- 3-5 years of proven leadership experience in High Volume, High Quality (HVHQ) Spay/Neuter (10,000+ procedures) practice and success in developing a solid team.
- Four-year college degree preferred.
- Must be able to learn basic medical concepts including vaccine protocol, anesthetic risks, etc.
- Strong computer skills with the ability to prepare reports and maintain an efficient record system.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel), ClinicHQ and ShelterBuddy shelter software knowledge a plus.
- Exceptional organizational, analytical, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
- Self-directed with ability to work independently/meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment with little direct supervision.
- Strong interpersonal skills, a team player, personable, professional, and able to have a good relationship with people from diverse backgrounds, as well as the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
- Customer-centric, non-judgmental approach to engaging with adopters, partners, visitors, volunteers, and colleagues; familiarity and comfort with an open adoption process.
- Humane attitude towards animals.
- Ability to manage the emotional aspect of end-of-life services and humane euthanasia, and support staff in high emotion circumstances.
- Ability to think strategically and deploy vision through change management.
- Emotionally intelligent leader
- Support, and represent IVHS & SPCA core values, programs, policies, and procedures
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
- A solid understanding of animal sheltering and animal welfare.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish/Mandarin) preferred.
- Flexibility to work outside normal working hours including evenings and weekends.
- Willingness to continue education/training in emerging areas.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an enthusiastic commitment to working in a highly functioning team.
- High degree of personal organization and self-management.
- Knowledge of issues, concerns and challenges facing animal welfare organizations and HVHQ settings.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
- Work is performed in a setting within an animal shelter facility. Regular exposure to animal shelter conditions including odors, airborne particles, and animal fur/dander
- Must be able to:
- Routinely lift 50 pounds and perform strenuous daily activity including, but not limited to lifting, carrying, reaching, stooping, squatting, cleaning, and bending.
- Work at a computer for extended periods of time with repetitive typing, sitting, arm, and hand motion.
- Work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat and cold.
- Exposure to dogs, cats and other animals of all sizes, temperaments, and medical status
- Regular movement about the campus to coordinate work
Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A. Core Values
Pawsitive - Embracing optimism at all times with animals, ourselves, each other, and our community.
Compassionate - Meeting everyone with an open mind, kindness, and respect.
Inspiring - Encouraging collaboration, perseverance, and dedication to our mission.
Innovative - Leading the change our communities need.
Only those candidates whose applications and resumes most clearly demonstrating the job-related experience, education, and training sought by Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A. shall be selected to move forward in the recruitment process. Placement in the position shall be contingent upon the successful completion of a reference check, prior employment check, Live Scan, and pre-employment medical exam including a drug test. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.