Activity Director - Nursing Home plans, implements, and evaluates activities for nursing home residents. Designs programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation, and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills. Being an Activity Director - Nursing Home may also manage the facility's volunteer program. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Activity Director - Nursing Home may require certification as Activity Director. Typically reports to a department head. The Activity Director - Nursing Home manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be an Activity Director - Nursing Home typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.