Executive Director

$100K - $108K
Posted on 03/20/18
Washington, DC
$100K - $108K
Posted on 03/20/18

We are looking for a dynamic leader to join our team as Executive Director of our Fairfax County/Reston Y. This community continues to be one of the best places to live, work, play and get involved; located just 20 miles from the Nation’s Capital. The Executive Director would manage our 65,000 square foot facility and ensure the delivery of quality services to the 12,000 people served annually.  The Executive Director would manage the overall operation of the facility including, 250 employees, and a budget of $8 million.


Candidates for this position should possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business administration/human services or equivalent experience

  • YMCA experience a plus

  • Must have experience growing membership base in similar environment

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience as senior level person in facility with a membership base

  • Experience leading operations in excess of $5M

  • Demonstrated understanding and support of the YMCA’s mission

  • Proven management abilities in branch operations; staff management and development; fundraising; strategic planning; board development; budget development; fiscal management; and community outreach

  • Ability to think conceptually, good analytical skills, and assertiveness to manage the scope and diversity of the responsibilities

  • Ability to handle multiple demands and priorities and achieve organizational objectives

  • Proven track record of developing and delivering outstanding customer service as demonstrated in retention growth and program growth.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational abilities and problem solving strategies to manage multiple conflicting priorities and tasks within demanding deadlines.

  • Strong sense of business ethics and integrity.

  • Pleasant, professional public image and effective public speaking and presentation skills.

  • Flexibility to work a variable schedule as dictated by programming, fundraising and meeting schedules.

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