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Veterinary Technology Instructor: Part-time

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1) Acceptance does not guarantee the applicant will receive a specified semester course or be utilized to teach specified sections. 4) All selected applicants, whether utilized or not, are required to furnish an official transcript of all college work as soon as possible after hire. Failure to provide an official transcript will result in the applicant being removed from the list of Part-time instructors.

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2017054F
Position Title Veterinary Technology Instructor: Part-time
Salary Range based on faculty pay schedule
DBM Rating n/a
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 08/21/2017
Campus Bryan
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours variable

Position Summary Information

Objective

The Veterinary Technology Program is seeking qualified individuals that may be assigned an entire course on a semester basis or be utilized on an as-needed basis to substitute for full-time faculty in specific sections of a course(s).

Essential Duties

1) Utilize established course syllabi and course materials to deliver lectures or coordinate laboratories based on course objectives and stated student learning outcomes;
2) Attend all assigned class and/or laboratory and/or clinical sessions, present course content, and give/receive instructions in classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical setting;
3) Design examinations, quizzes, assignments, teaching laboratories, and projects; construct grading rubrics and grade student tests and projects promptly;
4) Participate in curriculum development, review, and revision; and make recommendations for equipment, materials, textbooks, and supplies;
5) Perform effectively and safely the duties of the DVM or RVT while supervising/instructing /assisting students in laboratories or clinical settings;
6) Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1) Must be a current licensed veterinarian (DVM) in the State of Texas, OR a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) with the State of Texas with a minimum of an Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution.
2) Have at least 2 years experience in a clinical veterinary setting.
3) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other faculty, staff, students, and others as required.
4) Demonstrate excellent mathematical abilities as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Experience and Training

1) Teaching experience in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology or related field.

2)Clinical and/or handling experience with exotic and/or laboratory animals (i.e. small mammals, avian, reptiles) and large animals (i.e. horses, cattle, goats)

Physical Requirements

Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods; perform light-moderate lifting; listen and speak effectively; twist, bend, and reach to perform tasks; hand, arm, and body strength needed for both large and small animal restraint; no known allergies to animals.

Required Degree, License or Certifications

1) Current Texas licensed DVM or Texas LVT
2) Annual CE required to maintain licensure or registration

Special Notes To Applicants

1) Acceptance does not guarantee the applicant will receive a specified semester course or be utilized to teach specified sections.
4) All selected applicants, whether utilized or not, are required to furnish an official transcript of all college work as soon as possible after hire. Failure to provide an official transcript will result in the applicant being removed from the list of Part-time instructors.

Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology or a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Are you a currently licensed DVM or LVT in the State of Texas?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years clinical experiene in the professional discipline do you have?
    • None
    • 1 - 2 years
    • 3 - 4 years
    • 5 - 6 years
    • 7 - 8 years
  4. * Discuss the teaching experience you have, particularly community college experience, that would prepare you for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please explain your understanding of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act).

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  7. * If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. License
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  3. Unofficial Other Transcripts 3