Senior Program Director of Program Compliance

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Job Description

Under general supervision of the Executive Director of Programs, the SPD Program Director (SPD) – Program Compliance & LTS assumes responsibility for quality outcomes in assigned areas with a focus on the ice and aquatics departments. Operation includes hiring, training and supervising strong nonexempt and volunteer staff and building on a strong foundation of success in all areas of operation according to agreed-upon standards. Key segments of this position include risk management, creating administrative and program efficiencies, staff support, budget management and relationship-building with staff, program participants and parents. The SPD participates in Association-wide efforts in order to fulfill the operating objectives of the Association in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Northern Colorado.

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent
  • Four or more years of program management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency
  • Ability to direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development and fund-raising
  • Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations
  • Proven track record of developing authentic and deepened relationships with others
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations
  • YMCA Team Leader or Multi-team/Branch Leader certification preferred
  • CPR and First Aid certifications may be required
Essential Functions
  • Develops, implements, and manages operating plans to promote program and growth for the YMCA. Executes strategies to ensure that members and program participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA
  • Develops and controls department budgets related to the position
  • Hires, trains, and supervises staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Facilitates communication and provides leadership. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions
  • Provides leadership and support to the annual fundraising campaign and volunteer committees/ boards as assigned. Develops and maintains effective working relationships within the community
  • Assures compliance with national, state and local regulations. Ensures that program standards are met, and safety procedures are followed
  • Ensures high quality programs through innovative program development, evaluations and ongoing training of staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinates special events and activities
  • Ensures implementation of all programs and services according to agreed-upon standards, focusing on quality evaluations and increased member satisfaction, retention and participation
  • Individually and as a member of assigned staff teams, develops standards, procedures and program models which strengthen the Association's ability to involve and serve a growing constituency, adherence to outside regulations where applicable, observance of YMCA of USA standards and best practices, participation on Association Council(s)
  • Handles all purchasing requirements for the ice programs with supervisor approval
  • Represents the YMCA in a professional manner at all times
  • Provides data and reports as required for assigned programs