Program Manager - Group/Water Exercise (St. Paul Midway YMCA)

Saint Paul, MN
Salary, Full Benefits, Free Family Membership
Jan 09, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
8018 - Open until filled
Social Services
Job Type
Employment Status
Part Time

We are very excited to announce that the St. Paul Midway YMCA has a new exciting opportunity for a Program Manager - Group/Water Exercise to join our team!

The Program Manager provides daily direction and supervision for designated branch healthy living program area(s) (i.e. personal training/ specialty classes, group/ water X and active older adults and swim academy).  The incumbent assists in meeting established revenue and participation goals. The incumbent hires, supervises and trains program staff.  

This is a 30 hours Part Time Exempt position.

Essential Functions

  • Manages the day to day programing of the designated branch healthy living program area(s).
  • Develops a high performing team of staff which delivers quality programs and services meeting branch and member needs in area of expertise.
  • Implements programs, assesses staff technical abilities, evaluates program results, identifies areas for improvement or development and implements plans to achieve desired goals and objectives in area of expertise.
  • Recruits, hires, on boards, trains, develop and supervise staff.
  • Ensures a high level of customer service which enhances the member, program participant and guest experience and satisfaction.
  • Assists in the development of the program area budget and manages the day to day programing to assure revenue and program service goals and expense targets are achieved.
  • Delivers programs directly to members and participants in area(s) of expertise a portion of the time.

Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in healthy living product area of expertise (i.e. Personal Training,/Specialty Programs, Group/Water Exercise, active older adults, and Swim Academy) to include managing budgets to achieve established goals and objectives with particular focus on revenue
  • Minimum of one (1) years of Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff and budgets to achieve established goals and objectives with particular focus on revenue
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge in area(s) of expertise
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • CPR/PR, First Aid, AED, and Oxygen certifications (within 30 days of hire)
  • Possess a current accredited and nationally recognized certification in area(s) of expertise
  • Ability to attend and complete YMCA Healthy Lifestyles Principles within 90 days of hire
  • Ability to manage and deliver programs to a diverse population

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Degree in Health, Science and Recreation or related field
  • Current National Certification in multiple areas of expertise

Physical Demands

  • Perform all physical aspects of the position, including walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Ability to travel locally to visit branch sites, attend meetings and training.


To take advantage of this exciting opportunity, please apply online by 11/07/2012 for first consideration.  This position will remain posted until filled.