Associate Executive Director

We’re looking for people exhibit the attributes of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY to join us and do their best work.
Job Description

The Associate Branch Executive Director is accountable for leading branch operations to ensure the highest level of customer service. Assists in the annual campaign and recruits volunteer support at all levels. Contributes to accomplishing the branch strategic plan.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of six to eight years’ experience managing others preferably in a YMCA or other not-for-profit agency.
  • A proven record of successful leadership in the areas of staff, managing multiple exempt-level leaders with fiscal responsibility of $3M, volunteer development, budget management, membership development, program planning and innovation.
  • Proven track record of success in the community phase of the Annual Campaign increasing year-over-year annual campaign support.
  • YMCA Multi-Team Leader Certification desired.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • A high level of professionalism is a must.
  • Commitment to character development values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications required.
Essential Functions
  • Lead the operation in accordance with the policies, procedures and standards established by the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast. Meet all standards for licensed and accredited programs.
  • Manage the total operating budget for assigned responsibility, meeting agreed-upon operating net.  Create a culture of revenue generation, growth and fiscal responsibility.
  • Build a dynamic staff team that will include professional development plans for all team members, coaching, recognition and evaluation resulting in a high-performing and cohesive staff team. 
  • Oversee the planning, development, and implementation of the branch’s programs including annual business and marketing plan.
  • Ensure that members, parents, and program participants receive the highest quality in program, are able to communicate any concerns, and resolutions are implemented.
  • Manage physical facilities to provide a clean and welcoming atmosphere. Prioritize capital maintenance to meet facilities long-term needs.
  • Through Living Our Cause, promote the YMCA‘s Mission and serve more individuals and communities.
  • Achieve high levels of staff, member, and program satisfaction as measured by SEER survey or applicable tool used by the association.
  • Ensure the safety and maintenance of high quality facilities, grounds, and equipment.
  • Serve as a member of YMCA management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Relationships: Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the Y.

Developing Others: Provides tools and resources for the development of others.

Decision Making: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions.

Change Capacity: Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. 

Emotional Maturity: Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning.