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Project Manager, Strategic Advancement

YSF Association Office
Full time
Competency level: 
Team Leader
Reports to: 
Sr. VP, Strategy and Innovation
Salary range: 
$70,000 to $75,000

About the YMCA of San Francisco

At the YMCA of San Francisco, strengthening community is our cause. Our mission is to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and become healthy. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

Position Summary

The Project Manager, Strategic Advancement will be the primary business and accountability partner for the YMCA of San Francisco’s strategic departments (strategy, community health/ evaluation, mission advancement, philanthropy and marketing/communications) to ensure seamless, integrated, effective and outcomes based alignment across all areas of planning, tracking, evaluation, analysis and reporting.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the successful completion of projects and will work in a variety of areas that align through their contribution in helping ensure enterprise alignment with the strategic direction of the YMCA of San Francisco. This will include the creation, organization, execution and completion of specific projects such as supporting and coordinating multi-stream and cross-departmental projects, supporting relevant team members, setting deadlines, communicating with Y leadership at all levels about the state of the project, ensuring projects stay on track and on budget, and adjusting if necessary to meet new requirements. The Project Manager will coordinate the following aspects of projects as they are assigned: scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA in business, business administration or management
  • 4+ years of project management and related experience
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies, and best practices.
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Solid analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Previous supervisory experience

All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 1% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees