Executive Director of Branch Operations

Advance your career and make a difference by joining the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington!
Job Description

The Executive Director of Branch Operations creates and maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all, and provides a quality experience to our community. As a Y leader, this position oversees all operations of a Y branch, including membership, healthy living, aquatics, early learning, school-age enrichment, summer camp, and facility excellence. The ideal candidate will build and support strong programs that support community needs while leading branch teams of engaged cause-driven leaders.

  • Previous leadership experience at a YMCA or similar non-profit organization strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years of experience supervising staff and leading program areas
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Success leading teams and individuals
  • Understanding and commitment to the Y’s mission and values
  • Facility management experience
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to create a customer-focused culture
  • Commitment to inclusion and belonging for all
Essential Functions

This position provides leadership to Y team members, creates meaningful high-quality experiences and ensures successful daily operations of the branch. Your leadership skills, strong organizational abilities, and commitment to the Y’s mission will be essential to the success of this role.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington operates 17 facilities in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and northern Virginia and impacts the lives of more than 250,000 youth and adults each year. A leader in innovation, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington has made an impact in advancing health and education initiatives and strengthening the communities we serve.  If your next career move includes leaving a legacy, this is the role for you!

Required Certifications

We appreciate your talents, hard work and professional dedication and will reward you with a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including a 10% employer-funded retirement plan. In addition, we provide 403(b) savings plan; high-quality healthcare; free YMCA membership for you and your family; a generous paid time off package; numerous professional development opportunities; an exciting and collaborative work environment; and the ability to work with creative, talented, and diverse individuals.