Job: Group Fitness Director

Job Title

Group Fitness Director

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Kettle Moraine YMCA
West Bend, Wisconsin 53095

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Job Description and Requirements

Job Description
Responsible for the daily operations and the creation of an exceptional member experience for the group fitness programming
Provide supervision and leadership to the Group Fitness Department
Ensure visibility and build relationships with and between members, staff and volunteers
Maintain a level of hands on involvement instructing group fitness classes
Ensure that the mission statement and policies of the Kettle Moraine YMCA are being carried out

Minimum 21 years of age
Bachelor's degree in an exercise science field preferred or equivalent experience
1-2 years supervision experience in the health and wellness field preferred
2-4 years teaching group exercise classes
Hold and maintain nationally recognized group fitness certification and/or personal training certification
CPR/AED certified within 6 months of hire
High level of customer service skills, written and oral communication skills

Essential Functions
Manage all components of group fitness programming.
Ensure visibility and build relationships with and between members, staff and volunteers by maintaining hours during peak usage.
Maintain a level of hands on involvement instructing group fitness classes and/or personal training and member engagement on floor shifts. (15 hours)
Prepare and administer the annual department budget using the best practices set within the association. Take appropriate action to maintain fiscal soundness of the department.
Recruit, train, evaluate, coach and counsel as needed, assigned staff and volunteers in accordance with Human Resource procedures and policies. Observe individual performance annually.
Develop Cause Driven Leaders by providing all staff with up skilling and development opportunities.
Stay knowledgeable and support growth and change within the group fitness program to align and keep up with the health and fitness industry.
Work collaboratively with the Association departments (HR, Marketing, Business Operations) to ensure the highest standards are met in the operations of the fitness department.
Follow and implement YMCA policies and procedures, including HIPAA and Privacy/Confidentiality; responds to emergency situations.
Lead a fun and safe environment that accomplishes the YMCA mission.
The Kettle Moraine YMCA is a nonprofit charitable association dedicated to putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body. Our YMCA programs promote good health, strong families, youth leadership, community development, and international understanding and are open to men, women, and children of all ages, incomes, abilities, races, and religions.
Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct. Ensure the safety and maintenance of high quality facilities, grounds, and equipment.
Act as a positive role model using the YMCAâs core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility.
Build effective, authentic relationships with members, staff and volunteers; helps members, staff and volunteers connect with each other and the YMCA.
Other duties as assigned.

Employment Type

Full Time


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[posted Oct 4, 2018]

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