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Executive Director- Part-Time position


The IAAHPC Board of Directors is seeking an individual who exhibits the highest level of expertise in organizational management and commitment to the area of animal hospice and palliative care to serve as the Executive Director for the association.


This person will be forward-thinking, organized, and be skilled at managing people. The Executive Director will be a part of the team creating initiatives and plans to grow the IAAHPC as well as being responsible for the timely execution of these plans.  Join our growing association’s leadership team dedicated to robust end-of-life care services for pets and those who care for them!


Applicants must have three years of executive experience as well as a background in non-profit management, marketing, and public relations.  


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Please submit CV and cover letter to Tyler Carmack, IAAHPC President-Elect at Applicants must apply by October 15th.


IAAHPC Executive Director Job Description:


  1.   Operations management. Handle the daily management of organizational affairs. 
  • In collaboration with the President, plan and conduct board meetings efficiently to ensure effective engagement and progression of board initiatives
  • Collaborate with Board of Directors to assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  • Carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Act as a liaison between the membership and other members of the IAAHPC leadership team (answering email questions/concerns, directing members to the appropriate contact person).
  1. Work closely with the board of directors to implement the vision and direction and strategic plan of the organization as established by the BOD through attending IAAHPC functions, conferences, and meetings.
  • Attendance at:  
    • annual conference in early October 
    • 2-day in-person board retreat in January
    • phone conference board meetings: 
      • May, August, and November [2 hours]
    • monthly EC meetings or Committee Chair meetings [1 hour]
    • committee meetings as needed
  • Participate in email discussions pertinent to the implementation of the IAAHPC vision and strategic plan.
  • Work closely with all committee chairs to provide the support they need to keep their committees active and “on task”.
  • Facilitate monthly newsletter production.
  1.   Community outreach: 
  • Establish and foster good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with sponsors, community groups, and other non-profit organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization; 
  • Financial oversight/fiscal health of the organization alongside the Treasurer. 


  1.   Staff management
  • Manage program administrators (ex. certification and conference contractors) to ensure program objectives are accomplished and resources are used effectively.


Compensation and Hours: 

  • Compensation commensurate with experience. Approximately 20 hours/week. Your IRS employment status will be an “independent contractor” and you will work under the direction of the IAAHPC Board of Directors.


Travel for 2019, travel compensation: 

  • Attend the annual board retreat and IAAHPC conference. The IAAHPC will cover travel expenses and offer a $250 per day stipend for each of these events.

In-home office needs/expectations:

  • ED will provide an in-home office capable of reliable communication via phone and electronic means.