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Job Title:
Branch Executive Director
Monroe/Sky Valley YMCA
Full-Time, Exempt
$92,248-$103,792 salary/DOE
January 25, 2021
Education & Experience

• Six or more years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency
• YMCA Multi-Team or Organizational Leader certification preferred
• Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent preferred
• Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement; ability to recruit top community leaders
• Strong computer skills and experience with standard business software
• Strong professional written and verbal communication skills
• Fluency in second language desired

Why the Y?

The Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA is a $3.2-million-dollar branch, with a 47,000 square foot facility serving over 7,500 individuals from the Sky Valley area. Since opening its doors in 2007, the Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA Branch has remained a pillar in the community and evolved to meet the community needs through offering a wide variety of programs and services. Today, the Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA has several well-known signature programs in the areas of School-Age Child Care, Health & Wellness, Aquatics, Family Programs, Active Older Adults, Summer Camp, Youth Sports, Diversabilities Programs, and the newest addition of Showers After Hours. With a community bordering on 30% Spanish speaking, the Monroe/Sky Valley Family YMCA is looking for someone who thrives working with diverse communities, excels in fundraising and enjoys building relationships.

Required Skills

• Ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others
• Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations
• Experience working with individuals, families and communities of diverse backgrounds and abilities
• Understands the YMCA is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
• Proven experience and/or expressed commitment to developing policies for and ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion


Oversee the total operation of a YMCA branch, including budget, membership, marketing, programs, facilities, volunteer and staff development, financial development, community relations and collaborations with community agencies. Ensure a safe, positive and inclusive atmosphere that promotes participant safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies, practices and procedures.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
• Coordinates the development of the branch board and committees
• Directs the volunteer activities (policy and program) of the branch
• Directs the financial development activities of the branch
• Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities
• Develops, maintains, and models collaborative relationships with community agencies in service delivery area
• Promotes a diverse workforce; oversees the hiring, training, development and supervision of staff
• Develops, manages, and monitors the branch operating budget and meet or exceeds budget targets
• Directs branch strategic planning efforts and develops the annual operating plan of the branch
• Develops and directs high quality relationship-based member engagement strategies
• Models relationship-building skills in all interactions with our diverse staff, volunteers, members, and the community
• Fosters a climate of innovation to develop member-focused programs which support the Y mission, goals, and strategies
• Ensures the safety and maintenance of high quality facilities, grounds, and equipment
• Directs branch marketing and communication efforts to effectively communicate benefit to the community
• Serves as a member of Y management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA
• Performs other duties as assigned

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Mission Advancement:
• Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community
• Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the Ys efforts for all stakeholders
• Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels
• Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors
• Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community
• Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the Y
• Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance the Y’s mission and goals
• Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals
• Provides tools and resources for the development of others
Operational Effectiveness:
• Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions
• Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities
• Ensures execution of plans
• Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies, and financial controls
• Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement
Personal Growth:
• Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches
• Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change
• Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning
• Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology


Patsy Cudaback
425 374 5761

Submission Instructions

Please apply with the "Apply Now" button below. Then email your cover letter and resume with three professional references to:
Patsy Cudaback
Senior VP of Operations/COO
with “Branch Executive Director - Monroe” in the subject line

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