YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Associate Branch Executive

    Job Locations US-WA-Bellevue
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/19/2018 1:43 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    # of Openings
    Bellevue Family YMCA
    Membership Services
    14230 Bel-Red Road
  • Overview

    Join the YMCA of Greater Seattle team and make a difference every day at our Bellevue Family Y.  Our location on Bel Red Road serves members from Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland with Health & Well-Being, Active Older Adults, Aquatics, Family and other activities.  More than 2,900 households are active members at the Bellevue Family Y.  Our Bellevue Family Y has been serving the Eastside for more than 50 years, and our new Associate Executive will focus on continued Membership Growth through Community Engagement, ensuring our Y is FOR ALL.


    The Eastside is growing and diverse, with increasing density and 30% of Bellevue and Redmond residents born outside the United States.  The Eastside is thriving - home to businesses like Microsoft, Expedia, Google, Paccar, PSE and more.  The Eastside needs our Bellevue Family Y to keep innovating and serving the changing needs of our community.


    Successful Candidate Will:

    • Provide leadership that grows Facility Membership at the Bellevue Family YMCA past 3,200 households annually (@ 2,900 Oct 2018) through strategies including Community Engagement, Program Development, Member Experience Improvement and use of our Income Based Pricing.
    • Supervise & support operational staff teams that deliver quality programs and services daily for members at the Bellevue Y.
    • Connect with communities in Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland to understand & address changing local needs through programs & services at our Bellevue Y facility.
    • Have fun in a fast-paced, highly committed team of staff & volunteers, with future opportunities for responsibilities and growth throughout the YMCA of Greater Seattle.




    • Directs and manages the development, operations and growth of Membership, Health & Wellness, Recreation, Aquatics and Family Programs at the Bellevue Family Y
    • Leads Membership team to ensure welcoming and responsive experiences for new and existing members
    • Provides development and leadership to a team of direct reports and within the larger branch staff. Recruits, hires, trains, evaluates and supervises assigned staff and volunteers in assigned areas.
    • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations and agencies related to assigned programs.
    • Establishes new program activities and expands program(s) within the facility in accordance with the Association and branch strategic plans.
    • Provides leadership and support for branch management team, annual fund raising campaign, and volunteer committees/boards as assigned.
    • Ensures high quality programs through innovative program development evaluations and ongoing training of staff.
    • Develops, produces and distributes program information necessary to promote assigned programs in accordance with branch marketing plans.
    • Ensures that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with YMCA standards, all regulations and other applicable standards.
    • Develops and manages the budgets related to the position. Meets fiscal objectives. Closely monitors revenue and expense.
    • Ensures upkeep of related facilities and equipment.
    • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program(s).


    1. Bachelor's degree in recreation, human services, management, or a related field, or equivalent.
    2. Five or more years of experience in supervising or directing programs as a program and/or center director.
    3. Experience in community outreach, marketing, program development, financial development, volunteer development, staff supervision, and fiscal management.
    4. Experience in managing assigned program areas preferred.
    5. YMCA Senior Director preferred.
    6. CPR and First Aid certifications required.
    7. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
    8. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

    Competencies for success at the Y:

    • Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.
    • Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
    • Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.
    • Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.
    • Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.
    • Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

    Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.


    The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.


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