The House Director and Cook oversees the physical upkeep of the house, maintains accurate financial and house records and observes Fraternity Bylaws, Standing Rules, Policies and Chapter House rules. Maintains a cooperative relationship with residents, House Corporation, and College staff. Upholds Chapter and College policies and performs other tasks to maintain a safe and attractive environment for residents to live and study. In addition, prepares lunch and dinner for approximately 40 PBP members. Maintains maintain the safety and cleanliness of the kitchen and inventory. Plans and preps meals, prepares shopping list, purchases inventory items, and stocks foods on shelves.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience
Requires a high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience, sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the job.
1. Ability to converse intelligently and pleasantly and counsel young women. 2. Possess knowledge of house management procedures and processes. 3. Ability to maintain a positive and stable living environment for young women. 4. Possess knowledge of basic first-aid procedures. 5. Knowledge of computers and data entry. 6. Ability to communicate with House Corporation regularly. 7. Possess kitchen management skills 8. Knowledge of all areas of food preparation. 8. Ability to follow recipes and adapt ingredients as needed. 9. Knowledge of basic nutrition. 10. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 11. Knowledge of safety procedures. 12. Ability to operate cooking equipment.
1. Ability to read, write, hear, speak, see and communicate effectively. 2. Ability to bend, stoop, and safely lift objects up to 20 pounds in order to operate cooking equipment/utensils and move ingredients.
The House Director/Cook interacts with virtually every area of campus life. A clean and neat appearance and a pleasant relationship that is supportive of the College Mission are essential. This relationship needs to be pleasant, supportive and professional, while maintaining confidentiality as needed.
Code of Commitment
Be a good representative of Hillsdale College to promote the liberal arts, the College’s original Articles of Association and operating principles stated in the Staff Code of Commitment. The Mission Statement should be considered in all aspects of the position. The teaching of Christian faith shall remain a conspicuous aim of the College.