YMCA of Greater Omaha

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Association Aquatics Resource Director

Association Aquatics Resource Director

Association Services
Job Location 
Association Services
Compensation Min 
USD $45,245.00/Yr.
Compensation Max 
USD $52,710.00/Yr.

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This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Association Aquatics Director leads the development and operations of aquatics programs, acting as a resource to association program/branch teams to advance our core programs and strengthen our community.



  1. Acts as program-area expert and leads the development of association-wide program operating plans that promote program and/or membership growth for the YMCA. Executes strategies to ensure that members and/or program participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA.
  2. Develops and implements data collection efforts, including participant, staff & volunteer evaluation. Uses data and research to establish and implement plans for the quality growth and development of programs and services, in harmony with overall YMCA strategy plan.
  3. Developments program budget recommendations and supports program area to ensure goals are achieved.
  4. Facilitates communication and provides leadership. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  5. Represents and promotes the YMCA within the community and develops positive working relationships with other organizations, businesses, and/or governmental entities. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community agencies to advance the program association-wide.
  6. Ensures compliance with program-specific regulations and standards, including safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  7. Works collaboratively with association and branch teams to coordinate annual training plan, marketing efforts, collect impact stories, and assists in purchasing of equipment.
  8. Supports programming team in the development and execution of special events and activities, including annual support campaign activities.
  9. Actively participates in &/or leads department and association meetings &/or trainings.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Multi-Team or Branch Leader):

Engaging Community

Communication & Influence

Functional Expertise

Developing Self & Others



  1. Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent
  2. Three or more years of program management experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency
  3. Ability to direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development and fund-raising
  4. Prefer knowledge of and experience with diverse populations
  5. Proven track record of developing authentic and deepened relationships with others
  6. Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations
  7. Complete within 30 days of hire: YMCA Cause & Culture, Child Abuse Prevention and Safety Training (provided by YMCA)
  8. Program-specific certifications required
  9. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
    the community and successful clearance of background check


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Office/recreational environment. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking are required. 
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • Hours will include evening and weekend work.
  • Reliable transportation and travel among local branches required.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.