President & CEO

YMCA of Austin

Posted: 10/2/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: CEO/ED/President

Primary domain: Recreation/Sports

City: Austin

Postal code: 78705

State: Texas

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$20M +


Mission statement:

To put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. 

Position Details:

Job Description:

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the YMCA of Austin reports to the Metropolitan Board of Directors and has leadership responsibility for the Association’s vision and strategic direction, operations, values and guiding principles, growth, financial stability, community relations, staffing, financial development, and organizational planning. The CEO should be readily capable of becoming a prominent figure in the community, highly knowledgeable about its opportunities, challenges, needs and resources and have (or be able to develop) a broad knowledge of the YMCA locally, nationally, and globally. This position requires an inspiring leader who can collaborate effectively with staff, the board, community and local government leaders, members, donors, and volunteers. The CEO positions the YMCA as a partner and convener to address community issues. This position will require the skill sets and background to successfully navigate a multi-site, multi-program, complex organization through these pandemic-impacted times and beyond.


Personal values consistent with the YMCA mission. Four-year college degree from an accredited institution. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Minimum five years prior experience in a senior management role with a YMCA or related experience at a comparable organization with direct supervision of multiple levels of staff and employees. Demonstrated experience building and creating an environment of inclusion. Ability to build and strengthen community alliances and partnerships with other organizations. Demonstrated skills in building a sense of shared purpose among leadership and staff. Experience in driving diverse teams to outstanding results through collaboration and accountability. Demonstrated fiscally sound business management skills and experience. Significant strategic planning experience and successful fundraising experience.


Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance partially paid by the Y. Life insurance of 2x annual salary is paid for by the Y. Accident, cancer, critical illness, disability, and term life insurance available for purchase through Allstate Workplace Benefits. YMCA Retirement Plan (subject to minimum requirements) employer contribution of 10%. Paid time off and additional benefits per benefits summary included. Membership at the University of Texas Club and car allowance are also provided. Relocation allowance is negotiable.


$175k +

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

Candidates will apply via the following website: Candidates will be requested to submit the following with their online application:  A resume and cover letter, along with six professional references.



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