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SCI Shared Resources, LLC MGR Funeral Home in Oak Lawn, Illinois

Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Management

  • Work with local and Market Leadership to develop annual business plan and budget as well as financial, production and revenue goals

  • Accountable for monitoring and achieving annual financial goals

  • Approve expenditures and invoices including overtime

Operations

  • Manage the daily activities ensuring on-time services

  • Assure the location’s operating practices comply with applicable federal and state regulations and Company policies

  • Establish location goals and priorities

  • Effectively present and communicate Company and Market strategies, values, and goals to staff

  • Manage frontline supervisor’s responsibilities, expectations, and accountabilities

  • Collaborate with local Management for resource sharing, ideas, and business or operational enhancements

  • Work with Market Leadership and Corporate Departments on product, process, and technology needs and improvements

  • Ensure the maintenance of facilities, and grounds are clean, manicured, and working order, budgeting appropriately for repairs including equipment and furniture

People Development

  • Develop a strong, trusting, and reliable team

  • Understand team members’ career aspirations and provide assignments to develop skills and or close gaps

  • Monitor training and licensing requirements, ensuring staff is re-trained/licensed prior to expiration

  • Responsible for screening candidates, hiring and promoting staff, performance reviews, developmental plans and terminations

  • Collaborate with Human Resources and Market Leadership for recruiting and retention

Other

  • Participate in community, civic, or other organizations as a part of the local promotional efforts of the location and the Company

  • Develop and or implement plans to improve customer satisfaction index and on-line community reviews

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Technical diploma in Funeral Services or Mortuary Science preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science or other degree as required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board

Certification/License

  • Funeral Director license as required by state/province law and as prescribed by each state board

Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years industry experience in the applicable discipline with progressively increased responsibilities

  • Minimum (2) years of experience managing people or projects

  • Budgeting and expense control experience strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

  • Financial and business acumen

  • Proficient in MS Office suite

  • Professional interpersonal skills as well as cultural sensitivity and tactfulness to interact with a variety of cultures and language barriers

  • Excellent customer service skills

Postal Code: 60453

Category (Portal Searching): Operations

Job Location: US-IL - Oak Lawn

Req ID: Req.88757

Position Type: Full time

Who we are. What we do.

We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V