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Executive Director

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Routt County Humane Society
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We are a nonprofit community resource dedicated to encouraging respect for the dignity and worth of all animals by providing safe haven, promoting adoption, and decreasing the number of unwanted pets. We believe in second chances and are committed to advocating for animals and the people who love them.

Located in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado the Routt County Humane Society (RCHS) prides itself on being a true community partner as it continues to broaden its services via its new surgical suite, community dog training classes and assistance for low-income pet owners.

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Areas of Responsibility

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will successfully lead RCHS through its next critical phase of development. The Executive Director will provide leadership across all operations and programs, including management of staff, facilities, day-to-day administration, financial forecasting and budgeting, human resources, training and behavior, adoptions, community outreach, marketing, and fundraising and development.

The Executive Director will also develop and maintain policies and procedures for all staff functions; ensure fiscal responsibility over budgeting and forecasting in collaboration with the Board Treasurer; and maintain, develop and implement major fundraising initiatives through donor relations, grants and events. Working closely with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will help to develop an overall strategy to achieve our long-term vision.

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 3-years of experience in management, non-profit preferred.
  • Experience working with animals within an animal welfare organization (desired).

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. Performance reviews are annual after the first year with employee development programs. Benefits include: merit-based bonuses; PTO/vacation time; health (employer-covered at 100%), dental and vision insurance; Simple IRA Retirement Program with an employer contribution included; access to low-cost veterinary care through the RCHS contracted veterinarian and discounts for certain brands of pet food and pet medications. This position also has access to training and continuing-education programs internally with RCHS and through approved external industry sources.

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