The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is proud of its 160 years of charitable service to the Washington Metropolitan area. The Y has a strong commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y is a cause driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference in the community. We invite you to join us in this amazing work- to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and discover a career that is so much more than a job.
We are currently recruiting for an Associate Executive Director, this position reports to a District Executive Director.
Position scope of responsibility:
YMCA Prince George’s County is a program branch that that runs summer camp and many school age sites throughout many communities in Prince George’s County. The Associate Executive Director will provide leadership in the branch. Assists in management of all aspects of the business and program operations of the branch, to include: fiscal management, annual support campaign, staff supervision, volunteer development, member services and program quality to include recruiting, selecting and retraining quality staff. Specifically, this position requires the individual to be accountable for the operation of the off-sites, ensuring that the programs are operating in accordance with the YMCA and state licensing standards. Be responsible for ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for the children and parents. Promote the positive image of the YMCA and play a major role in making the YMCA a provider of choice in youth development programs for the communities that we service.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
5 or more years’ experience with executive leadership in a small to medium branch
Experience operating School Age programs at multiple sites; to include summer camp programs
Expectations of high level of professionalism, ability to perform under deadline, multi-task, management and group leadership skills, and high degree of organization
Relationship building skills with key stakeholders
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
Successful experience with program expansion, growth and delivery
Effective leadership skills, including supervising and developing staff
Strategic thinking and planning (the ability to think conceptually about an issue and develop a plan of action to achieve a goal)
Ability to build strong relationships with staff, students, families, and the community
Attends and participates in staff and other school activities and meetings as appropriate
Knowledge in the proper methods for development, implementation and control of financial resources and budgets
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of participation in the program, including creating plans of action based on measurement, evaluation and feedback
Ensure high quality program delivery and execution that promotes participant growth/retention and supports academic learning
Lead the overall accountability for program quality and execution, staff performance, and family engagement
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, we offer so much more plus an exciting, fun, inclusive, growth oriented work environment that includes strong health benefits package, long term and short term disability, 10% employer paid retirement, childcare discount, complimentary Y membership, and continuous professional development opportunities. The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is a drug free, equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
About YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
With an operating budget of $50 million, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington operates 17 sites in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia, employs over 1,200 employees and impacts the lives of more than 200,000 youth and adults each year. The Y is one of the largest childcare providers in the area. A leader in innovation, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington has made an impact in strengthening the communities we serve. Picture your next career move to the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, joining one of the largest charity organizations in the country, where the expectations are high and where you can make a real difference in driving results. If your next career move includes leaving a legacy, then consider your future with the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington!