The Program Manager of Group Exercise provides daily direction and supervision for designated branch healthy living program area(s) (i.e. personal and group training, group/water exercise, ForeverWell and aquatics). The incumbent assists in meeting established revenue and participation goals. The incumbent hires, supervises and trains program staff.
Manages the day to day programing of the designated branch healthy living program area(s).
Develops a high performing team of staff which delivers quality programs and services meeting branch and member needs in area of expertise.
Implements programs, assesses staff technical abilities, evaluates program results, identifies areas for improvement or development and implements plans to achieve desired goals and objectives in area of expertise.
Recruits, hires, on boards, trains, develop and supervise staff.
Ensures a high level of customer service which enhances the member, program participant and guest experience and satisfaction.
Assists in the development of the program area budget and manages the day to day programing to assure revenue and program service goals and expense targets are achieved.
Delivers programs directly to members and participants in area(s) of expertise a portion of the time.
This position reports to the Director of Healthy Living who reports to the Branch Executive Director or Branch Director. The incumbent works with the Association Healthy Living product team and as a part of the branch team. The incumbent supervises program staff and provides work direction to others.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in healthy living product area of expertise (i.e. personal and group training, group/water exercise and ForeverWell, and aquatics) to include managing budgets to achieve established goals and objectives with particular focus on revenue
Minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to manage staff and budgets to achieve established goals and objectives with particular focus on revenue
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge in area(s) of expertise
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Good organizational skills
Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Certifications required within 45 days of hire: BLS, First Aid, Emergency Oxygen Administration certifications (may not instruct/teach until certifications are current)
Possess a current accredited and specified nationally recognized certification in area(s) of expertise and direct delivery (may not instruct/teach until certifications are current)
Ability to manage and deliver programs to a diverse population
Degree in Health, Science and Recreation or related field
Current National Certification in multiple areas of expertise
Perform all physical aspects of the position, including walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
Program Manager of Aquatics must be able to remain alert with no lapses of consciousness in a warm environment with air temperatures of 80 degrees or higher.
Program Manager of Aquatics must be able to perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a water rescue, including swimming quickly, supporting adult body weight while swimming as far as 50 feet, and removing adult body weight from the pool
Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous/emergency situations.
Ability to travel locally to visit branch sites, attend meetings and training.
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