17 days old

Administrator - Assisted Living / Independent Living - Senior Living Traverse City

Williamsburg, MI 49690


At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to \u201cBe The Rock That Starts The Ripple\u201d. A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!


Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan.


Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan.


We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.


Job Summary


Provides overall leadership and administration of Assisted Living and or Independent Living Communities operations, programs and services in coordination with the Senior Adult Services program.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development and implementation of program planning, goal setting, outcome evaluation and measurement, and continuous quality improvement initiatives. Provide guidance to managers, analyzing trends, developing strategic plans and outcomes.
  • Implement and evaluate written operational guidelines for the daily administration and management of center's physical site, programs, and services.
  • Provide leadership to team members. Partner with management and Human Resource Development to lead talent acquisition, staff development, performance management and other attraction and retention efforts.
  • Ensure development, maintenance and communication of written policies/procedures governing activities of the community.
  • Ensure operations meet all regulatory and quality assurance standards including but not limited to (MI) OSHA, local ordinances, resident rights, and organization policy and procedure.
  • Ensure development and implementation of recruitment/marketing strategies to maintain center's occupancy; actively pursue positive internal and external public relations with residents and families, churches and community. Maintain positive liaison with residents, families, and responsible parties.
  • Partner with appropriate professional associations/groups, social agencies, and community councils, to meet organization's objectives.
  • Develop, implement and monitor annual operating budget within organization fiscal guidelines; ensure adherence to Corporate Financial Policies and procedures.
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    Job Qualifications


    Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification

    • Bachelor's degree in health, public or business administration or in another health related field or equivalent work experience.



    • Five years' direct managerial experience in a related capacity; five years' experience with marketing initiatives preferred.


    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate and engage staff, support professional development efforts and create high performing, cross multidisciplinary teams.
    • Excellent written communications skills with ability to generate business communications, reports and summaries; excellent oral communication skills with ability to clearly present expectations and other information to all levels of the organization in one-on-one and group settings; ability to speak, read and write fluent English.
    • Ability and willingness to work constructively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    • Ability to communicate and display compassion and sensitivity with vulnerable adults who may become angry, hostile, or combative.
    • Excellent critical thinking and problem resolution skills. Ability to effectively implement change management.
    • Ability to work proactively with physicians and all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with ability to interpret data, including financial reports, identify areas of opportunity and apply logic to draw valid conclusions.
    • Knowledge of program development and administration.
    • Ability to function independently.
    • Strong computer skills with ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Superior customer service aptitude and approach.
    • To be a servant leader to our residents, staff and community by practicing our Mission and implementing our Values of People First, Quality Service, Innovation, Communication and Stewardship.


    Additional Work Requirements

    • Ability to work flexible work hours.


    Physical and Mental Requirements

    • Ability to cope with stress brought upon by changing work priorities.
    • Ability to move freely about campus.
    • Near visual acuity to view documents, spreadsheets and computer screen.
    • Finger and hand dexterity and hand-eye coordination.


    Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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