SUMMARY: The Center Fitness Club Manager is responsible for the organizational planning, coordinating and control of all operational and program functions and supervision of the Center Fitness Club.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Programming • Plan, organize and implement all Park District exercise programs and fitness services. Recommend the addition, deletion or revision of programs. • Maintain current and accurate records pertaining to the operation of the Center Fitness Club and the Park District health and fitness programs. • Observe all programs related to the Center Fitness Club on a regular basis. • Develop and implement specific goals and objectives related to improvement of health and fitness. • Maintain communication with staff through memos, newsletters, fliers and meetings to assure consistent programming and supervision in the Center Fitness Club. • Develop and submit applicable board reports concerning the Center Fitness Club in a timely manner. • Stay current with the trends in the fitness field by periodically visiting other park districts, health clubs, etc. • Keep abreast of the latest in equipment through conventions, publications, and contact with fitness experts and manufacturers of fitness related equipment. • Attend conferences, workshops and seminars related to the position, subject to the approval of the RFGM. • Supervise the maintenance and regular inspection and documentation of all exercise equipment and the cleanliness of the Center Fitness Club facility and exercise equipment. • Review the programming/scheduling of the exercise rooms on a regular basis. • Assure that courteous and helpful assistance is given to the public in answering questions regarding the Center Fitness Club programs and other basic information. • Coordinate all Center Fitness Club programs for Park District publications, developing new programs and canceling unsuccessful ones. • Develop recommendations for both long and short term goals and operational plans for the Center Fitness Club. • Take an active role in the July 4th race. • Plan, organize and implement Camp F.U.S.I.O.N. Budget/Finance • Prepare the Center Fitness Club portion of the budget in accordance with Park District policies and procedures. Recommend capital improvements to the RFGM on an annual basis. • Monitor monthly budget reports and report any deviation or problems. • Implement purchasing and inventory of supplies in accordance with Park District policies and procedures, subject to approval of the RFGM. • Prepare payroll and evaluation reports concerning assigned programs. • Prepare and maintain an equipment inventory and a comprehensive equipment replacement plan.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES • Oversee Center Fitness Club staff. • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Park District policies and applicable laws. • Interview, hire and train employees; plan, assign and direct work; document training; appraise employee performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems. QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of five years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Demonstrated competency in fitness testing. • Prior experience in management and customer service in the health and/or fitness area.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations • Hold at lease one certification from a nationally recognized agency (i.e., ASCM, NASM, ACE, etc.). • Must hold a valid Illinois Class “D” driver’s license. • Certification or able to obtain certification in CPR within 90 days of hire. • Certified in CPR and AED.
Language Skills • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Mathematical Skills • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.
Reasoning Ability • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.