Blue Harbor Senior Living

Resident Experience Director

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Blue Harbor Senior Living


We believe senior housing can be a better experience for residents, families, and employees.  And we want you to help us prove it.


It starts with tearing down the silos that can exist in many organizations and building back an atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration.  From engaging activities, to dignified care, to nutritious dining, and sales with integrity, this position helps create an environment that is unique, personalized, purposeful and fun – for residents, families and employees.  This position will work closely with our leaders in the culinary, clinical, programming, operations, human resources, and sales roles to create that “you just feel the difference” experience in our communities.  We call it the 100% True Blue experience.


So, what does it mean to be 100% True Blue?  It means we always take the extra step to ensure we are delivering exceptional service to our employees, our business partners, and each other.  It means being dependable, committed, and helpful.  It means, being part of the family.  It means making work a fun and rewarding part of life for ourselves and each other. And, as an added perk, this is a great time to join the Blue Harbor family.  We are a young, small, and growing force in the senior housing industry.  It’s an exciting opportunity to impact not just a home office, but our communities and an industry, too




  • Partner with assisted living and memory care director to ensure community teams are well trained not just in providing care, but in creating healthy, personalized, and purposeful lifestyles for Blue Harbor residents.
  • Develop and implement customer experience training for all Blue Harbor employees.
  • Help create and oversee implementation of holistic activities program that is truly engaging for IL, AL, MC residents in all Blue Harbor communities. Engage community-based activity directors in this effort.
  • Review monthly financials and help identify areas of opportunity related to labor and supply costs.
  • Help develop memory care program and philosophy to help differentiate Blue Harbor from the competition. Work with AL/MC director to implement.
  • Help develop and implement revised assessment tool that capture resident care needs and personal preferences.
  • Conduct resident experience audits at communities and provide feedback to executive directors as needed.
  • Create program to engage resident family members in programs and activities in our communities. Create a sense of “family” in our communities.
  • Work closely with corporate dining services director to ensure our dining program is meeting the wants and needs of residents and taking advantage of new innovations in the culinary world.
  • Assist in the identification, implement, and ongoing maintenance of EHR platform that will be used at all Blue Harbor communities.




  • 5-10 years of experience in senior housing leadership in operations, activities programming, and/or deliver of care.
  • College degree
  • Certifications and/or participation in industry organizations.
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality
  • Ability to travel as needed

Based in Portland, Oregon, Blue Harbor Senior Living is a growing senior living company, currently operating communities across the United States. Blue Harbor’s home office provides top-level support services for all of our senior living communities. The Resident Experience Director position presents an outstanding opportunity to join the team of our growing and dynamic organization.

Blue Harbor Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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