Main Areas of Responsibility:
The mission of the Shelter, a nonprofit, 501 (c)3, is to support animals, save lives & spread compassion. The Shelter is the largest open admission, no-kill animal shelter & care facility in northern NM. The Shelter contracts with the City and County of Santa Fe to care for homeless & stray animals, but also serves every animal brought through the front doors from any other source.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Reporting to 9-member Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for setting the vision & direction as well as general oversight of the Shelter, which includes administration of all programs, managing and developing a $7.1M budget, approximately $6.2M in investments including an endowment that is currently valued at about $1.2M. The CEO directly manages nine direct reports. We seek a highly experienced leader/manager with demonstrated vision & passion for the humane and ethical treatment of animals.
Demonstrated accomplishments in fundraising, successful cultivation, solicitation and closing of gifts is essential. Financial management of a multi-million-dollar budget is expected. Experience in a senior leadership role where he/she has either reported directly to or worked closely with a Board of Directors is needed. The ideal candidate will bring successful leadership of an animal welfare/control agency or other animal welfare nonprofit.