Delta Zeta National Housing Corporation
July 21, 2014
Job Type


The House Director fosters and maintains a safe and productive environment for residents through oversight of multiple service providers, coordination of routine maintenance and day-to-day facility management, supervising the activities of the household employees. The House Director provides feedback to, and problem solves in conjunction with, the housing team (to include chapter and national representatives).

Specific Duties:
• Serve as the chapter hostess and promote gracious living standards.
• Ensure the chapter house remains a clean, orderly and safe environment and report issues in a timely manner.
• Identify, as requested, areas needing improvements, household repairs and replacements.
• Coordinate day-to-day facility management, small repairs and maintenance with the chapter and National Housing Corporation.
• Schedule and conduct the opening and closing of the chapter house.
• Support the cook/food staff with meal planning and food budgeting.
• Serve as on-site contact for contractors and vendors while maintaining a professional working relationship.
• Assist National Housing Corporation in the budgeting and planning.
• Hire and supervise kitchen, cleaning and maintenance staff.
• Work within budgeted guidelines for the house.
• Help to ensure the safety of the house occupants and enforce house rules and regulations as mandated by the collegiate chapter, national organization and university.
• Live on site during all academic periods.
• Act as liaison for all campus activities involving house directors.

Excellent organization and communication abilities, basic budget planning, knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel, with previous property management experience a plus. Desired traits would be a positive solution – focused attitude and the ability to interact professionally and diplomatically with student, parents, alumnae, service providers and community resources. Enjoyment from working with college age women, patience, flexibility and a sense of humor are beneficial.