Career Opportunities

Grand Traverse Pavilions — CEO/Administrator

Grand Traverse Pavilions in Grand Traverse County is seeking a CEO/Administrator to oversee the largest county-owned nursing facility in Michigan, with 240 licensed beds, 78 assisted living apartments and 3 independent living apartments. Grand Traverse Pavilions offers a continuum of care from long-term skilled nursing and short-term rehab care, to respite, adult day care and outpatient therapy.


  • Responsible for the overall management of the organization, including the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of those tasks required by laws, regulations and the governing Department of Health and Human Services Board
  • Represents Grand Traverse Pavilions to the public and engages with community and business partners
  • Serves on affiliated boards for the Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation and PACE North


  • Bachelor’s degree in health administration or business (master’s degree preferred)
  • At least 5 years of successful experience as an administrator in a long-term setting
  • Must possess a valid Michigan Nursing Home Administrator license
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Skilled in planning, organizing, directing and controlling, as evidenced by previous successful job performance
  • Proven record of effective analysis and sound decision-making
  • Possess diplomacy and excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Leadership as evidenced by ability to build an effective team and accomplish goals within desired timeframes
  • Must show strong self-driven initiative and the ability to anticipate, prevent, and solve problems.
  • Excel in strategic planning
  • Experience in marketing

Salary: DOQE

How to apply:

Resumes can be sent to Questions can be directed to Diane Mallory, director of human resources, at 231-932-3070.

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Oct. 14, 2021


Newaygo Medical Care Facility – Nursing Home Administrator

The Newaygo County Department of Health and Human Services Board is looking for a Nursing Home Administrator for the Newaygo Medical Care Facility. This facility is licensed for 116 skilled beds, employs around 175-200 employees and located in Fremont, Mich.

Qualifications (include but not limited to):

  • Active Michigan Nursing Home Administrator’s License, in good standing with the Licensing Board
  • Strong knowledge of the federal and state regulations and rules, including life safety
  • Strong financial background, including but not limited to budgeting, working with current and proposed reimbursement methodologies for Medicare and Medicaid and other payment sources
  • Ability to maintain a working relationship with the DHHS Board and the County Treasurer
  • Able to exhibit leadership capabilities
  • Organizational management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and union contract negotiations
  • Minimum of three (3) years of successful experience in managing a skilled nursing care facility
  • Degree in business, health care administration or closely related field of study

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package offered

How to apply: 

Send resumes, a letter of intent and at least three (3) professional references with contact numbers to Elizabeth Lee-Arvey, executive director, at

Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: Aug. 26, 2021