Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities, the Manager of Fitness is responsible for the fitness operations and programs at the Recreation Center of Highland Park (Fitness and Indoor Pool), Hidden Creek Aqua Park and Rosewood Interpretive Center.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manager will supervise all fitness operations of the Recreation Center of Highland Park, Hidden Creek Aqua Park and the Rosewood Beach yoga program.
Recruit, interview and recommend personnel to be employed by department in accordance with approved practices.
Supervise, train and evaluate performance for full-time and part-time staff.
Develop and present an annual business plan that addresses the need for new innovations in fitness and health programs, which would improve the quality and enjoyment for residents and patrons of the Park District.
Lead the membership experience with oversight of the development, implementation, and evaluation of all membership programs, promotions, and events that will attract and retain members.
Lead personal training business, including individual assignment, small group training, and educational development and facilitate the latest fitness industry trends.
Responsible for budget preparations and recommendations for fitness programs.
Keep files, supervise programs and conduct in-service training for fitness professionals.
Responsible for purchase of supplies including capital development, for fitness operations.
Conduct investigations and studies when operationally required, providing results and recommendations to the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities.
Prepare monthly and annual facility reports with recommendations for the Board of Commissioners.
Review and approve payroll and submit with proper account distribution to the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities.
Attend staff and Board meetings as directed by the Assistant Director of Recreation and Facilities
EOE: The Park District of Highland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
A minimum of four years management experience in fitness programming, recreation program planning and operational duties strongly preferred
Related professional certification preferred
CPR and AED certification required
About Park District of Highland Park
The Park District of Highland Park operates and manages over 600 acres of land in 44 park areas and offers approximately 2,800 recreational and seasonal programs. Facilities include an indoor ice arena, indoor tennis and racquetball complex, a recreation center, a nature center, an 18-hole golf course, aquapark, beaches, boat launch ramp and yacht club on Lake Michigan. Our mission is to enrich community life through healthy leisure pursuits and an appreciation of the natural world.