Associate Executive Director

Join the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington for a career with a strong mission and cause to support the Community-You Make a Difference!  
Job Description

The YMCA Alexandria is currently recruiting for an Associate Executive Director. This position is located in Northern Viriginia in the Del Ray community at 420 E. Monroe Avenue Alexandria, VA. The YMCA Alexandria has a robust assortment of health and wellness programs that demonstrates the Y’s commitment to providing the community with ways to live active, healthy lives. The Y focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are proud to serve our communities and positively impact those we serve. The AED reports directly to the Branch Executive Director. The candidate will work with the branch executive leadership team to provide direction and strategic planning for all branch functions; Operating in accordance with the policies, procedures, and standards established by the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. 

As you consider the Y as career choice, please note as an organization committed to improving and protecting the health of our communities, we require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


A successful AED will have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; four or more years’ experience in management with direct supervision of multiple levels of a diversified workforce; will have accomplishments in leadership of staff development, fund raising, program planning and innovation, budget development and management of fiscal control systems. Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and personal values consistent with the YMCA mission.

Essential Functions

The AED will support branch directors in the successful management of all branch departments to include: aquatics, wellness, childcare, membership and properties and facilities. The AED supervises four to six direct reports; will assist the Executive Director in strategic development and implementation of programs and services to meet community needs; will give leadership to all aspects of program operations including staff development, fiscal development/management, program administration (i.e. aquatics, childcare, fitness, membership, and facilities). Provide the highest quality in programs and services for members, parents, and program participants. Instill and model a blue ribbon state of customer service. The AED will strengthen and cultivate relationships to assist with branch fundraising goals; Monitor monthly financial reports to assure that revenue targets are met and expenses are controlled. Must have the ability to develop and strengthen community relationships; Possess excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills to problem solve, plus excellent organization skills to multi-task; Supervise facility usage and maintenance of the facility to ensure a bright, clean, and functional environment.