Executive Director

Aggieland Humane Society (AgHS)   Bryan , TX   Full-time     Other
Posted on January 20, 2023


  • Is responsible for the organization’s overall operation, planning, personnel, and management.
  • Provides leadership and direction to support AgHS’s programs, mission, and vision.
  • Builds relationships with contributors and fundraisers by offering opportunities to make a positive impact for pets in need in the Brazos Valley.

General Duties

  • Develop and implement policies.
  • Recruit and lead management personnel.
  • Provide succession planning to ensure AgHS’s long-term viability.
  • Monitor and evaluate for quality control/quality assurance AgHS’s various services.
  • Handle all legal matters in coordination with board president.
  • Prepare the annual budget; sign checks and contracts; and transfer stocks, bonds, and funds to cover daily operational expenses.
  • Represent AgHS to contributors and the general community to communicate the goals and needs of the organization.
  • Develop, cultivate, and sustain relationships with community donors to provide long-term sustainability for AgHS.
  • Respond to concerns about the AgHS’s position on public issues, and ensure all correspondence complies with shelter guidelines and standards.
  • Collaborate with AgHS’s Development Department, assigning donor relationships for stewardship.
  • Prepare agenda items, information, reports, and recommendations to the board.
  • Attend board and board committee meetings.
  • Uphold AgHS’s Base Code of Conduct at all times.


  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience and training. Master’s or doctoral degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive nonprofit management and supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of public health and safety issues in animal welfare.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot difficult situations and organizational changes.
  • Experience developing and managing significant organizational budgets and contracts.
  • Extensive fundraising experience with demonstrated major gift and capital campaign experience preferred.

For more information about this position or to suggest a prospective candidate, contact:
Chris Pourteau
Board of Directors, Aggieland Humane Society
(979) 476-2628

All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter summarizing your qualifications as they relate to the position description to arkewal@gmail.com.