This position is responsible for creating and planning program activities, program marketing, recruiting, and evaluating programs. This position supervises staff, volunteers and may manage community and vendor agreements and relationships.
This full-time, exempt position offers a very competitive benefits package, including health/dental plans, life insurance, free YMCA membership, first-rate YMCA retirement plan, & more!
This position is located at our Des Moines YMCA Camp in Boone, Iowa.
This posting closes on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017.
If you are interested in the position, please apply online by this date.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MEMBER SERVICE/COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Ethical Behavior – ability to understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization; maintain a work ethic that holds a high standard to organizational accountability
General Experience and Abilities - ability to demonstrate understanding of program development and management; effective and efficient time management; demonstrate capacity for managing and leading people; excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and coaching skills, and organizational skills; ability to overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary; ability to exemplify a “Y-Voice” that demonstrates determination, genuine concern, welcoming attitude, hopefulness and a nurturing spirit
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent
One to two years related program development and management experience
American Red Cross CPR-PR/AED/First Aid Certifications or equivalent certifications
approved by the YMCA
American Red Cross Blood Borne Pathogens Training or equivalent training approved by the YMCA
Y Orientation Session
Y Emergency Procedures Training
Demonstrated computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment
While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, lift up to ten pounds of weight, climb or balance, to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. Vision abilities required by this job includes close and distance vision, and may at times require peripheral vision.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. This position usually works in an office and/or fitness oriented environment, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces. This position works a non-traditional work week which frequently requires evening, weekend, and additional hours to accommodate management of program activities and representation of the organization at events.