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State of Minnesota Veterans Home Administrator - Luverne in Luverne, Minnesota

Working Title : Veterans Home Administrator

Job Class: Veterans Home Administrator

Agency: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Job ID: 77432

  • Location: Luverne

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Full/Part Time : Full-Time

  • Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted: 06/11/2024

  • Closing Date: 07/01/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs / Vets Home-Luverne

  • Division/Unit: Minnesota Veterans Home - Luverne

  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00am to 4:30pm

  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $48.09 - $68.85 / hourly; $100,411 - $143,758 / annually

  • Classified Status: Unclassified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 220 - Manager/Unrep

  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Executive

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : No

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

It pays to consider a rewarding career with the new Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne! You may be eligible for a new hire bonus of $15,000! Earn a competitive wage, have affordable and comprehensive insurance benefits, a retirement plan, paid time off, and more! Relocation expense reimbursement may also be available to the applicant selected for this position.

The MN Veterans Home – Luverne is located in southwestern MN, near the South Dakota/Iowa border, and has a history of providing exceptional skilled nursing care for 30 years. The Veterans Home is award winning and a current 5-star facility, with a long history of providing high quality care and a strong and committed staff. The facility has been the recipient of US News and World Report Best Nursing Home in US for several years in a row. The Veterans Home is part of the MN Department of Veterans Affairs – Healthcare Division, working in collaboration with a total of 8 Veterans Homes throughout the state of MN, committed to serving our nation’s heroes. The MN Veterans Homes uniquely need to meet the requirements of both the MN Department of Health, Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services, and the federal Department of Veterans Affairs State Veterans Home Program, while also serving as part of a state of MN cabinet agency.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Ensure quality of care is provided to all residents of the home by meeting or exceeding established standards of the MN Department of Health, federal Department of Veterans Affairs, and other regulatory agencies/requirements.

  • Lead and direct the home's management team so the agency’s mission and vision are fulfilled and the home provides fiscally responsible and quality services.

  • Effectively manage and exercise supervisory authority so that applicable collective bargaining agreements and plans are equitably administered, and employees effectively perform assigned job duties and are safe, challenged, rewarded, and positively accomplish the agency mission within assigned departments.

  • Effectively manage the fiscal operations of the home.

  • Maintain strong relationships with constituents of the Minnesota Veterans Homes so that the local community understands the Agency's perspective, needs, requirements, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Please ensure that your resume/application clearly describes your experience in the areas listed below, and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of these minimum qualifications will be considered for this position.

Licensure/Experience Requirements*

  1. An active and in good standing Nursing Home Administrator license from any state and must have the ability to obtain a license in MN with the MN Board of Executives for Long Term Services and Supports (MN BELTTS) by date of hire

  2. Five years of experience in a healthcare leadership role, including at least two years of experience as a licensed Nursing Home Administrator. To qualify, your experience must include managing human and fiscal resources and quality assurance functions/program

  3. Experience and skills in budget development and administration, including analyzing financial reports

*Note: If you meet the above experience requirements, we will contact you to provide some additional information in writing related to your qualifications.

Other Required Competencies:

  • Strong human relations skills sufficient to effectively direct, guide, influence and supervise several supervisors and professional-level staff in various professions and work units

  • Communications and presentation skills sufficient to communicate effectively with others and prepare and present information to various individuals and groups

  • Project management skills sufficient to oversee and complete multiple, competing projects including capital development projects

  • Demonstrated ability to manage healthcare and related operations and fill gaps in service when faced with staffing and/or budgetary challenges

Preferred Qualifications

  • Veteran of the United States Armed Forces

  • Master's or higher-level degree in a job-related program

  • Three or more years of experience as a licensed Nursing Home Administrator

  • Leadership experience in a union environment

  • Experiences working effectively with individuals from different backgrounds and cultures

  • Knowledge of VA benefits including Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

  • Ability to effectively recruit healthcare staff

  • Knowledge of the unique healthcare needs of Veterans

  • Experience working with clients who have mental health and/or chemical dependency concerns

Additional Requirements

  • Written confirmation from the MN BELTTS confirming eligibility for a MN license to serve as a Nursing Home Administrator will be required for those with an out of state license.

  • Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance. It also includes contact with the applicant's former employer(s).

  • A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check may be conducted on the top finalist(s) for the position(s).When conducted, a finalist must pass the DHS background check.

  • A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.