Program Director of Sports- Bob Sierra Youth and Family Center

Join the Tampa Y leadership team to help develop our sports programming!
Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Center Executive Director, the Program Director will provide direct leadership and oversight to programs including Sports and general Y programs within the center while consistently anticipating and exceeding member expectations.  The director will be responsible for creating and implementing an integrated program strategy to support membership while delivering services as outlined by the association to include organization-wide standards and consistencies throughout all programs.  The Program Director will provide supervision to multiple department staff teams driving superior program quality, ensuring all programs support membership, increasing program enrollments, and enhancing the member/participant experience. This position ensures that their teams operate efficiently and employs a continuous improvement model to meet and/or exceed goals for member/participant satisfaction, financial management and overall growth.

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Located in sunny Florida, the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA offers an ideal location with beautiful weather affording a desirable setting for an active outdoor lifestyle year-round. Tampa is located close to many of the top beaches in Florida, world-class theme parks and numerous state parks within driving distance. The city’s culture is ethnically diverse with strong Latin roots and the Y serves many different communities within the area. Florida also offers a low cost of living and is one of very few states that has no state income tax.

The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA is a forward-thinking growth-oriented organization with a culture that nurtures and develops talent providing great benefits and a competitive salary including:

  • 12% employer-funded fully vested retirement plan after two years of services
  • 403(b) savings plan from day one
  • excellent, yet affordable health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • complimentary YMCA family membership with program discounts
  • generous paid time off package with a minimum of 27 days
  • employee assistance program for all employees
  • other discounts with local companies

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The Tampa Y is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

  • BA/BS in youth-related field (sports, physical education, etc), business/ operational management or related filed or youth-related programs with at least two years of supervisory experience and payroll management experience required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in sports, camp or similar youth-related programs with supervisory and payroll management experience required. Prior experience with teens preferred.
  • Experience serving on leadership team of a Y (or similar) membership organization serving over 3,000 membership households preferred.
  • Proven results in increasing program quality and growth through exceptional planning and organizational skills.
  • Highly motivated with the consistent ability to meet or exceed goals, cultivate and retain program participants.
  • Ability to quickly build rapport and develop effective relationships with program prospects and others to achieve goals.
  • Consistently self-driven and goal-oriented with the ability to set effective team and individual goals and take ownership for results.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and adapt to changing contexts and priorities.
  • Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills with the ability to identify and leverage relevant data to use in planning and decision-making.
  • Ability to understand, adapt to and interact with diverse people, teams, perspectives and cultures.
  • Proficient in using email, Internet, and other PC-based applications with the ability to learn and adapt to new technology.

This position requires a dedicated leader to support sports programming evenings and weekends. 

Essential Functions

Join the Bob Sierra Youth and Family Center/ Tampa Y leadership team to:

  • Develop Adult and Youth Sports Progam Quality and Growth
  • Provide dedicated team leadership to sports staff and volunteers
  • Ensure safety and risk management in programming