Job Description

At the Athens Area Humane Society, we are passionate about connecting people and pets. As a trusted resource for our community, we create lasting adoptions, provide quality veterinary care and spay/neutering, and inspire compassionate action through education and awareness. We are innovative, we are passionate, and we are committed. In partnership with our community, we end animal homelessness.

The Director of Shelter Operations is responsible for creating best practices that align with strategic goals, developing and leading an effective team of shelter managers and associates to promote the organization’s mission of lowering area euthanasia rates through adoption, spay/neuter, education, and pet retention programs.

Operational responsibilities include assuring all animals are afforded a humane and compassionate environment while maintaining a high-level of customer service both internally and externally and complying with policies and procedures that align with community needs.

As a member of the Executive Team you will be responsible for developing operational plans to achieve strategic goals for sustainability and growth. You will participate in annual budgeting and planning, development and oversight of critical policies and procedures, human resources functions and program development to further our mission.

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Director of Shelter Operations is responsible for the day-to-day management of the AAHS Shelter. This includes: oversight of Shelter staff to ensure maintenance of sanitary and humane conditions for all animals; implementing health and safety SOPs; monitoring the health (mental, emotional and physical) and progress of all animals; confirming all available space is effectively utilized; planning and implementation of humane action plans for all animals; and representing the AAHS to the public as needed in support of the AAHS’s mission.

This position performs in accordance with the organization’s expectations for animal care, teamwork, interpersonal relations and actively contributes to improving service delivery, communication and consistency.

This is a full time job

Contact Information

Job Contact Details

Kendall Hoyt
Director of Finance and Operations
910-617-7397

Closing Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020

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