Job Description

The primary objective of the Animal Care & Services Division (ACS) is to provide a welcoming and humane place for animals and those who care for them; to protect, educate, and serve the public; develop programs that improve the lives of people and animals; and create opportunities for our community and supporters to help us succeed. The ACS Division provides Animal Care & Services to approximately 1.2 Million residents in Santa Clara County which is approximately 64% of the human population. ACS is responsible for sheltering, licensing, rabies compliance and providing field service and programs to domestic animals. ACS provides services to the City of San Jose, and the cities of Cupertino, Milpitas, Saratoga and the Town of Los Gatos under contract. The ACS Division is headed by a Director of Animal Care & Services who reports to the Director of Public Works. Reporting to the Director of ACS are two Division Managers and one Program Manager. The Program Manager oversees business operations, department administration, licensing and other responsibilities. One of the two Division Managers serves as the Medical Director and is the lead Veterinarian overseeing two full time Veterinarians, multiple part time veterinarians and other medical support staff. The other Division Manager – the Assistant Director of Animal Care & Services (AD-ACS) - is the focus of this recruitment. The AD - ACS operates the shelter 24-7, 365 days per year. They will have at least two direct reports. One who oversees shelter operations and another who oversees field services. This is an important management position with leadership responsibility over a large passionate committed team (~ 45 total full time as well as several part time staff). Successful candidates will have at least 6 years of Animal Shelter experience with at least 3 years at the management or supervisory level. Direct experience in shelter operations is a higher priority than field services and dispatch at this time. Assuring the safety and security of all operations is a paramount responsibility.

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Sal $112.7 -$172.2 +5% + City Benes.
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Matt Sadinsky

Closing Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022

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