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Life Enrichment Director

Company: Independence Village
Location: Ames
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Life Enrichment DirectorIndependence Village of AmesText "IVAMLED1" to to applyThe Life Enrichment Director ensures that each single resident we serve has something to look forward to every day. The Life Enrichment Director is responsible for creating experiences that bring our core values, Laughter, Exploration, Connection & Movement, to life. The Life Enrichment Director immerses themselves in every residents' story so that we can help guide each resident to their purpose.Requirements:A bachelor's degree in event management, hospitality, gerontology or equivalent experienceEvent planning experience (regardless of field of work)Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writingMinimum of three years related experience and/or training preferred.Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which may include evening, weekends, and holiday hours.Strong proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications, Facebook and other social media platforms and ability to master other custom applicationsAbility to deliver a 1440 experience by making residents feel safe, like they belong and ensuring they have something to look forward to.Responsibilities:LaughInspire residents, families and peers to get excited about upcoming experiencesCreate an energy of excitement throughout your communityExplorePlan, create and execute a monthly calendar that infuses all core values and meets all necessary experience standardsWork closely with sales and business development to plan & promote prospect experiences at the communityEnsure that all experience are executed with a high level of resident safetyManage department monthly budgetConnectEnsure that each resident has something to look forward to every dayCreate experiences based on resident feedback, team collaboration and person insightsLeadership and overall accountability for the Life Enrichment team and their performanceMoveManage multiple different projects in an effective mannerActively seek feedback on ways to improve the resident experienceEnsure aesthetics of all life enrichment community areas are inviting, safe and appropriate for residents and familiesSubmit all required monthly reporting on timeConnecting Seniors, Families and CommunitiesFor over 37 years, our senior living communities have served seniors and their families across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, and Tennessee, with each location offering unique services including independent, enhanced, and assisted living, as well as memory care and rehabilitation and skilled nursing. Through forming authentic connections and committing to creating the absolute best experiences each day for our residents and their families, we've created a special culture within our communities that allows our employees to do their best work and our residents to shine every day.Not Just Making Every Day Great. Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in every single day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional moment. This philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple pillars: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back & Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational yet unattainable goal of creating the absolute best experience with every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day.It begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above everything else. No one here just "does their job" The mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons.We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.If you love serving others, and are looking for an opportunity to thrive, CommonSail Investment Group and our businesses is your destination.This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.Equal Opportunity EmployerClick on glassdoor to see our employee testimonials

Keywords: Independence Village, Ames , Life Enrichment Director, Executive , Ames, Iowa

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