At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Our staff members are people who drive this cause – it is because of our drive, our passion, our belief in others, and our belief in the strength of our mission that we are able to make a difference – every day.
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GENERAL FUNCTION: Operating within the policies of the YMCA of Greater Des Moines, this position is responsible for providing a full range of administrative support of a confidential and challenging nature. Provides administrative support to the Corporate Offices and Association Branches, with a focus on Development.
To positively impact others, Y Staff Team Members exemplify CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADERSHIP competencies.
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values to others; Cultivates trust in others through direct and honest interactions; Ensures a level of service, satisfaction, and loyalty from members that differentiate the Y from other service providers; Engages volunteers in a way that builds commitment and loyalty to the work of the Y; Develops relationships with members to support fundraising.
Collaboration: Displays ease and comfort with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions,
and perceptions; Puts the good of the organization ahead of personal gain; Behaves in a manner that creates and maintains trust and respect; Uses appropriate communication methods or styles to ensure the message is understood, especially by diverse audiences; Writes in a clear, concise, and logical fashion to ensure understanding; Tells stories of the Y’s cause and impact in the community.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound decisions/judgments based on input from others, data, and feedback; Is able to analyze, comprehend, and articulate the operational goals and strategies developed by others; Clarifies performance goals and expectations; plans and organizes work responsibilities; Demonstrates pride in work by striving to meet or exceed supervisor or member expectations.
Personal Growth: Listens and observes to gain new insight and continually improve performance; Embraces the importance and relevance of change for the good of the organization; Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment; Uses best practices, guidelines, and industry standards as a framework to improve performance; Demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in the technology associated with the job.
This posting closes on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017.
If you are interested in the position, please apply online by this date.
Development Team Support
Corporate Office Support
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to somewhat loud. This position usually works in an office environment, but the mission of the organization may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces. This position works a standard work week, but additionally will often work evening, weekend, and additional hours to accommodate activities such as Board meetings and events.