Job Description


Assistant Director of Recreation

Schenectady Center is actively looking to hire a full-time Assistant Recreation Director for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Schenectady, NY.



  • Assist in developing, implementing & supervising all recreational services
  • Assist in maintaining and developing recreational budget
  • Plans individual and group recreation services, both therapeutic and general
  • Creates monthly calendar for assisted living program
  • Implements and coordinates activities for assisted living program residents including community trips
  • Assist in supervising all recreation staff and volunteers/interns
  • Assist in all necessary documentation (clinical and administrative)
  • Provide and monitor individual guidance and motivation to employees
  • Assist in organizing and executing special events and community events
  • Member of the interdisciplinary & management teams; attend meetings
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by Director of Recreation  


  • 3 years of Recreation experience working in a Skilled Nursing Facility preferred
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Must enjoy working with the senior population
  • Degree in Recreation Therapy or Activity Director Certification preferred


Schenectady, NY


 Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 240-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near the lively, reinvigorated downtown. With a long tradition of supporting the community-and being an active part of it-Schenectady Center is one of the newest in all of New York State with modern fixtures, contemporary features, and the latest amenities throughout. Our patient-centered therapy sessions are delivered by our caring, compassionate, expert team and will ensure that your program is tailored to your specific rehabilitation needs. Schenectady Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium. 


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