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Director of Engagement

Company: Anthology Senior Living
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT YOU: A compassionate leader who seeks an opportunity to do what you love, while touching the lives of those people we have the honor to care for and serve. An entrepreneurial spirit who is excited and motivated by the prospect of relentlessly pursuing and continually setting a new standard in senior living.

Apply today to be considered for this position-join our story at Anthology Senior Living!

Continue your life story with us: At Anthology Senior Living, we exist to make remarkable impacts on the lives we touch. We strive to do just that by providing our residents with a boutique-inspired experience through the best hospitality and care every day. Our communities are beautifully and purposely built for the discerning resident; one who does not want to compromise what is important to them as they deal with the new realities of aging. Every resident and employee have a unique story, and by celebrating the individual, we create a stronger community fueled by the power of connection.

Title: Director of Engagement
FLSA: EXEMPT
Shift: Full Time

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for organizing, planning, facilitating, and directing the overall operations of the resident activities programming in accordance with current standards, guidelines and regulations, company policies and procedures
  • Provides a creative social atmosphere throughout the property and promotes resident and family participation through regularly scheduled events, activities, special programs and guest speakers, movie showings, exercise sessions that fit within the guidelines of the Resident Engagement program
  • Coordinates and attends all special functions and Resident Engagement activity programs for major Holidays
  • Ensures Resident Engagement activities and events acknowledge and meet the cultural, religious and ethnic diversity and interests of the residents and their families
  • Personally meets with each new resident within three (3) days of move-in to ensure completion of the Life Story questionnaire
  • Hires, evaluates, coordinates, motivates, monitors performance, and supervises department staff in accordance with company policy and department budget. Makes recommendations to the Executive Director with respect to staff evaluations, merit pay increases, reprimands, disciplinary actions, and terminations
  • Ensures all necessary vendor/entertainer check requests are completed accurately and timely and in accordance with all company policies and procedures. This includes the timely and accurate completion of W-9 submissions from the vendor/entertainer.
  • As directed, plans, schedules, prepares and conducts staff in-services
  • Coordinates transportation needs of the residents and maintains transportation schedule for all Resident Engagement events, Resident Engagement activities and appointments
  • Ensures knowledge remains current regarding senior activities through completion of continuing education courses and networking opportunities with other community professionals
  • Supports the Executive Director in referral source development efforts, works cooperatively with Community Sales and Marketing Directors and assists with marketing events held at the Community to build the census of the property
  • Develops, implements and manages a "New Resident Welcome" program at the Community
  • Develops, implements and manages a "Resident Birthday" program at the Community
  • Develops, recruits, manages and schedules Community Volunteers. Completes and maintains all required logs and paperwork associated with the Community's Volunteer Program
  • Ensures that a Resident Council Meeting is held each month
  • Accurately and timely performance of all clerical work connected with the position (e.g. Monthly Activity Calendar)
  • Assists with set up of special events
  • Aids in community marketing effort through demonstrated proficiency and willingness to conduct Community tours, participation in all required marketing events, and through positive/friendly interaction with all potential residents, family members and referral sources
  • Arranges for coverage of job duties within the department during employee absences either through delegation or personal completion of duties
  • Obtains and maintains all state required certifications/licensures.
  • Performs other duties consistent with the position as assignedQualifications:
    • Recent history of care experience in senior housing setting
    • Excellent customer service and communication skills
    • Positive and cheerful disposition
    • Proven leadership and organizational qualities
    • Comfortable making decisions and directing others
    • Knowledge of progression and care of dementia residents
    • High school graduate or equivalent GED
    • Currently certified or willing to maintain CPR CertificationBenefit & Perks:
      • Benefits eligibility starting 1st of the month following hire date for *Full Time Employees*
      • Robust benefit plan offerings including Medical (PPO and HAS Plans), Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, HSA, FSA, etc.
      • Employer Paid Short Term/ Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program
      • 401(k) plan with employer match
      • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
      • Company paid continuing education - 4 hours of "CARES Dementia Basics" and 4 hours of "CARES Dementia-Related Behaviors.
      • Daily employee meal provided
      • Employee referral bonus programAnthology Senior Living is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

        Anthology Senior Living will not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Furthermore, Anthology Senior Living will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement in place.

Keywords: Anthology Senior Living, Charlottesville , Director of Engagement, Executive , Charlottesville, Virginia

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