Associate Executive Director

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is looking for an experienced Associate Executive Director for our Northeast Cobb YMCA branch location.
Job Description

Under the direction of the Group Vice President, the Associate Executive Director conducts and administers facility functions of the branch and fulfills the role of the Branch Executive Director in the Group VP’s absence.  This position is primarily responsible for supervising the daily operations and organizational leadership for the Northeast Cobb Family YMCA and for the successful achievement of association and branch strategic goals.  Also, this position will play a key role in delivering intentional programming with a major focus on implementing high member engagement initiatives, community involvement and partnerships, facilitating staff development strategies and co-leadership for the community component of our Why It Matters annual campaign. 

The Northeast Cobb Family YMCA is at 3010 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA.

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of YMCA management experience.
  • Strong fundraising and volunteer development experience
  • Experience managing a budget over $1.5M 
  • Must have skills and ability in program development and delivery, human resources management, financial management, facility management and in coaching and leading staff, members and volunteers.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and personal commitment to service and hospitality.
  • Hands-on experience with utilizing data to make informed decisions.
  • Pass a criminal background and drug screening check
  • Pass a Motor Vehicles Record and have own transportation
  • CPR within 30 days of employment and maintain throughout employment.
Essential Functions
  • Lead member involvement and relationship-building strategies to increase participation, enrollment, and volunteerism.
  • Provide and grow high-quality, innovative programming that meets the needs of our members and the community.
  • Works closely with JLL to ensure facility needs are met to maintain daily branch facility operations.
  • Acts as the Assistant Campaign Director and directs the community gifts phase of the annual Why It Matters campaign.
  • Assists Program Directors and Coordinators in developing and controlling branch budgets and is responsible for maintaining budget goals.
  • Participates in activities of those committees developing and implementing policy in the area of program, property, marketing and member service.
  • Provides training programs for new and current personnel and carries primary responsibility for all departmental staff development.
  • Interprets and communicates the objectives and programs of the branch to the community.
  • Develops, maintains and prepares reports for staff, committees and the Branch Board.
  • With the Branch Executive Director, leads the strategic positioning of the branch to meet the goals of the Metro-wide strategic plan.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies
  • Strong fundraising and volunteer development experience with specific experience leading volunteers in securing financial support in total over $50,000
  • Experience leading multiple full-time staff
  • Experience managing a budget over $1,500,000.
  • Experience with innovative member experience, programming and retention to diverse community.
Required Certifications
  • CPR within 30 days of employment and maintain throughout employment.