Executive Director III
Job Details
Hammond Family YMCA - Hammond, IN
Full Time

Salary Range - $68,000 - $78,000

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the COO, The Executive Director III (EDIII) will manage the day-to-day operations and leads innovations throughout their portfolio and through leadership of specialty initiatives in the organization. The EDIII is strategically guided by the COO, YMCA operating principles, Association Leadership Norms and must operate in a manner consistent with our organizational values. The EDIII is responsible for ensuring the successful launch and operations of the new destination YMCA in Hammond. This 110,000 square foot, $45 Million dollar project will break ground Spring 2022. Please see this site for further information. https://crymca.org/hammonddestinationymca. This senior leader will also provide guidance to the current Hammond YMCA until the new branch opens. The EDIII is a vital member of YMCA leadership staff and a highly visible representative of the YMCA mission, core values and are accountable for knowing and properly executing all YMCA policies and procedures.


  1. Contributes to the overall Y mission of strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
  2. Serve as an organization champion around advancing equity while valuing diversity and inclusion.
  3. Sets operational and performance goals for assigned association services which are achievable and aligned with long-term goals and strategies.
  4. Provide leadership towards safe, and effective operations of both Hammond YMCA branches.
  5. Lead portfolio program efforts by providing direction, leadership, support, and efficiencies for team members through fiscal management, strategic planning, administrative standardization, crisis intervention, quality standards, and risk management.
  6. Champion program development, staffing and set standards that achieve programmatic outcomes that are reviewed and verified through audits, surveys, and regular participant feedback.
  7. Ensures the operational growth of the YMCA through program expansion, member recruitment and retention, pricing strategies, collaborations, partnerships, and grant/funding opportunities.
  8. Provide leadership to assigned program cabinet.
  9. Develop, manage, and maintain an annual budget of income and expense for portfolio while analyzing trends and taking corrective action to offset negative trends.
  10. Monitors monthly financial reports to assure that revenue targets are met, and expenses are controlled.
  11. Develop and maintain relationships with key partners, and other collaborative organizations and agencies related to portfolio.
  12. Provides leadership to Advisory Committees to ensure the communication and continuity of the Association Board of Director's vision is delivered to/through our centers and programs.
  13. Ensure emergency preparedness through the regular execution of emergency drills and assessment.
  14. Ensure that all team members maintain required certifications and are aware of the expiration dates of their current certifications.
  15. Ensures the implementation of association's risk management program to ensure safe facilities and programs for members, volunteers, and team members.
  16. Responsible for other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor's degree in human services, business, social services, or equivalent is required.
  2. Eight or more years of professional experience in the YMCA or another nonprofit preferred.
  3. Possess appropriate knowledge, experience and self-guided nature capable of providing leadership in all aspects of operations, including team member supervision and development, successful membership practices, quality program development and implementation, volunteerism, facility and property management, financial management, human resources, risk management, marketing and public relations, utilizing technology to track and record progress and is open to approaches outside normal industry practices.
  4. Understanding of the nature and purpose of the YMCA and the respective roles of volunteers and team members.
  5. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community, track record of building authentic, constructive relationships with others.
  6. CPR/AED/First Aid and New Employee Orientation required with 30 days of hire.
  7. YMCA Organizational Leader certification preferred.


  • Visual, auditory, and verbal ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must have high level of alertness, concentration, and initiative.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop/bend.
  • Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times.
Paid lifeguard training!