Executive Director (McBurney YMCA)
Posted date [Aug-04-2017]
(ID: 4674)
Executive Director (McBurney YMCA)

The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and ‚¶

YMCAYMCA of Greater New York

LocationNew York, NY

Job Description

Founded in 1852, the YMCA of Greater New York, also known as the ‚Y‚, serves half a million New Yorkers each year through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. In addition to our 23 branches located across the five boroughs of New York City, we own 1,000 acres of upstate New York woodlands, where we operate three camps committed to fostering personal growth in children.

We are seeking an experienced leader to join our team as the Executive Director of the McBurney YMCA, located at the intersection of the Chelsea, Union Square and West Village neighborhoods.

The Executive Director would manage our 67,000 square foot facility and ensure the delivery of quality services to the 30,000 people served annually.

The overall operation of the McBurney YMCA includes, 200 employees, 6,000 adult member units and a budget of $10 million. Other responsibilities include continuing to develop and strengthen community relationships with donors and various service organizations. Also, the Executive Director would be expected to aggressively support the McBurney YMCA‚s strategic goals. Qualified applicants must have experience working with a Board of Managers, supervising government contracts, managing fund raising campaigns, strategic planning, staff leadership/development and a proven record of successful fiscal management.


¬∑ Bachelor‚s degree plus 7 years of successful operational and management experience.

· Proven success record in fund raising.

· Budget management experience required.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Solid computer skills.

· Proven ability to successfully manage and execute multiple priorities simultaneously.

· High emotional intelligence.

· Excellent hospitality and service skills.

Essential Functions

· Direct and provide leadership to the Board of Managers, its committees and staff in interpreting policies, strategies and plans. Serves as the staff officer to the Board of Managers and implements its plans, policies and decisions.

· Develop and control the annual operating, government and capital budget consistent with the guidelines set up by the YMCA of Greater NY.

· Act as chief officer of the branch and responsible for the recruitment, selection, development, training, supervision and evaluation of a highly competent staff.

· Create and maintain high quality programing and service that meets the current and future needs of the community with financial, human and capital resources available.

· Provide primary leadership in designing and directing all branch fundraising programs, including annual support, endowment and capital campaign.

· Develop and maintain partnerships in the community with business and civic leaders, government and other select organizations and agencies.

· Create and maintain long range plans for the branch involving Board members, committee members and community leaders.

· Manage the facilities and property of the branch and off-sites to ensure high standards of maintenance and cleanliness and requirements of codes and laws are met.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promote participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity. If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line ‚Executive Director ‚ McBurney‚ to careers@ymcanyc.org or to:

YMCA of Greater New York
Attn: Human Resources Department
5 West 63rd Street
New York, NY 10023

How to Apply

Apply by Emailcareers@ymcanyc.org

Candidates will not contact you directly. Any relevant candidates will be forwarded by our staff.
Job Title Executive Director (McBurney YMCA)
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Location New York
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
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Classification Job Classification -> Other
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