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Operations Executive Director - Collins & Katz YMCA & Palisades-Malibu Family YMCA

Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in Los Angeles, it is also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. With twenty-six branches, three camps and over fifty child care sites, the LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passion, grow your career and make an impact!
We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!
Oversees the total operation of both the Collins & Katz Family YMCA & Palisades-Malibu Family YMCA. Duties include but are not limited to membership, marketing, programs, facilities, volunteer and staff development, financial development, community relations and collaborations with community agencies.

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent.

  • RELATED EXPERIENCE: Four or more years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency; Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement; ability to recruit top community leaders.

  • SPECIALIZED 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.

  • LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS: YMCA Multi-Team or Branch Leader certification preferred.


    • You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable


    • Establish with the branch leadership team long range plans for the expansion of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA objectives.
    • In collaboration with Executive Directors, develop and implement an annual operating plan: develop and overall operating plan for the coming year including goals, timelines and expected results. Support senior leadership with the delivery of those plans at all branches.
    • Effectively operate the facility and all program activities: Manage the facility on a daily basis, ensuring that regular activities and special programs run smoothly. Support senior leadership at additional locations on facility operations.
    • Establish appropriate management tracking methods to ensure that all branches perform effectively in all key areas.
    • Address Specific Problem Areas: Identify and correct areas in which the branch is under-performing. Organize task forces as necessary to address these issues.
    • Directs , maintains, and models collaborative relationships with community agencies in service areas.
    • Directs the financial development activities of the home branch and supports additional Y's in achieving fundraising goals.
    • Develop and support a year-round fundraising program at home Y, that includes the annual current support campaign; Special Events.
    • Support the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of staff in collaboration with Senior Leadership

    • Identify career candidates and work an active plan to support their development and advancement

    • In collaboration with Senior Leadership, develops, manages, and monitors the branch operating budget and ensures budget tartes are met or exceeded.
    • Develops and directs high quality relationship-based member engagement strategies. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions with staff, volunteers, members, and community.
    • Serve as staff to the BOM Program Committee at home branch.
    • Ensure that each committee has appropriate staff leadership along with benchmarks and charts of work that are aligned with the strategic plan.
    • Develop strong relationships with the Board of Managers and act as a liaison in motivating, recognizing and engaging them in the branch operations.
    • Assist the Executive Director in the identification and cultivation of board members and committees.
    • Fosters a climate of innovation to develop member-focused programs with support the Y mission, goals, and strategies.
    • Ensures the safety and maintenance of high quality facilities, grounds and equipment.
    • Serves as a member of the Y management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA.
    • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
    • Uphold YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting and risk management.
    • Demonstrate the Six Pillars of Character (Trustworthiness, Citizenship, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Fairness) as well as the YMCA Core Values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff.
    • Demonstrate competencies in and willingness to develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal growth.
    • All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Keywords: YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, Los Angeles , Operations Executive Director - Collins & Katz YMCA & Palisades-Malibu Family YMCA, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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