Virtual Shelter Medicine Senior Director

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2018

Job Category: Healthcare, Non-profit

Telecommute Level: Frequently

Travel Requirements: Field Travel Required, Some Travel

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Doctorate

Job Summary

A non profit animal organization needs applicants for an opening for a Virtual Shelter Medicine Senior Director.

Core Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Develop and coordinate new and continuing education for professional veterinary and lay shelter staff
  • Consult with shelters, veterinarians, communities and other professionals on medical issues pertaining to shelters
  • Identify and develop opportunities to promote, expand, and improve programs for the care of shelter, homeless, and at-risk animals in communities

Qualifications Include:

  • Regular travel required - up to 30%
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree from an accredited veterinary college
  • Minimum of three years of veterinary experience
  • Current veterinary license in one or more states required
  • Minimum of three years of shelter medicine experience, including at least one year working directly in a shelter that included substantial responsibility for population level issues