Veterinary Technician Instructor

Northeast Iowa Community College
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Veterinary Technician Instructor

Posting Number F00022 Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time Work Schedule

Full-time (173 service day) faculty contract

Salary Posted At Campus/Center Calmar Location Calmar, IA

Position Summary Information

Job Goal

To fully support the mission of Northeast Iowa Community College through the functions of teaching, service and scholarship. To provide effective instruction to ensure academic programming attains student learning outcomes and prepares students for successful transition into the workforce or transfer to a post-secondary institution. To carry out assigned responsibilities to ensure academic programs are sustainable and aligned with accreditation standards.


The successful candidate 1. Must be a certified veterinary technician from a certified veterinary technician program. 2. Must have a minimum of 3000 hours (1.5 years) of clinical experience, related animal science work experience or a combination of clinical experience and animal science work experience. 3. Must have experience working in a clinical setting with veterinary technicians or technologists. 4. Must possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and the physical ability to perform veterinary duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY: 1. The incumbent will possess the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to teach courses in Animal Veterinary Technology. 2. Ability to teach, demonstrate for, and mentor students veterinary technical skills. 3. Teach courses in accordance with objectives of the course outline as set forth by the department in which assigned. 4. Meet all scheduled class and office commitments as promptly as possible. 5. Assist in student advising and registration.

Essential Functions


Position involves work in a variety of settings including office, classroom, outdoor lab settings with livestock and veterinary and necropsy laboratories. Frequent (34—66%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing. Must be able to lift and transport a minimum of 50 pounds.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 08/20/2023

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance, sick leave, retirement and life insurance.

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