Reports To: Healthy Living Program Director
Supervises: Supervises work of others, including planning, assigning, scheduling, and reviewing work, and ensuring quality standards. Is responsible for hiring, terminating, training, and developing, reviewing performance, and administering corrective action plans for staff. Plans organizational structure and job content.
Category: Regular, Full-time, Exempt
Compensation: Grade 7; $25.13 per hour; 5% increase to $26.39 after six (6) months of satisfactory performance.
Schedule: 37.5 hours weekly, primarily Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.
Post of Duty & Travel: This position is located at the Katie Building (600 South Country Club Road, Tucson AZ 85716). Some travel is required between PCOA locations and community-based locations where workshops/classes are conducted.
Purpose: Under direct guidance of the Healthy Living Program Director this position coordinates the day-to-day operations of the PCOA Fall Prevention programming.
Our Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity:
At Pima Council on Aging, we don’t just accept differences – their importance is one of our key values. We are committed to building a team that serves the community by representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills, and abilities. As an equal opportunity employer, we support diversity, foster equity, and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
• Act in the capacity of Master Trainer for all falls prevention programming areas, leading, or assisting in classes and workshops (Very Frequently – 25%)
• Assist in developing program goals, objectives, and resource allocation (Frequently – 25%).
• Provide fall-prevention education through workshops, presentations and outreach at community events and health fairs (Frequently – 20%).
• Hire, train, and develop staff, volunteers, and interns. (Somewhat Frequently – 15%).
• Oversee the coordination, scheduling, enrollment, outreach, assessment, and periodic reassessment of class participants (Somewhat Frequently – 10%).
• Oversee the administrative and record-keeping processes (Frequently – 5%).
An equivalent combination of education and experience related to the position may be considered.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Exercise Science, Physiology, or a closely related field.
• Three (3) years experience in program development and administration; experience with health and fitness group facilitation preferred.
• Group Exercise Instructor or Personal Trainer certification preferred.
• Driver’s License or reliable transportation
• Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
• Central Registry background check
• CPR and First Aid Certification (in-house training provided)
• Obtain Master Trainer Certifications
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Understanding of, and demonstrated commitment to, the vision, mission, and values of Pima Council on Aging.
• Ability to effectively communicate with, receive information from, and convey information to others.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to professionally represent the organization and work harmoniously in multicultural environments with individuals of diverse backgrounds and ages.
• Ability to use audiovisual equipment.
• Effectively teach and facilitate group discussions and role play in a classroom setting
• Willingness to learn about and support the principles and protocols of evidence-based programs.
• Knowledge of the special needs of older adults.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related software.
• Excellent leadership skills including the ability to effectively manage a multidisciplinary team.
• Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
• Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements.
• Determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them and monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
Physical & Environmental Factors:
• Able to perform range of motion and low-level endurance exercises and to demonstrate movements necessary to conduct Healthy Living Classes/Workshops.
• Performs physical activities that required the movement of the whole-body including lifting or moving up to 25 pounds, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials.
• Work environment includes PCOA facilities as well as offsite community-based locations where workshops/classes are conducted.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• Hearing requirements include ability to listen and respond appropriately to conversations in person and in a virtual setting.
PCOA reserves the right to modify and interpret this position description. This description in no way implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This position description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise; the employment relationship remains “at-will.” The position requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.
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