Baxter YMCA Associate Executive Director

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Arthur R. Baxter Branch YMCA


Indianapolis, IN 46227-5995

Job Description

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Associate Executive Director is responsible for the ongoing center operations of program development and management and membership development. The supervision of the Member Involvement Director, Wellness Director, Aquatics Director, Youth & Family Director and Youth & Adult Sports Director. The Associate Executive Director will be responsible for all facets of marketing all YMCA programs and to provide staff leadership to achieve the YMCA mission and to position the center as a vital and integral asset that builds strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five years of professional experience, with recognition as a YMCA Senior Director preferred. Completion of the YMCA Executive Development Institute is also preferred. The ability to develop and maintain quality programs is essential. Because of the program diversity, strong organizational and supervisory skills are required. Must possess knowledge in the areas of fiscal management, program planning, member services and sales, personnel management, training and evaluation, public relations and fundraising.

Essential Functions

Designated as a First Responder in the event of an emergency.

  1. Develops, administers and controls fiscal budgets, including meeting income targets and expense control, in consultation with the Program and Membership Directors and Executive Director.
  1. Selects, trains and supervises Program and Membership areas, with consultation and approval of the Executive Director.
  1. Develops and evaluates performance of center staff based on mutually accepted performance goals.
  1. Articulates a clear vision for the mission and goals of the YMCA, which inspires and engages internal constituents and external community.
  1. Evaluates programs and recommends changes based on compatibility with the Center and Association goals. Responsible for the development of new program initiatives and areas of focus.
  1. Provides leadership to the development and implementation of the Member Engagement/Retention Initiatives, including strategies to deepen involvement of staff, volunteers and members.
  1. Guides Center Program and Membership groups in formulating policies and programs consistent with Center and Association goals.
  1. Provides leadership to Association program committees as assigned.
  1. Assists in the development and implementation of the Center strategic plan.
  1. Shares responsibility for Center supervision, public relations, planning and promotions as agreed.
  1. Provides leadership to the center Annual Campaign with assistance of Executive Director. Responsible for staff and community divisions of the campaign.
  1. Prepares and maintains statistical, analytical and narrative reports and records related to center programs and operations as required.
  1. Provides leadership to the development and implementation of the marketing of all YMCA programs and Initiatives, including strategies to deepen involvement of staff, volunteers and members.
  1. Provides opportunities and resources to meet staff training and development needs.
  1. Leads community events, marketing the YMCA programs - activities aimed toward fulfillment of Center and Association goals in include all aspects of the YMCA mission.
  1. Supervises and is accountable for the care and upkeep of facilities and department equipment.
  1. Coordinates facilitation of center financial assistance procedures. Approves and monitors all financial assistance requests.
  1. Provides leadership for bi-weekly Leadership Meetings.
  1. Develops and leads the planning and implementation of member involvement efforts to increase membership and retain current members. Works with Member Involvement Director to develop Center brochure.
  1. Champions and integrates character development and the four core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in all aspects of center operations.
  1. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community agencies and other organizations.
  1. Schedules current program areas of the Center to assure a creative usage of the facility, properties and equipment, maximizing the time and space available and meeting the needs of the various constituencies of the Center service area.
  1. Assists with any other projects or activities as assigned.
  1. Oversees Safety & Risk Management at Center.


$58,864.54 - $73,580.68

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

July 13, 2020

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