Grand Living at Bridgewater
  • 15-Jan-2018 to 16-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Culinary
  • Coralville, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

 Position Title Director of Fitness                               Department: Life Enrichment

 **This position will be hired to begin on or before May 1, 2018.

Reports to: Director of FACETS                               FLSA Designation: non exempt

  

POSITION PURPOSE:

 Responsible to enhance the overall Resident experience through the provision of exceptional

oversight and implementation of the fitness program, providing the residents opportunities for

participation in all Fitness programming.  This health and fitness approach to daily life for our

resident's encompasses use of Techno equipment, personal plans and holistic wellness. This is to be

handled in The Sterling Touch friendly, courteous, helpful, timely and professional manner,

resulting in a very high level of Resident satisfaction.  This position is under the general guidance

of the Director of FACETS, in accordance with Community standards, processes, procedures,

practices and philosophy.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

       Essential Functions:

  • Participate in Start Sterling every shift.
  • Greet the Residents, guests, fellow employees and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Participate in Start Sterling every shift.
  • Greet the Residents, guests, fellow employees and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Oversee, participate in and support the complete Skills & Abilities of the residents
  • Develop, educate and oversee Grand Living at Bridgewater's Personal Fitness Training technique and program design.
  • Adjust and operate all community fitness equipment including the Techno Gym electronic health tracking systems.
  • Oversee pool usage and teach water aerobics classes that enhance the resident experience and desired outcomes.
  • Generate, maintain & demonstrate a friendly, enthusiastic & positive attitude. Plan and develop creative and teach exciting programs that create a wide range of calendar opportunities that promote Fitness and Wellness goals of the residents.
  • Promote ongoing participation through excellent communications of assorted offerings including but not limited to creation and distribution of monthly calendars, and personal ongoing interactions with residents and teaching of classes.
  • Work closely with health and wellness, heart of the house, and dining services to ensure fitness events are well attended and provide exceptional experiences for the residents by reviewing individual care plans.
  • Prepare personalized notes and periodic reports for health services staff to document well-being plans for each resident.
  • Annual budget preparation for departmental needs and ongoing tracking of expenses to budget including ordering and approval of invoices related to life fitness department.

   

SPECIFIC POSITION KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

 The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

 

  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to communicates with the residents and other employees.  
  • High School Diploma or GED required- Bachelor's Degree preferred- National Certification (One or more of the following certifications) American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)- Certified Personal Trainer American Council on Exercise (ACE)- Personal Trainer Certification National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)- Certified Personal Trainer National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)- Personal Trainer Certification National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)- Personal Fitness Trainer Certification National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)- Personal Trainer Certification National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)- Certified Personal Trainer- Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) from approved organization

 QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required- Bachelor's Degree preferred- National Certification (One or more of the following certifications) American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)- Certified Personal Trainer American Council on Exercise (ACE)- Personal Trainer Certification National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)- Certified Personal Trainer National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)- Personal Trainer Certification National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)- Personal Fitness Trainer Certification National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)- Personal Trainer Certification National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)- Certified Personal Trainer- Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) from approved organization

 

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferred
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), minimally Training as required for designation of Certified Activities Director. One year previous experience as Fitness Trainer, preferred.

 

Licenses or certificates:

Ability to obtain any government required license or certificate.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Physical Activity

X

Sitting

X

Walking

X

Climbing Stairs

X

Crouching/Bending/Stooping

X

Reaching

X

Grasping:

X

Pushing/Pulling:

X

Near Vision

X

Far Vision

X

Hearing

x

Talking

X

Smell

X

Lifting/Carrying

up to 30 lbs

Travel

no

 

                                    

This position description is not intended to detail every aspect of your position or list every task you may perform. It is provided as a general overview of the duties and responsibilities and skills required to perform successfully in this position.

 

 

 

Grand Living at Bridgewater
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share this Page
.