Life Engagement Manager - Activities Manager, Arden Hills, Minnesota

Employer New Perspectives Senior Living
Created 11/24/2022
Reference 11433884
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Arden Hills
Zip 55112
Salary Competitive
If the thought of being a part of the opening team for a brand new, state-of-the-art senior living campus in the Twin Cities inspires you, we should talk! We're looking for an experienced Life Engagement Manager for our new Arden Hills community-located a mere feet from the Bethel University campus. This building will have multiple dining venues, warm-water pool, theater, spacious apartments, and shared engagement activities with Bethel! Opening in early 2023, this building will be the Twin Cities flagship for New Perspective-recently awarded with Minnesota's Best assisted living by the StarTribune and having multiple communities earning "Best" awards from U.S. News & World Report. Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your career, and have fun in a brand new building! Apply today!
Position Summary
The Life Engagement Manager develops and implements a "resident-centered" Life Engagement program comprised of activities and engagement opportunities for the purpose of meeting the physical, social, dining, educational, and spiritual needs and interests of residents and which also encourages interaction and cognitive stimulation. The Life Engagement Manager executes Life Engagement programming in the assisted living, vivid living, and Betty's Harbor neighborhoods. The Life Engagement Manager manages Life Engagement Coaches ("LECs"), leads by example and champions the Company's mission, values, foundational belief, leadership pledge, and is expected to exhibit characteristics that embrace the four pillars of NPSL, to be proactive, selfless, honest and kind in all that they do.
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Recruit, hire, train, coach, supervise, evaluate, and terminate LECs, and conduct retention activities.
  • Work to obtain a score of 95% or greater on the Resident First Review for all departments.
  • Recruit, coordinate, train and supervise all family and Community volunteers.
  • Develop, publish, promote, and distribute Community calendars and newsletters to residents, families, and the greater community on a regular basis.
  • Develop and execute the Seasonal Décor and 1st Impressions program.
  • Monitor and communicate changes in residents' physical, mental, and emotional abilities to participate in Life Engagement programming to the director of wellness.
  • Invite caregivers to use their individual talents to provide scheduled activities.
  • Partner with the director of sales to develop and implement activities/events that encourage outside community participation.
  • Communicate with and coach the nursing team and caregivers on individualized Resident Service Plans as needed.
  • Communicate and interact with residents, families and team members in a kind, respectful and effective way.
  • Ensures 100% of all social histories are complete for all residents residing in Independent Living, Assisted Living, Vivid Living and Betty's Harbor. Use resident social histories to create meaningful programming for residents.
  • Champion hospitality and deliver excellent customer service to residents, families, visitors, and vendors.
  • Attend and participate in all required trainings, team meetings, town hall meetings, online learning resources, and others as required, and ensure the same for LECs.
  • High School graduate. Three or more years of management experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Empathy for the challenges experienced by residents and family members and the problem-solving skill sets to support them.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to use a variety of electronic devices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing using the English language.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.
Why New Perspective Senior Living? A career with a purpose starts here!
This is an exciting time to join New Perspective. We are a growing company serving over 2,000 seniors today with a goal of reaching 10,000 by 2025. Our growth is creating energy, excitement, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. We have a culture of servant leadership and collaboration that supports each team member's personal and professional development. At New Perspective you're not just an employee, you are a valued member of our team.
Team Member Benefits & Perks*
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Match!
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Company-Paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • Company-Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Health Reimbursement Account/Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Education assistance - up to $5,000 per calendar year!
  • Leadership Development & Career Advancement
  • Real-time Access to Earned Wages
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program
*Benefits vary by full-time, part-time, and PRN status.
New Perspective is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

New Perspective is partnering with to find caring, team-oriented professionals, like you. We offer a variety of assisted living career opportunities: servers, cooks, caregivers, operations, leadership, and more. Submit your application today!

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