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Job Code: WSD

Wellness & Sports Director

Category: Sports
Location: Wilton Branch

Job Type: Full-Time
Rate: $43,000.00 - $53,000.00
Keywords: Full-Time, Wellness, Sports, Director

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the SRYMCA, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Saratoga Regional YMCA is a mid-major YMCA, five branches and over a total of 28,000 members. This position is responsible for the oversight, program management and budget development for Wellness & Youth/Adult Sports departments.

OUR CULTURE: 
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. At SRYMCA, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

POSITION DETAILS:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Wellness & Sports Director will be responsible for supervising all department staff, managing budgets, and programming for Wilton Branch Wellness and Youth/Sports departments. This position will work in conjunction with VPO, ED’s and Wellness Directors in the association to develop and implement a personal training system that builds and increases personal training and small group training sales and revenue. The Wellness & Sports Director will work collaboratively with all branch staff, especially with membership staff, to ensure the successful delivery and achievement of member acquisition, engagement and retention strategies including tours, member spotlights, healthy start, AOA programming, fitness challenges, new programs, offerings and more.

JOB DETAILS:

  1. Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and direct wellness center staff, massage therapists and personal trainers
  2. Manage on-boarding, performance management, safety/risk management and job training for all health and wellness staff
  3. Work in conjunction with VPO, ED’s and Wellness Directors in the association to develop and implement a personal training system that builds and increases personal training and small group training sales and revenue
  4. Anticipate and address member and staff concerns to a satisfactory resolution by creating new processes/procedures and programs, re-evaluating and redoing existing processes (as needed)
  5. Effectively manage budget
  6. Work collaboratively with all branch staff, especially with membership staff, to ensure the successful delivery and achievement of member acquisition, engagement and retention strategies including tours, member spotlights, healthy start, AOA programming, fitness challenges, new programs, offerings and more
  7. Work in conjunction with Membership Supervisor to implement and increase participation in Healthy Start orientations
  8. Create a positive environment surrounding wellness floor staff and their engagement with members, other staff and each other

Youth Programs and Sports

  1. Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and direct staff as needed
  2. Manage approved program budget
  3. Monitor and purchase necessary sporting and program equipment as budget permits
    1. Ensure organization and functionality of equipment on a regular basis
  4. Compile program statistics; monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in programs
    1. Develop and implement regularly scheduled communication with past and current participants including end of session surveys
  5. Develop curriculum for each program
  6. Assist in marketing and distribution of program information
  7. Manage the field house schedule
    1. Evaluate field house usage
    2. Communicate rentals, programs, closures, open field house times with the group ex scheduler, leadership team and hotsheet
  8. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations
  9. Organize, develop, market and conduct sports and program clinics for youth and adults

Branch/Association Responsibilities

  1. Attend all staff meetings and Association meetings, as required
  2. Play an active role in monthly HW meetings
  3. Play an active role in branch/association events
  4. All other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Nationally accredited personal training certification (or must be willing to obtain)
  • 5+ years experience implementing and managing high quality and volume health & wellness programs
  • Atleast 3 years of experience in a supervisory role with skills in recruiting, training and staff development
  • Excellent communication skills and comprehension
  • YMCA experience preferred

Saratoga Regional YMCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, pregnancy-related conditions or carrier status. The Saratoga Regional YMCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.

 

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