Staff Veterinarian Hybrid Community and Shelter Veterinary Services
Purpose of Position: Staff veterinarians are the foundation of the League’s veterinary teams. This is an interdepartmental position that provides veterinary care in fast-paced, mission-driven environments, practicing shelter medicine half-time and community medicine half-time.
Program Manager, Pet Assist Program Shelter
Are you compassionate about animals and have a desire to speak for those who cannot? For over 100 years, the Dumb Friends League has been working to end pet homelessness and animal suffering by providing a strong and steadfast voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. As the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the region, we care for more than 20,000 homeless pets and horses each year at our four facilities and are a national model in animal welfare. If you work well with people too, join our team and help us provide that voice. Purpose of Position: Responsible for the management and ongoing development of the League’s Pet Assist program.
This position announcement will be used to fill a Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Represented, Safety-Sensitive Veterinarian vacancy within the Police Department. This veterinarian position serves as the expert in veterinarian responsibilities for planning, coordinating, and directing veterinary science activities in Animal Care & Control. The primary purposes of this position are to examine and triage animals entering the facility, develop and oversee appropriate treatment plans for animals requiring emergency or ongoing medical care, development and oversee appropriate behavior plans for animals, monitor the health and care of animals housed at the shelter, and acts in the capacity of expert witness as needed. This position will have some supervisory responsibilities, including the supervision of contractual veterinarians. This position requires medical/behavioral knowledge of animals including domestic, agricultural and exotic. The work requires knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of the state veterinary science.
Medical Director, Shelter Services - Relocation Assistance and Sabbatical Leave Benefits!
Do you love shelter medicine and teaching? The Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado is looking for an experienced veterinarian with a passion for teaching to join our team! This is a leadership position within the League’s veterinary team. The League provides our veterinarians a competitive salary, a four 10's schedule, and amazing benefits including relocation assistance, sabbatical leave benefits, student loan assistance and annual support for continuing education. Purpose of Position: Serve as the League’s lead shelter medical and surgical staff member. Establish appropriate veterinary policies for all shelter operations.
Shelter Operations Manager
The successful candidate for the Shelter Operations Manager position is a compassionate individual who will oversee day-to-day shelter operations, independently manage staff and volunteers, ensure that shelter animals receive proper and humane care, review veterinary invoices, maintain facilities and equipment, interact with employees, volunteers and the public.
Animal Behavior Technician
Are you compassionate about animals and have a desire to speak for those who cannot? For over 100 years, the Dumb Friends League has been working to end pet homelessness and animal suffering by providing a strong and steadfast voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. As the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the region, we care for more than 20,000 homeless pets and horses each year at our four facilities and are a national model in animal welfare. If you work well with people too, join our team and help us provide that voice. Purpose of Position: Conducts behavior modification sessions for shelter canines and felines. Provides quality adoption counseling to clients as well as conducts staff and volunteer training. Supports staff and volunteers in efforts to understand complex animal behaviors in order to provide appropriate counseling to clients. Maintains organized and concise documentation pertaining to the job and provides administrative support for the department.
Medical Director League Hospital at CSU/SPUR
Purpose of Position: The Medical Director of the Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital at Colorado State University (CSU) Spur serves as a clinical veterinarian and provides oversight and direction of the Hospital’s team of veterinarians, veterinary interns, and externs. The League’s Veterinary Hospital at CSU Spur is a teaching hospital, providing services within a defined scope of care using an incremental approach, and seeks to increase access to veterinary care for underserved communities. Services include urgent care services for pets who are sick or injured, high quality high volume spay/neuter services, and community vaccine clinics. The Medical Director is responsible for working in partnership with the Practice Manager to lead the hospital, providing mentorship to the doctor team, cultivating a culture of learning and teaching, and establishing strong external relationships with key partners including Colorado State University and community veterinarians.