Job Description

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    Executive Director

    Are you passionate about building relationships?

    Do you love to multitask and manage multiple projects at once?

    Are you able to problem solve quickly on your feet and think of multiple solutions to the outcome?

    At WellAge, we are designing new and innovative models to serve today and tomorrow’s seniors and their community of family and friends. We are adding six new communities over the next 18 months!

    WellAge Senior Communities is a dynamic Senior Housing organization made up of recognized local and national leaders in Senior Housing and Long-Term Care, each having more than twenty-five years in senior living. Our name, WellAge, reflects our commitment to creating environments and services to promote our residents aging well and remaining active doing the things they love and enjoy.



    The Executive Director is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and coordinating of the community to ensure quality care for residents; be knowledgeable of and implement federal, state and local regulations for a safe and engaging experience for the community and residents, personnel, and physical environment. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to;

    Pre-opening Duties

    Build relationships with key parties to facilitate decision making and implement effectively and efficiently

    Work with local and state departments on life safety including installment, processes and preparation for all safety measures

    Attend weekly meetings with owners, architects and contractors conducted on site and by phone

    Manage project details and project timelines for opening and operations

    Sales & Marketing Duties

    Receive inquiries from interested potential residents/families when inquiries are made via internet, email or phone. Create follow up and close sales

    Maintain CRM and reports with all inquiries, leads, and detailed information. Create census projections

    Work with Director of Sales and Marketing on marketing plan to deliver high quality launch, fill up and stabilization plan

    Work with Director of Sales and Marketing on paper, social media, electronic media, publications in senior advertising venues

    Operations Duties

    Develop and implement policies, procedures and quality standards for each department that are compliant with local and state rules and regulations and Well Age philosophy

    Develop and manage budgets for departments, staffing and equipment

    Complete and maintain financial reports

    Accompany surveyors and consultants on community inspections; arrange exit conferences which include department heads; review deficiencies and submit plan of correction to appropriate government agency upon receipt of report of deficiencies

    Obtain Letter of Intent, License and Restaurant license from state agencies. Assure renewals are completed on time to assure no lapse.

    Negotiate with equipment vendors to secure service and pricing

    Manage the facility operations for optimal client service and financial outcomes

    Relationship Management Duties

    Recruit, select and hire department leaders

    Provide feedback and appropriate evaluation performances to department leaders

    Assist department leaders with recruitment, selection and hire of employees. Assist with employee performance management process.

    Motivate and develop staff for high levels of performance

    Work with department heads and supervisors to provide staff meetings, in-service training and orientation programs.



    New Chapter 7 regulations effective July 1, 2018

    Strong financial management skills

    Basic computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google docs and email.


    Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration or related field (preferred).

    Colorado State Certification for Assisted Living or LNHA

    3+ years of experience in IL/AL; experience in the launch of a new community (preferred); use of Point Click Care (preferred)


    Ability to travel to offsite meetings and educational events, including those requiring overnight stays

    Possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License

    Classification: Exempt

    Maintain safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices

    No direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

    Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays as necessary

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Application Instructions

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