General Manager at The Way Retreat Center

Job Description

Job Title: General Manager Full Time Position 

Department: The Way Retreat Center 

Reports To: Board of Directors

The General Manager will work under the direction and guidance of the Board of Directors, of The Way Retreat Center (“The Way”). Major decisions will be approved or disapproved by the Board of Directors while the General Manager will be in charge of implementation of items approved or disapproved by the board. The General Manager will, with input as needed, make decisions on the day-to-day operations of the facility. 

The General Manager will supervise employees, including direct supervision of an associate director and facilities manager, and indirect supervision of the food services director, chef/cooks, maintenance supervisor and housekeeping staff, each of whom will be directly supervised by the facilities manager, and in the case of the chef/cooks, the food services director. 

The General Manager will establish and maintain an impeccable reputation for being the “face” of The Way Retreat Center with a willingness to attend to the needs of guests, and prospective guests alike.  

The General Manager will provide a monthly written report to the board of directors and keep in frequent communications on an as needed basis with the board with the objective of having an open line of communication with the board so that they will not fail to be informed of operational or personnel decisions or needs.  

The director will be committed to: 

  • the Christian mission of The Way 
  • follow the highest ethical standards, ensure accountability and comply with all laws 
  • help develop future leadership and assist board in recruitment of volunteers and future board members 
  • support board decisions and assist and/or lead the board in the planning process. 


The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate preferably in hospitality or the completion of related professional courses and will have five-years experience in nonprofit administration and/or hotel and/or restaurant management. Candidate will possess a proven track record in leadership, the hospitality industry, hospitality in practice (customer/guest relations), non-profit operations oversight, budget, planning and ability to work well with both community, the ministerial sub-community, staff and volunteers. Successful resource development, fundraising, philanthropy and volunteer experience a plus. 

The successful candidate will also have a solid knowledge of accounting, budgeting, financial management, and strategic planning, and a confident public presence when public speaking and advocating for The Way. 

How To Apply

To apply send resume to Nonprofit Management Center at

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