a positive role model.
The following are generally expected of all Pi Beta Phi House Directors:
-Facilitates adherence to all rules & regulations as they apply to housing set for by the university, city and Pi Beta Phi (national and local).
-Be present and available to the chapter and its members, specifically the house director must sleep at the house each night chapter members are present.
-Acts as an official hostess of the Chapter.
-Coordinates with the chapter to ensure support of chapter operations and activities.
-Fosters relations with University officials as well as other House Directors and CHCs.
-Supervises maintenance of the house and grounds. Includes outsourced daily cleaning.
-Supports the cook/food staff when requested.
-Recommends areas needing capital improvements, household repairs and maintenance.
-Serves as the on-site contact for outside vendors.
-Conducts the opening and closing of the house at the beginning and end of school sessions/vacations.
-Supervises the securing of the house at night in accordance with chapter house rules.
-Maintains a list by name, location, and telephone number of maintenance and emergency repair personnel.
-Excellent organization and communication skills
-Previous property management experience
-Ability to interact with students, parents, alumnae and community/university officials in a professional and gracious manner