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.
- 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