Associate Branch Executive Director

The Invensys Foxboro Branch of the Hockomock Area YMCA is seeking a leader to helpsupervise and lead the daily operations.


Foxboro Branch YMCA


Foxboro, MA 02035

Job Description

Under the direction of the Branch Executive Director, the Associate Executive Director conducts and administers facility functions of the branch and fulfills the role of the Branch Executive Director in the Executive’s absence.This position is primarily responsible for supervising the daily operations and organizational leadership for the Invensys Foxboro Branch YMCA for the successful achievement of association and branch strategic goals.

Oversees assigned areas of the branch, with a strong focus on programming and staff mentoring, providing supervision and leadership to all operations excluding childcare, before and after school care and facilities. Participates in volunteer and staff development, financial development, community relations and collaborations with community agencies.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in staff development, budget accountability, program development, community involvement, member-centered customer service, fundraising and retention as well as being a people-oriented individual with a focus on constantly improving the member experience and building connections within and outside of the branch. Candidate must possess the ability to multi-task in an extremely fast-paced, ever-changing, demanding environment.


  • A Bachelor’s degree required in education, health sciences, community development, sports management or business.
  • A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of YMCA management experience. Preferred experience managing multiple departments with a track record of successful management of YMCA programs, including but not limited to membership, wellness,aquatics and summer camp programming.
  • A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of fundraising and volunteer development experience with specific experience in securing financial support.
  • Must have skills and ability in program development and delivery; human resources management, financial management, facility management and in coaching and leading staff, members and volunteers.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and personal commitment to service and hospitality.

Essential Functions

  • With the Branch Executive Director, leads the branch’s strategic activities to meet the goals of the Association’s 3-year strategic plan.
  • Leads member involvement and relationship building strategies to increase program participation, enrollment and volunteerism.
  • Provides and grows high quality, innovative programming which meets the needs of our members and the community.
  • Solicits gifts and directs the staff team during the annual Reach Out for Youth and Families campaign.
  • Direct staff liaison for the branch Board of Managers
  • Assists Program Directors and Coordinators in developing and controlling branch budgets and is responsible for attaining budget goals.
  • Provides training programs for new and current personnel and carries primary responsibility for all departmental staff development.
  • Interprets and communicates the objectives and programs of the branch to the community.
  • Coordinates strategies for member engagement and overall retention in tandem with the Membership, Program and Wellness Departments.
  • Acts as the Branch Executive Director in the Executive’s absence, especially with regard to approval of expenses, emergency decisions and issues which require immediate attention.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

  • Progressive, goal-oriented leader who achieves positive outcomes through innovation and developing and leading a strong team.
  • Experience leading multiple full and part-time staff.
  • Specific experience with youth development programing andstrongly preferred experience with aquatics and summer camp programming.
  • Strong fundraising and volunteer development experience with specific experience leading staff and volunteers in securing financial support.

YMCA Competencies:

Mission Advancement:Reinforces the Ys values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCAs efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels. Secures resources
and support for all philanthropic endeavors.

Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals.Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.

Operational Effectiveness:Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies and financial controls. Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement.

Personal Growth:Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


$65,000.00 - $72,000.00

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Oct. 9, 2019

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