Manager, Feline Behavior
New York, USA
The Manager, Feline Behavior (the Manager) is responsible for overseeing the feline behavior program within ARC. ARC holistically treats and rehabilitates cats and dogs admitted through NYPD and the ASPCA’s Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) and Community Engagement (CE) programs and prepares them for placement whenever possible. The Manager ensures the behavior and direct care teams are using behavior best practices to support cats’ psychological wellbeing.
The Manager leads the feline behavior team in providing safe, high quality behavioral care for animals from intake through discharge. This oversight consists of:
A coordinated, balanced approach among behavior, medical and sheltering to provide holistic care. Routine, frequent assessment of each animal’s behavioral, medical, and legal status to allow for efficient, effective interventions and timely disposition decisions. A well-structured, robust daily enrichment program that incorporates physical and mental exercise, socialization and sensory stimulation. For each animal in need of behavior modification, the development and implementation of a structured treatment plan and collection.