Sports Director

Positive impact on lives of youth, adults and the community by providing quality, with life learning sports programming and involvement.


Jackson R Lehman Family YMCA


Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Job Description

Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA Overview

With more than 15,000 members, this newer Y is where people connect, fellowship, exercise and participate in programs. This state-of-the-art facility featuresa wellness center, basketball gym, exercise studios, 2 indoor pools, a teaching kitchen and a sensory room.

YMCA Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Job Summary

The Jackson R. Lehman YMCA located in Northeast Fort Wayne, IN has an immediate opening for a Full-TimeSports Director. Reporting to the Senior Program Director, the ideal candidate has a passion for impacting the lives of adults and local youth with quality sports programming and community involvement. Asuccessful director will be a detail-oriented, effective listener, strong team builder and have a passion for serving others.


Starting Salary Range: $35,600-$39,500
Job Location: Jackson R. LehmanFamily YMCA, 5680 YMCA Drive West., Fort Wayne, IN 46835
Applications accepted through April 25, 2021


  • Health and dental insurance
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Vision discount program (provided through health insurance)
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Opportunity for voluntary participation in 403B
  • Retirement plan funded by 12% YMCA contribution(401a)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Career Development and Training
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Many free and discounted programs
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Plan
  • Expense reimbursement


  1. Must be at least 21 years old with a valid driver’s license.
  2. Two to threeyears of related experience; preferably within the YMCA.
  3. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred.A combination of equivalent work experience, education and training may be considered.
  4. Previous experience building a team, running programs, and supervising others is preferred.
  5. Ability to relate to, welcome and communicate with diverse groups of people regardless of age, race, economic status, religion, or cultural differences.

Essential Functions

  1. Develop, implement, and promote dynamic quality new programs and expand current programs to support youth and adult engagement, promote program growth and retention in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  2. Oversee the hiring, training, and supervision of part-time sports staff.
  3. Make connections with members and guests and assist with inquiries.
  4. Develop and strengthen relationships with community organizations.
  5. Develop and monitor department budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  6. Assist in YMCA fundraising activities and special events where applicable.
  7. Serve as a member of Y management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA.


$36,500.00 - $39,500.00

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

April 25, 2021

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