Executive Director

Humane Society of Wicomico County - Salisbury, MD

Full-time

Job Title:

Executive Director

Job Description:
The individual in this position will be responsible for all operational and administration functions of the Humane Society of Wicomico County. This position reports to a volunteer Board of Directors.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Direct all staff and activities of the shelter and animal control personnel to include but not limited to evaluating, scheduling, training, recruiting, hiring, discipline, and general direction.

∙ Priority compliance with excellent customer service and community relations.

∙ Extreme accuracy in financial management to include development and maintenance of annual giving, membership, special events, grants and bequests.

  • Develop and maintain budgets, all non-profit financial reporting including payroll management.
  • Compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations to include but not limited to animal care and control, personnel, controlled substances, euthanasia, and crematory.

∙ Regular communications with Board of Directors, Members, Donors, Law Enforcement, and Community Leaders.

  • Develop and ensure compliance with shelter and animal control policies and procedures.
  • Must obtain and maintain euthanasia training within six months of hire date.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred).
  • Fiscal/budget planning and execution.
  • Must have prior experience working with animals in a shelter environment.
  • 2-plus years’ experience in donor development/fundraising.
  • Excellence in leading people and organizations, managing tasks and resources, strategic planning and execution, leading change and building collaborative communities of interest.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, cultivate and engage donors and prospective benefactors.
  • Excellent full spectrum communication skills.

Résumés should include a cover letter, expressing why you are the candidate for the position and current contact information.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,440.00 to $52,640.00 /year

Experience:

  • Animal Care: 3 years (Required)
  • Grant Writing: 2 years (Required)
  • Cross-Functional Team Leadership: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Fundraising: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Animal Welfare: 3 years (Required)
  • Budgeting: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Community Outreach: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Animal Care Records Management: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,440.00 to $52,640.00 /year

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)