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- Is responsible for the development and oversight of all agency departments and programs. Monitor all existing programs for effectiveness and recommend changes. Insures all animal care programs are administered humanely. Oversees the hiring, supervising, evaluating, disciplining, training, development and termination of all agency personnel. Ensures the implementation of personnel training programs that help staff accomplish their goals and maintain a working environment that attracts and retains quality people.
- Administers fiscal management program including the preparation of the operating budgets. Oversees the authorized and proper expenditure of funds and ensures that all funds, physical assets and other property of the agency are appropriately safeguarded and administered. Oversees all agency accounts. Responsible for the security of all GCHS files, legal and historical documents.
- Develops long-range plans and strategies. Ensures that all policies, plans and programs are regularly reviewed and modified in an efficient manner. Stays abreast of current animal welfare issues as well as the changing needs of the community. Assures the shelter philosophy and mission are relevant and practiced throughout the organization.
- Assists management with difficult situations and resolves problems of a unique or sensitive nature. Responds to community concerns regarding animal and agency issues.
- Meets with management team on a regular basis to review reports, procedures, and problems and discuss new strategies. Attends meetings of employees as necessary.
- Meets regularly with the board of directors to present reports and apprise them of important issues, problems and new ideas. Assists the various committees with their specific assignments. Serves as liaison between the governing body and agency staff.
- Represents the shelter as the chief spokesperson. Seeks out and maintains community contacts with government officials, agencies, civic groups, organizations, and the media. Attends pertinent workshops and seminars, maintains membership in professional organizations and networks with other executive directors.
- To maintain contact with Directors of local Animal Control Agencies to keep informed of mission and needs of Society.
- Is responsible for the oversight of the organization’s fund raising and marketing programs. Fosters beneficial relationships with the general public, media, donors and potential donors. Is available to meet with potential donors to explain the shelter’s mission, philosophy and long-range plans. Provides opportunities for community support through volunteering and donations.
- With the Board of Directors, develop and implement a Strategic Plan designed to accelerate the accomplishment of the GCHS mission and position the organization for long-term success and viability.
- Responsible for the oversight of operations.
- Serve as liaison in GCHS legal affairs. Supervise and direct GCHS vendors, contractors and consultants to assure performance under their agreements with GCHS in compliance with budget and other restraints imposed by the Board of Directors. Ensure that satisfactory relationships exist between GCHS Counsel, Insurance Agents, Consultants, Accountants, Vendors and other (possible) contractors.
- Other key areas of Responsibility:
- In conjunction with the Executive Committee, provide leadership, training and development for the members of the Board including initial orientation of all new Board members.
- Major Gifts and Planned Giving
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