A Guiding Eyes Career: Regional Puppy Program Manager

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Position requires providing direct supervision, training and on-going development of volunteer region teams and puppy raisers. Includes but not limited to matching and placing puppies with qualified volunteer puppy raisers, teaching weekly dog training classes, individual dog training support as needed and considerable administrative responsibilities. Candidate should be comfortable presenting to groups and have some public relations knowledge and effectiveness in working in a team environment.

Qualifications: Solid background and understanding of positive dog training techniques, dog behavior and instructing in both class and one-to-one settings. Prior supervisory/management experience required. Excellent people skills, teaching and team building skills considered essential. Highly developed time management and organizational skills. Must be proficient in Word and Excel and have some experience with electronic calendar and database products. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, be able to remain on one’s feet for up to 1 hour at a time and withstand repetitive bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting. Initial training period of approximately 3 – 6 months would require flexibility to work out of our Patterson, NY facility several days each month. Valid driver’s license. Willing to drive full-sized van.

Location: Must reside less than a 2 hour drive from the following puppy raising regions with classes held in Frederick, MD, Columbia, MD and Montgomery, MD.  Guiding Eyes is unable to support relocation expenses.

This is a professional position of 40+ hours per week which will include working evenings and weekends. Salary $40-45,000 based upon experience. Generous benefits package including 3 weeks of vacation, fully paid medical/dental/vision benefits.

To apply email resume and letter of introduction to ckihm@guidingeyes.org