The mission of The North Country Initiative, at our Adirondack Region Cat Adoption Center, is to reduce the euthanasia and suffering associated with feline overpopulation within Warren County, N.Y. and the communities immediately surrounding. This is being accomplished through rescue, the implementation of spay/neuter programs and through adoption.
We are seeking a full time Adoption Center Manager to work closely with the Director at our Adirondack Region Cat Adoption Center in Glen Falls, NY, to maximize adoptions through the successful supervision of staff and the day to day operations of the rescue and adoption center. Responsible to ensure the health and well-being of our felines (at the adoption center, in foster care, and post adoption), and to ensure an excellent adopter experience. Execute a wide variety of supervisory and administrative tasks.
- Must have minimum of 5 years management experience including coaching, mentoring, supervising daily team activities, performance management/evaluations, hiring, terminations, etc.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field a plus.
- Previous animal-related management experience a plus.
- Must be able to organize, execute, and report on work activities without direct supervision; lead a team of employees.
- Must be administratively detailed and proficient in MS Office.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of animal welfare: including feline care, handling, health, behavior and sheltering issues.
- Strong leadership ability and motivational skills.
- Maintain a culture of teamwork, superior customer service and commitment to the well-being of all animals in our care.
- The ability to work at least one weekend day.
- A valid NYS driver’s license.
- A desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and much more. For consideration, interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter, along with salary requirements to [email protected]