A local organization, dedicated to providing a safe haven for the abandoned cats and dogs of the Low Country is searching for an Operations Manager to be responsible for overseeing the operations of the kennel teams and adoption facilitators. The mission for this position is to improve the lives of homeless dogs and cats while also working to substantially lower the number of animals reproduced or relinquished. All applicants must be dedicated, hard workers that are passionate for the wellbeing of animals.
Develop, maintain, train and schedule full and part time staff, being responsible for employees at both campuses excluding the medical department and the clinic.
Manages the Adoption Team, Kennel Team, Maintenance Team, and Volunteers
Responsible for efficiently optimizing all resources to ensure cleanliness, general appearance, upkeep of the facility and the facility vehicles.
Maintains proper inventory levels of all necessary supplies.
Responsible for all animal intakes.
Establishes where each animal is housed at the facilities in accordance with their behavioral status.
Responsible for covering after hour emergencies, security alarms and holidays.
Responsible for overseeing transport shelter relationships and transports.
Responsible for ensuring compliance within the Policy and Procedure Guidelines.
Responsible for making sure that the maximum numbers of animals are assisted by the organization on an annual basis, by continuing to develop programs and/or opportunities for this to be accomplished.
Log-in all money received by the shelter and make deposits on a timely basis.
Responsible for all Human Resources.
Interviews and hires employees for positions in areas of responsibilities.
Conducts yearly evaluations of all employees at the shelter.
Ensures organization culture is embedded with all employees at the shelter.
Reports monthly shelter operations to the board.
Actively assists the board when necessary.
The Shelter Manager is responsible for fostering a compassionate, congenial, and friendly attitude in all facilities.
Operations management experience.
Animal Care experience.
Exceptional computer skills including knowledge of social media platforms
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in management or business
Must be able to interact physically with large, strong animals.
Ability to meet the physical demand of the work environment, including being able to lift, bend, stoop, kneel, walk, and stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to work outdoors in harsh weather conditions.
Must have reliable transportation and ability to work weekends and be on call to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day.
Must have ability to work with all types of people including shelter staff, volunteers, public officials, employees, donors, and other animal welfare organizations.
Must be a well-organized, self-starter that exhibits proactive behavior.
All potential candidates must pass pre-employment drug screen, skills assessments, reference, and criminal background check.
We are an EEO/AA Employer: Female/Minority/Veteran/Persons with Disability encouraged to apply.