Reporting to the SDCVMA Executive Board, the Director is responsible for providing the strategic leadership for SDCVMA that will establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies designed to maximize the effectiveness of the SDCVMA, its staff and its members. Keys to the success of this position will be the ability to be engage with the membership, work with the Executive Board to develop and implement long-term strategic planning, and forge strong external partnerships for the benefit of the organization and its membership.
The Director is responsible for:
The overall management and operations of SDCVMA, providing sound programming, fiscal and personnel management, developing effective relationships with stakeholders and proactively representing the association to external audiences
Ensuring ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous benchmarking and evaluations of services, and consistent quality of financial administration, within stated association policies
Motivating and leading an administrative support team
Developing and implementing strategic planning in concert with the Executive Board.
Building relationships and maintaining liaisons with allied, constituent and related organizations.
Working to enhance the prestige and broaden the scope of the veterinary profession, on both the local and state level.
The Director, in conjunction with the Executive Board, defines and stewards a clear strategic and operational vision that will shape, manage and deliver on the SDCVMA’s strategic initiatives and assure its continued relevancy. The qualified candidate will demonstrate a high level of knowledge of, and extensive experience in the field of veterinary medicine and veterinary management. They should ideally have veterinary related experience. This person is expected to be a strong leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and adept in diplomatic facilitation of consensus building between multiple perspectives.
The SDCVMA offers a supportive work environment and excellent benefits. Applications should include a letter indicating special qualifications and scope of experience, curriculum vitae, salary requirements, and a list of three references. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Direct correspondence to David Proulx, SDCVMA President at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Results-oriented leader who has strong business acumen and is a good manager of assets – people, money and time.
Proven ability to set priorities, take initiative, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines
Knowledge of, or strong involvement in, veterinary medicine and/or veterinary management
Good communication skills including consensus building/facilitation, participating as a team player and collaborating with members
High level of customer service skills and ability to deal effectively with a wide range of people, including medical association members, officers, volunteers, vendors and staff
Computer skills including but not limited to QuickBooks, Website maintenance, and Database management.
To apply for this position, please email email@example.com. Review of applications will begin 7/1/18
About San Diego County Veterinary Medical Association
The San Diego County Veterinary Medical Association (SDCVMA), a not-for-profit organization representing the veterinary medical profession in San Diego County and surrounding areas, seeks a dynamic and innovative Director to lead our Association. The SDCVMA is tasked to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and the profession on a regional, state and national level. The organization provides a number of benefits to its members, including information resources, state and local advocacy, continuing education, and informational resources to veterinarians and their hospital staff. For more information, visit www.sdcvma.org.