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Assistant Fitness & Wellness Director

Company: Jewish Federation of Southern NJ
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

  • Assist in the overall supervision / management of F & W department, programs, facilities, staff and special events.

  • Ensure department and staff engage members and provide exceptional customer service.

  • Direct supervision of the Katz JCC Maccabi Delegation head and athlete delegation.

  • Directly supervise programs, staff and special events in F&W (often in conjunction with F &W professional staff)

  • Promote team building and staff development opportunities among staff of F&W department and ensure quality programs and services are created and delivered to JCC members.

  • Supervise the liaison to JCC Marketing Coordinator and 215 Marketing to enhance marketing effectiveness.

  • Create and organize department special events for community outreach and promotion.

  • Position the department for continued growth (programs, services, special events)

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Maintain records and statistics with respect to JCC Fitness and Wellness Department and programs (i.e., schedules, class schedules, maintenance schedule of equipment, facility usage, etc.)

    • In conjunction with Fitness and Wellness director, supervise staff / develop and provide ongoing team building, training & leadership for Fitness and Wellness staff to always ensure quality and efficient operation of department.

    • Responsible for ordering supplies and equipment for Fitness and Wellness programs and facilities and ensuring that equipment is properly maintained.

    • Maintain ongoing communication with members and participants of JCC Fitness & Wellness programs, facilities, etc.

    • Actively recruit JCC membership to participate in classes and programs affiliated with the fitness and wellness department.

    • Assist with Fitness and Wellness budgets and programs in accordance with departmental goals.

    • Develop, coordinate and administer (assist in instruction) Fitness and Wellness classes, programs, special events, etc. in conjunction with professional staff of department and ongoing community / membership needs.

    • In conjunction with F&W Committee and fitness and wellness sub departments, create and implement NEW innovative program ideas and classes to meet the needs of membership.

    • In tandem with the Sports and Recreation Director, maintain positive relationships with coaches, athletes and parents of JCC Maccabi Games local delegation and help to ensure a safe, well-rounded environment for all participants.

    • Participate in regular Fitness and Wellness OD coverage, (daily supervision of Fitness and Wellness facilities, programs, staff, etc.) 1 - 2 nights a week.

    • Along with maintenance department - provide ongoing maintenance to F&W equipment and facilities. Report unclean conditions, safety hazards and malfunctioning equipment.

    • Assist in the promotion of F&W department and integration with other JCC departments to ensure the productive, effective and efficient operation of the Agency.

    • As a professional representative of the agency, maintain proper relationships with public and private agencies for the purpose of developing inter-agency programs.

    • Additional responsibilities may be added periodically based upon the needs of the F & W department of the Katz JCC.

    • It is essential that all staff participate in a variety of agency wide activities. Staff should be knowledgeable about our agency and be able to respond appropriately with accurate information.

      Required Licenses/ Certificates/Registrations:
      CPR, First Aid and AED, Certified Pool Operator, Lifeguard, Personal Training
      Required Education & Experience:
      B.S degree in Physical Education, Fitness, Recreation or related field preferred or 3-5 years relevant experience in the sports and recreation and/or non-profit field.

      • CPR, AED and First Aid Certified - Lifeguard, CPO, First Aid

      • Proven ability to manage staff, programs, facility.

      • Proven ability to institute and create NEW exciting program options.

      • Strong organization skills, good communication skills, friendly outgoing attitude.

        Additional Technical Requirements:

        • Advanced Level PC skills: Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Access.

        • Ability to perform work that is routine and strong attention to details.

        • Knowledge of systems and functionality.

        • Ability to work in cross-functional teams.

        • Excellent project management

          EEO Statement:
          The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, and our family of agencies, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon a person's actual or perceived gender, race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy), affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital/civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, veteran or military status, disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions, or other legally protected characteristics.
          The Federation participates in the E-Verify program.
          The Federation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us via the link on this posting.

Keywords: Jewish Federation of Southern NJ, Cherry Hill , Assistant Fitness & Wellness Director, Executive , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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