[MARMAM] Vice President, Zoological Operations, Mystic Aquarium

Jeremy Dewey jdewey at dhrinternational.com
Mon Aug 28 11:21:54 PDT 2006

Job Announcement
Vice President, Zoological Operations
Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration
Mystic, CT
Job Summary - The Vice President of Zoological Operations establishes and leads the zoological collection master plan and implements long-range collection plans in support of exhibition, education, and conservation purposes. The VP also develops and directs collection short-term plans with input from departmental curators and oversees day-to-day management. S/he develops, administers and monitors the overall collection budget and prioritizes the implementation of significant capital expenditures. This position reports to the President & CEO and oversees a department of over 40 full- and part-time employees including three direct reports.
Requirements - A minimum of ten year's experience in a related field with experience including compliance with animal collection regulations and accreditation standards, daily and long-term care, exhibition and collection planning, and specimen acquisitions and de-acquisitions; demonstrated advanced working knowledge of the husbandry and exhibit design appropriate for captive marine mammals, birds, fishes and invertebrates and their life support systems; excellent communication skills; ability to foster teamwork; Master's Degree in Biology, Marine Science or related field.
This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.
Interested parties should send a C.V. in confidence to:
James Abruzzo
Managing Director, Nonprofit Practice
DHR International, Inc.
c/o James Jordan
jjordan at dhrinternational.com
The Mystic Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer.

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