House Director

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Vacancy TypeEHRA Non-FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleHouse DirectorSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring Range$28,000-$40,000 plus residential apartment (utilities included), campus parking pass, meal planPosition Number00106890Work ScheduleThis is a full-time position, M-F 8-5 with evenings and weekends, given the nature of the position, hours will vary.Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department242301 - Fraternity and Sorority LifeDepartmentFraternity and Sorority LifeJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives
We promote the success of the whole student.
In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens.
The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life advises recognized fraternities and sororities, their governing councils, and manages Greek Village housing. The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life prepares students for society through a values-based fraternal experience. Our work impacts the student experience in three ways: Chapter Services, Council and Community Development, and Living and Learning Environments. Fraternity|Sorority Life also provides several programs to enhance leadership development and to educate the Greek Community of over 3,000 students

Essential Job Duties

The House Director will coordinate the student development and administrative functions of an Organization-Owned Sorority House and the community within. This position will be directly responsible for the following:

- Directly advise undergraduate House Manager position for the organization.
- Create a sense of community by promoting peer accountability among chapter residents.
- Provide training on organizational and university policies reinforcing community standards.
- Maintain a high level of visibility within the residential community for the purpose of serving as an on-site advisor to chapter residents including, but not limited to, regular office hours, chapter programming, chapter meals.
- Meet regularly with organization leadership, advisors, and House Corporation volunteers.
- Advise student residents on the development and implementation of programs, applicable policies and procedures, risk management, issues management, leadership development and organization management.
- Lead and/or assist in the planning, hosting and/or presentation of programs to meet the developmental needs of members.
- Serve as a mediator to assist residents in addressing community conflicts when they arise.
- Maintain an environment conducive to student academic success and safety.

- Provide leadership, administrative operations, programming and facilities management in a residential house composed of 100-150 student members.
- Make informed decisions based on a clear understanding of the impact and consequences involved.
- Create and maintain an open and inclusive community within the house.
- Serve as a communication link between Fraternity and Sorority Life, House Corporation, and residents.
- Exercise good judgement and remain unbiased and impartial while addressing house issues.
- Participate in area decision-making regarding policies, procedures, programs, and facilities management.
- Oversee daily operations including facilities, overall resident management, occupancy management, and financial budget management to ensure a positive, healthy and safe living-learning environment for our residents.

Policy Enforcement:
- Respond appropriately to student concerns and manage student issues.
- Follow all University policies and procedures, and guidelines including safety, civility, information security and non-discrimination policies and procedures.
- Consult with the Associate Director to refer cases to the Organizational Standards Board, Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life, or the Office of Student Conduct, as appropriate.

Crisis Management and On-Call Responsibilities:
- Make appropriate referrals to University support services: Student Health, Counseling Services, Ombuds services.
- Respond to emergencies and provide leadership in crisis situations.
- Must reside onsite overnight except when prior arrangements have been made for time away.
- Demonstrate ability to work effectively under pressure.
-Practice effective communication with University administration, organizational leadership and, if applicable, emergency personnel.

- Coordinate fall and spring student check-in and checkout system.
- Coordinate and direct the opening and closing of the house, as well as any key fob or entry fob distribution and records.
- Mange room assignment and room change process for the facility.
- Keep appropriate administrative records such as meal plan participation to conduct meal plan participation,and parlor fee billing for the organization through the Out-of-House Manager portal of MyPack.

- Coordinate inspections as required by the University, state, federal, or local agencies.
- Tour buildings and grounds on a regular basis to identify facility needs.
- Solicit building improvement ideas from staff and residents.
- Work in conjunction with Fraternity and Sorority Life staff and organizational leadership to ensure the community is well maintained and a safe environment for residents.

Other Work/Responsibilities

House Directors are required to live within the house they support, they are provided an apartment within the facility (utilities included), a campus parking pass, and a meal plan when the facility is open.

Minimum Education/Experience

A Master’s Degree in Higher Education or related field OR 3+ years of direct experience working as a House Director for fraternity/sorority housing required.

Departmental Required Skills
  • Ability to perform basic to intermediate functions of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain confidential information.
  • Professional and diplomatic interactions with students, parents, alumni, service providers, campus partners, and community resources.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly with college-age men, including patience, flexibility, and problem solving.
  • Ability to climb up and down several flights of stairs and lift 25 pounds if necessary.
  • Must be onsite, overnight, 7 nights per week when members are in residence, except when prior arrangements have been made for other facility supervision.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
  • Master’s Degree Higher Educator or Related Field.
  • Property/Facility Management Experience (non-leasing agent).
  • Previous managerial skills.
  • Excellent organization and communication abilities.
  • Positive solution-focused attitude.
Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Previous applicants do NOT need to reapply.

Please provide resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references along with your completed online application.

Due to Sorority policies and rules only women will be considered for this position.

Job Open Date03/15/2019Anticipated Closing Date07/09/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date07/22/2019AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please explain your experience working with Greek Life.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have excellent organization skills with strong attention to detail and record keeping?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Please describe your experience advising and/or mentoring students.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 7/3/2019
    Application Due: 8/27/2019
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