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House Director

Company: NC State University
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Please see Special Instructions for more details. Completed applicants are required along with cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references. Please make sure the work history listed on your application is identical to the work history provided on your resume. Position Information Posting Number PG192373TM Position Number 24FSL06 Position Type Temporary 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 and Sorority Life also provides several programs to enhance leadership development and to educate the Greek Community of over 2,800 students
The House Director will coordinate the student development and administrative functions of an Organization-Owned Fraternity or Sorority House and the community within. This position will be directly responsible for the following:

--- Create a sense of community by promoting peer accountability among chapter residents.
--- Provide training on 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, and 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.
--- 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 about 40 residents with an additional 100 out of house student members.
--- Make informed decisions based on a clear understanding of the impact and consequences involved.
--- Create and maintaining an open and inclusive community within the house.
--- Serve as a communication link between Fraternity and Sorority Life, House Corporation, and residents.
--- Exercise good judgment and remaining unbiased and impartial while addressing house issues.
--- Participate in department decision-making regarding policies, procedures, programs, and facilities management.
--- Oversee daily operations including facilities, overall resident management, occupancy management, financial budget management to ensure a positive, healthy and safe living-learning environment for our residents.

Policy Enforcement:
--- Respond appropriately to student concerns and addressing student issues.
--- Follow all University Policies, Regulations, and Rules, as well as other University/Fraternity and Sorority Life Procedures, and Guidelines including but not limited to those pertaining to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination.
--- Consulate with the Associate Director to refer cases to the Organizational Standards Board, Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life, CARES , Bias Incident Response or Behavior Assessment Teams, or the Office of Student Conduct.

Crisis Management and On-Call Responsibilities:
--- Making appropriate referrals to University support services ie, Student Health, Counseling Services, Behavior Assessment Team, and/or Student Ombuds.
--- Responding to emergencies and providing leadership in crisis situations, collaborating with campus partners when appropriate.
--- Must be onsite overnight except when prior arrangements have been made for time away.
--- Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure.
--- Practicing effective communication with University administration, Organizational Leadership, and, if applicable, law enforcement or emergency personnel.
--- Serving as a resource or referral agent for students experiencing personal concerns or crisis.

--- Coordinate fall and spring student check-in and check-out system.
--- Coordinate and direct the opening and closing of the house, as well as occupancy management of the facility through StarRez.
--- Manage room assignment and room change process for the facility.
--- Initiate change, developing, and implementing new ideas and concepts as appropriate.
--- Participate in departmental and division programs, meetings, and committees as needed.

--- Coordinate inspections as required by the University, state, federal, or local agencies.
--- Tour building and grounds on a regular basis to identify facility needs.
--- Solicit building improvement ideas from staff and residents to share with appropriate organizational leadership and House Corporation. Working in conjunction with Fraternity and Sorority Life staff and Organizational Leadership to ensure the community is well maintained and a safe environment for residents.
--- Work with vendors and maintenance workers to promote compliance with written agreements between the chapter and vendor; report issues of concern regarding outsourced services to the House Corporation.
--- Assist the House Corporation representative in locating local vendors and contractors as needed and requested by the House Corporation.
--- Work with organization leadership and meal plan vendor to establish menus for the chapter on a weekly and monthly basis. Consult with University Nutritionist as appropriate.
--- Work with a meal vendor or catering service (when applicable) to promote compliance with written agreement between the organization and the service provider; report issues of concern regarding meal vendor or catering service to the House Corporation.
--- Communicate periodic feedback regarding vendor provided services to the House Corporation Board and/or service vendor liaisons. Is Time Limited No If Yes, Appointment Length 10.5 month appointment Department Information Job City & State Department Fraternity and Sorority Life System Information Classification Title Temporary-Professional NonFaculty Working Title House Director Position Information Requirements and Preferences Work Schedule 10.5 month position - mid-July to the end of May (with the option for reappointment). Must be onsite, overnight, 7 nights per week when members are in residence. Other Work/Responsibilities All House Directors serve as Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) and mandatory reporters

Other duties as assigned and as outlined in the operations manual
provided by the House Corporation. Previous experience managing fraternity and sorority housing,
residential facilities, or experience advising fraternities/sororities
or student activities preferred

Bachelor's degree preferred Department Required Skills --- Ability to perform basic to intermediate functions of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel (or similar software).
--- Ability to work independently and maintain confidential information.
--- Must be able to create and maintain professional and diplomatic interactions with students, parents, alumni, service providers, and campus partners.
--- Strong interpersonal skills, particularly with college-age students, including patience, flexibility, and problem solving.
--- Ability to climb up and down several flights of stairs and lift 25 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodations, if necessary.
--- Must be onsite, overnight, 7 nights per week when members are in residence, except when prior arrangements have been made with the House Corporation for other facility supervision. Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education 3 years previous experience managing fraternity and sorority housing, residential facilities, or experience advising fraternities/sororities or student activities preferred. 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 workatncstate@ncsu.edu. 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 www.wes.org 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 Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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    • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.(Open Ended Question) Required Documents
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Contact Information for References Optional Documents NC STATE UNIVERSITY
      RALEIGH, NC 27695
      PHONE: (919) 515-2011

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