Animal Protection of New Mexico, Inc.
Feb 26, 2020Full time
Summary of Position : Position Responsibility: To bring about systemic change in animal practices and policies in New Mexico by ensuring robust and effective program services that augment organizational program and policy efforts. Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Develop and ensure effective implementation of Humane Communities projects in target communities in New Mexico, including McKinley County, Mora County, Santa Fe County, City of Albuquerque, and Guadalupe County Ensure the effective implementation of the Teaching Compassion for Animals program and it services Ensure the appropriate delivery of superior services through APNM’s Helplines and Hotlines Ensure the management of prioritized local ordinance improvement projects Prioritize, plan, and implement efforts that support animal control/care, animal shelter, and spay/neuter programs Evaluate and implement adjusted strategies for APNM’s priority community programs Skills and Competency Areas : Experience with effective management and team leadership Ability to assess and solve problems, identify issues and address conflicts, and articulate potential solutions Ability to effectively and professionally communicate and work with a diverse constituency (diverse in ethnicity, gender, age, opinions, etc.) Excellent “people skills,” including negotiation skills Desire to work in and support a team environment and its goals Self-motivated, self-confident, persistent, resourceful Excellent and persuasive writing skills, verbal communication skills, and listening skills Can respond with flexibility to reasonable changes in work priorities and circumstances Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines Computer-literate and experienced in using a variety of computer software including e-mail, Excel, Word, Powerpoint Familiarity with New Mexico preferred Travel Requirements : Only occasional/intermittent travel is required to locations throughout New Mexico. Minimum Physical Requirements : No special requirements Education/Experience Requirements : Experience working with local, state, and/or federal government employees to plan, implement, and assess policies and programs Experience in researching and pursuing program funding from private and other sources College degree preferred, but extensive relevant experience is an adequate substitution