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State Director of YMCA Reads

Company: The National Council of Young Men's Christian Asso
Location: Orlando
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Searching for a passionate professional and influence leader for YMCA Reads! and literacy inititives/programs across the state of Florida. Job Description The Florida State Alliance of YMCAs is hiring for the State Director of YMCA Reads!.This position, as an essential administrative staff in the Florida State Alliance of YMCAs, is responsible for the coordination of all state-wide literacy afterschool programs, including YMCA Reads! and any literacy-based enrichment programs.This role includes staff support and coaching, budgeting, expense control, grant management and compliance, program development and quality control, collaborations, long-range planning, as well as overseeing the daily operations of YMCA Reads! and enrichment programs. The State Director of YMCA Reads! also provides direction and leadership for the achievement of Alliance goals in accordance with the policies, procedures and standards established by the Board that will advance the mission of the YMCA.Salary range 50-60k, commensurate with experience, along with excellent benefits including health, dental, vision & life insurance, facility usage, generous paid time off and YMCA-paid retirement at 12% upon eligibility.This is a remote job, but the candidate must be(come) a Florida resident. 60% of the work cycle will be able to be conducted remotely and the State Director of YMCA Reads! will be required to travel 30-40% of the time. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, education, business or equivalent preferred.
  • Candidates should possess strong leadership, supervision and interpersonal skills, with a proven record of achieving results in collaboration with others; building successful teams; and mentoring professionals, volunteers and students.
  • Candidates should also have experience working within diverse groups and possess an understanding of how to create culturally inclusive and engaging environments.
  • Proven track record of leading others through influence to achieve a common goal.
  • Three years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency required.
  • Ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, support of staff, development and monitoring of budget, marketing and public relations, and program development.
  • Experience in recruitment, management and development of volunteer involvement.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the communities served in Florida.
  • Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations. Strong writing, verbal and presentation skills.
  • A commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Essential Functions
    • Direct, support and administer operation of youth programs (YMCA Reads!, Literacy-based enrichment opportunities, etc), including the interpretation and execution of established policies, the development of procedures and methods, staffing, evaluation of the effectiveness of the programs and operation in conjunction with local Ys or partners.
    • Work collaboratively to develop and implement annual program growth goals, retention goals, and objectives that include monthly and weekly action plans.
    • Manage the execution of grants that support the programs.
    • Work collaboratively with program partners, including local YMCAs, curricular partners, etc. to ensure program fidelity and excellence.
    • Advise, train and coach leadership staff in the recruitment, hiring, supervising of staff and volunteers through use of Leadership Competency Model resources that create a culture of cause-driven leaders.
    • Coordinate the development of the advisory board and committees.
    • Prepare annual budget; recommend adjustments and administer the budget, exercising necessary controls to ensure operations that are consistent with the goal of a balanced operational budget; manage all program related expenses and revenue.
    • Manage reporting and administration of state appropriations for YMCA Reads! with the Florida Department of Education.
    • Represent and promote the YMCA in the community and develop positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities.
    • Interpret and communicate the objectives and programs of the YMCA through public communication media and active participation in community organizations.
    • Organize and conduct Community Support Campaign efforts in close harmony with staff and volunteers and in accordance with the standards of the Alliance.
    • Serve as a member of the Florida State Alliance of YMCAs leadership team and support the overall objectives of the YMCA movement.
    • Program/Project Management
    • Communication & Influence
    • Functional Expertise
    • Engaging Community
    • Inclusion Required Certifications Employee must be a licensed driver in the State of Florida or able to obtain license within 2 weeks of start date. An MVR report will be requested. A report that includes serious and/or excessive violations among other issues may result in denial of employment. Employee must also be able to pass a level 2 background check and drug test.

Keywords: The National Council of Young Men's Christian Asso, Orlando , State Director of YMCA Reads, Executive , Orlando, Florida

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