The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.
We will be opening a new state-of-the-art YMCA at 1250 East 229th Street in the Bronx and are seeking an experienced leader to join our team as the Executive Director of the Northeast Bronx YMCA. This role will be focused on ensuring the delivery of quality services to tens of thousands of residents each year and fostering community engagement for the young, the old, and everyone in between.
Set in a three-acre urban forest, the NortheastBronxYMCA will meld the indoor and the outdoor in order to connect members to the natural environment and will offer a range of programs serving youth and teens to older adults, including healthy lifestyles, civic engagemet programming for youth, swimming instructional classes and social, recreational, and health programming for older adults. In addition, the environmentally friendly, standalone facility will include an urban agricultural roof and a teaching kitchen, as well asprotected outdoor play and program space for enhanced camp and afterschool programs.
The Executive Director would be responsible for the overall operation of the Branch including, 100+ employees and a budget of $3.0 million. They would initiate and maintain strong relationships with local government officials, neighborhood leaders and donors. In addition, the Executive Director is expected to collaborate with other community youth organizations to deliver a full range of youth and teen programs. Qualified applicants must have experience working with a Board of Managers, supervising government contracts, managing fund-raising campaigns, developing strong relationships with community leaders, strategic planning, staff leadership/development and have a proven record of successful fiscal management.
- 5-10 years of successful operational and management experience; at an executive level.
- Proven track record of successful fund-raising experience.
- Budget management experience required.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).