Michigan Shelter Job Opening


Al-Van Humane Society: Executive Director

Al-Van Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in a beautiful lakefront community in southwest Michigan.  We seek a charismatic individual who is strongly committed to the no-kill philosophy and ready to lead Al-Van Humane Society to achieve its mission “to compassionately serve the companion animals in our community by providing the best shelter, adoptive homes, education and resources available.”

Responsibilities: work with the Board of Directors to develop and implement shelter policies; oversee shelter operations, budget, and financial management; increase revenues and diversify funding; serve as primary grant writer; represent the shelter to our community.

Qualifications: At least 3 to 5 years of experience in administrative, financial and staff management in a humane animal environment; Bachelor’s Degree or higher, with a degree in Business Administration, Public Administration and/or Animal Science preferred; ability to develop and manage budget and database; grant writing experience; exceptional organizational, communication and customer service skills; calm and professional demeanor.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Tim Kotas at

Closing date: June 30, 2015.

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