Job Description
Type of Job: 
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.

Other Information/Requirements: 

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.

How to Apply:

Contact Information
Rhyan Zweifler
100 Caja Del Rio Rd
Santa Fe
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(312) 863-8577
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
May 25 2021
Date to Remove: 
Aug 23 2021

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