Nursery Manager

SPCA of Greater Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH (30+ days ago)


Kitten Nursery Manager

Reports to: Shelter Manager

Job Description

Oversee daily operations of the Kitten Nursery

Trains, supervises, and monitors staff and volunteers

Responsible for personnel related tasks including new hire training, work schedules, work assignments, termination, and leave requests

Create, implement and enforce Standard Operating Procedures for animal care, disease management and staff policies

Recruiting and continuing SOP training of new and existing staff members

Responsible for daily animal inventory and supply inventory

Responsible for daily inspection of kitten nursery

Assists with identification and review of animals

Evaluate medical data from our PetPoint database and ensure treatment protocols are administered

Update medical charts and enter information into the PetPoint database system

Feed and provide basic care to orphaned kittens ranging in age from birth to eight weeks

Maintain sanitation in the nursery according to established protocols

Alert veterinary staff to any health issues needing attention

Job Requirements

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills including professional phone etiquette and computer knowledge

Must have the ability to multitask and delegate work and supervise staff

Must be able to deal with staff with diplomacy and respect

Must have the ability to communicate both in written and oral form; to plan, organize and direct the work of others; to gather, assemble, correlate and analyze facts and devise solutions or plans

Time Commitment/Pay:
Up to 40+ hours per week; you will need to be flexible with days/times and could expect to cover some evenings and possibly overnight hours. Pay will be negotiable.

Physical Requirements:
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Able to sit at a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Lifting and handling animals of varying sizes and breeds, bending, stooping and walking on a daily basis.
  • Ability to effectively and safely handle a variety of animals and spend extensive periods of time with those animals in close quarters.
Computer Skills:
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Advanced computer skills, including but not limited to ability to access databases, check company e-mail and etc.
Materials and Equipment used

  • Multi-line phone system
  • Scrubbers, squeegees, broom/dustpan, mop and bucket
  • Syringes, catheters
  • Leashes collars, harnesses
  • Control sticks, snap snares
  • Hoses with and without pressure attachments
  • Computer
This is a brief description of what SPCA Cincinnati is looking for in a Nursery Manager. Items are subject to change, however, nursery manager will be made aware in advance.