Director of Community Life
Clermont Park Retirement Community is looking to fill the position of Director of Community Life.
A Certified Eden Alternative Community, Clermont Park prides itself in its five star CMS Rating as well as an unparalleled reputation of quality life enrichment programming and Resident satisfaction throughout the various levels of care in the Community. Must display empathy, have creative skills, imagination, enthusiasm, resourcefulness, and have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others. If your qualification match what we are looking for, we would love to see you apply and hope to get a chance to meet you.
Generally Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - with flexibility for some evenings and some holidays as the needs of the Community dictate.
Salary Range: $27.50 - $33.00 (based on experience - those with verifiable years and qualifying experience as well as excellent references may be considered for higher than the maximum wage).
This job is exempt and enjoys Director level benefits.
Responsible for the strategic development, ongoing growth and overall coordination in delivering services and supervision of Resident Community Life Programs. Develops administers, and evaluates the day to day operational needs and strategic goals of the department. Identifies the person centered and other oriented needs of the residents and designs programs to meet these needs. Ensures compliance with statutes and policies.
- Responsible for the supervision of assigned staff, per the direction of the Executive Director. Hires, trains, motivates, leads, directs and evaluates defined staff.
- Responsible for contract and daily management of beauty and spa service programs and providers.
- Using a holistic approach, provides consultation, resources and training for others on life enrichment principles and programs.
- Develops and monitors the Resident Community Life Division budget; orders supplies and equipment as needed.
- Responsible for meeting all statutory, state, federal, local and Organizational requirements.
- Conducts initial and ongoing community needs assessments on all independent residents and formulates community initiatives and program development based on that information and resident expectation results. .
- Leads resident transition Committee and participates in healthcare resident care conferences as part of the interdisciplinary team process.
- Promotes positive public relations through community use of facilities and thru the scheduling of community/home events.
- Oversees the creation and implementation of monthly newsletters and calendars. In addition, continually evaluates to ensure the interests and needs of the residents are met.
- Participates in relevant task forces or committees.
- Other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications & Experience
- College degree in gerontology, recreational therapy, occupational therapy or related hospitality/leisure field.
- At least two years of experience directing programs with a senior population.
- Minimum of 2-years experience in a supervisory position.
- Appropriate licensure to drive facility bus.
- Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
- Must possess excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements
- Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently.
- Sits, stands, bends and moves intermittently during working hours.
- Is subject to frequent interruptions.
- Interacts with residents, family members and visitors frequently.