Director, Assisted Living


Make Lives Better Including Your Own.
If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!  You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness. 
Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status.  Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Adoption Reimbursement Benefits
  • Variety of Associate Discounts
This is an incentive based position, which may include bonuses, incentive or commission plans.
Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.
Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.


Responsible for the overall operation of the Assisted Living Program within the community.  Directs and manages staff that is providing for the care and needs of the residents.

  1. Oversees the operations and directs the day-to-day functions of staff in accordance with current roles, regulations and guidelines that govern the community.  Ensures that emotional, physical, psychological, and safety needs are met through all program services and activities.
  2. Ensures that staff complies with the written policies and procedures established by Brookdale and the community.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


Education and Experience

Associate's or Bachelor's Degree Nursing or related field from an accredited college plus a minimum of two to three years of experience in an assisted living, long term care or hospital setting, including experience with the senior population; or equivalent education and experience.  Minimum of one year supervisory/management experience, including hiring, coaching, performance management, daily operations, discipline, and counseling.


Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements

Must hold a valid Assisted Living Administrator's License in states where required.


Management/Decision Making

Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department.  uses sound judgement and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.


Knowledge and Skills

Possesses extensive knowledge of distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment.  Has working knowledge of a functional discipline.  Demonstrates computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, and Excel).  Ability to handle multiple priorities.  Ability to delegate assignments to the appropriate individuals based on their skills, roles, and interests.  Possess strong written and verbal skills for effective communication.  Demonstrates good judgement, strong problem solving and decision making skills.


Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Ability to lift:  up to 25 pounds
  • Vision
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    On-Call on an as needed basis
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
  • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
  • Exposure to latex
  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
  • Requires Travel:  Frequently

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Director, Assisted Living

Regular Full-Time
ID: 2022-182387
Community Operations - Operations Mgmt/Leadership

PAY RANGE: $60,790 - $77,440 / year

Apply Brookdale Palmer Ranch
Brookdale Palmer Ranch
5111 Palmer Ranch Parkway,
Sarasota, FL 34238
field26665 Community

Regular Full-Time
ID: 2022-182387
Community Operations - Operations Mgmt/Leadership

PAY RANGE: $60,790 - $77,440 / year