Atria Senior Living

  • Director Of Activities / Life Enrichment / Lifestyle - Atria Highland Crossing

    Job Locations USA-KY-Northern KY Metro
    Senior Education/Recreation
    Community Name
    Highland Crossing
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    The difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career is the people you serve. When you work at Atria, you not only have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth – you play an important role in helping them continue to lead extraordinary lives, every day. 


    Don't just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.


    Through developing and implementing innovative programs, tailored to active aging needs and desires, the Director of Activities is the primary source of engaging and activating the minds and bodies of Atria’s extraordinary residents.


    Join us at Atria and engage extraordinary lives today.


    Responsibilities of this role give you opportunities to manage all aspects of the Engage Life program, including:


    • Manage and supervise a team of Engage Life instructors, volunteers, and drivers (where applicable).
    • Administer and assess the Atria Resident Discovery tool (ARD), including completing Learn.Do.Try. (LDT) surveys, monthly event calendar, and all move-in actions related to Engage Life for all residents.
    • Manage Engage Life department budgets.
    • Develop and publish an engaging and creative monthly program calendar, incorporating all community events and programs.
    • Participate in sales activities.
    • Engage in local community public relations, including collaboration with Atria corporate public relations for local positive publicity stories.
    • Research, develop, evaluate and modify community events and programs in accordance with Atria values and standards.
    • Recruit, research, supervise and approve program leaders and external resources (includes general contract entertainers, volunteers, religious professionals and additional vendors).
    • Serves as the community’s “manager-on-duty” on a regular basis.


    Qualifications for this role include:


    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university;
    • One to two years related experience and/or training.
    • Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
    • Must possess valid driver’s license.
    • Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria motor vehicle policy standards.

    In order to earn this role, you must be able to:

    • Prove innovation and engaging attitude through examples of activities and programs (to be) implemented.
    • Ensure a positive attitude and team orientation is exhibited in verbal and non-verbal communication.
    • Clearly present information through the spoken word.
    • Effective communicate the necessary level of detail under stressful or demanding conditions.
    • Communicate performance expectations, document performance conversations, coach and complete performance management expectations as guided by the company.
    • Effectively utilize technology including use of computers, iPad/Tablet use, Word programming, internet access, email, and social media.



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