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Executive Director of Aquatics

Company: The National Council of Young Men's Christian Asso
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Join our growing association with this leadership role. Job Description The YMCA of Northern Colorado is seeking a senior-level leader to manage our association aquatics programs and staff. As needed, you'll directly supervisor assigned aquatics facility operations, develop, organize and implement high-quality programs and ensure consistency, efficiency and innovation across our five branches. You'll manage our branch aquatics directors in budgeting, developing and improving YMCA aquatics programs and services, staff and member retention and recruitment of new members. You will build strong, strategic relationships with current and prospective partners inside and outside our Y. Salary Range: $70,000-$80,000/year. Position is year-round, full-time exempt. OUR BENEFITS ROCK. We are a family friendly organization that puts a focus on work-life balance, and our benefits prove it. All full-time staff enjoy a minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation; increased vacation days are awarded to full-time staff based on professional work experience. Full-time YMCA staff receive 88 hours of paid sick time and 8 paid holidays per year. Full-time staff enjoy free YMCA traditional day camp, youth sports, learn to swim lessons and childcare, including after-school and preschool, and half off YMCA Camp Santa Maria overnight camp, personal training, and specialty summer camps. The Y offers generous medical, dental and vision benefits. We provide long-term disability and life insurance at no cost to full-time employees. For eligible staff we contribute the equivalent of 10% of your salary to the YMCA Retirement Fund. We were founded as the Young Men's Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are The Y, an association that values, and is made stronger by, its diverse people. At the YMCA of Northern Colorado, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. Childcare benefits of more than $5000 are considered taxable income and will be processed accordingly. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in recreation, business, human services, related field or equivalent.
  • Four or more years of experience in program management, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency.
  • Within 30 days of hire, completion of Child Abuse Prevention, Working with Program Volunteers, CPR, First Aid, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens training, Oxygen, Lifeguard instructor, Certified Pool Operator and Swim Lesson Instructor certifications required.
  • Skills in supervision, budget management and project management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations. Essential Functions
    • Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives.
    • Monitors daily operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA regulations, health and safety standards and policies.
    • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules, and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
    • Manages and ensures completion of all required trainings for self and staff in Training Home, in addition to any required in-person trainings.
    • Develops and monitors department budgets to meet fiscal objectives and takes appropriate action to correct variances. Completes all weekly and monthly paperwork in accordance with association policy.
    • Maintains regular and timely communications with supervisor, other Y employees, parents, coaches' other community members and organizations.
    • Maintains an open, friendly, professional relationship with staff, parents, participants, and community.
    • Works closely with the marketing department to ensure all marketing deadlines are met and initiatives are successful, may organize and schedule program registrations.
    • 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.
    • Works with branch executives to ensure Aquatics programs meet the needs of the branch and members, provides input and recommendations related to fixtures, furnishings and supplies needed to ensure that facilities and programs are safe and age appropriate.
    • Supports as needed/appropriate in proper maintenance of pools. Ensures aquatics staff knows all expectations and are maintaining accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
    • Maintain a safe and orderly environment in all areas of the facility by conducting facility patrols to identify maintenance concerns, facility cleanliness, safety, and security.
    • Serves as a member of YMCA management and supports the overall objectives of the
    • Assist with developing long range plans for facilities and programs.
    • Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
    • Participates in assigned branch and association-wide events, meetings, and activities.
    • Participates in required Manager on Duty shifts.

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