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Campus Executive Director

Volunteers of America National Services
Rochester, Minnesota, United States (on-site)
26 days ago


Come join our awesome team as Campus Executive Director at The Homestead at Rochester! The Campus Executive Director is responsible for oversight of the entire campus including direct responsibility for the Assisted and Independent Living settings. “Open to relocation” 

The Homestead at Rochester is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.

Rochester – Total 354 units:

·        Care Center – 56 beds (40 TCU and 16 LTC)

·        IL – 236 apartments

·        AL – 15 apartments

·        Memory Care – 47 apartments

Executive Director Job Highlights:

  • Top benefit packages
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • Flexible schedules
  • Pay in lieu of benefits options
  • Career scholarships
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
  • Employee discount program

About the Job:

The role of the Campus Executive Director requires a combination of organizational leadership and operational talent as well as strategic expertise. The Campus Executive Director provides the management expertise for achieving the goals and objectives of the program in accordance with the mission of the organization. The Campus Executive Director reports to the Regional Vice President of Operations. Reporting to the Campus Executive Director are various department supervisors and staff.

Schedule: Monday-Friday day shift “Open to relocation” 

Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration or related field; licensed where applicable by the State; State requirements may dictate supervision and degree type.
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) in the state of MN
  • Licensed Assisted Living Director (LALD) in the state of MN
  • Minimum of five (5) years Management experience, preferably in a long-term care healthcare setting
  • Negotiation skills and ability to carry on several levels of reasoning at once during problem-solving sessions.
  • High degree of professionalism; ability to deal with extremely confidential information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and the Internet.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

Essential Functions:

The Campus Executive Director engages in a planning process for the program that determines its goals and objectives in relationship to changes in the environment and the needs of its community, establishes priorities, frames the most appropriate organizational structure to achieve its goals and objectives, and provides benchmarks for evaluating the achievement of its goals and objectives. The results of the planning process should be reflected in a business plan, developed by the Campus Executive Director. The Campus Executive Director should ensure that the business plan is based on an assessment that reflects an adequate database on the needs of the community, an evaluation of trends, legislative activity, and documentation of demographics, utilization and financial trends. This assessment should be linked with an ongoing assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the program’s services in relation to those of other providers and to the needs of the community. The business plan is supported by an effective public relations program, developed by the Campus Executive Director that builds community understanding and support of the program and services and those of the national organization.

The Campus Executive Director should create and monitor the organizational structure of the program to ensure its effectiveness and responsiveness to those being served. The nature of the structure is dynamic and flexible, responsive to needs of the participants.

The Campus Executive Director should develop an organizational plan that clearly assigns responsibilities for the program’s services to functional departments and to individuals. Campus The Executive Director should develop, recommend and implement a plan for continuity that ensures ongoing stability of the program. Such a plan should include performance standards that are stated in terms of continuous improvement targets, opportunities for internal and external development, and a system for evaluating the performance levels of all employees, consultants and other service providers.

Operations (Management)
The amount of time that can be allocated to essential activities that call upon the visionary and strategic skills of the Campus Executive Director is dependent upon the effectiveness of the day-to-day operations of the program. The Campus Executive Director must create, sustain and evaluate on an ongoing basis an infrastructure of people who take overall responsibility for implementing the program’s service strategy and for initiating corrections that keep the strategy on course.

The infrastructure should be supported by the organization’s general policies and guidelines, and by program-specific systems and processes that are customer-responsive, efficient and continually improved by collecting and analyzing relevant data. These systems and processes must include mechanisms that ensure compliance with the regulations, standards and criteria of various health, governmental, professional and accrediting agencies.

Ensure the facility completes a facility wide assessment to determine what resources are necessary to care for its residents competently during both day to day operations and emergencies. Facility must review and update the assessment, as necessary and at least annually. Ensures the facility has developed, implemented, and maintains an effective comprehensive, data drive QAPI program that focuses on indicators of the outcomes of care and quality of life. The Campus Executive Director serves as permanent chair of the program’s Quality Council, the body charged with overseeing the implementation of the Quality Plan, allocation of resources, initiation of project team solutions and monitoring results. Ensures the facilities has developed an Antibiotic Stewardship Program that promotes the appropriate use of antibiotics.

The Campus Executive Director serves as the Facility Compliance Officer, responsible for implementation of the corporate compliance program and all compliance procedures related to operations of the facility.

Financial Resource Management
The Campus Executive Director is responsible for the cost effective management of the program’s resources, and for implementing the organizational financial policies. This responsibility requires a commitment to provide the most economical and highest quality services possible in keeping with available resources. As a not-for-profit provider, the organization’s long-term financial stability and capacity to address the diverse needs of those it serves is dependent upon the financial support of contributors who embrace its mission. The Campus Executive Director is responsible for developing and implementing a program-specific fundraising plan (as part of the business plan) that projects the values of the total organization into the
community, and ensures the community’s financial support of the program.

Human Resources
The Campus Executive Director should cultivate and promote a work atmosphere that recognizes the vital importance of human resources to the organization. The work atmosphere should empower employees with the tools and autonomy needed to make key service improvements that are in the best interests of the organization and its customers. The Campus Executive Director is responsible for instituting a plan for recruitment, hiring, retention, and development of effective personnel to attain the objectives and goals of the program. The plan should include strategies that effectively build the level of employee morale and esprit de corps necessary to facilitate problem solving, productivity and service excellence. The Campus Executive Director involves managers in developing specific action plans for improving service that include goal-setting and skill-building.

The volatility of the health services environment requires that the Campus Executive Director demonstrate a strong proficiency in the ability to manage and effect change. The Campus Executive Director can best achieve and sustain an influential position of shaping the structure and dynamics of the program by developing sharp communication skills, thinking proactively rather than reactively, networking with diversified community and professional representatives, serving in advisory and board positions, and being active in health-related service organizations.

Serve as enforcer of the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act
of 1975.

Attends required in-services and completes assigned online modules.

About The Homestead at Rochester:

The Homestead at Rochester offers life in one of the most commonly rated "Best Cities'' in the Midwest. Our center offers the very best care, provided by the very best staff who care for the residents as well as the familial workplace culture. We want our staff to love their work while maintaining a work-life balance, so offering employees paid-time off benefits is a part of our comprehensive benefits package. Join our diverse, involved, and compassionate team and see how we earned our Great Place to Work certification for 4 years running.




Bachelors or better in Health Administration.



5 years: Management

Licenses & Certifications



Licensed Asst Living Dir

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71472817
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Rochester, Minnesota, United States
    Open To Relocation, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Volunteers of America National Services
  • Position Title: Campus Executive Director
  • Job Function: Executive Director
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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