Tri Delta, The University of Arizona
May 5, 2017
Job Type


House Director- Full Time

Seeking a sorority House Director for a stand-alone home housing 41 residents and 120+ chapter members in Tucson, Arizona.

The Delta Delta Delta (DDD) Chapter at The University of Arizona is looking for a House Director to foster and maintain a safe and productive environment for residents through oversight of multiple service providers, coordination of routine maintenance and day-to-day facility management and supervising the activities of the household employees. The House Director resides at the house in a private suite and is the property manager of the chapter house as well as a beloved friend, mentor, and confidant of the house.


  • Serves as the chapter hostess and promotes gracious living standards, ensuring the chapter house remains a clean, orderly, and safe environment, as well as acting enforcing house rules and regulations as mandated by the collegiate chapter, national organization, HC, and university.
  • Adheres to campus, sorority and chapter policies and rules.
  • Serves as the official hostess for the chapter at social events held at the chapter house.
  • The House Director must keep her focus during emergency situations, manage the day-to-day operations of a large multi-use facility, and understand the need for discretion and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Communicates regularly with chapter president, house manager, housekeeping, chef and House Corporation.
  • Communicates any unusual trends and/or problems within the chapter to the chapter advisor(s).
  • Encourages proper communication and respect among members.
  • Assists HC in the budgeting and planning, including the recommendation of areas needing capital improvements, household repairs, and replacements.
  • Supervises cleaning, maintenance staff and hashers.
  • Works collaboratively with the kitchen staff and supports the chef/cook with meal planning, ensuring that appropriate meals are prepared/provided for members while working within budgeted guidelines for the house. (Nine “hot meals” weekly and breakfast bar for residents)
  • Purchases kitchen and cleaning and other necessary supplies, unless otherwise provided.
  • Coordinates day-to-day facility management, small repairs, and maintenance with the chapter and HC, reporting issues in a timely manner and supervising house repairs and improvements, including those undertaken when school is not in session (if summer contract option is enacted).
  • Lives on site throughout the term of employment as defined in the House Director Employment Agreement, specifically, but not limited to, sleeping nightly at the house and serving as on-site contact for contractors and vendors while maintaining a professional working relationship with all parties, including, but not limited to, members, volunteers, and guests.
  • Open and close the facility before and after each break/vacation period.
  • Demonstrates the ability to lift objects of at least 25 pounds, as well as to bend, kneel, and walk up and down stairs easily.
  • Works as a team with the Chapter Advisors, Tri Delta members, Local House Corporation Board and chapter staff.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as agreed upon.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business, human resources, hospitality, and/or a related field
  • Able to live in the on-site suite 10 months (with optional extension of summer).
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel, Adobe PDF documents, scanning, Google (Search, Drive, Gmail), and other basic computer skills.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.
  • Independent thinker who understands the demands of working with collegiate women and alumnae.
  • Able to perform normal physical functions, including climbing of stairs, lifting, bending, and stretching
  • Work independently as a self-starter while reporting to a remote supervisor
  • Previous experience as a sorority house director and/or working with college students
  • Previous experience working with a food management company
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Desired traits would be a positive solution-focused attitude and the ability to interact professionally and diplomatically with students, parents, alumnae, service providers, and community resources. Enjoyment from working with college age women, patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor are beneficial.

Required licenses or certifications:

Driver’s License