Company: Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester
Position: Animal Placement Manager
Reports To: Director of Shelter Services
Employment Type: Full-Time
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Location: Fairport, NY 14450
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, has been helping animals and people since 1873. Our organization cares for around 7500 animals each year and makes possible a variety of programs to address issues that contribute to the surrender of unwanted animals. As an open-admission organization, we accept every animal in need of help. The Animal Placement Manager’s role is to provide daily management of shelter animal placement departments including: Adoptions and Admissions, Foster Care, Rescue placement and other alternative placement options.
Essential Job Duties:
Must possess a valid driver's license
Education: High School diploma or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.
Experience: Two years of experience with customer service required. One year of leadership experience is preferred. Prior supervisory experience including the responsibility of training staff and/or working with volunteers preferred. Certified in humane euthanasia or capable of becoming certified. 2-5 year’s animal experience is required
Skills: Highly organized with strong communication and record keeping skills. Strong interpersonal skills with a positive, dynamic, engaging personality. Skilled in delivering positive, clear, concise, accurate, and timely communications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to work calmly and effectively in a noisy and busy environment. Able to prioritize task and adapt to change.
Physical Demands: Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, handle, feel, speak, hear and see. Occasionally required to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds, stoop, kneel, crouch and reach .
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this position.
Must Align with the Company Mission, Vision and Core Values:
Mission: Together with our community, we better the lives of animals through justice, prevention, and life-saving care.
Vision: A just and compassionate world for all animals.
Core Values: We embrace and recognize that Lollypop Farm donors are the heroes of our work – voluntarily offering time or money, no matter the amount – to support our mission. Together, our core values unify and guide us to provide the best service to the animals, our community, our organization and ourselves.