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Jewish Community Center Wellness Director in Birmingham, Alabama

Principal Responsibilities:

General Position Summary

This position is responsible for developing and revitalizing the wellness department of the Levite Jewish Community Center. The LJCC is a multifaceted community center that emphasizes the importance of wellness of the mind and body. The primary goal of this position is to complement the mission of the LJCC by providing the community with programs and services that foster health, wellness, personal growth, development, and engagement. This position supports the overall organization and administration of the programs, services and facilities of the LJCC.

The Wellness Director provides leadership, vision and development/oversight of the wellness efforts of the LJCC. This includes the management and oversight of physical fitness, general health, recreational activities and youth wellness services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Essential Functions

  • Develops, revitalizes and supervises the total administration and operation of the Wellness department, which includes group fitness, physical fitness, youth and adult recreation, aquatics, well-being (massage & physical therapists), and camps.
  • Development and implementation of long-range strategic plans and visioning related to wellness programs.
  • Develop, lead, and manage successful wellness services.
  • Modify and update current wellness services.
  • Set up data tracking system to better assess program/service performance and make changes accordingly.
  • Supervise Wellness Coordinator around operations of scheduling, communications, and payroll and independent contractors.
  • Practice strong and ethical fiscal management of a department and team budgets.
  • Develop, nurture, and enhance relationships with members.
  • Expand wellness efforts to include all areas within the LJCC from preschool to camp to adult fitness.
  • Engage in effective, collaborative working relations with diverse populations in order to provide optimal service to those populations and community constituents.
  • Engage in strategic planning and assessment activities centered upon the attainment of appropriate outcomes.
  • Develop and lead successful wellness events.
  • Foster partnerships with organizations that align with the LJCC's mission.
  • Knowledge of Daxko and Mindbody is highly desirable.
  • Embrace all Core Values and all inherent mission, goals, directives and tasks of the LJCC
  • Additional duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director and Finance Director

Supervisory Responsibility

Wellness Coordinator, Group Fitness, Personal Trainers, Massage Therapist, Physical Therapist and Aquatic Staff

Education and/or Experience

  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of wellness; understand interconnectivity of wellness and be able to create connections within and across all wellness efforts
  • Bachelor's degree in fitness related field
  • Six years of appropriate experience
  • Experience and certification in personal training
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • CPR and AED certification required


35,000 - 45,000

Agency Information:

Levite Jewish Community Center

3960 Montclair Road

Birmingham, AL. 35213


Date Posted: 02/10/2021

Title: Wellness Director

JCC: Levite JCC

Location: Birmingham, AL