Job: Program Director - sports, fitness

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Program Director - sports, fitness

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YMCA of Sandusky County
Fremont, Ohio 43420

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Job Description and Requirements

Job Description
YMCA of Sandusky County is seeking individual to lead Sports Department, and perform functions in Fitness Department, such as personal training, teach classes, etc.). Must be available some evenings and weekends as job requires. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Requirements include Good working knowledge of sports activities, excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to work with youth and adults of all ages.

Experience in program management, coaching, or similar activity important. College degree preferred, but not necessary. Must possess or be able to acquire certifications in CPR, First Aid, AED and personal training.

Resumes with references accepted at the Sandusky County YMCA, 1000 North Street, Fremont, OH 43420 - or email until July 1, 2018

Good working knowledge of sports activities and how they relate to children of all ages.
Excellent organizational and communication skills
accredited certification in personal training.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as job requires.
Leadership qualities
Essential Functions
Directors and supervises program activities in sports department to meet YMCA objectives. Expands youth sports program within the community.
Solicit and secure sponsorships for sports program
Secure and schedule athletic fields and facilities. Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices and monitors necessary sporting equipment purchases as budget allows.
Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials.
Secures and develops growth in volunteer coach network
Organize and conduct coaches clinics and trainnings
Conduct personal training sessions with clients
Lead some fitness activities as needed
Assist in marketing and distribution of youth sports program information, and organize schedule program registrations.
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations
Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events
Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y's values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Emphatically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching guidance and support.

Operational effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops, plans, and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change, models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Certifications
High School diploma - Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent, preferred.
6 months to 1 year experience.
Minimum age of 21
Requirements within 60 days: CPR. first aid, AED, personal training certification
Completion of program-specific certifications.

Employment Type

Full Time


YMCA of Sandusky County
Apply by Mail to:
Denise Reiter, 1000 North St, Fremont OH, 43420-1131

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[posted Jun 20, 2018]

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