Branch Executive II - North/West

The Scott County Family Y has an excellent advancement opportunity for an up and coming Assoc. Exec Director or Senior Program Director!


Scott County Family YMCA


Davenport, IA 52801-1095

Job Description

We are currently seeking a results-driven leader with demonstrated impact to oversee 2 branch locations as a Branch Executive. These two locations have a unique common interest – they both have direct partnerships and share resources with two local high schools.

Since 1858, the Scott County Family Y has been an integral part of the Quad Cities area. With 6 branches, numerous childcare locations and Camp Abe Lincoln, we continue to grow and strengthen the community to bring about positive change. The Quad Cities area, on the Mississippi River, is home to a more than 27,000 businesses including John Deere World Headquarters, Alcoa, Kraft, Exelon and a major military installation - the Rock Island Arsenal. We have low cost of living, great school systems and several higher education institutions. Here you can experience a variety of extra-curricular activities similar to those found in big cities but with a small-town feel such as arts, baseball, big-name concerts and events, and much more!

The qualified candidate will possess at a minimum:
> Demonstrated board/volunteer development
> Established fundraising experience
> Three years experience with staff supervision and development
> Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or business-related field required.
> Three or more years of YMCA membership management and customer service preferred.
> Ability to make solid relations and build on current collaborations with school partners and other community entities
> Demonstrated skill in all areas of operational management, non-profit management preferred.

The Branch Executive will oversee the total operation of the branches, including membership, marketing, programs, facilities, volunteer and staff development, financial development, community relations and collaborations with community agencies.Emphasis is on the member/participant and the satisfaction of their overall experience from initial engagement and enrollment to continual connection with the appropriate staff, programs and services.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:Responsible for supervision of Child Watch, Member Services, and Custodial staff. Responsible for supervision of the assigned branches Program Directors for Aquatics and Youth Development.


1. Bachelor's Degree in business, recreation or other related field required.

2. Three or more years of management experience, preferably with a YMCA or non-profit

3. Ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budgets, marketing and public relations, and program development.

4. Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement; ability to recruit top community leaders.

5. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

6. Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.

7. Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.

Essential Functions

1. Serve as role model to members and Y staff and, at all times lives the mission, vision and values of the YMCA movement.

2. Responsible for all aspects of the branches operations.

3. Develop, model and integrate procedures and practices that encourage and sustain relationships with and among members/participants.

4. Recruit, develop, direct and engage the combined branch volunteer advisory Board.

5. Directs the financial development activities of the branches. Coordinate fundraising with advisory board, staff, members and volunteers. Coordinate campaign efforts with a volunteer campaign director.

6. Develops, manages, and monitors the branches operating budgets and meet or exceeds budget targets.

7. Directs strategic planning efforts and develops the annual operating plan of the branches.

8. Evaluate data on the effectiveness of member engagement/participation and ensure it is occurring on an on-going basis.

9. Participate in association program Quality Teams.

10. Work in conjunction with staff teams to continually improve member/participant engagement and experience. Equip staff with the on-going knowledge, skills and abilities to engage, support and involve members/participants.

11. Continually monitor and assist in the process of program/service improvements and innovations that respond to the ever-evolving needs and interests of members, participants and health seekers.

12. Attend community functions and events to promote the YMCA, including mission, programs and services.

13. Ensure and provide effective communication of applicable information to members and staff. Oversee and ensure current information presented to the membership community within the facility. This includes but is not limited to, bulletin boards, newsletters, flyers, posters, banners, and calendars.

14. Monitor and update the website in conjunction with the corporate office.

15. Hire, train and supervise Child Watch, Member Services and Custodial staff.

16. Assure facility and surrounding outdoor areas are clean, attractive and inviting in coordination with the Maintenance Director and President/COO.

17. Maintain certifications listed under Certificates and Other Requirements.

18. Adherence to all policies and procedures of Scott County Family Y.

19. Understand and follow all safety rules and regulations including knowledge of emergency procedures and location of emergency equipment.

20. Regular and timely adherence to respective schedule/meetings.

21. All other duties as assigned by the President/COO.

Required Certifications

1. YMCA Leadership Certification preferred

2. Current CPR/First Aid/AED Certification*

3. Mandatory Reporter*

4. Must be able to pass background check

*Note: If not currently certified, must obtain certification within 30 days of hire. All the above certification training programs are provided by the YMCA staff.


While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk and hear regularly. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel, reach with arms and hands and lift up to 35 pounds of weight. The employee is often required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job includes close, distance and peripheral vision.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. This position usually works in an office environment, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces. This position works a standard work week, but additionally will often work evening, weekend, and additional hours to accommodate activities (Board meetings, events, etc.) and provide support as needed.


$50,000.00 - $63,000.00

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Sept. 27, 2019

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