Monday, February 28, 2011

Director, Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Director for its Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch.

The main responsibility for this position is to manage the operations and fiscal activities of the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch.

Other duties include, but are not limited to: assist in the development of strategic plans and standardized business practices; enhance visibility and outreach through promotion of the center; coordinate fundraising and development efforts to achieve sustainability; prepare and monitor budgets and provide direction on programs and facilities.

A Bachelor’s degree or doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or equivalent in wildlife biology/zoology or related field, or veterinarian degree along with a minimum of 10 years experience and/or degrees in wildlife biology/zoology, animal husbandry or related field strongly desired.

Experience and demonstrated involvement with sanctuary and rehabilitation/release programs and organizations preferred. Supervisory experience required. Experience with live animal care, animal nutrition, habitat design and enrichment and knowledge of good sanctuary practices and organizations is required.

Training in exotic animal management, including protected contact, is preferred. The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, including public speaking and writing for diverse audiences and the ability to build community and individual relationships.

Please send cover letters and resumes to  or fax to 301- 548-7701.

This position is located in Murchison, Texas.

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