Youth Sports Director – South Meridian

Location: Meridian, Idaho
Date Posted: 11-21-2017
Youth Sports Director – South Meridian
Meridian, Idaho, is one of the best places to live in the U.S.—and it’s getting even better! We are building a YMCA unlike any other in the country. Our new 60,000-square-foot facility is part of a unique collaboration that combines family recreation, education, sports, literacy, and wellness care on a single campus called “The Hill.” Hand in hand with our partners—St. Luke’s Health System, the West Ada School District, and the City of Meridian—the South Meridian Family Y will help us build A BETTER US
Youth Sports programs at the Y offer a wide variety of activities that center around helping kids of all ages and abilities keep their mind and body active and grow a love for play and recreation. The Youth Sports Director is responsible for the management and development of YMCA Sports leagues, camps, clinics, and programs for participants aged 4-18. Recreational programs include basketball, soccer, volleyball, football, tennis, and more. This position also oversees our competitive basketball program, including the AAU basketball league. Ideal candidates will have an understanding of and passion for sports, working with volunteers, and youth development.
Starting Wage Range:
$32,988 - $41,309
Proposed Starting Date:
February 5, 2018
Date of Interviews:
January 8-12, 2018
Key Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Education, or similar. Equivalent experience in youth development may be considered in lieu of degree. Experience in curriculum design, conflict-management, staff/volunteer development, managing an operating budget, and program development required.  Candidate must show competence within Microsoft Windows and Office Suite and an overall ability to learn new software programs. Current CPR certification or ability to obtain certification within 45 days of hire is required.  
Additional Requirements:

This is a full-time position. Schedule varies based on seasons. Youth sports programming occurs weekday evenings and/or Saturdays. Candidates must be flexible in scheduling and adaptable to change.
Must have ability to stand or sit maintaining alertness for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 25 lbs. Must be able to view data on a computer for extended periods of time.  
The Treasure Valley Family YMCA provides a progressive work environment with great benefits, including a 8% employer-funded retirement plan after two years of service with immediate vesting, ability to make additional contributions to retirement benefits through 403(b) savings plan, high quality and affordable healthcare benefits including dental and life insurance (50% to 75% of premium is employer paid), free use of YMCA facilities for immediate family, and the ability to work with creative, talented and diverse individuals!
Application Process:

All interested staff must submit a resume and a letter of interest stating your skills and knowledge that would qualify you for this position. 
External Candidates must complete an application and submit a resume.  If you have any questions regarding the position please visit our website at or contact
Alli Miles
Human Resources Recruiting Director
1177 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
(P) 208 344 5501 ext 209
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