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Executive Director

Executive Director

KENDAL at Hanover

Hanover, NH


Since opening its doors in July of 1991, Kendal at Hanover has become one of the premier accredited, not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) in New England.  Kendal at Hanover is part of the Kendal System, which is supported by The Kendal Corporation of Kennett Square, PA. Considered the “gold standard,” Kendal is one of the nations most highly regarded, nonprofit networks of senior housing communities, programs and services established nearly 40 years ago to serve older adults.  Kendal’s philosophy is rooted in the Quaker values of respect for the individual, community, equality, and financial integrity.  While operating as part of the Kendal System, Kendal at Hanover operates as an independent life plan community, with its own Board of Directors and Executive Director/CEO. 

Kendal at Hanover offers comprehensive life care services for more than 400 residents, including Residential Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing. One enormous benefit, which distinguishes Kendal at Hanover from many other CCRC’s, is the on-site Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic offering seamless continuity of care for its residents.

 The Executive Director provides vision, strategic direction, fiscal oversight and leadership in the fulfillment of Kendal at Hanover’s mission. She/he assumes the role of Kendal at Hanover’s public face in the community, acting as a key influencer in building relationships with community, civic, business, and other healthcare leaders.


Qualifications and Experience:


·        Demonstrated track record of success in providing leadership within a complex organization and with building and nurturing constructive relationships within the larger community.


·        Highly strategic combined with a demonstrated track record in assessing a complex, competitive market and in developing related growth and development initiatives.


·        Operational acumen will include fiscal management, performance excellence, management accountability, measurement discipline, an outcomes orientation, and experience in developing programs to enhance resident, family, associate, and engagement.

 ·        Ability and willingness to develop innovative programs and partnerships, to be creative, and to ensure Kendal at Hanover is an organization in the leading edge of providing programs and services to seniors.

 ·        Exceptional managerial abilities combined with exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.

 ·        An external, public, and philanthropic presence:  the ability to represent and become the public face of Kendal at Hanover within the sophisticated Hanover and Upper Valley communities.

 ·        A broad understanding of federal and state laws related to the operation of CCRC’s, skilled nursing and personal care communities.

 ·        Possession of, or eligibility to sit for, a New Hampshire Nursing Home Administrator’s license preferred.

 Conveniently located between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Hanover provides the perfect blend of educational and cultural opportunities within a pristine New England setting. Dartmouth College lies in the heart of Hanover, and it offers unique educational opportunities for residents. 

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