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Are you an animal lover with people management skills? Do you have animal welfare experience? Are you collaborative, solution-oriented, and ready to make a difference in the lives of thousands of homeless animals? The Virginia Beach SPCA is seeking a Director of Shelter Operations to guide a dynamic, diverse team of animal welfare professionals in fulfilling our vision of ending animal homelessness in our community. Your deep knowledge of animal behavior and health will be used as you ensure the health, safety and enrichment of a large population of domestic animals including dogs, cats, and small animals. You will develop, teach and implement critical SOPs to ensure the health and safety of animals and humans. Your commitment to servant leadership will allow you to mentor and grow your team. As a member of the Executive Team, you will participate in and contribute to organizational strategic planning, the development of internal policies and processes, and the learning and implementation of best practices in animal welfare. You will help guide strategic change and growth, and use your strong communication skills to represent the VBSPCA in public to advance our mission of creating a more compassionate community through education and collaboration. Salary Range is $55,000 to $75,000 a year including group health, dental and vision benefits, 403(b) retirement savings plan, employee discounts for personal animal care in our veterinary clinic, and employee discounts for our retail shop and adoptions.  In addition, working for a charitable organization may qualify you for student loan forgiveness - please speak with your financial advisor for details.

Location:
Virginia Beach , VA

Posted On:
May 07, 2021

This position is designed to provide support for University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Shelter Medicine Program's (UWSMP) Maddie's Shelter Medicine Teaching and Training Programs. The primary student rotation and intern clinical training currently occurs at Dane County Humane Society (DCHS). UWSMP currently has 2 Maddie's Shelter Medicine interns annually and 2-3 Maddie's Shelter Medicine residents completing their primary clinical training at DCHS. There are 69 University of Wisconsin 4th year veterinary students rotating thorough DCHS on their two-week Shelter Medicine Ambulatory in the 2020/2021 academic year, and interest in this rotation continues to grow, including requests from out-of-state veterinary students. Primary duties include educating & supervising students, interns, and residents on life-saving practices; training students, interns, and residents to find and examine multiple solutions to the problems that shelter animals and communities might face; pursuing excellence in the clinical skills of trainees; and supporting other educational aspects of the program as needed. UWSMP has a close partnership with DCHS and the clinical instructor will primarily be working out of the shelter and must work successfully within their practices to uphold this partnership with DCHS. Other important duties are to provide population-level continuing education and consultation for shelter staff, and to be involved in didactic instruction via the UWSMP's Maddie's Shelter Medicine Fellowship program, Maddie's Shelter Medicine Intensive, and Maddie's Shelter Medicine Elective university course.

Location:
Madison, WI

Posted On:
February 09, 2021