Executive Director

Direct Hire Waterville
  • Location: Waterville
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #19115
We are excited to be partnering with the Humane Society Waterville Area (HSWA) in their search for an experienced Executive Director. 
The Executive Director is responsible for directing all personnel and developing/directing all programs, activities, and operations necessary to advance the mission, vision, and values of HSWA.
Successful candidates will have nonprofit leadership experience and ideally experience in animal welfare.  HSWA is looking for a strong leader to be the face of their organization.  A strong Executive Director will be able to grow the organization and staff. 

Shelter Operations/Organizational Development

Development and Fundraising

Community Development/Marketing and Public Relations

Financial Management

Board Reporting/Assistance

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Hiring, training, general management, and performance reviews for all staff

Leads by example, creating an environment of respect and cooperation among staff, vendors, volunteers, etc.

Works with staff to aid in file management, donor files, grants, and record keeping

Defines and communicates to staff/volunteers, their roles, responsibilities, and accountability

Reports to the Board of Directors on departmental budgets, adherence to employment policies and practices, etc.

Ensures compliance with all state and federal employment regulations.

Oversees the development and maintenance of staff orientation, training manuals, emergency protocols, and disaster management plans, as well as safety manuals and other necessary documents

Education, Experience and Skills Requirements:

Must have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and/or a minimum of 3 years of experience in the same/related job

Proficient and successful experience in fundraising for a non-profit/or other relevant organization

Proficient Experience in running a non-profit/business (budgeting, staffing, community outreach, fundraising, etc.)

Effective Leadership methods, skills, and experience

Animal Welfare experience is preferred

Please send resume and cover letter to the attention of Dana Woodbury at ProSearch – dana@prosearchmaine.com

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