Colorado Nonprofit Association

Practice Manager – Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital

The League’s Veterinary Hospital team members work at our new CSU Spur (North Denver) location. This hospital provides access to high quality veterinary urgent care for under-served populations in our community. This position plays a critical role in helping to prevent and alleviate suffering of animals in our community, maximize our impact, enhance the dignity of our clients, and work collaboratively with the veterinary community. 

Purpose of Position:  The Practice Manager is responsible for all aspects of non-clinical daily operations within the Veterinary Hospital. This position works directly with underserved community members and their pets to provide high quality, affordable veterinary care. 


People Care

People are the key to fulfilling our mission. Making internal and external patrons and their needs a primary focus is expected in all situations. This position interacts with and collaborates with employees at all levels of the organization. Communication occurs through face to face, telephone, and electronic interactions and may also include contact with the general public and League business partners. Communication and contact must be clear, understandable, cooperative, professional and respectful in all circumstances. Employees are expected to actively support a positive team environment, directly address conflict, and appropriately express concerns.


Competencies are work behaviors and expectations necessary for successful job performance. They encompass knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes, and actions. Additional definitions for competencies may be obtained from Human Resources

Organizational Competencies

Leadership Competencies

Position Competencies

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility


Compensation: $61,000 – $75,000 annually (starting pay commensurate with market, experience, and equity)

Work Conditions and Physical Requirements

Potentially prolonged periods of sitting and repetitive motion. May work in an area with high noise level.  Potentially subject to animal bites and scratches.  Exposure to cleaning chemicals, fumes, dust, animal dander, and feces. Frequent standing, stooping and bending and lifting up to 40 lbs. with reasonable accommodation.

We will begin reviewing applications as they are received and anticipate closing the application period on June 20, 2024.