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Deputy Director of Animal Welfare & Learning & Engagement

The Los Angeles Zoo is seeking a visionary, dynamic, collaborative leader with a proven track
record to oversee the Zoo’s animal welfare, animal care, animal health and learning and engagement
programs, and to assist with managing the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens (LA Zoo)
as Deputy Director of Animal Welfare and Learning and Engagement.

The Deputy Director will assist with carrying out a bold vision for the LA Zoo, with a progressive
approach and deep understanding of animal welfare in the 21st century. This executive must be
an exceptional leader who develops, embraces, models, inspires and communicates the Zoo’s
mission, vision and goals, as well as directly manages specific divisions and functions. The Deputy
Director must provide leadership that ensures the Zoo’s vitality and success in institutional planning
and the implementation of strategic initiatives. Most importantly, the Deputy Director must be
driven by a passion for the mission of the LA Zoo and increase our capacity to provide excellent
care so the animals can achieve exceptional animal welfare based on the latest relevant research
and the application of best practices. This position may serve as the Acting Director in the Zoo
Director’s absence.

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LA Zoo Deputy Director of Animal Welfare Learning Engagement