Chief Operating Officer


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Contact Information: MHS Consulting

Friendsview is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to provide executive oversight of healthcare, dining, community life, and technology services of this faith-based senior living community located in Newberg, Oregon.

Created in 1961, Friendsview has committed to being a community that values dignity, compassion, and excellence. Friendsview offers independent living options, residential care, memory care, and in-home care services. With its Quaker founding, Friendsview Retirement Community operates the only not-for-profit Type-A-Life Plan Community in Oregon.

Friendsview’s mission is to provide active residential living and quality continuing care to seniors in a Christ-centered community. To that end, Friendsview covenants with residents, staff, and its board of directors to uphold the values of integrity, stewardship, compassion, community, excellence, dignity, service, and its Quaker heritage.


 Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be an individual who demonstrates the values of Friendsview. They will effectively foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and professional growth. They will demonstrate the qualities of a team player who fosters personal growth, wisdom, and autonomy in others, while also providing a data-driven approach to business decisions. The ideal candidate will be adept at developing long-term strategies, balancing both the big picture and detailed execution, and implementing effective operational systems. Proficiency in financial management is crucial; the candidate must be able to make informed decisions based on financial data. The COO will be an effective communicator who is comfortable meeting and developing relationships with senior executives, employees, and external stakeholders. The selected COO will be an inspirational leader who partners with and supports the Executive Director’s focus on strategic planning, growth, business development, marketing, and sales.

Reports to:

Reporting to and partnering with the Executive Director, the COO is responsible for sharing and supporting the Executive Director’s focus and decision-making on strategic planning, growth, business development, marketing, and sales. The COO will execute strategic initiatives that align with the organization’s mission, vision, and values.

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, business administration, or a related field is required; a Master of Business Administration degree or a relevant graduate degree is preferred.
  • Proven leadership experience within a senior management role in the healthcare, senior living, or nonprofit sector.
  • 7 years of combined management experience.
  • Successful record in the supervision of direct and indirect reports, and contractors, with the ability to make objective decisions in stressful situations.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex professional, technical, or business information and experience in formal presentations.
  • Demonstrated qualities of a collaborator, while providing a systematic, data-oriented perspective to business decisions.
  • Ability to develop long-term plans and strategies, while also balancing the big picture and details.
  • Ability to implement effective operational systems.
  • Ability in financial management, overseeing profits and losses, and making informed decisions.

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Learn more about Friendsview at https://www.Friendsview Retirement