Resident Life Manager JobWaxahachie, TEXAS 111220

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Why You'll Love This Job

Daymark Living is a groundbreaking campus where adults with intellectual, cognitive or development disabilities can live, learn, and thrive. The campus sits on 40 acres near historic downtown Waxahachie and includes 28 cottages and community buildings for dining, fitness and education.

The Resident Life Manager is responsible for assisting in the development and oversight of resident services, including planning and coordinating opportunities for residents that promote a level of health, well-being, engagement and growth. The Resident Life Manager supervises Resident Life Coaches and assists with hands on training and side by side working within the department to ensure our mission is being upheld and implemented by the team to care for and assist residents in growing to their fullest potential.


  • Develops curriculum and prepares training materials appropriate for the diverse needs of all residents.
  • Oversees all resident activities on campus, participates in daily activities to ensure resident engagement
  • Ensures that activities and programs provide physical, intellectual, social, vocational, emotional and spiritual opportunities for the residents.
  • Organizes and attends community planned functions.
  • Organizes and plans appropriate programs for holidays and special events.
  • Oversees campus-wide calendar of events.
  • Is an active participant in interviews and intakes.
  • Meets with new residents to introduce the programs and hands them directly to the Resident Life Team for a smooth transition
  • Provides ongoing communication with residents and family members.
  • Leads campus-wide engagements.
  • Oversees and coordinates all resident care and well being
  • Maintains a database and prepares reports on resident assessments, participation and satisfaction.
  • Interacts with residents, guests and staff in at atmosphere of hospitality.
  • Protects the privacy of the resident when communicating oral and written information.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university. Preference for major in social science or education related fields.
  • Preference for training and experience in Education, Activity Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Speech Therapy or Music Therapy.
  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience in similar environment.
  • Must at all times meet employability conditions of the Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) and Nurse Aid Registry (NAR), as maintained by Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities (TDADS).
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