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Location: Evanston, IL

Job Description:

Reporting to the Board of Directors and collaborating with staff and community leaders, the President/CEO will manage every aspect of the continuing development of the institution's mission and strategic plan. The McGaw YMCA provides a nurturing environment and superb facilities for the advancement of its cause driven mission of healthy living and social responsibility.

Specific areas of responsibility include leading a team of five talented staff to continue and grow the traditions of responsibly and cost efficiently delivering values-based programs and services to the broad community. The successful candidate will oversee an annual budget approaching $15 million, secure continuing financial support from government grants, as well as annual fund gifts from private and corporate donors. The establishment of a culture of inclusion, collaboration, integrity, character and service will be a key area of responsibility.

Minimum Criteria for candidates:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Organizational Leader Certification (or obtain within first three years of employment)
  • Outstanding written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Ten years of true leadership of a diverse staff, skilled interaction with a volunteer board, annual fund, capital campaign and planned giving development work

Preferred Criteria for Candidates:

  • Solid academic credentials at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels

Salary: $ - $

Additional Compensation Details:

Salary is commensurate with experience.In addition to an attractive base salary, a generous benefits package is offered. Opportunities for both professional contribution and career advancement are available.


CEO search is led by Phil Moriarty from Moriarity/Fox, Inc. Email your resume, a cover letter, and six professional references with contact info to the search firm.

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Resumes until: 4/1/2014

Contact: Phil Moriarty

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