The Two Rivers YMCA Board of Directors is searching for their next Chief Executive Officer to continue the strong tradition of success and ensure a culture of inclusion, integrity, character, and life-long learning within the Two Rivers YMCA and the communities it serves.
The Y has benefited from extraordinary leadership, both board and staff, and is now seeking an individual to be the Y's next CEO. This person must be able to build and expand upon the Y's rich, longstanding traditions and service to the community that have given the Y its deserved position of influence throughout Rock Island County, Illinois.
The new CEO will lead the organization, its staff, volunteer board and members in promoting the Y brand and community image while expanding programs and services to address community needs. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to create successful and strategic relationships with influential leaders and members of the community and an ability to leverage those relationships to enhance support for the Y mission. The Y's success and future growth is reliant on productive partnerships with not-for-profit organizations, the public sector and private business, therefore candidates will be evaluated on their prior experience and success in these areas.
The Y has a strong board of directors, trustees, and staff team that have positioned the organization to be one of the community leaders. The CEO must be visible not only within the Y but out in the community the Y serves. The new CEO will need to continue to develop and nurture the board and staff team. Candidates must demonstrate their ability to identify the competencies and expertise required by the organization and attract the talent needed to achieve the organization's goals. This individual will ensure that staff performance and development leads to superior outcomes in programs, member satisfaction and community engagement. The CEO is expected to be highly visible in the community, ensuring that the Y remain a highly respected and desired partner with a strong stake in identifying and addressing the solutions for community issues. Candidates must be able to implement and direct fundraising programs and practices that ensure public and private resources are available to support operational and capital needs.
The Y currently has a strategic plan, but the incoming CEO is expected to work with volunteer leaders and key staff to update the roadmap to identify and address opportunities and challenges facing the organization. Candidates must demonstrate prior success in planning, leading staff in the development and implementation of goals through an annual operating plan and working with volunteers to align the tactics of committees and their charts of work with the the strategies and goals of the organization.
The CEO is expected to be the face of the organization, able to develop and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders, upholding the highest standards and values of the Y; able to maintain a culture of integrity, high ethical standards, accountability and performance, creating a spirit of inclusiveness, mission and cause that reinforces, encourages, and promotes values of honesty, respect, responsibility and caring.
Minimum Criteria for candidates:
Accredited 4-year college degree
3-5 years experience in CEO, Executive Director or senior management role with a YMCA or related experience with direct supervision of multiple levels of staff/employees and direct budget responsibility
Must demonstrate personal values consistent with the YMCA mission
Experience demonstrating competence related to the top priorities and key deliverables
YMCA Organizational Leader Certification Note: Candidates not already in possession of this certification have up to three years to obtain via Y-USA
Relocation to the Illinois Quad Cities
Preferred Criteria for Candidates:
Candidate has been responsible for a budget of $2.5M or higher
Successful track record in fundraising and financial development
Successful track record in fiscal leadership
Strong computer skills
Salary: $120,000 - $150,000
Additional Compensation Details: Health Insurance: 75% Y paid - 25% EmployeeDental: 75% Y paid - 25% EmployeeRetirement: 12% Y PaidLTD: 100% Y PaidLife Insurance: 1x salary - 100% Y PaidVacation: Per personnel policy: full time employees accrue and are eligible to use paid vacation based on the scheduled service length.
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