Sep 27, 2019

Director of Operations

$50,000 - $58,000 yearly
  • Alpine Meadows Retreats
  • 42900 Jenks Lake Road West, Angelus Oaks, CA, USA
Full-Time Hospitality - Hotel Nonprofit - Social Services Program Management

Job Description

Retreat Center Director 

We are currently seeking a Retreat Center Director to oversee the operations of our entire facility and provide leadership to our team.  This individual will ensure service excellence, proper facility maintenance, and seamless retreat center operation while maintaining a work environment that attracts, retains, and motivates diverse and quality staff members.  

This position reports to the Executive Director

Responsibilities include (but not limited to): 

Operational Leadership & Strategic Management: 

  • Oversee the recruiting, on-boarding, training, scheduling, and supervision of all personnel including disciplinary actions and terminations when appropriate and per policy.
  • Assist with preparation of operating budget and monitor variances.
  • Pro-actively communicate with management regarding all facility, staffing, and operational matters.
  • Work closely with finance director to ensure accurate accounting procedures, cash controls and processing of transactions.
  • Maintain proper controls for safeguarding assets, including on-site fuel, food inventory tools, and equipment.
  • Routinely inspect and ensure proper repair and appearance for all property areas. Supervise facility maintenance, upkeep and improvements.
  • Review of all contracts and commitments with vendors to insure compliance with company policies and government regulations. 
  • Monitor supplier relationships and negotiate with suppliers to guarantee best supplier pricing and service consistent with efficient operations. 
  • Comply with government regulations pertaining to operations. This includes County Sheriff, US Forest Service, OSHA, and Labor Departments, etc.  Maintain a professional relationship with all agencies, contractors, vendors, and customers.
  • Ensure prompt, safe, and courteous service to all guests. Resolve guest disputes in a diplomatic manner as developed by management.
  • Routinely evaluate programs and activities offered to assure consistent quality of services and proper pricing schedules.
  • Coordinate with Camp Mountain Chai staff for summer camp and year-round activities.

 Marketing and Business Development: 

  • Create and implement a marketing program to increase Alpine Meadows Retreat Center visibility 
  • Develop and implement programs to expand local, and regional rentals of spiritual, religious, educational and business groups and identify and execute plans for expansion into complementary new markets
  • Build partnerships and establish relationships with leaders of organizations in target markets   
  • Increase revenue in combination with overall profitability

Director Qualifications: 

  • Perform general management of all aspects of operations within budgetary guidelines in an efficient, cost effective, and creative manner
  • Demonstrate proven record of leadership, coaching, relationship and financial management
  • Possess a track record of effectively leading and expanding an organization's reach, growing its revenue and clientele, and working within a results-based environment
  • Be action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative in approach to business planning. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Compensation and Benefits

  • $50,000/year or more based on experience and expertise
  • Eligible for sales commissions as well as bonuses pf up to 10% of salary
  • Private on-site housing suitable for two people
  • $500/month health insurance benefit
  • $25/month cell phone stipend
  • Access to employee sponsored 403(b) retirement plan


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Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management Hospitality Management or commensurate experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of general management experience responsible for leading multiple departments to a common purpose.
  • Prior hospitality management preferred but not required.
  • Be computer literate and be proficient in the use of standard MS Office software including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Satisfactory background check results.
  • Capable of significant walking over uneven terrain and lifting up to 40lbs
  • Manage physical activities such as standing, bending, stooping, and stretching as well as daily exposure to the sun and heat or cold and varying environmental conditions
  • Willing to work varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictate

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