Management Services Organization

The Southwest Alliance is looking to fill a position for Management Services Organization - Independent Contractor


YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region


Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Job Description

Leads day-to-day oversight and support for the development and framework of the MSO. Identifies milestones, communicates key events, and monitors milestone deadlines to insure delivery of MSO is on time and below or on budget. Adjusts and communicates timeline changes and budgets semi-monthly. This includes but not limited to a single system for various components of the MSO and integration into identified systems.

The Alliance is comprised of 13 YMCA’s in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and one Y in Texas. The Southwest Alliance encompasses an expansive scope, including independent Ys, resort/camping Ys and programmatic based Ys.

The Alliance is governed and this contractor reports to the Executive Committee of the Southwest Alliance.

Contract Salary: 6 continuous months - $75,000, with an additional renewable 6-month option. One year - $150,000. This is an independent contractor and must have liability insurance and LLC. A 1099 will be issued at conclusion of contract.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:

David Martorano

VP-Thriving Ys, YMCA of the USA



  • Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, business or related field required; master’s degree preferred.
  • At least ten years demonstrated experience in leadership of people and management of process in progressively more responsible positions; minimum five years as executive administrator of a shared service or MSO environment where resource efficiencies were maximized while risk was avoided and costs were controlled.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, systems and process integration, including the sub-contracting of work through third-parties, selection and assignment of work through internal talent, budgeting, and financial analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication command, financial acumen, time management skills, integrity, and the ability to influence and collaborate.

Essential Functions

  • Partners directly with the Southwest Alliance, Y-USA and consultant firm to ensure consistency with framework and project schedules.
  • Proposes, prepares and revises, as necessary, all related policies and procedures – related to the framework of the MSO in partnership with Core Leaders.
  • Assists in establishing roles and prepares written job descriptions for all MSO positions, approved through the MSO Board.
  • Assures compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding the MSO including but not limited to employment practices, insurance, etc.
  • May sign, on behalf of the management services organization, agreements and contracts which have been approved through the Executive Committee of the Alliance and MSO board.
  • Prepares an annual operating budget (revenue and expense) for review and approval by the MSO Board. Maintains, manages, and reports to the MSO Board semi-monthly, on the financial condition of the MSO project budget.Provides insights and financial recommendations for any discrepancies.
  • Assists in the analysis, identification and evaluation of potential customers for the MSO organization – recruitment of Y’s.
  • Provides client services directly in areas of personal expertise, including but not limited to any of the following:
      • Human Resources
      • Payroll/Finance
      • Business Transactions
      • Facility/Contracts
      • Information Technology
      • Safety and Risk

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

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

How to Apply

Apply by Email

Resumes Accepted Until

Sept. 30, 2020

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