Brookdale Senior Living Activity Director in Northbrook, Illinois

Full Time Activity Director First Shift

Brookdale Northbrook 4501 Concorde Lane Northbrook, IL 60062

Job #: BSL621370

/Brookdale//. Bringing new life to senior living./

Your responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and implement creative and exciting resident programs to meet the individual needs and interests of the residents within the community

  • Participate in the review of individual residents" service plans and regularly documents progress

  • Negotiate and manage community contracts in significant matters such as staffing, contract labor, vendors and entertainers

  • Develop, motivate, and supervise department staff in accordance with all company policies, procedures, and core values

  • Coordinate the transportation of residents to and from events outside of the community, which may include driving a community motor vehicle

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor"s degree (B.A.) in recreation, health education or related field

  • Two years of direct programming experience with older adults preferred

  • Basic typing and computer skills are essential preferably in a Microsoft Windows environment

  • Flexibility with schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays

  • Must enjoy working with the senior population

If you"re a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.


Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan./