Executive Director
YMCA of the USA
Andover, MA, US
13d ago

Job Description

The Merrimack Valley YMCA is looking for a dynamic cause driven leader to be the next Executive Director of our Andover / North Andover Branch.

Under the general supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Executive Director oversees the daily operations and advancement of the branch.

This includes membership, programs, property management, staff and volunteer development, fundraising, community relations, and collaborations / partnerships.

The Andover / North Andover Branch is a full facility YMCA that completed a major renovation and expansion in 2016.The branch has a growing membership base that currently stands at 7,500 units.

The branch features large aquatics, child care and health and wellness programs.


  • Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent.
  • Six or more years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other non-profit agency.Significant knowledge and experience in all aspects of branch operations, including staff and volunteer development, membership and program quality and growth, facility management and fund-raising.
  • Proven experience in supervising, inspiring, developing and motivating staff.
  • Proven track record of budget development and fiscal management.
  • Proven track record of successful fund-raising experience.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
  • the community.

  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
  • YMCA Multi-Team or Branch Leader certification preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications may be required.
  • Essential Functions

  • Coordinates the development of the branch board of managers.Directs the volunteer activities (Policy and Program) of the branch.
  • Directs the financial development activities of the branch.

    Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities.

    Develops, maintains, and models collaborative relationships with community agencies in service delivery area.

    Oversees the hiring, training, development and supervision of staff.

    Develops, manages, and monitors the branch operating budget and meet or exceeds budget targets.

    Directs branch strategic planning efforts and develops the annual operating plan of the branch.

    Develops and directs high quality relationship-based member engagement strategies. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions with staff, volunteers, members, and the community.

    Fosters a climate of innovation to develop member-focused programs which support the Y mission, goals, and strategies.

    Ensures the safety and maintenance of high quality facilities, grounds, and equipment.

    Directs branch marketing and communication efforts to effectively communicate benefit to

    the community.

    Serves as a member of Y management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

    Mission Advancement : Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the Y’s efforts for all stakeholders.

    Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership 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 Y.

    Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance the Y’s 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 accountability 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 knowledge and skills required to perform well;
  • uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

    Salary$95,000.00 - $105,000.00

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