Employment Opportunity - Executive Director of St. Rose

Position location: St. Rose Convent
Full-time availability

We've partnered with PeopleFirst Leadership Partners to recruit an Executive Director of St. Rose.

The Executive Director will be directly responsible for the overall management and administration for FSPA sister residents and staff at St. Rose Convent while sustaining high-quality care. This role will lead a team of employees with a positive, open-door atmosphere and effective communication, leading by example and ensuring outstanding attention to detail for everyone. Responsible for implementing effective and ongoing programs in areas of responsibility to measure, assess, improve performance, improve quality of care and improve the levels of service excellence in a cost-effective manner. The Executive Director will actively promote and live our core values of respect, compassion, partnership, integrity, hospitality, and discovery. This role will also ensure all regulatory compliance, safety and operating procedures and standards are properly followed while maintaining fiscal responsibility. The position is a full-time salaried position and this role is accountable to the Leadership Team.

Qualifications & Skills


  • 10+ years of professional experience
  • Experience in the management and administration of aging/nursing care facilities
  • Ability to create the capacity for change
  • Competence in problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Strong business acumen


  • Master’s degree in Business or Healthcare Administration
  • Work with religious orders
Role Responsibilities & Essential Functions
  • Identifies with, shares in, and displays a commitment to the mission, philosophy, and values of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
  • Responsible for the overall management, planning and policy implementation for residential and facility services at St. Rose.
  • Facilitates an effective consolidation of services between Villa St. Joseph and St. Rose.
  • Oversees the care of all residents, nursing, social needs, food service, medical service.
  • Partners with leadership on short and long-term planning, including supporting and implementation of change management initiatives.
  • Enhances and drives engagement by fostering a smooth functioning, efficient operation through the timely and effective resolution of grievances from residents, sisters, families, and/or staff.
  • Provides overall oversight, management, and administration of St. Rose, including supervision of all department heads: nursing, dietary, housekeeping, security, human resources, hospitality, purchasing and sister services.
  • Oversees management of facilities, assuring good stewardship and incorporating safety procedures, energy saving measures, and environmentally friendly methodology.
  • Responsible for leadership in areas of hiring and recruiting, training, coaching, developing, motivating employees and performance management across functional areas.
  • Assess and manage staffing levels appropriate to occupancy to ensure needs of residents are met while adhering to budgetary requirements/fiscal health of the community.
  • Assists in assuring that the Mission and charism is carried out in department activities.
  • Maintains involvement and communication with departments regarding alterations, maintenance, materials, supplies, equipment, and services proposed or seen as necessary.
  • Oversees the continuous improvement of staff, systems, and environment of the organization through education and training opportunities for supervisors and co-workers as needed.
  • Prepares and monitors an annual budget in cooperation with the CFO.
  • Maintains regular communication with the Congregational Leadership Team for support, direction, planning and accountability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Personal Characteristics
  • Strong, demonstrated relationship skills that foster trust and teamwork and a common focus on excellence.
  • Manage change with high levels of self-confidence along with a willingness to take calculated risks.
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, and presentation skills).
  • Strong knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and a commitment to creating an inclusive environment across the organization.
  • Self-driven; willing to “rollup their sleeves”; assertive but “balanced”.
  • A strong, upbeat communicator who has a listening presence, speaks effectively and is a visible leader.
  • A respectful, caring, and compassionate leader who can build a strong and inclusive environment for all.
  • A demonstrated high level of integrity, guided by a sound set of ethical principles.
Direct Reports
  • Human Resources
  • Facility Services                
  • Wellness Center/Nursing
  • Liturgy
  • Food Service
  • Haircare
  • Housekeeping/Laundry
  • Library
  • Security
  • Transportation
  • Hospitality
  • Purchasing
  • Spiritual Life/Life Enrichment
  • Master’s degree in Business or Healthcare Administration (preferred)
  • Occasional travel may be required
EEO Disclosure

Qualified applicants receive equal consideration. No question is asked for the purpose of excluding any applicant due to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under local, state or federal law. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Apply now button

All interested applicants should apply with a resume and cover letter to PeopleFirst Leadership Partners, via email at

Tour Chapels
Explore our Ministries