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Executive Director

San Diego, CA, USA | YMCA

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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The Executive Director is responsible for the administration of one branch including fiscal management, financial development and overall operations of the Peninsula Family YMCA in accordance with policies, procedures and standards set by the YMCA of San Diego County.

With transformation pending for the near future, prior experience operating through construction while maintaining a “Best in Class” member experience is preferred.


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Three to five years’ leadership experience or managing multiple programs and/or comparable experience

Multi-Team or Branch Leader Certification preferred

Knowledge of all aspects of operations, including effective staff supervision and development, successful membership practices, quality program development and implementation, volunteerism, financial development, and facility management

Ability to effectively relate to diverse groups of people from all socioeconomic segments of the community

Must have ability to develop strong, positive relationships with branch volunteers, business and civic leaders, and give dynamic leadership to Board, Staff and Community

Requires ability to exercise appropriate independent judgment, to assess facts and issues, and make non-routine decisions regarding day-to-day operational problems and issues

Passionate commitment to the YMCA mission and communities we serve

Ability to travel throughout San Diego County

Must have visual, physical, and auditory ability to act swiftly in emergency situations

CPR/AED, including Adult and Child/Infant, and First Aid certification required within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organization:

American Red Cross

American Heart Association

American Safety & Health Institute

Essential Functions

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for the operations of a branch in support of the strategic direction of the YMCA of San Diego County

Responsible for a balanced operation, annual budget development, monthly budget monitoring and year-end forecasts

Effective board development including recruitment of board members that represent the Center/Branch communities

Provides staff leadership to select Board committees

Leads annual support campaign and other fundraising activities to support Center/Branch

Responsible for overall membership and program growth

Effectively supervise and develop branch employees and volunteers

Effectively manage and develop a strong Board and Committee structure for a branch

Responsible for facility management and maintenance including maintenance and equipment replacement plans

Represents and promotes the Y in the local community by developing strategic working and collaborative relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities

Develop strategies to build an exceptional culture and to motivate the Y’s team members and volunteers to achieve their goals

Ability to work effectively with others in alignment with the YMCA 4 core values

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