Associate Executive Director

Washington D.C.
$60,000-$70,000 annually (commensurate with experience)
May 02, 2017
Jun 06, 2017
YMCA Silver Spring
Full Time

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is a long-standing charitable organization providing services to the Washington Metropolitan area for over 160 years.  The Y has a strong commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. The Y is a cause driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference in the community. We invite you to join us in this amazing work that is so much more than a job.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Associate Executive Director (Operations Management).  The AED reports directly to the Branch Executive Director. The candidate will work with the branch leadership team to provide direction and strategic planning for all branch functions; Operating in accordance with the policies, procedures, and standards established by the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Association Services Office.

Core Responsibilities:

The AED will support branch directors in the successful management of all branch departments: aquatics, wellness, childcare, membership, properties and facilities. The AED will supervise two to five direct reports; will assist the Executive Director in strategic development and implementation of programs and services to meet community needs; will give leadership to all aspects of program operations including staff development, training, planning, budget development/management, program administration, coordinate the volunteer program, participate in community partnerships (i.e. Rotary, Chamber of Commerce) and human resource management. Will supervise employees and ensure staff development. Provide the highest quality in programs and services for members, parents, and program participants.  Instill and model five star customer service in all areas of operation. The AED will strengthen and cultivate relationships to assist with branch fundraising goals; Monitor monthly financial reports to assure that revenue targets are met and expenses are controlled. Must have the abilitiy to develop and strengthen community relationships; Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills to problem solve, plus excellent organization skills; Supervise facility usage and maintenance of the facility to ensure a bright, clean, and functional environment.


A successful AED will have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; four or more years experience in management with direct supervision of multiple levels of a diversified workforce; will have accomplishments in leadership of staff development, fund raising, program planning and innovation, budget development and management of fiscal control systems, financial development, strategic planning and community development; Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and personal values consistent with the YMCA mission. YMCA multi-team or branch leader certification preferred.

We offer an exciting, fun, inclusive, growth oriented work environment with competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package that includes, tuition reimbursement, childcare discount, strong health benefits package, long term and short term disability, 10% employer paid retirement, complimentary Y membership, parking, and continuous professional development opportunities.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is a drug free, equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Employment subject to background check verification.

How to Apply:

To apply submit your cover letter indicating why you are the best candidate for the position, resume, and salary requirement to:, type “SSAED” in the email subject line. Resumes accepted until position is filled. Priority consideration given to resumes received by May 17, 2017. For other YMCA career opportunities visit our website

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