Estes Park Center – Estes Park, CO
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A member of the senior leadership team, this position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center and a residential camp serving more than 225,000 guests annually. The Vice President of Human Resources (VP) is responsible for strategic leadership of human resources at all levels of the organization. The VP is responsible for developing, enforcing, evaluating and evolving as necessary legally compliant human resource strategies, policies, and procedures which support our Association priority of attracting, engaging and retaining staff.

We firmly believe in our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We are committed to being welcoming to all people and to making a difference in the lives of our members, guests and staff. We count on our staff to provide extraordinary mission-based experiences for our guests and for each other.


  • Strategically develop, implement and evaluate human resource strategies in support of organizational goals.
  • Coordinate Association-wide human resources in areas such as recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits, and personnel policies and guidelines, in full compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Work with others to increase employee engagement and retention.
  • Monitor and create strategies to respond to seasonal staffing levels.
  • Assist with resolution of human resource, compensation, and benefits questions, concerns, and issues.
  • Hire, develop and supervise Human Resources leadership staff.
  • Ensure compliance with employment, benefits, insurance, safety, and other laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • Monitor the implementation of Association-wide standardized human resources and risk management practices.
  • Responsible for the development and oversight of the Association human resources budget.
  • Monitor and advise on the effective and efficient use of human resources.
  • Possess a valid, USA state-issued driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles.
  • Possess stamina to work in the work environment described herein.


  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and best practices in employment.
  • Possess (or ability to achieve) Organizational Leader certification through YMCA of the USA.
  • Minimum ten years of human resource management experience.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP strongly preferred.
  • Personally support the fundraising campaigns of the Association.


  • Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
  • Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs.
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional.
  • Support the YMCA of the Rockies safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff.
  • Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse community.
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • The work of this position occurs in a typical office environment
  • Occasional overnight travel will be required.
  • Must be able to handle frequent interruptions
  • Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities,
or qualifications associated with the job.
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