YMCA of the Suncoast
  • 11-Oct-2021 to 01-Nov-2021 (EST)
  • New Port Richey, FL, USA
  • $38,000 to $40,375 annually
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • James P. Gills Branch

Title: Sports Director
Location: YMCA of the Suncoast - James P. Gills Family Branch
FLSA Status: Exempt
Leader Level: Team Leader
Hiring Range: $38,000 to $40,375 annually
Reports to: District Vice President
Supervises: Youth Sports and Kids Zone Staff

Apply directly to: https://ymca.applicantpro.com/jobs/2021883.html

Believing that our people deserve the best, the YMCA offers exceptional wage and benefits package. Our featured benefits package determined by your employment status and tenure with the organization includes:

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Disability & Life Insurance
  • Funded 403B Retirement Plan (YMCA contributions currently at 12% of earnings)
  • Subsidized Child Care
  • YMCA Facility Access & Discounted Program Fees

Association Description:

Located near the central coast of Florida, the YMCA of the Suncoast is a strong YMCA, engaged in many national YMCA initiatives. This is an Association serving more than 80,000 community members each year. The James P. Gills Family Branch is located on 30 acres in West Pasco County. It has a 35,000 square foot main building with two aquatic venues, gymnasium, kids zone, wellness center, multi-purpose rooms, high and low ropes course, climbing wall, teen center, TRX suspension training room, and 5,000 square foot Youth Activity Center. The branch impacts over 9,000 people in our community with a focus on Healthy Living, Social Responsibility and Youth Development.

Position Summary:

This position, as a top administrative branch staff in an Association actively engaged in many national Y initiatives, is responsible for day-to-day general administration of the Programs Department including staff supervision, budgeting, expense control, income generation, program development and quality control, and committee development, community relations, collaborations, long-range planning and facility maintenance. The Program Director also provides direction and leadership for the achievement of Association goals in accordance with the policies, procedures and standards established by the Board. This position is responsible for running youth sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, t-ball, coaches pitch, and flag football, and kids zone programming.

Core and Strategic Functions:

1) High Quality Programs, Services and Facilities

  • Direct and administer total operation of the Youth, Teen and Family Program Departments including the interpretation and execution of established policies, the development of procedures and methods, staffing, evaluation of the effectiveness of the programs and operations.
  • Plan and conduct a wide variety of programs and activities that maximize the facilities, support the cause and enhance membership.
  • Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct. Ensure the safety and maintenance of high quality facilities, grounds, and equipment by keeping supplies organized, maintain a clean facility and care for equipment.
  • Promote and monitor program growth, taking a leadership role in membership cultivation and program retention.
  • Develop and implement annual program growth goals, retention goals, and objectives that include monthly and weekly action plans.

2) Staff and Volunteer Management

  • Recruit, hire, supervise and develop department staff and volunteers through use of Leadership Competency Model resources that create a culture of cause-driven leaders
  • Lead and/or participate in a branch committee(s)
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings to keep staff well informed.
  • Support branch Y Community Champions efforts

3) Finance

  • Prepare annual department(s) budget for approval by the Executive Director.
  • Recommend adjustments and administer the budget, exercising necessary expense controls and revenue production

4) Community Development

  • Represent and promote the YMCA in the local community and develop positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities.
  • Assist with the development of community events
  • Promote and communicate the objectives and programs of the YMCA through public communication media
  • Actively participate in community organizations

5) Financial Development

  • Incorporate storytelling in an effort to advance our mission and cause
  • Participate in Annual Campaign efforts
  • Identify and recruit Annual Campaign volunteers
  • Lead and/or participate in branch special events for fund raising or mission advancement

6) Operating Values

  • Serve as a member of branch management and support the branch and association objectives of the YMCA
  • Teach, role model and promote SMART behavior

7) Strategic

  • Support the GPS initiatives by participating on a Commitment Team
  • Advance our work in Youth Development, Healthy Living, Volunteerism and Philanthropy
  • Incorporate Living Our Cause into work products and behavior

(all position functions are essential to the position)

YMCA Competencies (Team Leader):

  1. Values - Models and teaches the Y's values.
  2. Volunteerism - Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition.
  3. Relationships - Builds relationships to create small communities
  4. Project Management - Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team
  5. Finance - Effectively creates and manages budgets.
  6. Emotional Maturity Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance

Position Qualifications:

Four-year college degree preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.
Two years of experience in related field required.
Two years of experience in management or supervision required.
Must be able to pass a Level II Background Screening.
Must meet YMCA of the Suncoast driving criteria.
Y-USA Team Leader preferred. CPR/First Aid required in 90 days of employment.
May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and squats, stoop or bend into awkward positions while performing job functions. Lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
Must be able to multi task, be able to manage and cultivate relationships, and have a high level of emotional maturity.
Strong communication, written, verbal, presentation, and organizational skills required.

Please note: This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.


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