Program Leader Vacancies

The Animal Programs listed below are searching for dedicated members of the AZA community.  Individuals interested in applying for one of the vacant Program Leader positions should review the position responsibilities and complete the required application materials, found in the Animal Program Handbooks.  Application materials should be submitted to the Chair of the appropriate Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) or the AZA Conservation & Science Department. Contact information for TAG Chairs are also available on each TAGs' Program page in the Animal Program Database, and also in the Animal Program Resources. Please note that unless a specific due date is indicated, applications are accepted at any time.

*TAG and SSP Education Advisors are not searchable within the Animal Programs Database. For a list of Education Advisor vacancies, click here.

TAG Chair

CAPRINAE
Please send application materials to the AZA Conservation & Science Department.

MARINE MAMMAL
Please send application materials to the AZA Conservation & Science Department.

SSP Coordinator and Studbook Keeper

DEER, MEXICAN RED BROCKET
Please send application materials to Michelle Hatwood, Deer (Cervid/Tragulid) TAG Chair.

GOOSE, SWAN
Please send application materials to Keith Lovett, Anseriformes TAG Chair.

HORNBILL, WRINKLED - Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Paul Schutz, Coraciiformes TAG Chair.

MYNAH, GOLDEN-CRESTED
Please send application materials to Tim Snyder, PACCT TAG Chair.

OWL, VERREAUX’S EAGLE
Please send application materials to Scott Tidmus, Raptor TAG Chair.

STINGRAY, OCELLATED RIVER
Please send application materials to George Brandy, Freshwater Fishes TAG Chair.

TORTOISE, BURMESE STAR
Please send application materials to Michael Ogle, Chelonian TAG Chair.

TRAGOPAN, CABOT’S Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Chris Holmes, Galliformes TAG Chair.

TURTLE, RINGED MAP
Please send application materials to Michael Ogle, Chelonian TAG Chair.

SSP Coordinator

CHIMPANZEE
Please send application materials to Tara Stoinski, Ape TAG Chair.

GUENON, WOLF’S
Please send application materials to Joe Knobbe, Old World Monkey TAG Chair.

IMPALA
Please send application materials to Martha Fischer, Antelope and Giraffe TAG Chair.

SEAHORSE, BIG BELLIED
Please send application materials to Beth Firchau, Marine Fishes TAG Chair.

WALLABY, YELLOW-FOOTED ROCK Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Chris Hamlin, Marsupial & Monotreme TAG Chair.

Studbook Keeper

ELEPHANT, AFRICAN Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Martha Fischer, Elephant TAG Chair.

GOOSE, RED-BREASTED
Please send application materials to Keith Lovett, Anseriformes TAG Chair.

PENGUIN, HUMBOLDT Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Tom Schneider, Penguin TAG Chair.

SERVAL Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Don Goff, Felid TAG Chair.

TREE KANGAROO, MATSCHIE’S Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Chris Hamlin, Marsupial & Monotreme TAG Chair.

ZEBRA, GREVY’S Application due March 1, 2017
Please send application materials to Tim Thier, Equid TAG Chair.

Candidate Program Leader

BULBUL, COLLARED-FINCH BILLED
Please send application materials to Tim Snyder, PACCT TAG Chair.

BULBUL, WHITE-EARED
Please send application materials to Tim Snyder, PACCT TAG Chair.

DOLPHIN, PACIFIC WHITE-SIDED
Please send application materials to Rita Stacey, Marine Mammal TAG Secretary.

FINCH, RED-CRESTED
Please send application materials to Tim Snyder, PACCT TAG Chair.

GUAN, HORNED 
Please send application materials to Chris Holmes, Galliformes TAG Chair.

SEAHORSE, SPOTTED
Please send application materials to Beth Firchau, Marine Fishes TAG Vice Chair.

SPIDER, GOOTY SAPPHIRE ORNAMENTAL
Please send application materials to Erin Sullivan, Terrestrial Invertebrate TAG Chair.

STICK INSECT, LORD HOWE ISLAND
Please send application materials to Erin Sullivan, Terrestrial Invertebrate TAG Chair.

TURTLE, PASCAGOULA MAP
Please send application materials to Michael Ogle, Chelonian TAG Chair.


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