Corporate Director of Group Fitness

US Fitness
Mclean, VA
Oct 27, 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Full Time
Summary Objective: Provide guidance and leadership for all staff to ensure professional, effective, and efficient operations of the Group Fitness Department. Essential Functions: Deliver the ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time Drive and increase overall Group fitness attendances utilizing the abilities and resources of the Group Fitness Director team Supervise and ensure compliance for implementation of all company initiatives Develop current staff as well as help in the recruiting effort to increase and/or improve our Group Fitness staff Job Responsibilities: Implement and manage Group Fitness programs that actively recruit and retain members. Work towards having each club at a minimum of 25% of membership traffic utilizing Group Fitness Manage and monitor clubs to ensure that each offered class is at maximum capacity (participant versus room capacity). The minimum participation goals are 70% capacity at "prime-time;", 50% capacity at "shoulder-time;" 30% capacity at "off-peak-time." Conduct quarterly coaching sessions with the Group Fitness Director Team Offer quarterly workshops and training sessions to enhance business acumen Recruit, interview, hire and provide training for new Group Fitness Directors Assist in recruiting Group Fitness Instructors for all clubs Collect weekly attendance and priority reports from Group Fitness Directors to track attendance and programs effectiveness Compile and report findings to Senior Management Manage and hold the Group Fitness Director Team accountable for the appearance, organization and functionality of the Group Fitness rooms (storage space included), spin studios and Mindy/Body studios, as applicable Supervise Group Fitness performance including goal setting and ongoing feedback and coaching Introduce and implement the most up to date, safe, fun and efficient methods of teaching Group fitness Host monthly conference calls and meetings as needed with Group Fitness Directors to track performance and provide coaching and support Manage the financial aspects of Group Fitness to ensure budgeted payroll targets are achieved Understand and manage the cost per head in classes (instructor earnings versus attendees) Ensure that all Group fitness staff remain current with CPR and approved national certifications Prepare and present persuasive and effective meetings Participate in annual budget process, as needed Respond to member concerns/issue professionally and effectively and within 24-48 hours Provide feedback on day to day club management as part of management team ensuring effective club operations, cleanliness, and staff relations according to US Fitness standards Coach, counsel and ensure the Group Fitness Director Team meets US Fitness standards Provide weekly priority reports to track attendance and program effectiveness Provide event planning and oversight for continuing education, charity, and PR events including but not limited to: DCAC, Les Mills, Sweat for a Vet, and Workout for the Cure Attend as requested, industry events such as Club Industry, IHRSA, IDEA and DCAC Assist as requested in Group fitness equipment planning for new and renovated clubs Staff on demand classes, download videos and work with marketing team on strategies for challenges and member engagement opportunities Manage motionvibe system for all departments in the company. Work with MV team to implement innovations Collaborate with industry leaders on latest trends in group fitness Exercise good judgment in all activities and duties Assume other duties as assigned Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills Excellent listening skills Ability to motivate and nurture others Strong work ethic that includes punctuality, organization, and attention to detail Ability to maintain a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude Outwardly facing professional appearance Confidence and desire to create new relationships quickly Ability to quickly acquire and apply new knowledge and skills Willingness to work flexible hours Ability to handle challenging customer experiences with patience, tact, and professionalism Ability to manage team members effectively Basic computer skills (MS Office, email, MS Windows) Required Experience, Education, & Certifications: BA or BS in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Kinesiology or related field preferred Five years management experience required Multi-club program management preferred CPR certification required Current certification in one of the US Fitness approved national Group fitness certifications Physical Activities, Physical Requirements, Visual Acuity & Working Conditions: Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Particularly for sustained periods of time. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, such as lathes, drill presses, power saws, and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenter, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). Employee Benefits: All US Fitness team members receive: Complimentary Membership and Guest Privileges Discounts on Personal Training, Mind&Body, Aquatics, and Kids Programs Discounts on Serenity Day Spa Services and all apparel Employee Referral Gift In-house Continuing Education Credits and CEC Reimbursement Additional Full Time Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits and Group Life Insurance Benefits 401(k) Retirement Plan Paid Time Off Relocation: Candidates outside of the specified area are welcome to apply but if selected for an interview, they must be willing to travel at own cost. Relocation assistance is not offered. US FITNESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER EEO is the LAW EEO is the LAW Supplement Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)