General Manager (Executive Director)

General Manager (Executive Director)

July 28, 2020

Rockwood Retirement Communities is seeking an experienced General Manager for our Rockwood at Whitworth campus on the north side of Spokane. The General Manager will be responsible for managing the overall operations of the campus, which includes providing a safe and healthy environment for both residents and team members; establishing and maintaining family relations; meeting financial expectations; adhering to RRC policy and procedures; and upholding our mission, philosophy and values. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader to take the helm, which is available due to a retirement, and start fresh mid-way through a beautiful campus redevelopment!
Rockwood Retirement Communities, operating two Life Plan Communities in Spokane, WA, is one of the only mission-driven, locally owned, non-profit retirement home providers in the Inland Northwest. We have served Spokane seniors since 1960 with a mission of providing lifelong vitality and independence to our residents. Our residents’ wellbeing is at the heart of all decision making at Rockwood.
Rockwood Hawthorne is undergoing a complete redevelopment to become Rockwood at Whitworth. Much more than just a name change, we are extensively upgrading our entire campus as part of Rockwood’s commitment to provide the best, most innovative senior living experience in the Inland Northwest. Rockwood communities offer a full range of lifestyle options. Included are independent living homes, duplexes and apartments, and assisted living including memory care for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. We are also non-profit and accredited. As a Life Plan Community, we provide the quality care each individual needs. This allows families to be together in the same community.
The selected candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration, Business or comparable combination of education and experience
• Certification in Assisted Living/RCFE
• Two years experience as Executive Director, Administrator or General Manager
• Three years experience in Senior Living/Healthcare/Hospitality preferred
• One year experience in Memory Care preferred
• Five years experience in management, marketing, long-term care, or operational planning preferred
• Experience with opening (groundbreaking) or major construction renovation of a senior living community preferred
• A strong desire to make a difference in the lives of seniors and a commitment to meet the needs of our residents
• Ability to partner with all RRC resources
• English language proficiency
• Excellent customer service skills
• Strategic thinker
• Ability to work independently with self-discipline and self-motivation
• Travel and work schedule flexibility: This position requires up to 30% local travel to/from marketing events and/or management meetings. Nominal overnight travel may be required annually for networking and training & development. Must be able and willing to have a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends to attend functions/events, as required.
We encourage all qualified professionals to apply on our website or submit their letter of interest and resume directly to – – We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Company Name
Rockwood Retirement Communities

Company URL

Contact Name
Lori Klingman




2903 E. 25th Ave
Spokane, WA 99223