Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Provides strategic vision and guidance in the development and implementation of programs and enhancements to ensure continued progress towards annual and future goals of HSPPR.
- Ensures efficacy of the operations departments and programs to achieve the organization's mission.
- Directs the development and implementation of business and management processes and policies across the organization to ensure clarity, consistency, and effectiveness in supporting the organization's performance, operational excellence, and customer services.
- Continually reviews internal operations and processes, identifies opportunities, and guides staff in executing changes for improvement.
- Track data, compile statistical reports, monitor trends, and provide insights for operations leadership to support and shape operational actions and decisions.
- Promote and reinforce a performance culture and the attainment of goals by communicating and building commitment to HSPPR strategic direction and ensuring clarity around performance targets and expectations.
- Ensure that staff set and achieve goals that align with the overall strategy and function of the organization and provides them with guidance and advice, training, performance management, leadership development, and career development and succession planning.
- Influences and develops relationships with internal and external stakeholders to support the overall effectiveness of the organization's operations.
- Assists HSPPR Directors in the development and oversight of the budgets of each program, with full accountability while ensuring budgets and resource allocations align with the priorities of each program and the organization.
- Represent the organization and division at various community functions, special events, forums, including professional meetings, conferences, and workshops. Serve on boards, committees, and councils as needed.
- Assists other animal welfare organizations upon request with training and presentations on behalf of HSPPR.
- As an HSPPR executive team member, participate in and lead efforts to develop and execute the HSPPR strategic plan and broad organizational objectives.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- If the Community Animal Response Team (CART) is activated, may serve as the Emergency Support Functions (ESF) #11 desk representative at either the City or County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and is responsible for serving as the liaison between HSPPR, the CART shelter(s) and the Command Staff.
- Attends EOC-related City and County training, including but not limited to completing the FEMA IS-100.b and IS-700.A certificate to be prepared to serve at the ESF #11 desk.
Director of Veterinary Services, Director of Shelter Operations, Pueblo Associate Director, Associate Director of Volunteer Services, Business Support Specialist, Professional Development Program Manager and Facilities Manager.
- Is visible to staff and communicates with the HSPPR President/CEO on significant developments within the division. Attends necessary meetings and organization events. Communicates pertinent information to staff, managers, and directors and ensures that supervisors communicate effectively with line staff. Communicate, and problem solves with directors. Actively supports a positive team environment, directly addresses conflict, and appropriately expresses concerns. Makes internal and external patrons and their needs a primary focus in all situations.
- Ensures that policies and procedures are followed. Encourages and develops new ideas with staff. Develops and follows timelines for annual plans and projects and is accountable for staff's decisions and actions. Supports management and discusses differences privately. Has a commitment to continuous improvement and a growth mindset.
- Encourages the use of volunteers, the solicitation of monetary and in-kind donations whenever possible.
- Oversees control of budgets, including approving invoices and preparing financial and statistical reports as needed.
- Works with Directors to forecast and determine future capital equipment and programmatic needs and develops annual budgets.
- Utilizes performance-based management when counseling and evaluating staff and sets measurable goals for employee growth. Submits evaluations on time and encourages continuing education for staff as it relates to the organization's needs. Recognizes good performance and counsels staff to correct problems.
- Must be flexible with scheduling and is available when away from the facility as needed to meet the organization's needs.
- Help the community and donors recognize the daily, life-saving work HSPPR does by sending pictures and stories to the Philanthropy team
- Aid the Philanthropy team with stories and photography opportunities whenever possible.
Work cooperatively with all volunteers and recognize the talent and commitment they bring to HSPPR.
- Ensure a safe work environment, following all safety guidelines and modeling safe work practices.
- Take immediate action to address any safety concerns that could put a staff member, volunteer, client, animal, or the organization at risk.
Material and Equipment Directly Used
- May operate vehicles during routine and emergency operations under the varying road,
weather, and lighting conditions.
- Various computers with Windows software such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and animal
shelter software such as Chameleon.
- Various office equipment such as faxes, telephones, printers, scanners, and copy machines.
- Regularly sits at a computer station, often in a shared office environment.
- The employee may regularly lift and move 25 or more pounds of moving weight and occasionally lift and move up to 40 or more pounds of moving weight.
- May be occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
- Regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, and is frequently required to stand and walk. May be expected to be on their feet for extended periods.
- Consistently exposed to animals in the workplace and animal allergens under conditions with limited alternatives available.
- Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
- Regularly exposed to noise and potential exposure to hazardous weather conditions.
- Potential exposure to cleaning supplies and other substances containing toxic or caustic chemicals.
Occasional weekend and evening work.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Advanced leadership and management experience in animal welfare, operations or similar industry.
- Demonstrated success in leading a diverse team of professionals, skilled in managing varied relationships, and successful at facilitating collaboration and cooperation.
- Proven ability to lead and manage change in teams, departments and/or groups.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
- Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) desired.
- Proven experience with the development and implementation of strategic and long-range plans.
- Experience with organizational administration and operations including: facility management, safety and security, emergency and disaster protocol, information technology, budgeting, and strategic planning.
- Knowledge of government relations and/or public policy issues.
- Strong project management skills, including ability to balance multiple projects, interdisciplinary teams, and complex logistical issues.
- Solid experience as a member of an executive team and working with executives, board members, management and associate staff.
- Extreme flexibility and adaptability, a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to accommodate broad responsibilities and shifting priorities.
NOTE: The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.
How to Apply
apply online at: http://jobs.hsppr.org/jobs