Salary: Minimum $60,000-$70,000. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. This is a nine-month position, which includes an annual teaching workload of 9 credits and two (2) course re-assigns per semester for chair duties. Full State benefits.
This position provides leadership and management of all aspects of the Veterinary Technician Program by providing discipline-specific expertise, addressing students’ needs, and maintaining a required teaching load as well as overseeing all aspects to maintain accreditation of the program.
Teaching responsibilities include assessment, working toward student success and retention, evaluation of programmatic outcomes, and inspiring all aspects of professionalism in class and off-campus. Subject areas will include those requiring the skills and knowledge of a veterinarian education.
Maintains liaisons with the various organizations to meet essential tasks for the students.
Presents information sessions to prospective applicants to the Veterinary Technician Program.
Serves as chair of the Veterinary Technician Program.
Provides veterinary care for all animals (large, smalls and lab) used in the Program.
Performs all duties required by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to maintain accreditation of the Veterinary Technician Program. This includes making reports to the Committee on Veterinarian Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) and working toward the fulfillment of all critical, major and minor requirements of the CVTEA.
Organizes and chairs Veterinary Advisory Board meetings and distributes minutes to all board members in accordance with established procedures.
Organizes Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) meetings. Transcribes minutes of meetings and sends copies to President and all committee members.
Maintains file of statements of understanding and waivers on all students in Veterinary Technician Program.
Attends MVTA/JCVTC (Mass. Vet. Tech. Assn.) meetings and Association of Veterinary Technician Educators (AVTE) conferences.
Maintains all records and fills out all forms as required for Federal and Massachusetts research licenses.
Sends out evaluation forms each year to graduates from previous June and graduates from three years prior. Also, sends evaluation forms to the employers of the most recent graduates.
Organization of site visits as required by the CVTEA.
Maintains job files and bulletin boards for veterinary technicians.
Answers emails, telephone calls and correspondence about the Vet Technician Program.
Will perform other college duties as required.
DVM Veterinary Science.
Active Massachusetts license to practice veterinary medicine.
Three years clinical experience with proficiency in small animal medicine and surgery.
Excellent communication skills.
Current Federal and Massachusetts controlled substance registration certificates.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Note: A teaching demonstration will be part of the interview process.
Five years clinical experience.
Experience working with large, small and lab animals.
Community college teaching experience.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.
- All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B
- Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be conducted for all positions.
Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents online to: www.hcc.edu .
Cover Letter (when preparing your cover letter, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications as pertaining to this position and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement).
List of 3 Professional References with names, email addresses, and phone numbers.
Deadline: Applications may be considered until position is filled.