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MILWAUKEE COUNTY Executive Director Zoo in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Executive Director - Zoo United States | req2060 Executive Director - Zoo Posting Date: February 19, 2021 Position Type:Full-time, Salary Department:Zoo Closing Date:This position will remain open until filled. Milwaukee County, WI seeks an inspiring, visionary and innovative Zoo Director with team leadership skills to guide the Milwaukee County Zoo to its greatest potential and impact. The Milwaukee County Zoo was established in 1892. It has been a continually accredited institutional member of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums since 1976. It is the largest cultural attraction in Wisconsin with an annual attendance of over 1.2 million visitors. It most recently was awarded the 2018 Governor's Tourism Stewardship Award for its ongoing sustainability and conservation efforts. The Zoo is a certified Travel Green Wisconsin destination and committed to contributing an equivalent of 3 percent of its operating budget toward conservation and research efforts through field conservation, education, staff programs and green practices. Milwaukee County Zoo is home to more than 2,200 animals representing 225 species. The Zoo's mission is to inspire public understanding, support and participation in global conservation of animal species and their environment by creating a unifying bond between our visitors and the living earth and provide an environment for personal renewal and enjoyment for our guests. The Zoo is committed to providing the best welfare and management for the animals in its collection. The Zoo Director reports to the County Executive as a department head. This position directs the planning of all zoo programs and exhibits and oversees and manages all zoo activities and operations. The Zoo is organized into four divisions: Animal Management & Health, Administration, Finance & Operations, Buildings & Grounds and Marketing & Communications. The position is also responsible for maintaining AZA accreditation. The Zoo Director is the primary liaison to the Zoological Society of Milwaukee, the Zoo's nonprofit partner. This executive leadership role will oversee an operational budget of over $24M and a staff of over 200. Minimum Qualifications PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE of: Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive zoological & aquarium program Program development and administration Zoo & aquarium exhibit... For full info follow application link. Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: