Veterinary Technology Faculty - Full Time

Blinn College

United States

February 6, 2022

Description

Veterinary Technology Faculty - Full Time

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1) Must pass a criminal background check before an offer of employment is extended; 2) Must be prepared to furnish official transcripts from all applicable institutions of higher education when hired; failure to do so will result in the termination of the employment contract; 3) Must be current on tetanus, hepatitis B, and rabies immunizations as evidenced by a protective rabies titer drawn within the last two years; may be satisfied post-hire.

This is a 9 month, benefits eligible position.

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor – Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Requisition Number 2021099F

Position Title Veterinary Technology Faculty - Full Time Salary Range per faculty salary schedule DBM Rating na Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 01/10/2022 Campus Bryan, Distance Education Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours Variable

Objective

The Veterinary Technology Program is seeking to hire a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) or equivalent to teach and mentor veterinary technology students. This instructor will provide didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction in all areas of veterinary technology education according to accreditation standards and guidelines. Program classes are held on the campus of Texas A&M University (CVM campus) and online.

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/laboratory/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, grade student tests and projects promptly, and evaluate essential clinical skills as directed by the AVMA; 4) Participate in curriculum development, review, and revision; contribute to admissions decisions; organize and inventory program consumables; and make recommendations for equipment, materials, textbooks, and supplies; 5) Perform effectively and safely the duties of an LVT while supervising/instructing/assisting students in laboratories or clinical settings; 6) Document animal use for appropriate reporting; 7) Participate in professional development related to teaching, instruction, and student learning; 8) Attend program, divisional, and institutional meetings; 9) Work collaboratively with others as part of a team to foster a positive work environment under the direction of the Director of Veterinary Technology; 10) Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1) Must be a current Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) within the State of Texas, or able to become licensed within three months, with a minimum of an Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited institution; 2) Have at least 3 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; 5) Adequately use (or be willing to learn) digital technology for instruction in a variety of settings; 6) Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Experience and Training

1) LVTs with experience in equine nursing and large/small anesthesia and surgery assistance; 2) Teaching experience in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, or related field; 3) Experience teaching online.

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

Texas Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), or able to obtain Texas license within three months.

Special Notes To Applicants

1) Must pass a criminal background check before an offer of employment is extended; 2) Must be prepared to furnish official transcripts from all applicable institutions of higher education when hired; failure to do so will result in the termination of the employment contract; 3) Must be current on tetanus, hepatitis B, and rabies immunizations as evidenced by a protective rabies titer drawn within the last two years; may be satisfied post-hire.

This is a 9 month, benefits eligible position.

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.

Quick Link https: // employment.blinn.edu/postings/9949

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Have you passed the VTNE and graduated from an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you licensed in the state of Texas?
  • Yes
  • No, but eligible to become licensed within 3 months
  • No
  • How many years experience do you have in the field of veterinary medicine?
  • none
  • 1 - 2 years
  • 3 - 5 years
  • 6 years or more
  • What types of veterinary experience do you have and which topics would you be comfortable teaching in the Veterinary Technology Program?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your teaching philosophy and how you implement it in the classroom.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your experience and/or willingness to teach online and hybrid classes.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please explain your understanding of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • 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)
  • If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
  • Yes
  • No
  • 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
  • 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
  • Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: https:// www. statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
  • Yes
  • No
  • To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, would you need an H-1B visa or any visa sponsorship? If yes, please give details.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  • Cover Letter
  • License
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 3
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  • DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)
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