Group Fitness – Dept Head at Life Time Fitness – St. Paul, MN

  • Full Time
  • USA, Minnesota
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • January 25, 2019

Life Time Fitness

Life Time champions a healthy and happy life for its members across 138 destinations in 38 major markets in the U.S. and Canada. As the nation’s only Healthy Way of Life brand, Life Time delivers an unmatched athletic resort experience and provides a comprehensive healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment experience that goes well beyond fitness to encompass the entire spectrum of daily life for individuals, couples and families of all ages. Life Time destinations across the U.S. and Canada offer distinctive, branded programs and services including: personal and TEAM small group training, weight loss programming, Pilates, studio, cycle and yoga classes, tennis, racquetball and squash, swim programming and Ultimate Hoops basketball. Full-service LifeSpas, LifeCafe and LifeClinic Chiropractic offices are also located within Life Time.


Position Summary

The Studio Manager runs the day to day operations of the Group Fitness department and business. They provide leadership to group fitness team members and is responsible for their overall direction, coordination, supervision and development.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures the Group Fitness Program is successful by scheduling and monitoring classes and instructors
  • Ensures Instructors continue to increase their knowledge of Life Time Fitness programs, products, and services
  • Provides daily performance reports that include Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), daily number of classes and number of class participants
  • Completes daily walk-throughs of studio and office space and communicates needs to Facility Operations Department
  • Strives for artistry through creation of annual development plans for all team members (including self) to ensure continuous growth through education and training
  • Develops and monitors group fitness schedule to ensure class levels fall within the budgetary guidelines
  • Coaches and counsels Instructors
  • Supports and educates on the Life Time Fitness training philosophies (MTS, 5 star, etc.)
  • Schedules Instructors for classes and approves instructor substitutions

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year supervisory experience in a fitness setting
  • CPR/AED certification
  • National Group Exercise Certification
  • ACE required within 6 months of employment

​ Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent education experience within the fitness industry