YMCA - Sacramento, CA4.0

Full-time | Part-time
Sacramento, CA 95818-1624

Job Description
Position: CEO

Address: 1926 V Street, Sacramento, CA 95818

The YMCA of Superior California seeks a successful, visionary leader who will be visible in the community, maintain and build upon a culture of excellence within the organization, and lead the YMCA through a period of substantial growth.

Hiring Range:$145,000 - $165,000 (salary commensurate with experience)

Benefits: Vacation plan, health plan, relocation reimbursement, 10% contribution to the Y Retirement Program, and other benefits.

To Apply: Complete the online application and submit a resume, cover letter, and six professional references to:

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Bert Ruiz

YMCA of the USA

Region Director, CEO Search


YMCA Association Facts:
History: The YMCA of Superior California dates back to 1866, when Y programming was first established in Sacramento. In 2007, the Sacramento, Oroville, Yolo and Yuba-Sutter Ys merged to form the YMCA of Superior California.

Mission Statement: Inspire all to a healthy life - in spirit, mind, and body.

Service Area: The YMCA serves a nine-county region of northern California, which includes Butte, Sutter, Yuba, Colusa, Yolo, Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, and Nevada Counties. Program facilities are located in Sacramento, Woodland, and Oroville. After-school sites are located in Sacramento, West Sacramento, Woodland, Plumas Lake, Sloughouse, and North Highlands. Additional community programs are offered in Grass Valley and the YMCA operates a resident camp located in the Sierra Mountains near Emigrant Gap.

Governance: The YMCA is managed by a Board of Directors, currently comprised of 15 members.

Staff: The YMCA currently employs approximately 50 full time staff and 200 part time and seasonal staff. The CEO supervises seven direct reports that include a Vice President, CFO, Director of Human Resources, Branch Executive Directors for Sacramento, Yolo, and Oroville; and a Senior Program Director/Grant Writer.

Volunteers: The YMCA engages over 1,100 volunteers a year.

Facilities and Services Offered:
Sacramento Central: This is the YMCA of Superior California’s largest branch, which serves over 3,300 members. The primary facility is a 36,000 square-foot building, which houses an indoor heated pool, two wellness spaces, an indoor basketball courts, and gym facilities. This location also has a second 7,500 square foot building that houses the Child Development Center, which provides infant care, preschool, and afterschool care for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. This branch has substantial outdoor space, including playgrounds, an outdoor basketball court, a large field, and community garden. The Sacramento facility hosts youth and adult swim lessons (approximately 300 participants each month), dozens of weekly group fitness classes, youth and adult sports leagues (over 2,000 participants annually), personal training programs, nutrition services, CPR & first aid courses, lifeguarding courses, and other community classes. This branch hosts the Youth & Government and Model United Nations programs for teens, runs several off-site after-school care and summer camp programs, and works with several partners, including: the City of Sacramento, the California Youth Detention Facility, the Tahoe Park Community Center, the Sacramento County Superior Court, and others, to provide additional services to the communities they serve.
Yolo County: The YMCA was established in Woodland in 1885, and currently serves approximately 650 members. The 4,500 square foot facility was built in 1960, and houses a small gymnasium, a meeting room, offices, four classrooms and an outside preschool play yard. This branch runs sports programs for approximately 2,000 children each year and provides onsite preschool and afterschool programs for over 100 children. The branch also leases a facility at a second location in Woodland, to house a fitness center that serves an additional 500 members. In 2019 the Yolo County YMCA will be providing staff and programing for a new pool in the town of Esparto located west of Woodland.
Oroville: This small community YMCA serves over 500 members and has a 3,500 square foot facility that was built in the 1930s and an outdoor pool. This branch offers health and wellness programs and youth programs, including summer day camps. This branch also has a second facility that it leases to Head Start.
Gold Country: This is a community-based program YMCA, which does have a physical facility. This branch primarily delivers summer youth programming.
Bear Valley Camp: The YMCA has operated this ten-acre resident camp since the 1930s. This camp is housed on land leased from PG&E and includes a 2,000 square foot dining hall/kitchen, eight cabins, a tent cabin, shower house, nurse’s cabin, director’s cabin, and three other small buildings. The camp currently hosts approximately 190 children for three week-long sessions each summer.

Membership: The YMCA currently has approximately 4,500 members, in the following categories: 3% Youth/Teen; 26% Young Professional/Adult; 28% Family; 43% Senior.

Financial Position: The YMCA operates an annual association budget of approximately $7.2M, and an endowment of approximately $1.8M.

Annual Campaign Goal: The 2019 annual campaign goal is $286,000 and plans to launch a substantial capital campaign in the coming years.

Financial Assistance: In 2018, the Y awarded $311,000 in membership & program scholarships.

Attractions and quality of life benefits to living and working in the community: California’s northern Central Valley is a wonderful place to live. This region offers the option of city, suburban, or rural living at a cost significantly less than the Bay Area or southern California. The area provides convenient access to: the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe, with world-class skiing and summer activities; professional sports teams in Sacramento, Oakland, and San Francisco; endless wineries in Napa and the foothills; beautiful rivers, streams and the Delta; and countless restaurants, theaters, and museums throughout the region. Northern California also has wonderful weather, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

Information Sites:

Search Process Target Dates:
Submission deadline: July 26, 2019
Candidate review: August 2, 2019
First round interviews: August 6, 2019
Second round interviews: September 4 & 5, 2019
Anticipated start date: October 7, 2019

Minimum Qualifications for Candidates:
Accredited 4-year college degree.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Minimum of ten years of experience in a senior management role with a YMCA or comparable organization.
Experience in budgetary and fiscal management of organizations with assets of more than $4M annually.
Proven ability to identify and develop community relationships.

Preferred Qualifications for Candidates:
Strategic planning and fundraising experience, including annual campaigns, capital campaigns, and securing grants from a variety of available sources.
YMCA Organizational Leader Certification.
Essential Functions

Key Contributions:
Lead the Staff Team: The YMCA seeks a “servant leader” who can inspire positive attitude and teamwork, while also encouraging and nurturing professional growth.
Enhance a Culture of Philanthropy: Develop and implement a plan to amplify fundraising efforts to enable the YMCA to better serve the community.
Advance Facilities Improvements: Lead fundraising efforts and collaborate with the Board, staff, members, and community to develop and shepherd capital development projects through completion.
Implement Strategic Plan and Fiscal Management: Lead the organization to fulfill its mission while ensuring fiscal health.
$145,000.00 - $165,000.00