Healthy Living Director

Be part of a team that is already changing our La Porte County communities healthy life styles!

YMCA

YMCA of La Porte Indiana

Location

La Porte, IN 46350-3504

Job Description

As the nation's leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job, it offers a cause to embrace. Serving over 7,200 members in the La Porte IN County area with an annual budget of $3.5 million, our Association includes three unique centers; two of which have indoor pools, one Level 4 licensed child care center and summer day camp, along with before & after school care. Come make a difference with us at the La Porte County Family YMCA!

Qualifications

• A 4-year degree required. Preferred area of study: fitness, exercise science, physiology, health and wellness, physical education.

• Minimum 3-5 years supervisory or leadership experience in related field.

• Experience in developing and managing health and wellness program, fiscal management, wellness initiatives, and staff supervision.

• Proven track record of developing programs focused on increasing participation.

• Proven track record of building relationships with staff, members, and volunteers.

• Current Personal Training Certification from nationally accredited organization required.

• Current knowledge of personal training strategies, trends, and standards; current knowledge of fitness equipment, group exercise equipment, and industry trends including group exercise and mind/body programs.

• Strong administrative, organizational, math, and computer skills (MS Office) with attention to details required.

• Ability to prioritize workloads to meet timelines and maintain confidentially of records required.

• During coverage and as a safety responder, the ability to crouch, stoop, kneel, move quickly, and/or lift at least 30 pounds will be necessary.

• Teach group fitness classes as needed.

• AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NSCA certification or YMCA equivalent certifications

• CPR/AED Certification preferred, YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise and YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning required within the first 45 days.

Certified to teach American Red Cross CPR/First Aid class within first year.

• Perform CPR audits on all wellness staff.

• Experience and knowledge of Enhanced Fitness, LIVEstrong, Blood Pressure Self Monitoring and Moving for a Better Balance a definite plus.

Experience with Les Mills class a definite plus.

• Responsible for the oversight of cleanliness and maintenance in the center ensuring clean safe areas for members and program participants.

Essential Functions

Working closely with fellow staff, communitiy leaders to implement association-wide strategies and standards for all Healthy Living Areas including Personal Training, Worksite Wellness, Group Exercise, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, Enhanced Fitness, Blood Pressure Self Monitoring, Moving for a Better Balance and Wellness Center equipment/layout. Promote Healthy Living initiatives within the YMCA and the community.

• Supervise Personal Trainers, Group Exercise Coordinator, and Wellness Center Staff. Attract and retain top talent. Assist in recruitment for key positions in Personal Training and Group Exercise.

• Develop, monitor and control the Healthy Living Budget; consistently meet program and financial goals and implement formal processes to ensure high quality and accurate measures.

• Cultivate relationships and lead a team to support and participate in the annual giving campaign and other fundraisers.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Mission Advancement: Reinforces the Y s values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCA s efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels. Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.

Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.

Operational Effectiveness: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies and financial controls. Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement.

Personal Growth: Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. 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

Required Certifications

• AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NSCA certification or YMCA equivalent certifications CPR/AED Certification preferred • YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise and YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning required within the first 45 days. • Certified to teach American Red Cross CPR/First Aid class within first year.

• The La Porte County Family YMCA offers Personal Time Off (PTO), health, vision, dental and life insurance, free family membership to full-time staff, paid holidays off and 8% retirement contribution upon qualifying.

Salary

$33,000.00 - $38,000.00

How to Apply

Apply by Email

lhalaska@lpymca.org

Resumes Accepted Until

Jan. 29, 2021

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