The Healthy Living Director will be responsible for the operational oversight and management of the Fitness Department, including Personal Training, Small Group Training, Fitness Assessments, Group Exercise classes, YMCA Chronic Disease Prevention & Recovery Programs, special member events, and enhancing the member experience.  The Healthy Living Director is directly responsible for developing and monitoring the Healthy Living departmental budget, providing leadership and supervision to the staff, and implementing quality programs and classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.


  1. Cleanliness of the facility is the number one priority. Equipment needs to be fully wiped down and disinfected consistently, after member usage. Must schedule themselves for floor hours each week in which they actively disinfect the entire piece of equipment beyond what a member directly touches.
  2. Oversee staff in consistently delivering excellent customer service to all members and maintain excellent Fitness Center operations including oversight for all cleanliness protocols. Ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and members by directing, implementing and adhering to YMCA wellness policies, procedures, rules and best practices; respond effectively, in line with Association and Branch guidelines, to emergency situations.
  3. Develop and monitor the Fitness Department budget and expenses.  Responsible for day to day budget control and outcomes.
  4. Lead and teach various group exercise fitness classes, as needed, instructing members on proper techniques, use of equipment and progression.
  5. Manage Personal Training and Small Group Training including program development, supervising trainers and managing outcomes.
  6. Create effective fitness and wellness programs for members which reflect the needs of the members, program participants, and community.   This includes supervision and development of all YMCA Signature Programs in conjunction with the YMCA Association Office.
  7. Ensure positive program growth and member retention through implementation of effective programs and activities while collaborating with the Membership Department.  Help to promote, market, and increase impact of fitness programs and personal training.
  8. Supervise, train, recruit, and evaluate all Health and Wellness staff and ensure that all staff acquire and maintain required certifications process payroll duties in a timely manner; manage staff hours, coverage, time off etc.
  9. Supervise, train, collaborate with, and evaluate the Healthy Living Coordinator, if applicable.
  10. Maintain an open line of communication with staff. Ensure Department staff display a strong professional image through their conduct, appearance and uniform.
  11. Achieve acquisition, retention and engagement goals.
  12. Organize and maintain orientation procedures for all members.
  13. Engage in active listening; answer questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintain working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
  14. Build effective, authentic relationships with members; help members connect with each other and the YMCA. Plan and execute appreciation and recognition activities.
  15. Keep thorough records and schedules of all personal training.
  16. Direct and supervise all programs offered in the Fitness Center including personal training and muscle fitness classes.
  17. Responsible for growth and development of new programs and one on one trainings suitable for programming in the center.
  18. Act as lead representative with equipment vendors and repair technicians. Document repairs and track service of equipment.
  19. Analyze, report, give recommendations to improve quality and quantity of equipment in the center.
  20. Oversee proper maintenance of equipment and ensure that all equipment is clean and well maintained.
  21. Ensure program, staff and patrons maintain hygiene habits/practices in accordance with CDC guidelines.
  22. Assist with special events as requested by management.
  23. Act as Director on Duty as scheduled.


  1. BA/BS in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Health Education or related field preferred or 5 years related experience
  2. A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience working in a health and fitness field.
  3. At least 5 years of experience in one on one fitness training and teaching group wellness classes preferred.
  4. Current Certifications in CPR, First Aid required, and National YMCA Healthy Living Certifications and/or Y recognized equivalent national certifications such as ACE, ACSM, AFFA, NASM, or NETA preferred.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to mission driven programming and customer service.
  6. Ability to articulate the YMCA mission and programs to staff, volunteers, and community.
  7. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  8. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  9. Highly flexible with the ability to work in a fast paced and rapidly changing work environment.


For consideration, please email Anthony Montalbano, at Anthony.montalbano@ymcali.org. Please include a resume and cover letter indicating your interest, qualifications, and salary requirements.

Locations: Huntington YMCA