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YMCA: YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO

Job Description:

  • This position will contribute to the overall YMCA mission of healthy living, youth development and social responsibility.
  • Design and maintain a diverse schedule of activities, classes and programs for members of all abilities and wellness levels.
  • Recruit, train evaluate and supervise a team of associates
  • Maintain accurate and complete certifications for team members.
  • Conduct department meetings on a regular basis.
  • Develop, monitor and control the annual income and expense budget.
  • Keep knowledgeable in the areas of exercise science, nutrition, CPR, first aid, choreography and exercise trends through required Y and national continuing education units.
  • Develop group exercise best practices and systems for auditing.
  • Group exercise program innovation
  • Provide oversight of group exercise programs.
  • Responsible for developing an onboarding process for group exercise associates.
  • Develop a training program for group exercise associates.
  • Attend community functions and events to promote the Y, its mission and programs.
  • Maintain a safe and clean, well organized wellness area, aerobics studio, office and service areas.
  • Direct the scheduling maintenance and repair of department equipment.
  • Participate with association health and wellness team.
  • Develop; train and coach to ensure group exercises associates deliver consistent excellence programs.
  • Work with Executive Director/DVP to develop retention strategies and community building opportunities all directed towards the development of a first class group exercise program.
  • May be responsible for overseeing our Active Older Adult / Silver Sneaker programming
  • Be responsible for reading, understanding and following YMCA of Greater Kansas City Wellness Manual.
  • Prepare and evaluate monthly reports.
  • Must participate in the YMCA of Greater Kansas City's Annual Mission Campaign.
  • Minimum of two years experience in this or a related field.
  • Must have at least a four-year college degree in health related field of study.
  • Current CPR (child and adult), AED, Oxygen, and First Aid.
  • YMCA Group Exercise Instructor and/or YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning.
  • ACE or AFAA Group Exercise Instructor certification and/or a personal training certification that is accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
  • Must be able to relate to people on all levels in a friendly and consistent manner.
  • Must be able to reflect a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to manage and monitor department budget.
  • Minimum of two years supervisor experience and ability to direct a team.
  • Ability to make independent and sound decisions in a fast paced environment.
  • Articulate with high skills in written communication.

Salary: $31,931 - $37,000


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Resumes until: 9/1/2014

Contact: Andrea M Austin

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