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The YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley has an excellent advancement opportunity for an up-and-coming Fitness professional! We are currently seeking a results-driven leader with demonstrated impact to lead corporate wellness for our association!
Since 1858, the YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley has been an integral part of the Quad Cities area. With 6 branches, numerous child care locations and Camp Abe Lincoln, we continue to grow and strengthen the community to bring about positive change. The Quad Cities area, on the Mississippi River, is home to a more than 27,000 businesses including John Deere World Headquarters, Arconic, Kraft, Exelon and a major military installation - the Rock Island Arsenal. We have low cost of living, great school systems and several higher education institutions. Here you can experience a variety of extra-curricular activities similar to those found in big cities but with a small town feel such as arts, baseball, big name concerts and events, and much more!
The qualified candidate will possess at a minimum:
Demonstrated ability to create a member-focused culture and model relationship-building skills in all interactions.
Ability to build solid relationships with diverse groups of people and increase program participation and retention.
Strong ability to effectively communicate with program participants, members and community partners.
Ability to foster a climate of innovation and resolve problems to ensure member satisfaction.
Prior experience with staff supervision and development.
Perks of working at the Y!
The Y provides a total compensation package that includes a competitive salary, benefits and other perks as outlined below.
SALARY: $40,000 annually
BENEFITS: As a full-time, salary/exempt employee, our competitive benefit package includes:
The Corporate Wellness Director is responsible for supervision and direct involvement of all land, water and medically based (Livestrong, Parkensons, Enhanced Fitness, etc.) fitness/wellness programs for the YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley. The Director will oversee administration of the department, program budget, staffing, scheduling and evaluation of instructors and programs. This position will also lead and oversee the association corporate membership program, [email protected] He/she will develop, implement and manage programs in line with current trends, ensuring that all fitness staff operate in accordance with association policies, guidelines and strategic objectives to ensure the safety and satisfaction of participants.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for supervision of all group fitness instructors.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position is expected to be able to successfully perform all physical activities necessary to perform essential and related functions of the position including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. This position is expected to be able to demonstrate all training aspects of a workout which can be described as medium to strenuous work and will vary by client. Must be able to frequently lift a minimum of 50 pounds efficiently and safely. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee will regularly be required to see at close and distant vision, have good peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of the job, the employee will primarily work indoors and regularly be exposed to moderate temperatures and perform work near and around fitness equipment with moving mechanical parts and swimming pools. The noise level can vary from quiet to loud depending upon the programs and activities being performed.
*Note: If not currently certified, must obtain certification within 30 days of hire. The * noted certification training programs are provided by YMCA staff.