Sports Manager

at YMCA of Metro Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Sports Manager
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Lake View YMCA
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 Location : Address  
3333 N. Marshfield  

Sports & Recreation  

Flexible schedule to cover the needs of sports department, evenings & weekends included.  




Lake View YMCA is hiring a full-time Sports Program Manager who is experienced in creating high-quality, and safe programming for our members and program participants.

The Sports Program Manager coordinates and supervises the day-to-day operation of the sports programs which includes planning, promoting, creating, and coordinating programs. This also includes maintaining records, scheduling staff, and ensuring proper gym maintenance. The Sports Manager also networks with a variety of public agencies and community organizations to promote and meet program needs.
The Sports Manager is a leader responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising YMCA team members, including team leads/coordinators, instructors, counselors, volunteers, and other team members as assigned.
Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and 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 members
Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities
Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs
Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!
Scope of Responsibilities
Program/Team Management
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 effectiveness for continuous improvement.
Provides communication and training for membership team members 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.
Assists with developing and managing the budgets related to the program areas, includes creation of margin analysis and completion of time and attendance.
Monitors and evaluates performance standards. Provides coaching and intervention, as necessary. Coaches, mentors, and develops team members to optimize performance.
Manages time and attendance for current staff, ensuring that time is accurately recorded in the HRIS system.
Supports the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed.

Provides direct service in sports and recreation classes and leagues.
Responsible for maintaining staff certifications and volunteer documentation
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 operational oversight of onsite summer camp (e.g. scheduling of counselors and lifeguards, attendance, time and attendance, etc.)
Partner with OST/Off-site team for summer camp and after school programs.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education, Recreation, or related field and/or equivalent experience
2 years or more of recreation related experience. Prior team leadership/supervisory experience is essential with the ability to collaborate with others and attract, motivate, and effectively coach teams.
Passion for and commitment to the YMCA's mission
Strong customer service orientation with the ability to relate well with a diverse set of youth, parents, and volunteers. Demonstrates safe and age-appropriate strategies in interactions with youth.
Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to effectively lead in-services and trainings essential
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple, competing priorities to maximize personal and team effectiveness.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively build and maintain relationships... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11299356

Posted On: Sep 20, 2023

Updated On: Oct 20, 2023

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