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Senior Director of Youth Development

The Senior Director of Youth Development plays a key function at the YMCA.  The position supervises total operations of all child care programs.
YMCAFamily YMCA of Black Hawk County

LocationWaterloo, IA

Job Description
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Senior Director of Youth Development intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing while developing, organizing and implementing high quality YMCA youth program(s).
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.   We are welcoming:  we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become.  We are genuine:  we value you and embrace your individuality.  We are hopeful:  we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world.  We are nurturing:  we support you in your journey to develop your full potential.  We are determined:  above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
   » Bachelor's degree in related field required. Master’s degree in related field preferred.
   » YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.
   » Minimum of five years of practice facilitating youth enrichment and recreation programs, including progressive levels of responsibility in program planning, oversight, and management.
   » 3-5 years of practice supervising staff, including conducting such activities as hiring, onboarding, continuing staff development, coaching, and performance reviews.
   » knowledge of basic accounting concepts and applications including cash reconciliation, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. Prior budget management practice strongly preferred.
   » Excellent personal computer expertise and practice with standard business software.
   » capability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Essential Functions
1. supervises three full-time staff, including ELC Center Coordinator and SAC Site Coordinators, and 90 part-time staff, to ensure quality delivery of youth programs, including program creation, promotion, planning, and evaluation. Assure that the leadership abilities staff is fulfilling all requirements set by local, state, federal, and other standards necessary to operate a fully functional and licensed childcare facility and/or quality youth enrichment programs.
2. supervises management of accounts receivable, not limited to the DHS billing, Head Start billing, and the food program.
3. Prepares annual $1.1 million youth programs budget in consultation with the CEO. Administers the approved budget and takes appropriate action to achieve budget targets, manage resources, and correct variances.
4. Assists coordinators to recruit, screen, hire, train, develop and evaluate teachers, site coordinators, counselors and other personnel necessary to ensure quality delivery of childcare programs; conduct employee performance appraisals in a timely manner and within Association policies. Work with the CEO to assure that all job descriptions for YMCA childcare and youth programs staff are kept up-to-date.
5. Schedule, plan and conduct staff meetings on a regular basis, to enhance communication, provide necessary training, and provide other staff the opportunity to be involved in program development, creative problem-solving, and to provide their input to prosperous program operation.
6. Conduct periodic checks of each program site to assure that DHS licensing standards and Head Start standards are being maintained.
7. Actively works with other program staff in the creation and administration of new program material; evaluates all programs on a periodic basis to ensure adequate growth, relevance, safety, and quality of delivery.
8. Ensures the childcare facilities are neat, orderly, and free from all safety impediments. Is responsible for establishing a reports procedure for incidents/accidents that occur within the facility, ensuring all necessary written reports are submitted in a timely and accurate manner.
9. Keeps records essential for control, evaluation and reporting to the Programs Committee, the Board of Directors, and the CEO. Prepares monthly and annual reports.
10. Maintains monthly work schedules, bi-weekly time sheets and all required childcare forms, completing and submitting monthly forms to appropriate offices.
11. Participate in YMCA fundraising and financial development activities such as; grant writing, implementation and reporting, and the annual fundraising campaign.
12. Develop annual and long-range goals and objectives for the all YMCA youth development programs, located on the YMCA mission, strategic long range plan, evaluation feedback, and community needs; and prepare necessary work plans.
13. Promotes membership enrollment and program participation; assures careful assimilation of new members and program participants into the youth programs.
14. Develop, teach, and seek out professional growth opportunities for YMCA youth development staff.
15. Represents the YMCA and maintains its relationship with significant organizations in the community such as Head Start, Child Care Resource and Referral, AEA 267, local school districts, and participates in the Early Childhood Task Team.
16. Must exemplify appropriate behavior and act as a function model for participants showing the core values of the YMCA: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
17. Works as a leadership abilities Staff team member to help cooperatively lead the organization. Weekly leadership abilities Staff meetings are required.
18. Perform other tasks, as necessary, to assure excellent operation of the YMCA.
Paid Time Off: During your first year you will have 15 Annual PTO Days, accrued at the rate of 5 hours per pay period (max of 120 hours may be accrued annually).
Retirement: Upon being vested (after 2 years of YMCA employment with 1,000 hours worked in each of those two years), the Family YMCA of Black Hawk County will make contributions into the YMCA Retirement Fund Plan at the rate of 8%, fully paid by the Y. You can maximize your retirement savings by opening a 403(b) Smart Account, a voluntary tax-deferred savings account with the YMCA Retirement Fund.
The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
Health & Dental Insurance: After 30 days of regular full-time employment, you are eligible for participation in the YMCA’s group health and dental insurance plans. The YMCA pays 75 percent of employee’s individual coverage, while employee is responsible paying 25 percent and any costs connected with a family plan.
Cause-Driven leadership abilities® Competencies
   » Engaging Community
   » Communication & Influence
   » Developing Self & Others
   » Communication & Influence
   » Critical Thinking & Decision Making
   » Emotional Maturity
income$42,000.00 - $47,000.00

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Apply by Mail to:Angela Widner, 669 S Hackett Rd, Waterloo IA, 50701-5632
Resumes Accepted Until6/20/2018

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