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Program Manager, Sports

Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Make a difference by contributing to building a better, stronger community for all. -Sports Program Manager Opportunity -The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is hiring a full-time Sports Manager to create a high-quality, safe sports experience for YMCA members and program participants. This position will have a base located at the South Side YMCA center, a community-focused nonprofit, located in Chicago, IL. - -The YMCA is a vibrant part of Chicago and surrounding communities. At the heart of the YMCA lies the power to transform-both yourself and the world around you. From exceptional fitness, personal training, sports and aquatics programs, pre-school and school-age programs to our fun family and community events, the YMCA offers an array of options focused on strengthening bodies, minds, and communities. Following the Y's impact for more than 150 years, the mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families, and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness, and healthy living. In this role, you'll be an integral part of the YMCA team. So you're not just impacting a bottom line; you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.The Sports Manager coordinates and supervises the day to day operation of the sports programs. - Responsible for planning, promoting, creating, and coordinating programs. - Also responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising staff. Maintains records, schedules staff, and ensures proper gym maintenance. - Networks with a variety of public agencies and community organizations for program needs. -Supervisory relationship:Reports to the Youth Development Director. - Sports Manager provides direct supervision to staff including coordinators, instructors, counselors, volunteers, and lower level staff as assigned. -Scope of Responsibilities - Overall:Assists in scheduling staff to ensure coverage, safety and quality program delivery.Assists in developing program materials and distributing program information.Assists in training and supervising new staff and volunteers as well as providing ongoing trainings in accordance with training designs.Conducts staff meetings and -in-services -as scheduled.Acts as a primary responder in case of injury, accident, or illness and be knowledgeable of emergency procedures.Coordinates the operation of assigned program areas. Evaluates programs.Provides communication and training for membership staff regarding class registrations and programs.Ensures adherence to state and county standards. Maintains YMCA standards and ensures compliance with requirements. - Ensures accidents and incidents are reported.Supports the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed. -Assists with developing and managing the budgets related to the program areas, includes creation of margin analysis and completion of payroll.Scope of Responsibilities - Sports:Able to provide direct service in sports and recreation classes and leagues.Responsible for maintaining staff certifications and volunteer paperwork.Assist with gym and other areas usage scheduling.Oversees the maintenance of the gyms, climate control, cleanliness, and related maintenance.Develops, implements, and oversees a variety of sports programs for members, participants and community.Assist in oversight of onsite summer camp (scheduling of counselors and lifeguards, attendance, payroll, etc.)Partner with OST/Off-site team for summer camp and after school programs.YMCA Vaccine PolicyWe're committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination at least two (2) business days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. -This position supports the YMCA'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 supervisorFollowing all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of childrenReporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisorCompleting all child abuse prevention training as required and ensure staff complete all required training on time. -Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and the passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including:Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees -Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund -Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and membersDo meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communitiesComplimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programsCareer advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!

Keywords: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago , Program Manager, Sports, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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