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Job Description

Position:

Life Enrichment Director

Department:

Life Enrichment

Reports to:

Executive Director

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Purpose

The primary purpose of this position is to develop, implement, facilitate and evaluate the overall operation of the Life Enrichment Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Executive Director, to assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet the needs interest and abilities of residents.

Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities
Life Enrichment Functions
  1. Develop, implement, facilitate, evaluate and direct the Life Enrichment programs.
  2. Implement and communicate department policies and procedures. Communicate best practices to staff, residents and families.
  3. Coordinate activities with other departments.
  4. Organize and facilitate resident outings into the community as determined by their interests and abilities.
  5. Provide necessary adaptations (creative or supplies) to meet individual resident needs.
  6. Plan and participate in special events.
  7. Publish monthly calendar and facility newsletter.
Personnel Functions
  1. Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, and selection of personnel.
  2. Partner with the Executive Director to determine staffing requirements and work schedules necessary to meet the community's needs.
  3. Assist in staff development. Formally and informally monitor performance of personnel and ensure adjustments/corrections are made by using coaching, counseling, and discipline methods. Work with the
Budget and Planning Functions
  1. Make budget recommendations for supplies, outside contracts, and transportation and submit to the Executive Director for approval.
  2. Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted to the Executive Director upon request or as necessary.
  3. Make departmental adjustments in order to conform to approved budget, and/or as dictated by an analysis of the monthly operating statement.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university, or equivalent or 5 years experience in a health care setting. Prefer degrees in Therapeutic Recreation, Gerontology, or Recreation Management.

Licensing/Certifications

May have to obtain a CDL license with appropriate endorsement.



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TASKS

  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities, such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
  • Assess the needs and interests of individuals and groups and plan activities accordingly, given the available equipment or facilities.
  • Manage the daily operations of recreational facilities.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • PsychologyKnowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

The Commons on Marice

Location

1380 Marice DrSaint Paul, MN, 55121

Industry

Retirement Communities and Homes

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