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  • Full Time
  • Wichita Falls Chamber Member
  • Wichita Falls, Texas
  • $54,000 - $57,000 DOE USD / Year
  • February 17, 2023

Website The YMCA

The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Sr. Program Director Sports provides leadership and support for YMCA of Wichita Falls.
The Sr. Program Director will recruit and supervise mission driven employees and ensure
excellence in Y best practices in operation of the Sports department. Regular interaction with
employees, leadership, members, and other business associates in an outgoing, friendly and
courteous manner is essential. The Sr. Program Director will support the mission, purpose,
and goals of the YMCA, while performing the essential duties and responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Manages, directs and supervises the sports/program activities to meet the needs of the
community and fulfill YMCA objectives.
• Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and supervises full-time Sports Director,
Sports Department part-time staff and volunteers.
• Monitors daily sports operations to adhere to all standards set forth by the YMCA of
Wichita Falls.
• Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of equipment. Secures and schedules sports
facilities.
• Maintains positive relationships with contract vendors.
• Creates new program opportunities in all areas including those that are underserved in
the Wichita Falls community.
• Act as the liaison to community leaders and ensure that shared facilities are upheld to the
standards set by both parties.
• Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
• Ensures risk management practices are exceeded in all aspect of the Sports Department.
• Manages the volunteer training requirements for all sports and ensures 100% compliance
with the required volunteer training completion.
• Develops, manages and controls department budgets to meet fiscal objectives.
• Work closely with association leadership to meet established annual campaign and
program sponsorship goals according to YMCA of Wichita Falls policy.
• Serve as Manager on Duty as assigned.
• Directly supervise the scheduling of game day Administrator in Charge and be in ratio
throughout the week for this role.
• Must be adaptable to changing work environment including working a non-typical
schedule including weekends and evenings during sports seasons.
The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Recreation Management, Education, or related field
preferred.
• Highly motivated, organized, personable, enthusiastic, displaying strong leadership
abilities.
• Two year’s Y program experience preferred.
• YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.
• Must pass a background check.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Physically able to sit at a computer terminal and enter data.
• Must be able to communicate in a professional manner with all community stakeholders.
• Must be able to lift and carry objects up to 45lbs independently.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):
• Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values, ensures a high level of service
with a commitment to changing lives, provides staff and volunteers with orientation,
training, development, and recognition, cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
• Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives, builds relationships
to create small communities, empathetically listens and communicates for understanding
when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the
appropriate audience; provides staff and volunteers with feedback, coaching, guidance and
support.
• Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions, conducts
prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities, develops plans and
manages best practices through engagement of team, effectively creates and manages
budgets, holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure
progress.
• Personal Growth: Shares new insights, facilitates change, models adaptability along with
an awareness of the impact of change on others, utilizes non-threatening methods to
address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance, has the functional and
technical knowledge and skills required to perform well, uses best practices and
demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@ymcawf.org

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