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Director of Wellness

Location:Richmond, VA
Salary Range:Minimum salary is $35,000
Benefits:Free family metro-wide membership, medical, dental, and 12 percent employer-paid retirement fund upon vesting.
Employment Type:Full Time
Branch:Midlothian Family YMCA
Description:The YMCA of Greater Richmond is currently seeking a highly motivated, mission driven, team-oriented professional to lead the wellness department at the Midlothian Family YMCA.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this by providing programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs focus on our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y is focused on recruiting energetic professionals, encouraging work-life balance, and providing opportunities for growth and development.
Duties:The Director of Wellness will be responsible for the overall supervision of all wellness programs and equipment. This Director will develop and implement innovative wellness programming and oversee the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of all Wellness, Personal Training, and Group Exercise staff. The Director will work closely with members to assist them in reaching their wellness goals, collaborate with other departments to engage members and provide excellent service, and partner with community groups to design and implement wellness initiatives.
Qualifications:• A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a wellness-related field, is strongly preferred
• Two or more years of related experience in wellness management is required
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal abilities and computer proficiency are necessary
• Candidates must be able to train and evaluate staff on proper exercise instruction and teach group exercise

The following certifications are required:
• CPR/AED/First Aid required
• National Personal Training certification such as ACSM, ACE, and CSCS preferred
• ACE or AFAA Group Exercise certification preferred

Please submit your application by 1/22/2013.

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