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Job Opening at Animals and Society Institute (US)

I’ve just received an email about the job below – looks interesting.

AniCare/Rapid Response Project Director

Animals and Society Institute is a nonprofit organization located in Ann Arbor, MI

General: Part-time (12-18 hrs per week). September 1, 2012 start date. Opportunity to work in animal advocacy. Successful candidate can work off-site.

Position Summary: Administer two existing programs related to the cycle of violence. National in scope, the programs require interfacing with human service and criminal justice agencies.

Job Functions: Manage, further develop, and market existing programs; oversee production of bi-monthly e-newsletter, organize workshops, facilitate the development of coalitions of stakeholders, research funders and write grants, outreach to media. Oversee and update organization’s web pages related to the programs.

Education: Minimum: MA in human services or in criminal justice or related fields. Preferred: PhD in human service or JD; advanced degree in criminal justice or related fields considered; certification or degree in human-animal studies or related field.

Experience: Minimum: Program management and development, marketing Preferred: Work in human services and criminal justice fields.

Skills: Organizational ability, project coordination, writing, computer (Microsoft Office, Access, Adobe); ability to interact with professionals in human services and criminal justice fields.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and curriculum vita or résumé to Kate Brindle.

Deadline for applications is August 15, 2012.