Veterinary Technology Assistant Professor (60%) and Program Director (40%)
Closing Date: 02/27/2019
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: coordination of instructional programs and/or teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in their regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.
As campus veterinarian, the director will have responsibility for the management of the animal colony at CRC. This includes but is not limited to, providing surgical services for the animals such as performing spays and neutering. The Veterinarian will be responsible for maintaining the health and well-being of the animal colony utilized in the program and for other animals on campus in accordance with State and National regulations.
Position Salary Information:
Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers (LRCFT) contract Article 2 (The initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8).
Instructional Responsibilities (60%)
The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to teaching courses at the college in:
Advanced Veterinary Technical Procedures
Additional assignments may include courses in:
Anatomy and Physiology
Veterinary Technology Practice
Other courses within the veterinary technology program
The majority of the instruction will be related to the dog and cat, but as an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program, instruction is also required in all areas concerning other animals including horses, farm animals, birds, and laboratory animals.
Program Director Responsibilities (40%)
The program director for this American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program will be responsible for: inventory management, budget analysis and management, maintenance and establishment of clinical sites for work study, curriculum development, scheduling and chairing of advisory committee meetings, and building the Veterinary Technology program through marketing, recruitment, and industry collaboration.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
Developing the program through curriculum and facilities renewal.
Maintaining the program in compliance with AVMA accreditation requirements, animal welfare – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requirements, and State of California Veterinary Medical Board requirements.
Communicating with regulatory agencies.
Preparing and managing accreditation site visits.
Holding annual advisory board meetings.
Reviewing and maintaining animal use protocols.
Participating in the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
The instructional assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.
Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, completed by July 1, 2019, in any discipline AND, have two years of experience related to veterinary technology; OR, have a Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*
Have a valid license to practice as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in California by July 1, 2019.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.
If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to submit this equivalency statement.
The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.