House Director for Greek Housing

Fayetteville, AR
Jul 15, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number C866P

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Working Title House Director for Greek Housing

Position Number 15928

Department Housing

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department

University Housing is a department within the Division of Student Affairs that provides on campus living to over 5,500 students. Our mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, convenient, and reasonably priced living and learning environment that promotes student success.

For this position, University Housing offers $1,000 of professional development funding, a furnished apartment with cable, laundry, land line telephone service, departmental smartphone, internet, and meal plan when dining services are in operation, pet policy to include a dog or cat.

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Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The function of the Greek House Director is to work collaboratively with chapter presidents, residents, the Assistant Director for Greek Housing, and the Office of Greek Life to oversee the quality of living in the university managed Greek houses. The house director's duties will include assist with the functions of university facility staff, support student learning and development, residential program development and implementation, administration and facility management, crisis management and student counseling. The Greek House Director represents the philosophy and policies of University Housing, Office of Greek Life, the Division of Student Affairs, and the University of Arkansas, and in turn, presents the needs of the managed facilities to the administration. In addition, the House Director works with the chapter and the Greek community to maintain an environment that is conducive to the overall development of students and is supportive of the academic mission of the University. The House Director is required to live in the assigned facility.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in sociology, public administration, or related field
  • At least two years of experience in program administration or related area

Applicable equivalencies may be considered.

Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or a directly related field of study
  • Experience working with Greek organizations
  • Experience working in a residence hall or other group living situation
  • Experience working with leadership development programs
  • Experience planning educational programs for students

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of the organization and administration of various higher education academic and social programs
  • Knowledge of campus and community resources
  • Knowledge of state, federal, and campus rules, regulations, and requirements related to campus academic and social programs
  • Ability to coordinate the activities of campus academic and/or social programs
  • Ability to evaluate collected information and formulate into recommendations
  • Ability to compile information into report form

Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.


  • Balancing
  • Crawling
  • Crouching
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Stooping


  • Climbing
  • Driving
  • Feeling
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking


  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Hearing
  • Repetitive motion
  • Talking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).

Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (hours may vary based on department needs)

Overtime Eligible No

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. Yes

Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Greek Facility

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary $30,713

Pay Grade Level C116

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No

Does this position require a background check? Yes

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • Drug screening

To foster the safety and security of residents of University housing, authorization for any adult to reside in an on-campus apartment with the successful candidate for this position is contingent on that adult's satisfactory completion of the same background check requirements prior to move-in: criminal background and sex offender registry checks and substance abuse screening. Any adverse findings will be used solely for the purpose of determining whether the accompanying adult shall be permitted to reside in University Housing. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Does this position require a substance abuse test? Yes

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 07/28/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

Hope Russell

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling or a directly related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have working in or with Greek organizations?
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two years
    • Two years or more
  3. * How many years of experience do you have working in a residence hall or other group living situation?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two years
    • Two years or more
  4. * How many years of experience do you have working with leadership development programs?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two years
    • Two years or more
  5. * How many years of experience do you have planning educational programs for students?
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two years
    • Two years or more

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Proof of Veterans Status