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Shelter Veterinarian

Austin Humane Society | Austin, TX

The Austin Humane Society is currently seeking a full-time Shelter Veterinarian. The ideal candidate will have proven surgical and medical skills, a collaborative spirit, a positive and flexible approach to problem-solving, clear and compassionate communication skills, and an energetic pace.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited veterinary college with DVM or equivalent
  • Current or expected Texas veterinary license in good standing
  • Proven background in HQHVSN is strongly preferred, but we’re willing to train the right person
  • A high level of professionalism and strong interpersonal skills are required

Competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including health/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, CE stipend, professional dues and association fees. Come join our team and enjoy Austin! To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Dr. Katie Broaddus at kluke@austinhumanesociety.org.


Community Cat Program Coordinator

Austin Humane Society | Austin, TX

The Community Cat Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Program and the Shelter Neuter Return Program under the direction of the Community Cat Program Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordination of Programs: The Community Cat Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of cats through each stage of the Shelter Neuter Return, Community Cat, and Feral Cat Program including approval for intake, transport of cats to AHS, processing of intake, facilitation through surgery clinics, return to field, and facilitating assessment for the AHS adoption program when applicable. The Community Cat Program Coordinator works closely with the Community Cat Program Supervisor and Austin Animal Center staff to ensure that all cats have a safe location for return, cats are released to field in healthy conditions, and alternate placements are found when needed. The coordinator is also responsible for assisting in trapping in areas inside of Travis County as needed and as requested by the supervisor (currently 78741 and 78702 for a spay/neuter grant).
  • Community Engagement/Customer Service: This position is responsible for engaging the community in Trap-neuter-return, providing education on the importance of spay/neuter and the free TNR program offered by AHS. This includes handing out flyers to businesses and schools, trap rental and return. This position is responsible for offering education and referral to those needing assistance with feral cats.
  • Animal Care, Cleaning and Sanitation: The Community Cat Program Coordinator is responsible for the daily cleaning and feeding of animals in the shelter and for the ongoing maintenance of animals in the Stray Cat Room others (other areas as requested). The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that animals’ cages are appropriately marked at all times, ensuring that animals are in their proper location, and for the reporting of any behavioral or medical issues to the appropriate staff promptly.
  • Data/Record Keeping: The Community Cat Program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining accurate data for the SNR and Feral Cat TNR programs including spay/neuter records, intake records, locations of release, and timely and accurate data entry in Petpoint.
  • Communication/Training: The Community Cat Program Coordinator is responsible for completing required trainings related to their job as well as participates in cross-training opportunities in other departments of the shelter. They are required to meet with their supervisor on a regular basis as well as participate in weekly departmental meetings and monthly all-staff meetings.
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Come join our team and enjoy Austin! To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Katelen Knef at kknef@austinhumanesociety.org.


Director of Development

Austin Humane Society | Austin, TX

The Director of Development is responsible for AHS’ annual fundraising campaign, including supervision of 4 staff members (Development Manager, Development & Education Coordinator, Events Coordinator and Database Coordinator). The Director of Development reports to the Chief Development & Communications Officer and works closely with Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Communications and Capital Campaign Director as well as with a variety of donors, volunteers, staff and other constituents.

Essential Functions:

    1. Annual Campaign
      • Assist with creating and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies to generate revenue to meet/exceed budget goals through a diversified funding base.
      • Oversee the department CRM
      • Assist with research on prospective donors, and fully prepare leadership to ask for contributions.
    1. Heroes of Hope Program
      • Create an annual plan for the Heroes of Hope Program, for donors who give $500 or more per year
      • Oversee the Heroes of Hope Program, including maintain a moves management process for prospects and a stewardship process for current donors, research individuals and companies, prepare materials for meetings, maintain donor files & Raiser’s Edge data, maintain a schedule of mailings to all major donors, and work with the Events Coordinator on major donor events
      • Actively work on a moves management process for major donors
      • Personally cultivate individual major donors as appropriate, including calls, visits, handwritten thank you notes, tours, etc.
      • Identify & develop new strategies for cultivating major donors
    1. Rags to Wags Event
      • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about AHS within the community
      • Attend workplace giving and special events as needed
      • Collaborate with Capital Campaign Fundraising
      • Serve on AHS’ Leadership Team
      • Other duties as assigned
    1. Other
      • Manage sponsorship solicitation, including development & distribution of sponsorship packets, calls, mailings, & visits
      • Work collaboratively to assure appropriate sponsor record keeping and recognition.

Qualifications:

    1. A minimum of five years of experience in nonprofit development, preferably proven success with major donors through face to face solicitation; successful track record of cultivating relationships and soliciting gifts.
    2. Experience managing staff and collaborating with peers required
    3. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    4. Attention to detail, including the ability to maintain accuracy of details in a fast-paced setting
    5. Ability to handle complex and confidential information
    6. Ability to learn concepts and approaches, particularly those related to nonprofit management, major donor cultivation, stewardship, and fundraising
    7. An energetic self starter
    8. Advanced computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge required
    9. Bachelor’s degree preferred
    10. Commitment to the mission and values of the Austin Humane Society

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Angela Osborn at aosborn@austinhumanesociety.org, no later than August 4, 2017. No phone calls please.