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Activities Director - Independent Living

Company: Sunrise Senior Living
Location: Carmel
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

- Sunrise Leader
 

 

At Sunrise, our Activities Director - Community Life Director is responsible for providing overall leadership and management for the Activities and Recreation operations including developing and leading a successful, engaging resident centered activity and volunteer program for the whole full service Sunrise Senior Living community.

Responsibilities
 
Responsibilities:
- Managing programs of all kind: Spiritual, Educational, Intellectual, Cognitive, Social and Recreational, Health and Wellness
- Manage volunteer opportunities for the Community Life Program
- Preparation of budget and monitoring expenses and financial statements to meet revenue and budget targets
- Proven leadership abilities
- Recruits and provides overall leadership for the Activities & Recreation team members and volunteers
- Coaching and retaining a high performing employee team
- Provides leadership support, facilitates regularly scheduled and specialized activities in the reminiscence neighborhood, at least once daily
- Leads and motivates team members and volunteers for their involvement in the social events and various activities
 

- Demonstrates competence in Federal, State and Local regulations, requirements and Sunrise guidelines for skilled nursing, assisted living and/or independent living as applicable; ensures compliance

Qualifications:
- College degree in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Education, Gerontology, Social Work, Adult Education, Marketing, Public Relations with two (2) years of experience OR Certified Activity Professional and (3-5) years experience preferably in assisted living, long term care or experience with seniors
- Two (2) years supervisory/management experience including hiring staff, coaching, performance management daily operations supervision, discipline and counseling
- To be successful you will need to have the ability to handle multiple priorities, possess written and verbal skills for effective communication, be competent in organizational, time management skills and demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
- Ability to lead, motivate team members and volunteers for their involvement in the social events and various activities
- Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new applications

 

Sunrise considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities.  All offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required. 

 

Sunrise Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position. Some leadership roles are eligible to receive annual bonuses. All team members have the potential to receive spot bonuses and other incentive awards.  


Qualifications
Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.
 
At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day
We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
 

 

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.
 

 

Ignite Your Potential
We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Keywords: Sunrise Senior Living, Carmel , Activities Director - Independent Living, Other , Carmel, Indiana

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