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Sports Director

Company: YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

If you love Sports and have a passion for providing a positive team experience for children and adults, The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region has just the job for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and innovative Sports Director. The Sports Director develops, plans, organizes, implements, supervises, and evaluates all youth, teen, and adult sports programs, staff development and site maintenance. The Sports Director oversees the management of programs, facilities, volunteer and staff development, financial development and collaborations with the community agencies in meeting the needs of its program participants. Additional responsibilities include preparing and managing the annual budget for the assigned areas within approved budget guidelines, and communicating positively and effectively with all participants, volunteers, and staff, including timely response to phone calls and requests for information. The ideal candidate will have the ability to supervise, train, and support program staff. They must possess the ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with staff, volunteers, members, and the community. 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 SPORTS DIRECTOR REQUIREMENTS: Minimum age of 21 years old 2 years' experience in a managerial role in sports or relevant field. Previous experience in hiring, supervision and development of staff and budget management Experience with program design, development, implementation and retention Degree in Sports Management, Recreation or related degree a plus SPORTS DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruit, hire, and train all staff and volunteers relating to assigned programs. Develop and supervise youth and adult sports programs, tournaments, special interest classes, court facilities, and facility rentals. Develop and manage the department budget. Create and implement new programs that meet the needs of the community and the goals and objectives of youth and adult sports programs as set forth by the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region. Represent the association and maintain relationships in a professional manner with organizations such as the police department, group homes, City Recreation Department, and school districts in the Colorado Springs community. Build and implement an adequate marketing strategy to assure the success of youth and adult sports programs. Administer all aspects of the youth and adult sport programs, including basketball, soccer, volleyball, and baseball. Establish, improve, and maintain harmonious relationships by meeting individually with school principals and other key community members who assist in developing and continuing programs. Responsible for scheduling, supervising, and administering off-site facility rentals according to association guidelines. Participate as an equal partner in membership retention efforts and in the responsibilities assigned to all exempt staff. Participate in Director on Duty assignments and responsibilities. Act as a staff liaison for a division of volunteers in the annual Partners fund raising campaign. Act as a primary responder to emergencies FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Free membership equal to a Two Adult Household Program discounts Paid time off Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Disability Benefits Life Insurance Generous retirement benefits - 12% after eligibility is met Employee Assistance Program Child Abuse Prevention: Support the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region's commitment to child abuse prevention by: Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor Completing all child abuse prevention training as required The YMCA has zero tolerance for abuse. We will report all suspected and/or allegations of abuse to the state and federal law. Our Culture: 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. The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is a Drug and Alcohol Free work environment Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job. This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

Keywords: YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Springs , Sports Director, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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