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Executive Director

In senior living, Executive Directors lead the entire community and ensure an environment that maximizes independence for all residents. This leadership role makes a valuable difference in the life of a senior by ensuring they can enjoy the highest quality of life with safety, dignity, and respect.

Essential Responsibilities May Include:
  • Oversee the efficient operation, overall management, and day-to-day functions of the community to ensure it is profitable and meets all strategic goals.
  • Manage a complex operation and staff across multiple departments.
  • Ensure positive resident, family, and employee relations by responding promptly and appropriately to their needs, requests, concerns, and suggestions.
  • Create an environment of pride and quality among all staff, encouraging them to their highest potential.
  • Champion the mission, vision, and values of the community with all employees, residents, and families.
  • Assure responsibility for the financial operation of the community by developing, implementing, and managing budgets.
Sample Job Titles

Executive Director, Administrator


Executive Directors generally require a degree and state licensure or certification.

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