Healthy Living Director

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Job Description

The Health Living Director is a key part of the leadership team and is responsible for planning, management and supervision of staff and budget for assigned programs.




  1. Ability to read, write, perform simple mathematical functions and basic computer skills.
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  3. One to three years supervisory experience and/or team leadership.
  4. A minimum of one-year related program development and/or program management experience.
  5. One to three years customer service experience.
  6. Demonstrated computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  7. Certification from accredited association specific to fitness, community health and/or recreation.
Essential Functions



  1. Create a work environment that exemplifies the Y’s culture and how we show up and supports ownership and accountability for staff members.
  2. Serve as a key role model and connection point for relationship building, general information, and customer service.
  3. Promote member engagement by encouraging involvement in related Y programs and small communities.
  4. Provide leadership, management and direction to staff.
  5. Manage, supervise and evaluate assigned staff to ensure satisfactory job performance.
  6. Conduct regular trainings and staff meetings to support open communication and ongoing staff development and ensure access to development opportunities.
  7. Manage assigned program areas and activities, ensuring programs comply with all applicable operation standards; evaluate and review programs to ensure quality and safety. 
  8. Conduct marketing and promotion for assigned programs, coordinating with association office staff to ensure all marketing meets association and brand requirements.
  9. Manage planned budget and information for assigned area to ensure revenue and expenses are consistent with approved budget plan.
  10. Attend department, branch and association staff meetings as required.
  11. Perform additional duties as required.
  12. Demonstrate and support the objectives of the organization as embodied in the mission statement and values.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies
  • Values
  • Engaging Community
  • Inclusion
  • Program Management
  • Communication & Influence
  • Emotional Maturity
Required Certifications
  • Certification from accredited association specific to fitness, community health and/or recreation.
  • Current Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Certification OR equivalent – prior to starting