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YMCA: YMCA of the Capital Area

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Job Description:

If you are looking to further your YMCA career then Baton Rouge is the place to be! YMCA of the Capital Area seeks Branch Executive Director at its newest branch location -- Americana YMCA. The Americana YMCA (opened August 1, 2013) is a NEW 20,000 sq. ft. full facility and is the focal point of new TNT development in Zachary, LA. The Americana YMCA includes cardio and strength training rooms, 6-lane outdoor pool, splash pad and large multi-purpose room, and a 3,000 sq. ft. tennis pro shop with 6 tennis courts. Zachary is rated the #1 public school district in the state of Louisiana and voted Best of 10 Towns for Families in 2012. YMCA of the Capital Area is viewed as the most effective organization in the community serving youth. Awesome opportunity to join strong, growing Association!

The ideal candidate is highly organized and creative to lead innovative programming; positive attitude; ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment; excellent manager of staff hiring and development, and manager of volunteers; and budget management experience of $1 Million+. Bachelor's Degree required; 5-7 years' YMCA experience as Associate Executive, Branch Executive Director or supervisory/management position. YUSA Team Leader or Organizational Leader Certification a plus.

The candidate shall have strong/proven skills in fundraising, budgeting, volunteer development, program development, supervision, public relations, and ability to lead motivated professional staff in the areas of aquatics, sports, day camps, and after school care programs.

Salary: $50,000 - $60,000

Additional Compensation Details:

The YMCA offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision, life, full 12% retirement plan, and paid leave.


Resumes including (3) employer references and salary history (current and past employers) may be mailed to: YMCA of the Capital Area, ATTN: H.R. Director, 350 S. Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 or e-mail Resumes accepted through September 7, 2014. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. References will be checked on final candidates.

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Resumes until: 9/7/2014

Contact: Debbie A Jacobs
350 S Foster Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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