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Senior Living Administrator

The Aquinata Hall Administrator plans, organizes and directs the overall operations of the residence in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, and the values, policies and procedures of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids who own the residence. The Administrator is to supervise the day-to-day operations of the residence and all activities at the residence and assure the highest quality of living for its residents in accordance with best practices in the care of senior adults and women religious.

This position is full-time. Works hours are generally Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm with occasional evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays required.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the assisted living, dementia services, and social services for residents at Aquinata Hall
  • Ensure appropriate social services are available and utilized as needed
  • Work in collaboration with Leadership Team Iiaison to ensure optimum wellness and quality of life of each resident
  • Utilize best practice data to develop and evaluate programs and services
  • Identify common issues/challenges among residents in order to develop and implement effective programs to meet their physical, cognitive and emotional health
  • Support, provide leadership and guidance to resident and family advisory councils
  • Ensure appropriate documentation and use of assessment tools
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with Home for the Aged requirements and achieve successful State Surveys with no or minimal citations
  • Review and make recommendations for policies, procedures and practices and implement all that are approved
  • Develop, monitor and be accountable for the annual operating and capital budgets and the responsible stewardship of all financial and property resources
  • Hire, coach, mentor, provide appropriate training opportunities, evaluate, direct and hold accountable all resident care assistants, CNA’s, nurses, administrative support and social/recreational services staff
  • Maintain all Human Resources and benefits records and required documentation and provide for an appropriate offering of health, retirement, unemployment, workers’ compensation and related benefits
  • Provide staff, family and resident education on dementia, aging and age-related diseases, including mental health and illness
  • Encourage professional staff training for care skills, team building skills, creating unity and affirmative collaboration
  • Ensure periodic supervision of staff on all three shifts for quality care
  • Perform human resource tasks related to benefits, compensation, retirement, unemployment, and worker’s compensation.
  • Maintain open communication with residents, families, and staff to ensure quality of life is enhanced and resident rights are protected.


  • Must possess Bachelor’s degree or equivalent competency preferably with emphasis in a human service field, including but not limited to sociology, occupational therapy, psychology, and gerontology
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years management experience in human services or social services preferably with seniors
  • Must possess excellent skills for communicating with individuals of all ages, especially older and/or cognitively impaired adults
  • Must possess computer skills with Microsoft Office, email and other needed programs


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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage persons of diverse faiths and backgrounds to apply for employment.


Clinical / Health & Wellness, Office / Administrative