House Director Zeta Tau Alpha

  • Full Time
  • Iowa City
  • $36,000-$38,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $36,000-$38,000

Full Job Description

House Director (University of Iowa)

The House Director is a 10-month contracted professional who is required to reside onsite at the
Chapter Zeta Tau Alpha residential facility in . The House
Director is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day facility oversight and facility safety management to
ensure the well-being of the residents. The House Director resides in an apartment in the
residential facility during the contract term and receives meals based on live-in members’ meal plan. May work
extended and/or non-traditional hours.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit both a resume and cover letter via the applicable third-party
job site where this position description was found. If you are not applying through a third-party job site, please
go to our website to apply directly.
Due to the nature of the live-in requirement and ZTA’s membership policy, this House Director position is open to
individuals who consistently live and self-identify as women.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Goal- and team-oriented with ability to work closely with members, staff and vendors while exhibiting a positive, professional attitude.
  • Well organized and able to work and make sound decisions under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to relate to collegiate members.
  • Bachelor’s degree. (in any field).
  • Prior experience as a House Director or experience in property management, residential life or Greek-letter organization.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Develop and maintain a safety-conscious working environment, in partnership with the Housing Team:
  • Chapter President, House Manager (collegiate officer in charge of chapter facility operations) and Treasurer; and General Advisor, Housing Advisor and Financial Advisor (alumnae volunteers).
  • Ensure all safety equipment, including fire extinguishers, detectors, fire alarms, security systems and access code systems, are well maintained and in good working order.
  • Oversee all aspects of the entry system including:
    • Maintaining records of entry access permission and deactivating any entry system components (fobs, keys, biometrics, etc.) that are not returned.
    • Providing appropriate access to new members, transfer members, new advisors, and new staff
    • Removing access for members who have transferred or resigned, as well as advisors and staff who are no longer employed within the facility.
    • Managing accurate records of hard keys/room keys.
    • In collaboration with the chapter House Manager, complete the Safety, Security and Fire Checklist and enact the chapter Crisis Management Plan, when appropriate.
    • Collaborate with the House Manager and General Advisor for opening and closing operations during key times of the academic year.
    • Support the completion of the Move-In/Out Form.
  • Staff and Facility Management.
  • Supervise all deliveries to the facility.
  • Supervise repairs to and maintenance of the facility and its furnishings, equipment, and grounds to ensure such repairs are completed with Zeta Tau alpha’s standards and guidelines.
  • In partnership with the Housing Advisor, oversee housekeeping. You may be responsible for supervising a housekeeping staff or you may be responsible for conducting housekeeping activities yourself.
  • In partnership with the Housing Advisor, supervise contractors and third-party vendors working within the facility.
  • Oversee meal planning.
  • Understand and implement budget management related to the facility by monitoring and tracking facility maintenance spending throughout the year.
  • Community Development.
  • Actively commit to fostering an inclusive living environment including working with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.
  • Foster and encourage a positive environment within the facility as it relates to the five areas of ZTA sisterhood: Shared Social Experiences, Support & Encouragement, Belonging, Accountability, and Common
  • Purpose.
  • Commit to cooperation, teamwork and flexibility when working with chapter advisors, chapter officers and third-party vendors.
  • Maintain necessary communication with designated advisors on all facility-related issues.
  • Establish positive relationships with collegiate members through communication.
  • Interact professionally and diplomatically with members, parents, alumnae, vendors and campus and community representatives

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