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District Vice President

  • 5 Oct 2021 20:51
    Message # 11143460


    Under the direction of the Vice President of Operations, the District Vice President is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Blocker Norfolk Family YMCA and supervision of the Y on Granby, Portsmouth Family YMCA, the Effingham Family YMCA and Camp Red Feather. This position provides Cause-Driven leadership in staff supervision, volunteer management, fiscal management, financial development, membership and program administration, facility & equipment stewardship, community relations and personal-professional development.  Directly responsible for growing, managing and leading change for a downtown, $4.7 million budget, 3000 household unit membership Family Center.  Other center budget responsibilities include the supervision of The Y on Granby’s $1.3 million budget, supervision of Portsmouth YMCA’s $2.4 million, and supervision of Effingham Family YMCA’s $700k budget. Total budget responsibility $9.1 million.  



    • Achieve the annual budget expectations of Blocker/Norfolk, The Y on Granby, Effingham, and Portsmouth YMCA family centers
    • Assist the Vice President of Operations in meeting quarterly and annual outcomes and expectations of the Association Strategic Plan
    • Attain the Annual Campaign expectations of the four centers this position oversees
    • Ensure all four centers meet expectations of volunteer board development in number of board members, participation, and philanthropic support
    • Ensure standards of service and quality are upheld and maintained in membership, program, and property

    Budget and Financial Performance

    Develops, manages, and monitors center operating budgets to meet or exceed targets. Initiates and manages adjustments to the budget to assure a balanced operation and submits reports on current operations

    Program Development and Membership Engagement

    Implements Association membership strategies that support recruitment of new members and retention of existing members.  Creates a member-focused culture and models relationship-building skills in all interactions.  Uses YMCA “listen first” skills to understand and respond to the needs, wants and interests of members.  Fosters a climate of innovation and resolves problems to ensure member satisfaction

    Develops long range plans for the expansion of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA objectives. Monitors the achievements of these objectives and exercises appropriate action to assure the achievements of the objectives are of the highest quality programs and services

    Ensures safety, cleanliness and function of all related facilities and equipment

    Team Performance Toward Organizational Goals

    Ensures all program operations are consistent with association procedures, including emergency, insurance, accident, purchasing, personnel, accounting and other administrative systems

    Recruits, hires, trains, develops, and leads employees and volunteers. Reviews and evaluates staff performance.  Develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Responsible for supervision of 19 full time exempt staff and 335+ non-exempt employees


    Provides leadership and is accountable for achieving Annual Giving campaign

    Professional Development

    Provides leadership to the Board of Managers and related committees

    Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community by developing positive working and collaborative relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities

    Incorporates character development within the activities of the YMCA

    Assists in all areas as assigned by supervisor


    • Communication & Influence
    • Fiscal Management
    • Engaging Community
    • Conflict Resolution


    1. Strong business operations background with a proven track record for producing growth and strong financial management
    2. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Business Management, Business Administration or equivalent
    3. Ten or more years of successful management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency in the health & wellness, business or related field.
    4. Supervision of full and part time employees and accountability of annual budget exceeding $5 million
    5. Ability to lead assigned operations including staff development and supervision, development and monitoring of budgets, membership and program development, financial development, marketing and public relations, board and volunteer development
    6. Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations
    7. YMCA Organizational Leader or Multi-Team Leader certification preferred


    • Requires a person of maturity and good judgment, who can operate with a minimum of guidance from the Vice President of Operations
    • Requires ability to exercise appropriate independent judgment, to assess facts and issues, and make non-routine decisions regarding day-to-day operational problems and issues
    • Requires effective team-building and team-leadership skills
    • Must maintain cooperative, functional relationships with senior leadership team, peers, and subordinates
    • Must maintain positive, energetic attitude toward YMCA work, goals, and values
    • Must have ability to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, and to travel as needed for operational management, including on-site presence in managing major operational problems
    • Must have superior oral and written communication skills and the ability to respond to a wide variety of constituencies, including staff, volunteers, members, program participants, vendors, community leaders, etc.
    • Perform the duties of direct reports as needed
    • Physically able to successfully complete required job functions, including use of hands, arms, fingers, able to talk and hear, use a computer, sit and stand,
    • Ability to regularly move/lift up to 50 pounds
    • Enter all YMCA environments (office spaces, indoor and outdoor maintenance/mechanical areas, fitness areas, pool and pool space, camping areas, unimproved outdoor locations and other program areas)


    Accountable for completion of assigned goals as measured by the number of people served, cause driven measures, service satisfaction scores, operating results, and supervisor evaluation of assigned duties.

    Continuation of employment is contingent upon receipt of satisfactory results to meet minimum requirements of the position.  The requirements may include background check, drug test, driver’s license record, CPS, and/or criminal background check.  Additional driver’s license check, CPS, criminal background check, alcohol, and/or drug testing may be required to be processed in the future in order to meet and/or maintain the requirements of this position.


    Closing date of application is October 18, 2021. On the YMCA of South Hampton Roads’ Job Opportunities Page, at, submit an online application. Cover letter, resume and references should be uploaded in one document.

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