ALSAC/St. Jude

Sr Director, Fitness Operations & Budget

1 month ago
Position ID
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time


ALSAC exists to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our staff is dynamic and diverse. Our skills are different, our professions are varied; but our mission is the same: support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. It’s more than a job; it’s a place where you can do what you love, and love why you do it.

  • #1 Hospital Charity in the Nation
  • #1 Health Non-Profit Brand of the Year
  • 94% of Employees Agree ALSAC is a Great Place to Work
  • Ranked a Top 10 Non-Profit Organization by Revenue

Job Purpose

Responsible for directing, administering and coordinating Fitness division business activities to ensure department goals, priorities and timelines are met.  Leverages and coordinates with internal support functions including Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, and ITS operations to support organization and department operational and business needs.  Provides and oversees planning, operational resources, technical, logistical, project management and other support for engaging Fitness and Field Operations staff and volunteers.  Analyzes data and recommends metrics, systems and process enhancements.  Responsible for tracking performance and reporting on department goals and volunteer program results.  Responsible for evaluating, creating/building and implementing sound budgeting and trending processes within the Fitness structure.  Includes management of a team of statistical and financial analysts, compliance personnel, project management, training and support staff. Oversees all reporting and processes to allow the Fitness team to continue to show growth and development from year to year.


  • Requires thorough knowledge of fund raising and general management methods within non‑profit field.
  • Speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations; face‑to‑face interaction with                  event volunteers/sponsors; understand extremely complex verbal or written instructions.
  • Understand data processing applications. Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through Bachelor's Degree and 8‑10 years of fund raising, sales, marketing and/or related experience including at least 3 years of previous experience through levels of progressive management responsibility including supervision, budgeting, strategic planning, organizational development, cost control, manpower allocation, etc.; possess excellent diplomacy skills. 
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management and process improvement. 
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work. 
  • Ability for development and deployment of training programs/processes.  Strong interpersonal listening, communication (both verbal and writing) and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to create and maintain collaborative work relationships. 
  • Strong critical thinking, analysis and problem solving skills along with attention to detail. 
  • Able to work with limited direction in order to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to successfully interact with all levels of management.  
  • Must be available to work during Saturday's to support some of our events.

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