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Fitness/Wellness Director - Newport News, VA

Company: The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Join a great team while maintaining an ideal work/life balance with a steady Monday - Friday schedule and generous PTO package in your first year. The National Institute for Fitness and Sport is looking for a qualified Fitness Manager to lead a robust fitness program in a beautiful senior living community in Newport News, VA. The position is 40 hours a week (Benefits Eligible). The Manager uses specialized educational experience and training combined with independent judgment to ensure quality in all areas of the Fitness Center, including but not limited to, exercise program design, fitness testing, customer service, group exercise on land water.REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field from four-year college/university preferred
  • Relevant job experience required
  • Ability to teach basic group fitness
  • Ability to safely and accurately prescribe exercise for older adults using ACSM guidelines
  • ACSM Health/Fitness Specialist Certification preferred; other industry-related certifications (CPT, CSCS, etc) acknowledged
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification required
  • May, at any time, be required to submit to and successfully pass a thorough background check and/or drug screen
  • To safeguard its employees, our Client requires NIFS employees working at its site to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. NIFS therefore will require any person employed in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, barring an approved exemption made subject to applicable law.Essential Duties
    • Facilitates the development of facility programs, initiatives, goals and objectives; creates and implements action plans to implement programs, and to achieve stated goals; continues to initiate new programs as part of an ongoing effort to stimulate participation and encourage new participants
    • Supervises Coverage Specialists, and onsite contractors (where applicable)
    • Maintains a positive, service-oriented relationship with client contact; establishes an ongoing positive and professional rapport with members
    • Coordinates and oversees all aspects of Fitness Center membership, including but not limited to, evaluating health forms, establishing orientation protocols, tracking members, and conducting renewals
    • Assesses health status of members, ranging from apparently healthy to high risk, to provide exercise and other wellness-related counsel/recommendations unique to each individual
    • Performs weekly/monthly/annual reporting and documentation responsibilities such as monthly reports, monthly hours, injury reports, etc.
    • Management of Quality Assurance program; establishes and maintains facility specific quality standards
    • Teaches group exercise classes onsite; provides acceptable activities to meet fitness levels of participants; adheres to appropriate safety guidelines; keeps classes inviting, challenging, and popular
    • Supervises the preventive maintenance and repair of exercise equipment; ensures facility cleanliness

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