This is a basic job description, and may not be inclusive of all duties.
Primary Responsibility: Ensure that the Chapter House Facility is running in a safe and secure manner and that Corporation property is not being misused.
Other Responsibilities: The House Director will perform a variety of tasks to ensure smooth daily operations of the facility. This includes working within provided budgets, acting as a hostess (when requested), complying with all policies/rules/laws/etc, reporting to the Building Corporation regularly, supervision of housekeeping, procurement of house supplies, minor repairs (including light bulb replacement), light trash duty (within the house and the grounds) and assisting with/organizing the opening and closing of the house each term. The House Director will also work with the House Manager and Chapter Advisor as needed.
Skills & Abilities Required: Must be able to work in a college environment and with young women in a harmonious manner. Must be able to climb stairs on a regular basis to reach other floors of the facility and lift up to 25lbs. Must have basic computer skills, including email and word processing skills. Must be in good health, have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and able to use rational judgment when making decisions and prioritizing tasks. Must be trustworthy and able to keep confidential information private. Must be organized. Must be able to remain calm in emergency situations.
About This Position: This is a contract position for 12 months; salary is paid in 24 semi-monthly installments. The House Director reports to the Building Corporation President. The house can accommodate up to 24 women, usually only 21 reside due to a room used as a study/conference room and the president having their own room. As of December 2010 there were a total of 150 chapter members. The House Director is expected to keep posted open door hours when they are available for drop in visits from chapter members. The ideal candidate will have prior experience (life experience is taken into consideration), be a high school graduate and be ready with a positive attitude.
Benefits: The House Director will be provided an unfurnished apartment. The apartment features a private bath and kitchen, 1 bedroom, living room, walk in closet and private entry. The House Director has an assigned parking space and mileage will be reimbursed at the IRS stated rate on a monthly basis. Basic utilities provided include electric, water/sewer, local phone, basic cable and wireless internet. Since there is not a commercial kitchen, nor catering, meal planning, supervision, etc is not a requirement. The University allows House Directors to join their Recreational & Fitness Center at a discounted rate.