Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 05-Apr-2018 to 04-Jun-2018 (MST)
  • North Augusta
  • North Augusta, SC, USA
  • $48,200 - $54,200
  • Salary
  • Full Time


 Job Title: Branch Director

FLSA Status: Full Time, Exempt

Reports to: District Vice President

Leadership Level:  Team Leader

Starting Salary Range:  $48,200 - $54,200


Position Summary: Oversees the total operation of a YMCA branch, including membership, marketing, programs, facilities, volunteer and staff development, financial development, community relations and collaborations with community agencies.

Supervision Exercised: 30+ part time staff employees during peak season

Typical Physical Demands:   Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 lbs, verbal communication some sitting. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Occasionally requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.


Typical Working Conditions:  Position is equally divided between office and wellness floor environments.  Requires automobile travel to branches, training, seminars or workshops. 


Job Segments:

  1. Coordinates the development of the branch board and committees. Directs the volunteer activities (policy and program) of the branch.
  2. Directs the financial development activities of the branch.
  3. Represents and promotes the YMCA in the local community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and governmental entities. Develops, maintains, and models collaborative relationships with community agencies in service delivery area.
  4. Oversees the hiring, training, and supervision of staff.
  5. Develops, manages, and monitors the branch operating budget and meets or exceeds budget targets.
  6. Directs branch strategic planning efforts and develops the annual operating plan of the branch.
  7. Develops and directs high quality relationship-based member engagement strategies. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions with staff, volunteers, members, and the community.
  8. Fosters a climate of innovation to develop member-focused programs which support the Y mission, goals, and strategies.
  9. Ensures the safety and maintenance of high quality facilities, grounds, and
  10. Directs branch marketing and communication efforts to effectively communicate benefit to the community.
  11. Serves as a member of Y management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA
  12. Accepts and demonstrates the Character Development Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility
  13. Actively participates and supports the annual scholarship campaign
  14. Performs all other duties as assigned.


Mission Advancement: Reinforces the Ys values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCA's efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels. Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.

Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.

Operational Effectiveness: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies and financial controls. Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement.

Personal Growth: Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. 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.



  • Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent.
  • Six or more years of management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency.
  • Ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development.
  • Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement; ability to recruit top community leaders.
  • Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.
  • YMCA Multi-Team or Branch Leader certification preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications may be required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent personal computer skills and experience with standard business software.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
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