Executive Director III
Company: North State
Location: Newport News
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Under the direction of the VP of Operations and in harmony with the
mission and purpose of the established policies and goals of the
YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas, the Center Executive Director is
responsible for the management, oversight and success of a
multi-faceted, family-oriented operation. Key areas of
responsibility include: build/maintain a robust center advisory
board, grow the center's Annual Giving Campaign, build community
relations/partnerships, effective communication and coordination
between center program lines and with association program line
leaders/supervisors. The Center Executive collaboratively delivers
high quality programs and services, while growing enrollment.
Oversight of effective/efficient center business systems consistent
with association practices and staff coaching/development will also
be key in this role.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience preferred. Y-USA
Multi-Team Leader Certification (or equivalent) required within two
years and must begin working towards certification within 6
Minimum of five or more years of experience in business operations,
community involvement, relationship building, program/business line
development, staff selection, supervision and development, and
day-to-day enterprise management preferred.
Strong skills in fiscal management and financial development
including annual campaign required.
Highly motivated with the consistent ability to meet or exceed
goals, cultivate and retain members, volunteers and program
Ability to quickly build rapport and develop effective
relationships with members, volunteers, program prospects and
others to achieve goals.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and adapt to changing contexts
Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills with the ability to
identify and leverage relevant data to use in planning and
Ability to understand, adapt to and interact with diverse people,
teams, perspectives and cultures.Proficient in using email,
Internet, and other PC-based applications (e.g. Microsoft Office,
customer service/tracking applications) with the ability to learn
and adapt to new technology.Certification in CPR/ First Aid/AED/02
required within 60 days of hire.
Complete and maintain required trainings to include: New Employee
Orientation (NEO), Bloodborne Pathogens, Child Abuse Prevention
(CAP), and Sexual Harassment.
Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check and Child
Protective Services check.
Supports the mission, vision and goals of the YMCA.
Actively participates in association task forces, committees and/or
other groups to promote center unity through association policies,
strategies and goals.
Assists with the establishment of annual giving, major gifts,
and/or endowment association goals, and achieves annual campaign
goal through the implementation and delivery of best practices.
Develops and maintains relationships with current and potential
funding sources, both private and public.
Understands the pressing community needs and generates support for
our cause and proven solutions for meaningful, enduring impact and
Collaborates with volunteer-led Center Advisory Board and
committees to educate the community about the work of the YMCA and
Engages, recruits and develops key community leaders for the Center
Advisory Board. Maintain contacts with political, business, and
civic leaders, as well as community groups and schools to develop a
solid volunteer structure.
Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and
develops positive working relationships with other organizations,
businesses, and governmental entities. Develops and maintains
collaborative relationships with community agencies in service
Manages/provides oversight to the center budget, managing to/within
revenue and expense targets.Prepares and updates revenue and
expense forecasts to center budget as needed.
Membership & Program Quality/Growth
Achieves all established goals and objectives set forth in the
strategic plan as well as association goals, including net promoter
scores.Ensures all YMCA standards and best practices are
implemented and followed. Applies YMCA policies and procedures,
including those related to best practices, emergency procedures,
medical and disciplinary situations and child abuse
prevention.Ensures all staff members are properly trained and
prepared for emergency situations. This includes implementing and
following training requirements in addition to ensuring proper
reporting of all incidents/accidents according to risk management
procedures.Ensures the safety and maintenance of high-quality
facilities, grounds and equipment.
Provides leadership to all center staff members; works
collaboratively with program line leaders to hire, develop,
motivate, influence and retain a committed team passionate about
the YMCA's mission, safety and service to members.Provides
leadership to all center staff members to create and maintain
meaningful and impactful relationships with the members, program
participants, volunteers and community leaders.Ensures center-based
full and part-time staff possess the needed certifications for safe
and effective delivery of programs and services.Implements and
monitors the risk management plan, policies and procedures for the
YMCA Leadership - Competencies (Multi-Team Leader):
Engaging Community, Communication & Influence, Inclusion,
Collaboration, Emotional Maturity, Critical Thinking & Decision
Making, Developing Self & Others, Philanthropy, Change Leadership,
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with YMCA
policies and applicable laws.Responsibilities include interviewing,
hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing
work.Works collaboratively with program line leaders to select and
supervise staff in related areas: develops annual benchmarks that
address goals and objectives of both the Center and the
Skills and Ability Requirements:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents.Ability to respond
effectively to inquiries or complaints.Ability to apply
mathematical concepts to practical situations. Must be able to
apply mathematical operations to such tasks as budget preparation
and program planning.
Ability to reason and define difficult problems with limited
direction as to means and results.
Ability to meet the physical demands of this position, which
include mobility for touring facilities, travel to conferences, and
participating in promotional and special events sponsored by the
Ability to work and guide others through problem solving and center
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