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Sports Director

Company: YMCA of South Florida
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

The YMCA of South Florida's South Dade Family Center is now hiring a Sports Director. The Sports Director is responsible for preparing and administering departmental budget, can be managed on a high level of coordination, communication and adapt to the changing needs of the members and trends in the field. Ensure the promotion of sports programming growth, safety, member satisfaction and member retention through sports program participation and facility excellence. Sports Directors will manage the Sports team to include hiring and traininQ of staff as well as ensurinQ that all safety and risk management procedures are followed.Essential Functions: -

  • Meets all assigned program enrollment and program quality benchmarks by marketing and promoting the Sports Program.
  • Assists Executive Director in Annual Campaign to exceed Dollars, Donors and Volunteers goals.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with members and participants of the sports and leagues
  • Maintains high membership conversion ratios through improved program participation
  • Conducts ongoing assessment and evaluation of all sports programming performances and implement program changes and/or enhancements as needed
  • Provides leadership and vision in the improvement and development of existing and new innovative sports and recreation program development to better meet the needs of members and the community
  • Implement and direct department promotional and retention strategies for new and existing sports programs
  • Develops and maintain effective gym, facility scheduling and equipment to best serve members of all ages;
  • Reports unclean conditions, safety hazards and malfunctioning equipment.
  • Plans the annual department budget; manage and implement the approved budget and take appropriate action to correct variances.
  • Orders equipment and supplies for the sports, leagues and ensure that equipment is properly secured and maintained while adhering to budgetary guidelines.
  • Participates in regular departmental meetings and building coverage
  • Assists in the promotion and integration with other YMCA departments to ensure the productive, effective and efficient operation of the family center.
  • Supervises trains and supports assigned staff and volunteers; establishes policies, procedures and guidelines for staff to ensure quality member experience.
  • Develops, plans and implements new procedures, systems and methods to promote program growth, safety, member satisfaction and member retention through program participation and facility excellence.
  • Oversees internal marketing and communication efforts to maximize enrollments and program participation
  • Identifies and resolve program problem areas to ensure member satisfaction
  • Produces department operation reports as needed by leadership and Association Sports product line.
  • Represents and promote the YMCA in the community as needed and develop positive working relationships with other organizations, business and governmental entities.
  • Recruits and trains high quality, energetic and cause-driven program coaches, referees and volunteers to positively impact the lives of our youth participants.
  • Coordinates and educate referees on the rules, policies and philosophies of the YMCA.
  • Coordinates Special Events related to the sports programs.
  • Maintains current and seek out new collaborations with community partners to extend the footprint of the YMCA.
  • Maintains indoor and outdoor sporting venues to ensure safe and organized practices and game days.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Position Profile:
    • Passionate about sports .
    • High-energy personality, outgoing and enjoys working in a fast paced environment .
    • Natural leader with a competitive drive, emotionally mature, able to initiate and conduct difficult conversations with individuals at all levels.
    • Comfortable with public speaking .
    • Innate desire to provide excellent customer service to participants, which will result in an exceptional aquatic experience.Job Requirements: -
      • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
      • Bachelor's degree in Health, Physical Education, or related field, preferred.
      • Minimum of 2-4 years of sports program experience participating in, or teaching various Youth Sports to children or comparable experience with a budget exceeding SOOK, preferred.
      • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience.
      • Bilingual, English, and Spanish, a plus.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to interact with individuals at all levels.
      • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
      • Must be organized and detail-oriented.Certifications and Licenses:
        • First Aid/CPR/AED certified (must be obtained within 30 days of hire)
        • YMCA Team Leader certification preferred but not required.As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level II fingerprinting background screening and drug test.As a Drug-Free Workplace, all new hires must successfully complete a urinalysis within 72 hours of notice. Failure to complete the drug test within this timeframe will automatically disqualify you from employment. Please note Medical Marijuana cards do not exempt you from successfully passing your drug test.The YMCA of South Florida is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in the workplace because of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, or disability.

Keywords: YMCA of South Florida, Miami , Sports Director, Executive , Miami, Florida

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