Louisville, KY 40202
Full-Time - Divisional Engage Life Director

Job Details
Employment type: Full-Time
Location: Louisville KY, 40202
Req ID: 2022-186509

The Divisional Engage Life Innovation Director (DELD) will drive success and create innovative opportunities for the Coterie/Signature brand of service, impacting residential well-being and ensuring that the overall branding experience successfully achieves annual goals and objectives. DELD will lead and coach Engage Life Directors to excel in program management, culture and engagement, leadership development, innovation and technology, and delivering quality and sustainable results.


  • Ensure delivery of refined cultural and lifelong learning experiences using the monthly program calendar, incorporating the community events, programs, and experiences, in coordination with the community staff.
  • Build partnerships that support the refined cultural and lifelong learning experiences of Coterie/Signature community residents.
  • Provide leadership and support for group exercise, healthy living programs, and fitness programs.
  • Conduct interviews and assessments of Engagement Staff when filling positions.
  • Partner with other functional area brand support teams, i.e., culinary, life guidance, hospitality, sales, and other leadership, to provide high-quality services to residents.
  • Staying up to date on the latest research and trends in luxury, hospitality, and active aging.
  • Ensure that all communities are following program standards and expectations.
  • Assist in the orientation and training of Engage Life/Resident Engagement Directors and department staff.
  • Provide real-time feedback between communities and the support center.
  • Manage and support decisions that impact community budgets and operations.
  • Assist communities in working collaboratively with department heads
  • Support communities to identify strategic partnerships
  • Support sales initiatives throughout the year, strategically working to increase referral opportunities for communities.
  • Partner with sales to support ongoing marketing efforts
  • Support well-being efforts in all Engage Life programming
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in (BA/BS) Recreational Therapy, Education, Hospitality, Tourism Management, or related field.
  • Understanding and experience with the older adult population and active aging luxury services trends.
  • Minimum four (4) years of multi-site experience in developing and implementing engaging programs for active older adults, designed to optimize independence and engagement.
  • Minimum of two (2) years overseeing staff in multiple functional areas.
  • Strong training and facilitation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication, including public speaking.
  • Strong computer and technology skills.
  • Strong sales and presentation skills.
  • A firm understanding of holistic well-being, with knowledge on how to teach, train, and coach others with this approach on health.
  • Experience managing evolving budgets is helpful.
  • Will be required to travel up to 80% of the time on behalf of the Company.
  • Travel time is subject to change based on community support needs
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
  • Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Company motor vehicle policy standards and Travel Policy.
  • Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal requirements.

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.  


Coterie is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications. 

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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. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions – proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief.
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: Louisville KY, 40202
Community: Atria Senior Living
Req ID: 2022-186509

Benefits for Working at Atria Support Center

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.

Rewards & Recognition

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

Health & Safety

Whether providing protection from flu, COVID-19 or natural disasters, we make safety a priority for both residents and staff.

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