Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

Reporting to the 9-member Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for setting the vision and direction as well as general oversight of the Shelter, which includes administration of all programs, managing and developing a $7.1 million budget, approximately $6.2 million in investments including an endowment that is currently valued at about $1.2M. There are approximately 100 employees and 400 active volunteers. The CEO directly manages nine direct reports.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

We seek a highly experienced leader & manager with demonstrated vision & passion for the humane & ethical treatment of animals. A successful track record of strong, innovative, & inclusive leadership; demonstrated accomplishments in fundraising, successful cultivation, solicitation & closing of gifts is essential; financial management of multi-million-dollar budget is expected. Experience in senior leadership role where s/he has reported directly to or worked closely with a BoD is needed.

Other Information/Requirements: 

An undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university is required; a graduate degree is preferred. Professional education in such areas as business management, marketing, non-profit or association management, fundraising and administration is also desired. CAWA certification is a plus. Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply: Applications and nominations are being received by Noetic Search. For more information, visit or

Contact Information
Rhyan Zweifler
Noetic Search
100 Caja Del Rio Rd
Santa Fe
New Mexico
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Business Phone: 
(312) 863-8577
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Noetic Search
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
May 3 2021
Date to Remove: 
Aug 1 2021

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