EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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Camp Name: Camp Manitou-Lin

Camp Location: Middleville, MI

Camp Description: Since 1913, Camp Manitou-Lin has been impacting the lives of children. Although we are a year-round camp serving over 10,000 people a year, our summer programs are at the heart of it all. Every day we strive to live and breathe our goal of “building better people.” Through the interactions at camp and the skill-building activities, we provide opportunities to grow both mentally and spiritually. Campers are encouraged to challenge themselves while learning the importance of friendship. Whether it is riding a horse or waterskiing, campers are ensured a safe, encouraging place to try new things. Our core values of Caring, Honesty, Responsibility, Respect, and Inclusion are found in everything we do every day at Camp Manitou-Lin. Located on Barlow Lake, Camp Manitou-Lin offers kids a variety of experiences! We have 17 resident cabins, a riding center houses 35 horses year-round and we also have two archery ranges, a chapel, zip line, high ropes course, rock wall, along with three docks and a variety of boats.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

YMCA Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Camp Manitou-Lin Executive Director is responsible for the operations of Camp Manitou-Lin, with a budget size of $1.3 million. The Executive Director oversees the management of programs, facilities volunteer and staff development, and collaborations with community agencies in meeting the needs of its members and program participants. The Director operates the branch in accordance with policies, procedures, and standards established by the YMCA Board of Directors and the Camp Manitou-Lin Branch Board of Managers. This position will involve early morning, evening, weekend, and on-call responsibilities. KNOW HOW Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four year college or university; five to seven years YMCA professional work; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Masters degree preferred. YMCA Senior Director Certification preferred. Proven track record in developing, managing and delivering high quality resident camp operations and programming. Past supervision, budget, fundraising, and program experience required. Ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles. Working knowledge of computers and experience with a variety of software applications. YMCA experience preferred. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATION YMCA Senior Program Director certification, or equivalent preferred Executive Professional Director certification, or equivalent preferred Cardio Pulmonary Recitation (CPR), preferred First-aid certificate, preferred PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES Fiscal Management -Develops, manages, and monitors the branch operating budget -Manages annual budget development, monitors monthly budget and year-end forecast for all program areas -Operates program areas within directives and policies of the Association -Serves as staff liaison to board finance committee and other committees or task force assignments as necessary -Maintains systems of financial control including revenues, expenses, and inventories Financial Development -Responsible for targeted revenue production commensurate with established budgetary expectations -Manages and delivers the Camp Annual Campaign, United Way contributions, Heritage Club, Kids to Camp campaign and other fundraising initiatives as necessary -Provides leadership for Capital Development initiatives -Develops and maintains relationships with current and potential funding sources, both private and public Program and Community Development -Manages, develops and monitor’s program growth -Develops innovative program efforts with an emphasis on resident camp offerings -Expands program services -Works closely with Association marketing team in developing all camp marketing materials Human Resource Management -Manages 70 staff (at the peak season) and 800 volunteers -Manages the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of all Camp program departments -Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Association’s policies and applicable laws -Assists staff to identify and meet all development needs with action plans built into the next budget -Sets goals and objectives for each staff member -Makes annual salary increment recommendations -Audits payroll reports -Fills staff vacancies in accordance with established Association policies -Supports the Association in recruitment of diverse staff and volunteers -Interviews, hires, and trains staff; plans, assigns, and directs work; rewards and disciplines staff; addresses complaints and resolves problems Facility Management -Responsible for the overall safety, security ,and general operations -Responsible for the overall cleanness of the facility and grounds -Maintains all areas in clean, presentable fashion -Assists in branch quality check, secret shopper, and secret member scores -Assures Camp Manitou-Lin facilities and grounds are maintained and utilized in accordance with the needs and amenities in delivering a world class resident camp experience Membership Development and Retention -Implements the Metro Membership and Program Marketing Plan -Responsible for the implementation of services and strategies that address annual retention and occupancy expectations -Handles parent and member concerns, inquiries and complaints as necessary Volunteer Development -Serves on the Program Committee -Facilitates all Board of Manager meetings -Recruits, trains, and rewards a diverse volunteer group -Cultivates volunteers from the membership base and community Performs any other functions deemed to be necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with experience

Room and Board Provided: Yes


How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.grymca.org and apply online.

Apply Online: http://www.grymca.org

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Contact: Johanna Wilberding

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