Program Director of Healthy Living

If you share a commitment to being a part of a greater movement then a career with the YMCA is for you.
Job Description

Oversees the operations of the healthy living department and programs, including staff supervision, budget management, and planning.

  • Bachelor's degree in physical education, recreation or equivalent preferred.   
  • Two or more years of supervisory experience in a health/fitness program.   
  • Experience with computers including word processing and database software.  
  • Ability to train fitness center and group exercise instructors.   
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the recruitment, training and supervision of professional staff and volunteers.    
  • Must have good interpersonal, public relations and communication skills, including the ability to make oral presentations.   
  • Ability to effectively communicate with members, staff, peers, volunteers and supervisor.  Ability to effectively communicate information on YMCA Health/Fitness Programs.   
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.  
  • Current certifications in YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles, Foundations of YMCA Group Exercise and/or YMCA Personal Training Instructor, CPR, First Aid.  
Essential Functions
  • Develops, implements and manages healthy living programs that cater to the downtown business professionals and college students, complying with all Association standards and safety procedures.Work in partnership with ASU Sun Devil Fitness Center to create and lead well rounded fitness programs.    
  • Recruits, hires and trains all healthy living program staff and volunteer positions.   
  • Supervises and evaluates staff regularly to ensure program quality and consistency. 
  • 50% of time to be spent in direct services that include but are not limited to conducting personal training sessions and group fitness classes.  
  • Develops, manages and controls healthy living department budgets.  Assesses and recommends budgeting for program needs. 
  • Ensures that program areas, equipment, and supplies are maintained in an orderly and safe manner. 
  • Provides data and reports on assigned programs in support of the planning process of the branch and Association. 
  • Develops, produces, and disseminates appropriate program information in order to promote health/fitness programs to the public and to current members. 
  • Provides staff leadership for annual fundraising campaign and other committees as assigned. 
  • Represents the branch at various meetings related to the position. 
  • Incorporates the mission, philosophy, and 4 core values of the YMCA in all communication with participants and co-workers.