Executive Director

Take the next step in your career with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads, as the Executive Director, at the First Tee of Hampton Roads.


The First Tee Hampton Roads Jr Golf YMCA


Virgina Beach, VA 23456

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Executive Director of the First Tee of Hampton Roads will be to provide Cause-Driven leadership to board, community, financial development, and daily center operations to ensure that First Tee of Hampton Roads continues to be the premier youth development golf program in the coastal Virginia/coastal North Carolina service area. Under the direction of the Chief Property and Facility Officer, the Executive Director provides leadership to day to day operations of multiple program location sites, fiscal management, marketing, facility management, annual support campaign, program quality/ retention/growth and special events. They will successfully manage an operating budget of $700,000+. If interested in this leadership role, please apply by 12:00pm (EST) on 10/5/20.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Management, Business, Golf Management, Recreation or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in managing the above mentioned areas. Certifications for related programs including YMCA Organizational Leader, First Tee Recognized Executive Director or Certified Fundraising Executive or Non-Profit Executive Certification.
  • Facility and property management experience.
  • Successful experience in annual fundraising campaigns.
  • Fiscal management of a minimum $500,000.
  • Experience in producing earned revenue.
  • Strong background in board and volunteer development, staff supervision and leadership.
  • Previous supervisory experience in customer service preferred which would include five or more years’ experience in managing exempt personnel or equivalency preferred.
  • Strategically planning and tactical execution experience that resulted in achievement of goals.
  • Excellent personal computer skills and experience with standard business software.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions


50% - Leadership to Annual Giving Campaign and special events.

40% - Supervision of day to day operations of the First Tee of Hampton Roads including membership and marketing, youth development golf and family programming.

10% - Board and staff development


Supervision of all the day to day operations of First Tee of Hampton Roads YMCA and youth programs and camps.

Develops, manages, and achieves the budget expectations for First Tee of Hampton Roads YMCA.

Heavy focus on meeting and exceeding all Annual Giving Campaign goals and expectations on an annual basis.

Board, staff development and retention.

Strong operational practices of Membership and Marketing, Program Quality, Retention, and Growth.


Provides strong fiscal management in all areas of responsibility.

Develops, manages, and monitors center operating budgets to meet or exceed targets. Initiates and manages adjustments to the budget to assure a balanced operation and submits reports on current operations.


Provides leadership and is accountable for achieving annual support (Annual Campaign) campaign.

Special Events leadership to annual golf tournament and other various events as approved by corporate.


Develops long range plans for the expansion of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA and First Tee strategic goals and initiatives. Monitors the achievements of these objectives and exercises appropriate action to assure the achievements of the objectives are of the highest quality programs and services.

Communicates The YMCA’s and First Tee of Hampton Roads' Mission and objectives to the community.

Develops and maintains a positive image with community organizations, businesses, and residents.

Oversees membership and program strategies that support recruitment of new program participants, members and retention/ engagement of existing participants and members.

Ensures all program operations are consistent with YMCASHR association Gold Book standards and First Tee program standards and procedures, including program quality guidelines, evaluation, risk management/emergency action plan, insurance, purchasing, personnel, accounting, and other administrative systems.


Provides strong leadership and support for planning, developing and attaining Association's and Chapter's goals and objectives.

Provides leadership to the Board of Management and related volunteer committees.

Recruits, hires, trains, develops, and leads employees and volunteers at multiple site operations. Review and evaluate staff performance. Develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.

Works with First Tee National Office staff to adhere to NationalBenchmarkinginitiatives for First Tee chapters.

Works closely with and follows the direction of the Chief Marketing Officer and First Tee’s marketing initiatives to ensure standard delivery of the YMCA in combination with The First Tee.


Incorporates character development within the activities of First Tee and the YMCA.

Assists in all areas as assigned by supervisor.

Ensures safety, cleanliness and function of all related facilities and equipment.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

  • Communication & Influence
  • Developing Self & Others
  • Fiscal Management
  • Engaging Community


$64,500.00 - $70,000.00

How to Apply

Apply Online

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Resumes Accepted Until

Oct. 5, 2020

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