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Director, Wellness

Geauga Family YMCA

At the Y, our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Join our Greater Cleveland YMCA team in living our cause and helping to provide quality, safe and healthy programs and services in our community.

We are currently seeking an experienced Wellness professional for the key position of Director, Wellness to join our Geauga Family YMCA Team!

The Wellness Director is accountable for successfully developing and managing all program areas assigned to him/her, which include new program development, fiscal management, and effective supervision of program staff, direction and implementation of all program delivery, quality, promotion, and monitoring results against pre-stated performance goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Staff Recruitment & Development
  • Areas of Accountability: Group Exercise, Personal Training, Wellness Center Operations, fitness-related promotions, special events, and member engagement programs.
  • Budget Development
  • Sales
  • Program/Marketing Development
  • Public relations/Community engagement
  • Fund Development

Location: Geauga Family YMCA, Geauga County

Department: Wellness

Job Status: Full-time /Exempt (40+ hours per week)

Salary: $38,000 a year (increase to $42,432 in May)

Hours: 40+ hours per week


  • Competitive pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Comprehensive benefits plan including: Health, Dental, Vision Plans, STD & LTD, and Life
  • Career Development opportunities
  • Free YMCA Membership
  • 403 (B) Plan

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Preferred majors: Exercise Physiology, Physical Education, Sports Management
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree:
    • Associate’s degree in related field and 2-3 years of related work experience
    • OR
    • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency and 4-6 years of related work experience.
  • (2) two years’ experience in programming.
  • (1) one year experience in staff supervision.
  • Experience in developing programs for wellness and fitness is preferred

Certification(s) and Requirements

  • Certification in CPR at the level of Basic Life Support or Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration and associated-determined safety training required within 90 days of hire.
  • Current certification from an NCCA-accredited organization in either Personal Training or Group Exercise.
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Date Posted
May 6, 2022
Job Type
Chardon, OH
Wellness Consultant

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