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Hornell, NY, USA | YMCA

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Minimum Candidate Criteria:

Accredited 4-year college degree (required/non-negotiable).

Minimum five years prior experience in a senior management role with a YMCA or related experience at a comparable organization/company.

Proven successful track record of fiscal management for a complex organization exceeding $1M annually.

Demonstrated ability to develop and strengthen community relationships.

Proven ability to develop new programs, review and enhance programs being offered and effective in broadening engagement in the community.

Demonstrated excellent leadership and communication skills (both written and verbal) as well as personal values consistent with the YMCA mission.

Successful fundraising experience in annual campaigns.

YMCA Organizational Leader Certification (Note: Candidates not in possession of this certification have up to three years to obtain via Y-USA).

Essential Functions

Board Expectations: The Y board seeks an experienced leader who has the requisite background and skills to achieve excellence in the following areas:

•Continue to Enhance Operating Performance and Fiscal Sustainability: 

Provide effective leadership to continue improving the Y’s fiscal performance to develop a healthy and financially sustainable organization. Work with the board and staff to develop long-term and annual tactical plans for achieving key goals and objectives.

•Build and Manage the Staff Team:

Serve as a leader who can motivate, engage, reward and recruit staff in a positive and productive manner. Lead by example; remain actively engaged in staff performance and development leading to building bench strength, superior results in programs, member satisfaction and community engagement. Maintain a culture of integrity, high ethical standards, and values.

•Develop and Implement a Strategic Plan:

Lead the organization in an effort that rallies all YMCA stakeholders to develop a strategic plan which aligns with the Y’s mission and vision. By partnering with staff, board, Y members and the community, implement the plan to drive collective and bold impact and address critical social issues in communities served.  

•Focus on Membership and Program Expansion: 

Continue growing and retaining membership as well as expanding programs to have an even greater reach and impact. Gain an understanding of community needs and the Y’s role in addressing the most critical needs as they relate to Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.Serve as a valued community partner, working with others, to achieve goals.

•Lead Fundraising Efforts: 

Serve as the leader in fundraising efforts by working with the board to establish a plan for how the Y will increase annual contributed dollars for operations and providing financial assistance as well as capital dollars for facility renovations and expansion.Ensure public and private partnerships and resources are developed to support operational and future needs by instilling confidence, credibility, and trust in the Y with community leaders and donors. 

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