Executive Director

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Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading non-profit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Executive Director stewards the Y’s cause, promoting and protecting the brand and reputation as a global, inclusive organization within the community. Oversees the operation of the Y and participates in volunteer and staff development, financial development, and collaboration with community stakeholders.

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent preferred.
  • YMCA Multi-Team Leader certification preferred.
  • Six or more years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency.
  • Ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development.
  • Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement; ability to recruit top community leaders.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
  • the community.
  • Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications required within 30 days of hire.
Essential Functions
  1. Maintains diverse advisory councils that actively support the Y’s goals and strategic plans. Recruits, selects, and develops diverse volunteers for the branch board. Clarifies and reinforces the division of roles and responsibilities between corporate boards, management or advisory boards, staff, and general volunteers.
  2. Builds bridges within the community so that all segments of society have access to the Y.
  3. Effectively communicates community benefit and the Y’s impact for all stakeholders (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, community leaders) develops positive working and collaborative relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities.
  4. Manages the budgeting process so that resources are devoted to top priorities and strategic objectives. Ensures operating budgets meet or exceed targets.
  5. Develops and directs high quality member engagement strategies and programs which support branch and association goals and strategies. Establishes plans for the expansion of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA objectives and the leadership team.
  6. Serves as Association Lead of Membership to direct department initiatives association wide.
  7. Coordinates and leads branch annual campaign.
  8. Directs the financial development activities of the branch.
  9. Directs branch strategic planning efforts and develops the annual operating plan of the branch.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.