Health & Wellness Director

We're hiring a Health & Wellness Director at the Greater Austin YMCA! Apply today! 
Job Description

How you Will Power our Purpose (Job Summary)

As a Health & Wellness Director, you will play a critical role in ensuring the staff is successful in delivering a high-quality program and class experience to all members by coaching and providing ongoing training. You will manage, develop and implement strategies to successfully meet department targets with regard to revenue generation as well as promote the health and wellness benefits.

You will also support the enterprise's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) and the core character values of the YMCA. Reporting directly to the Executive Director/Associate Center Executive, you will partner closely with other senior leaders throughout the enterprise to achieve outcomes.


What You Bring to the Community Enterprise (Minimum knowledge, skills, & abilities) 

  • A bachelor's degree or a blend of education, professional experience, and training.
  • Five or more years of direct experience managing staff, a minimum of 3 years in the fitness industry.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to apply knowledge of accounting and finance basics.
  • You're a Cause-Driven Leader-- You are effective at:
    • Advancing our mission and cause -- providing visionary leadership to ensure resources are mobilized to adapt to new challenges and needs in the community.
    • Building relationships -- connecting people to the Y's cause by developing inclusive relationships, partnerships, and collaborations to co-create solutions to pressing social needs.
    • Leading operations -- ensuring relevance, effectiveness, and sustainability of the organization so we can continue to fulfill our promise to the community.
    • Developing and inspiring people -- supporting the holistic development of self and others so everyone can embrace the Y's cause, sustain our culture, and inspire others to action.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, talk and occasionally lift and/or move items, including equipment, furniture and/or children. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Essential Functions

How You will Make an Impact (Essential Functions) 

Performance Achievement & Results

  • Promote and incorporate the YMCA five core values, Y Voice, and DEI (described above) into all of our work.
  • Serve as an exempt staff member to the Greate Austin YMCA, performing duties as assigned by Executive and President/CEO of the YMCA.
  • Actively and enthusiastically support the Center and Association goals through effective completion of tasks and verbal display to peers, staff, members and guests.
  • Ensure all fitness staff is certified in the area of instruction and manage certification records.
  • Oversee timely communication with staff and participants.
  • Hire, train and manage a team of personal trainers, coaches, and instructors.
  • Oversee personal training and group sessions with members.
  • Create, implement and oversee all health and wellness programs with goals and objectives including but not limited to member retention, program, membership growth, and revenue.
  • Enhance member relations and retention by developing and implementing innovative programs.
  • Oversee analysis of member feedback, program feedback, and instructor feedback tools
  • Oversee coordination of registration and participation in programs
  • Stay updated on current training ideas and philosophies.
  • Audit programs regularly and provide feedback to ensure that customer service standards are met.
  • Oversee the execution and delivery of administrative duties.
  • Respond to all member and community inquiries and complaints in a professional, friendly, and timely manner.

Fiscal Management

  • Manages the fitness budget to reach monthly revenue goals by building and implementing strategies to meet or exceed program participation. Ensuring we are providing an excellent program experience with highly trained training team of fitness staff and instructors.
  • Manages fitness staff staffing hours.


  • Assist Executive in developing strong relationships with donors and co-lead the internal portion of the Annual Campaign fundraiser.

Marketing & Community Y Brand

  • Build personal and meaningful relationships with the wider community to advance the Y Mission
  • Cultivate collaboration with other mission-based organizations.
  • Represent the Y vision and voice in the wider community.
  • Implement association strategies for promotions and initiatives designed to grow membership.
  • Complete all duties as assigned.
About Us

The Greater Austin YMCA is a nonprofit community enterprise with a vision to cultivate thriving communities across Central Texas where every person benefits from an empowered and well-educated childhood, equitable access to opportunities, resulting in an elevated quality of life and the promise of a sustainable future. Founded in 1953 and anchored in three Central Texas counties, the Y has served close to 500,000 people and provided more than $30M in financial assistance and program subsidies over the past 10 years. We operate 8 community centers and Camp Moody along with 6 early childhood education centers, 60 afterschool programs on school campuses in four districts, and 20 summer camps, with 1500 staff team members, 1000 volunteers, and a $47M annual operating budget.

Additional Information:

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

The Greater Austin YMCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Greater Austin YMCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


We Take Care of Our People

Our mission isn't just a statement--it's a guiding force that shapes our actions every day. Rooted in our unwavering commitment to serving our community and esteemed team members, our mission is a true way of life. We're passionate about fostering health and wellness for all, and we're truly excited to introduce the following comprehensive benefits package that has been thoughtfully designed to prioritize your well-being.

  • Health Insurance: We provide comprehensive health coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans, to ensure the well-being of our employees.
  • Retirement Savings Plan: We offer a 12% employer-funded retirement plan upon meeting eligibility, empowering employees to plan for their future.
  • Paid Time Off: Work-life integration is important to us, which is why we provide up to 48 days of paid time off over vacation, holidays, and sick leave.
  • Additional Perks: Free household membership to facilities operated by the Greater Austin YMCA, which is worth $1,000 annually.