Vice President of Operations

YMCA Richmond, VA 23220 2018-05-17

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is seeking a motivated, cause-driven Vice President (VP) of Operations to ensure operational effectiveness and fiscal success of our association.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a $42 million nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is committed to access, inclusion and engagement for all. At the Y we recognize, appreciate and value all of the ways that our communities are unique and we seek to engage and connect different populations in a welcoming environment. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit professionals that are viewed as leaders in their field.

The VP will be responsible for strategic planning and implementation of programs, and will provide leadership to branch Executive Directors around philanthropy, operations, staff and board development, and community engagement.


A bachelor's degree, and a minimum of ten years of leadership experience in facility operations, are required. Strong proven success in membership and wellness are required, in addition to successful senior leadership experience. The chosen candidate will be an organized strategic thinker with management skills, initiative, adaptability, and the ability to work with others in a supportive and collaborative role. Candidates should have demonstrated applied skills in financial analysis, reporting, strategic planning and execution, experience managing large-scale projects and changes. Candidates must be technologically proficient, with Microsoft Office suite experience.