Aug 26, 2019
The Fitness Equation is looking for a professional, performance-driven Group Exercise Director. The Group Exercise Director is responsible for overseeing and managing Instructors, developing the group exercise program, and scheduling classes for members. The primary role of the Group Exercise Director is to build, develop and lead a team of skilled instructors and manage their interactions with members in an effort to improve the lives of members. Responsibilities Hiring instructors and creating files for each new employee Maintaining a group exercise schedule for large group exercise, cycling, and mind and body Ensuring hard copy of schedules are available for members and prospective members Updating online schedules Evaluating instructors Ensuring that all instructor certifications are current Maintaining equipment in each studio Ordering new equipment when necessary Maintaining items for the stereo stand (e.g., alcohol swabs, batteries, Ice Pack, compressed air, pen and paper for logging in stats., windscreens) Daily upkeep of each studio be ensuring each studio is clean and orderly Maintaining sub requests Maintaining payroll records Informing staff of weekly updates as well as any gym events or announcements as they arise Informing members of weekly updates to group exercise Organizing trainings Organizing staff meetings Organizing Les Mills Launches on a quarterly basis On Call during class times Sun. - Sat. Posting monthly updates and any other announcements relating to group exercise throughout the gym Maintaining records of instructor disciplinary actions Responding to member feedback Constant communication with other staff and members when necessary Monitoring statistics on class participation and adjusting the schedule accordingly Greeting each member with respect and dignity and listening to what they have to say about the club atmosphere or there specific goals Communicating member discussions with management as necessary Maintaining general cleanliness of the gym Responding to charity / volunteer community events as they arise Adhoc / Miscellaneous (i.e. monitoring financials as it pertains to group exercise with management, etc.) Qualifications: 8+ Years Instructor experience with demonstrated success rate 4+ Years Group Exercise Director experience with demonstrated success rate H.S. diploma or GED minimum Ability to obtain a current CPR / AED certification by start date. Must have a motivating personality with passion for helping others, self-improvement, a professional and polite appearance and demeanor. Ability to initiate and create friendly relationships with members, guests and staff. Ability to remain flexible in order to adapt to changing work environments. Ability to recruit, hire and develop successful group exercise staff per company expectations. Ability to create revenue projections for programs and activities and manage expenses. Ability to take initiative, ownership and prioritize tasks while following direction of supervisor. Preferred Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Kinesiology or related field preferred. TFE offers competitive compensation, benefits, management training opportunities, and a FREE membership with employment. This is a fast growing organization with opportunity for advancement based on performance. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Fitness Equation Chantilly, VA, USA Full-time