WHAT IS A HOUSE DIRECTOR?
New Mexico Alpha Pi Beta Phi 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 and supervising the activities of the household employees. The House Director problem solves in conjunction with and provides feedback to the housing team (to include chapter and National representatives).
WHAT DOES A HOUSE DIRECTOR DO?
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 as liaison for all campus activities involving house directors and enforcing house rules and regulations as mandated by the collegiate chapter, national organization, and university.
Coordinates day-to-day facility management, small repairs, and maintenance with the chapter, reporting issues in a timely manner and supervising house repairs and improvements, including those undertaken when school is not in session.
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.
Supervises kitchen, cleaning, and maintenance staff.
Supports the chef/cook with meal planning, purchasing and food budgeting, ensuring that appropriate meals are prepared/provided for members while working within budgeted guidelines for the house.
Demonstrates the ability to lift objects of at least 25 pounds, as well as to bend, kneel, and walk up and down stairs easily.
Other miscellaneous duties.
HOW DO I KNOW IF THIS IS A GOOD FIT FOR ME?
Qualified individuals will demonstrate the ability to perform the duties set forth above. Excellent organization and communication skills are required, as are experience in basic budget planning and 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 students, parents, alumnae, service providers, and community resources. Enjoyment from working with college age women, patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor are beneficial.