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Myrtle Beach posts job opening for Humane Society Executive Director

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The City of Myrtle Beach is helping the Grand Strand Humane Society find a new executive director after two directors, Sandy Brown and her son Stefan Brown, resigned last month.

On July 20, Sandy Brown resigned from her position, and nine days later, Stefan Brown, serving as interim director, also stepped down.

Now, the City of Myrtle Beach has posted the following job opening to its website:

The Grand Strand Humane Society is looking for a new executive director, and the city is helping to publicize the search.  You’ll find the job description, qualifications, salary range, contact information and more at www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/humanesociety.html

Humane Society Executive Director    
 
Grand Strand Humane Society
  
Do you love animals and want to be responsible for a shelter?  If so, the Grand Strand Humane Society is searching for an executive director to manage its shelter on Mr. Joe White Avenue in Myrtle Beach.  Here's the job description and qualifications, along with contact information.  The City of Myrtle Beach is helping with publicity for the position, but this is not a city position.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GRAND STRAND HUMANE SOCIETY

 

Salary:   $38,500 to $55,000, depending on job skills

SUMMARY:  Plan, organize, and develop programs that will meet the principles and objectives of the GSHS.  Direct the day-to-day  operation of the interests and facilities within the framework of policy and authority established by the Board of Directors, which includes public relations, personnel management, liaison with government and civic organizations and financial management.  The duties may be delegated to appropriate members of the staff, but the Executive Director will retain responsibility for their acts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned from time-to-time.

1,  Prepare for the Board of Directors monthly operating reports including shelter, animal control, fundraising, and educational activities, and attend Board meetings.

2.  Hires and dismisses personnel.

3.  Administers personnel policies established by the Board.

4.  Initiates and responds to general correspondence, including memorial notes.

5. Represents GSHS at meetings and conferences.

6. Writes checks for the ongoing expenses of the GSHS.

7.  Maintains liaison with the City of Myrtle Beach and other community agencies.

8.  Maintains liaison with members of all forms of media.

9.  Assists the Board in membership fund raising activities and maintaining contact with members and donors.  

10. Coordinate any capital campaigns, and apply for Grants from Foundations, Trusts, etc.

11. Directs the development of public relations and educational materials and programs.

12. Prepares the operating budgets and proposed capital expenditure programs for presentation and approval to the Board.

13. Directs, supervises, and instructs personnel in the well-being and humane treatment of the animals, the maintenance of the buildings, equipment and grounds.

14. Continually observes conditions within the organization and makes suggestions for change or improvements to the Board.

Qualifications:

Strong organizational skills, human relations, a deep love for animals and their welfare and communication skills.

An ability to work on your own initiative and to meet deadlines.

A knowledge of animal protection issues and absolute commitment to the objectives of the GSHS.

Work Hours:

Typically Monday-Friday, an occasional Saturday with swap-off of a weekday when this occurs;, however, this position has various working hours depending on scheduling of presentations, programs and the hours when the Clinic is open.

Education and/or Experience:

A Bachelor's degree is preferable but not an essential.  Life skills, prior employment and experience in dealing with animals and/or a Humane Society all will be considered with your resume.

Experience developing and implementing programs.

Experience in supervising a staff and dealing with members of the public.

Extensive computer knowledge.

Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong public speaking, writing, grammar and editing skills.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  However, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform certain essential functions.  No physical restrictions apply to this position provided that the employee is able to satisfactorily complete the above-mentioned duties and responsibilities.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND TO SUBMIT A RESUME FOR THIS POSITION, SEND TO:   hrhlarry@aol.com 

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