Facilities Director

The Jackson (Mich.) YMCA is seeking a Facilities Director to maintain the current facility and assist in planning a new YMCA facility.


Jackson YMCA Center Inc.


Jackson, MI 49201-2226

Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Facilities Director at the Jackson YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined while also overseeing the maintenance of YMCA facilities and vehicles.


Bachelor's degree in facility management or a related field or equivalent work experience.

Three or more years of experience in facility management or closely related field.

CPR, First Aid and AED certifications required within 30 days of hire.

Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, carpentry, and other maintenance-related areas.

Skills in supervision, budget management.

Pool operator and boiler certifications required within 120 days of employment.

Ability and current license to drive with record that meets YMCA standards.

Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

Highly organized with a proficiency in computer software. Ability to problem solve and interact effectively with vendors, customers, and site visitors

Begin to work towards YMCA Team Leader certification within the first year.

CDL completed within first six months of hire.

Essential Functions

Provides overall coordination of facility and vehicle maintenance.

Preventative maintenance in accordance with the policies and procedures of the YMCA.

Oversees repair work and projects in a timely manner.

Oversees all contractors that work in the facility and grounds.

Request and review bids and recommend selection of contractors.

Works with outside agencies such as fire, health, building depts., etc. to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations related to facilities and grounds.

Prepares budgets and interprets balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and forecasts to support the preventative and annual maintenance plans and monitor expenditures.

Identifies and manages significant business, financial, and operating risks and advises CEP, Board of Directors and staff as needed.

Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs assigned staff and volunteers. Regularly reviews and evaluates performance

Develop an annual plan of capital projects, consistent with the YMCA’s strategic plan and community needs and maintains a five-year facility forecast.

Establishes priorities systematically. Assists staff in adjusting priorities and/or eliminate tasks based on conditions or needs, such as customer, organizational, departmental, and personal. Generates solutions to work situations in order to manage competing priorities.

Oversees and ensures completion of approved projects through internal and external resources.

Acts as a liaison between area of responsibility and other YMCA areas and programs in order to determine needs, define projects and priorities

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

1. Critical Thinking & Decision Making

2. Fiscal Management

3. Leadership through visions and values

o Demonstrates an understanding of the organization’s vision and explains to staff how the department’s vision is linked to this.

o Aligns systems to support the organizational vision and members/community needs.

o Understands and can articulate the direction of the organization and department, discuss reasons for changes and answer questions.

o Translates the organization’s strategic plan into specific individual and group behavioral expectations and objectives.

o Proposes new systems to accomplish work that will facilitate achieving the organizational vision.

o Facilitates change by communicating a vision for the desired state, establishing goals, and managing the transition from current to desired state.

o Involves staff in translating organizational values into behavioral expectations and incorporating values into daily practice.

o Is a role model for behaviors that exemplify the organization’s values.


$50,000.00 - $65,000.00

How to Apply

Apply Online

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Apply by Email


Apply by Mail to:

Kim Burke
127 W Wesley St
Jackson 49201-2226

Resumes Accepted Until

June 25, 2021

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