Sports Program Director

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Job Description

The Sports Program Director (PD) assumes responsibility for the management and operations of multiple program sites within assigned department. The PD is responsible for leading the development and implementation of programming at multiple community programs/locations, providing leadership for staff, contributing to program operating procedures and standards, risk management policies, while ensuring financial sustainability. The PD works in collaboration throughout all departments of the organization to ensure financial stability, consistent implementation of the mission and high quality programming in all areas according to YMCA of Northern Colorado standards and goals.

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in staff management, program development and implementation
  • Ability to work with a wide range of age groups, demographics and have ability to collaborate well with a number of groups and individuals
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Experience in multiple site management, in program development for multiple age groups, as well as experience with fiscal management and staff development
  • Ability to meet YMCA driver requirements
  • Typical requirements by the end of the 1st day on the job includes completion of: Child Abuse Prevention; Bloodborne Pathogens; Incident Reporting; Work Related Injury. CPR; First Aid; AED; Medication Administration required within 30 days of hire
  • Ability and desire to embrace the mission of the YMCA
Essential Functions
  • Manages, directs and coordinates program areas for assigned location(s). Ensures high quality programs and establishes new program activities. Expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals, while ensuring adequate training is delivered/completed in multiple methods including TrainingHome
  • Develops, manages and controls budgets related to the position. Ensures program operates within budget and that program fees are collected
  • Assures compliance with state and local regulations as they relate to program areas. Ensures that YMCA program standards are met and safety procedures followed
  • Provides for upkeep of assigned program facilities and equipment and ensures the physical environment supports safety practices aligning with YMCA standards
  • Develops and maintains relationships with community partners, school administration, parent groups and other organizations and agencies related to assigned programs. Responds to all agency, parent and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner
  • Provides staff leadership for annual fund raising campaign, committees and other Board functions as assigned
  • Organizes and participate in Association special events, marketing events, fundraising, manager on duty shirts, meetings, trainings, and likewise events
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information working in collaboration with the Marketing department
  • Compiles program statistics, including parent surveys. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program
  • Other duties as assigned