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Non-Classified Opening

Executive Director

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State Board of Veterinary Medicine

Open for Recruitment: March 16, 2017 - April 6, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS099181
Salary Range: $53,000 - $65,000 Annually DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

The Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine's mission is to promote the public health, safety and welfare by safeguarding the people and animals of this state by establishing and enforcing professional standards in the licensure and regulation of veterinary health professionals.

The Executive Director serves as the senior executive officer of the Idaho State Board of Veterinary Medicine that examines, licenses, regulates and disciplines veterinary health professionals engaged in veterinary health practices.  The Director oversees work activities of a small support staff which provides information, investigation, educational and licensing services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, evaluate, and manage license and certification programs for the Board by interpreting and applying the requirements contained in the Veterinary Law and Rules and the policies of the Board.
  • Budget research, development, implementation, monitoring and financial management of Board funds.
  • Research, develop, implement, and monitor changes to the Veterinary Law and Rules.
  • Complaint investigation and enforcement policies and guidelines.
  • Research, develop and implement Board policies and procedures.
  • Represent the Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine at regional and national meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferably with a major in animal science, pre-veterinary, public administration, or other business or agriculture-related majors. Education requirements may be substituted by pertinent work experience.
  • Experience interpreting and applying laws, regulations and policies.
  • Experience providing leadership and supervision to staff.
  • Experience developing and monitoring budgets.
  • The ability to handle highly sensitive and controversial situations in objective, confidential, impartial and diplomatic manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, applicants, licensees, the Board, the general public and public officials.
  • Experience preparing and making oral presentations to groups.
Email: Jodie.Ellis@isda.idaho.gov (please submit as pdf or MS-Word attachments and indicate 'Executive Director, Veterinary Medicine' in subject line)

Or mail to:

Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Attn: Jodie Ellis
P.O. Box 7249
Boise, ID 83707

Your letter of interest and/or resume should specifically address how your education and/or work experience meet the responsibilities, qualifications, and required skills of the position. 

Applications must be received no later than close of business April 6, 2017.

Thank you for your interest in the Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine!

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.