Director of Health & Wellness

Join our exciting team at the Ocean County YMCA located 15 minutes from the beautiful Jersey Shore! 
Job Description

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Director of Health and Wellness develops, organizes, and implements high-quality, member-focused fitness classes and activities. This includes but is not limited to, group exercise, personal training, new member orientations, and youth programs.

  • Associates degree or higher in a related field preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Accredited Personal Training and Group Exercise Certification from an approved organization. 
  • Experience in a wide range of areas; growing and developing revenue in personal training, knowledge of group exercise trends, and managing staff. 
  • Ability to relate effectively with diverse groups of people from all social and economic backgrounds, as well as physical and developmental abilities. 
  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills. 
  • Proficient computer skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to supervise, direct, and guide all operations with the knowledge of the YMCA’s long- and short-range goals. 
  • Completion of YMCA certifications/training currently in effect and may be amended from time to time. 
  • Valid driver’s license. Capacity to work a flexible schedule and respond to emergent situations. 
Essential Functions
  • Ensures a level of service and engagement that fosters relationships and a sense of belonging in fulfillment of the YMCA mission.  
  • Recruits, hires, and supervises diverse Wellness staff, as well as motivates staff to achieve goals. Provides new opportunities as well as feedback for staff.  
  • Creates, directs, and supervises wellness activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives.   
  • Designs and implements the schedule of Group Exercise programming to best serve the membership demographic, making format or instructor changes when necessary.  
  • Ensures that the group exercise schedule is accurate and that classes are running smoothly.  
  • Arranges for substitutes as necessary and leads classes when no instructor is available.  
  • Extends YMCA services to the community by scheduling community-based activities, outreach programming, and ensuring these programs are correctly billed.  
  • Prepares the annual department budget and administers approved budgets, taking appropriate action to maintain fiscal soundness and delivering projections.
  • Maintains equipment and outside service contracts.