New York, NY 10018
Full-Time - Activities Director

Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: New York NY, 10018
Req ID: 2024-243990

The Resident Engagement Director leads the Resident Engagement team in building meaningful, quality experiences for Coterie residents. This person  promotes healthy living by managing the day-to-day operations of the engagement calendar, overseeing fitness floor operations and creating programming that reflects the resident’s interests and embraces the holistic well-being approach (spirit, mind and body).


  • Provide direct leadership for group exercise, healthy living programs, and fitness floor staff.   
  • Manage healthy relationships with residents, creating a culture focused on health and well-being. 
  • Manage the Atria Resident Discovery tool (ARD), including completing Atria Resident Discovery surveys, monthly event calendar, and all actions related to Resident Engagement for all residents. 
  • Deliver refined cultural and lifelong learning experiences using the monthly program calendar, incorporating the community events and programs, in coordination with the Support Center staff. 
  • Lead all aspects of the Resident Engagement Program, with a focus on the six dimensions of engagement.  
  • Work with other departments to deliver a highquality experience for residents. 
  • Champion inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. 
  • Cultivate relationships with residents, family members and staff. 
  • Build relationships in order to create small communities. 
  • Contribute to community growth by participating in sales activities. 
  • Manage departmental needs and goals within targeted budgets. 
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, developing, and evaluating assigned staff.  
  • Manage and lead best practices through engagement of staff team; hold staff accountable for high-quality results. 
  • Serve as a Manager on Duty (MOD) on a scheduled basis, per guidance from the General Manager.  
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Education or related field.
  • Well-being and fitness certification from one of the preferred agencies (NASM, NCFS, AFPA, ISSA, ACE, or ASFA) is strongly preferred, with a focus on nutrition, senior fitness, health coaching and/or personal training.
  • Experience in exclusive local cultural engagement programs, and event management/operations is preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience preferred.
  • An understanding for exercise, nutrition, healthy living and helping others live a healthier lifestyle is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, including public speaking skills in order to expand community partnerships.

Born out of a partnership between Atria Senior Living and Related Companies, Coterie is a new luxury brand that re-imagines what senior living can be. 


From stunning architecture and thoughtful design to state-of-the-art fitness facilities and curated culinary offerings, every aspect of life at Coterie is meant to support the individual – and community – in reaching new heights.  We elevate wellness and strive to anticipate every need to offer a life more inspired.   


Schedule:  Sunday – Thursday

Hiring Step 1
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Hiring Step 2
Application Review
Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.
Hiring Step 3
Interviews & Assessments
Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments.
Hiring Step 4
Offer Letter
If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you’ll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records.
Hiring Step 5
Post-Offer Hiring Process
You’ll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen.
Hiring Step 6
Check-ins from your future team
As turnaround times vary for screening results, we’ll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job.
Hiring Step 7
First day and onboarding
Congratulations – we’re excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you’ll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training.
Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: New York NY, 10018
Community: Hudson Yards
Req ID: 2024-243990

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Competitive Pay
Competitive Pay

Atria provides competitive wages as we value employee contributions and commit to investing in our employees.

Paid Holidays & PTO
Paid Holidays & PTO

In addition to company observed holidays, we encourage our employees to take earned time off to refresh, recharge, and spend time with their loved ones.

Comprehensive Health Plans
Comprehensive Health Plans

After satisfying the waiting period, employees at Atria are eligible for an array of benefits including medical, vision, and dental coverage, company paid short term and long term disability, as well as other voluntary benefits such as critical illness coverage.

Career Advancement Opportunities
Career Advancement Opportunities

We promote approximately 1,500 people a year.  Share your professional aspirations with your manager, and together we will work to achieve them. Atria focuses on talent development and growth opportunities within.

Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement

Want to earn a degree or pursue a new certification? Our tuition reimbursement program provides full-time employees with up to $5,250 a year in support for approved courses toward degrees and certifications.

Employee Loyalty Rewards Program
Employee Loyalty Rewards Program

Atria celebrates employees through different rewards programs including anniversary awards and recognition of great work.

Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

We offer an opportunity for full-time employees to save for retirement through Transamerica. Traditional 401(k) and Roth options are available, and after one year of service, Atria offers a 50% match on a percentage of those savings.

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Learn more about the many ways Atria celebrates employee achievements and rewards outstanding performance.

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Whether providing protection from sickness or natural disasters, such as flooding or fires, we make safety a priority for both residents and staff.