Downtown Family YMCA Executive Director

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is looking to hire a new Executive Director of our Downtown Family YMCA!
Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Executive Director leads all aspects of branch programs and services, ensuring our cause and culture are instilled in our strategy and staff development.


1. Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent

2.3 or more years successfully leading people &/or operations, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency

3. Ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development

4. Successful community engagement experience, including the development of volunteers

5. Successful fundraising experience

6. YMCA Multi-Team or Branch Leader certification preferred

7. Complete within 30 days of hire: YMCA cause & culture training; membership-specific training; Child Abuse Prevention Training; BLS CPR; First Aid; Emergency OxygenAdministration (provided by YMCA)

8. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and eco

Essential Functions

1. Oversees the hiring, training, development and supervision of leadership staff.

2. Develops, manages, and monitors the branch operating budget and meets or exceeds budget targets.

3. Represent and promote the YMCA in the local community and develop positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities. Develops, maintains, and models collaborative relationships with community agencies in the service area.

4. Coordinates the development of the branch board and committees. Directs the volunteeractivities (policy and program) of the branch.

5. Directs the financial development activities of the branch.

6. Directs branch strategic planning efforts and develops the annual operating plan of the branch.

7. Develop and direct high-quality relationship-based member engagement strategies. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions with staff, volunteers, members, and the community.

8. Fosters a climate of innovation to develop member-focused programs that support the Mission, goals, and strategies.

9. Ensures the safety and maintenance of high-quality facilities, grounds, and equipment.

10. Directs branch marketing and communication efforts to effectively communicate benefits to the community.

11. Serves as a member of Y leadership and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA.

12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies



Developing Self & Others

Fiscal Management