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Senior Program Director

Here is the chance to create, lead, and model programs and practices that support extraordinary member and participant practices. 
YMCAGriffith Branch YMCA

LocationGriffith, IN

Job Description
Reporting to the Branch Executive Director and/or the CEO, 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 Senior Program Director at the Griffith Family YMCA will lead the development and operations of various programs, such as healthy living, teens, child care, membership and/or other programs and designs practices, processes, and procedures for strong program and project management.
1.    Bachelor's degree in human services, recreation, business or a related field,
or equivalent.
2.    Four or more years of program management practice, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency.
3.    capability to direct assigned operations including volunteer development, supervision
of staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations,
and program development.
4.    Prefer expertise of, and previous practice with, diverse populations
5.    Proven track record of developing authentic and deepened relationships with others.
6.    capability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
7.    YMCA Team Leader or Multi-Team/Branch Leader certification preferred or obtained within the first 18 months of employment.
8.    CPR and First Aid certifications required within first 30 days of employment.
Essential Functions
1.    Develops, implements, and manages operating plans to promote program and/or membership growth for the YMCA. Measures progress against operational budget goals and ensures continuous improvement so that resources are devoted to top objectives.
2.    Assures compliance with state and local regulations. Ensures that program standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
3.May ensure the maintenance of facilities and properties of the branch to assure high standards of maintenance, safety, cleanliness.
4.    Uses data to analyze financial trends and forecast future financial progress for the organization.
5.    Hires, trains, and supervises staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Organizes people and activities for efficiencies and effectiveness.
6.    Ensures high quality member-focused programs through innovative program development, demonstrating courageous and intelligent risk taking with consciousness of societal, economic, and political issues and their impact on the strategic direction of the organization.
7.    Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities.
8.   Provides staff support for assigned committees.  Provides staff leadership abilities for annual giving campaign
Cause-Driven leadership abilities® Competencies
Mission Advancement: Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCA’s efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership abilities levels. Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.
Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader building collaborations located on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.
Operational Effectiveness: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies and financial controls. Assigns clear accountcapability and ensures continuous improvement.
Personal Growth: Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. Has the functional and technical expertise and expertise required to execute well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date expertise and expertise in technology.
Required Certifications
The Crossroads YMCA is a $6 million non-profit organization with four branch locations all over Lake County, IN.  We provide our staff with 100% paid benefits, which include health, dental and vision insurance, along with accrued Personal Time Off (PTO) and six paid holidays all over the year.  Upon meeting Fund requirements, our Y also contributes 8% toward every full-time employee's retirement plan.

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Post Date: 01/12/2018 / Viewed 1 times
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