Employment Opportunities

Below is a listing of our current open positions at Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society. Please contact Jackie Stanley, Shelter Manager, with inquiries at jstanley@lucymac.org.

SHELTER MANAGER
Posted January 22, 2018

The Shelter Manager oversees the daily operations of Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society, supporting and cultivating a respectful, humane environment for both animals and people.

REPSONSIBILITIES
-Supervise shelter staff, including scheduling
-Ensure exceptional care of all animals
-Enforce shelter policies and procedures
-Facilitate all animal intakes and surrenders
-Facilitate and oversee all animal adoptions, including the adoption application process, following-up with potential adopters throughout the process and ensuring post-adoption support and follow-up is completed
-Oversee all staff training focusing on safety for our animals and all people
-Monitor the general health of shelter animals
-Maintain accurate and detailed medical and behavioral records of all animals
-Maintain a clean and environmentally safe shelter environment for the benefit of our animals, staff and visitors.
-Ensure medical care, as needed, is given at all times
-Assist with customer service operations, including pre and post adoption counseling
-Assist with cleaning duties as necessary
-Cultivate a welcoming and positive environment for our visitors, staff and animals
-Oversee Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society’s Volunteer Program, including recruiting, training, retention and communication.
-Oversee medical and general supply purchases, keeping detailed records of expenses to ensure shelter needs are met within the restrictions of the shelter’s budget
-Assist with fundraising and special events as requested

REQUIREMENTS
-The shelter manager must have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society’s operations.
-Must have excellent communication and customer service skills
-Must be able to support and cultivate a productive team environment
-Must be able to prioritize and manage responsibilities
-Must be a proven problem-solver
-Must promote a positive public image of Lucy Mackenzie at all times
-Must be able to work with the public, staff and general public in a professional and positive manner

QUALIFICATIONS
-Minimum of four years of animal shelter or animal care experience
-Possess a strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word and Excel)
-Must have a strong personal belief in Lucy Mackenzie’s core values and interest in animal welfare
-Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
-Must have demonstrated skill in providing strong, clear and fair management
-Must be available to work a flexible schedule that may include nights, weekends and holidays
-Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Interested parties that meet the criteria outlined should submit a resume with a letter of interest to Jackie Stanley at jstanley@lucymac.org.

Updated January 22, 2018

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