- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Monday, June 17, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Educational Requirements: Associate’s degree in Veterinary Medical Technology from an AVMA CVTEA-accredited program. Must be credentialed as VMT with a current registration with the NC Veterinary Board. Must have the ability to demonstrate the educational background and occupational experience appropriate to understand and fulfill program goals, instructional assignments, and promote the role of the veterinary technician in the veterinary health care team.
Applicants must be able to meet the physical and emotional demands in all aspects of animal care, maintain current knowledge and competence in veterinary practice, and have the ability to maintain a positive, collaborative working relationship with students, staff, faculty and representatives from various animal health professions and settings. Well-developed clinical, technical, computer, organization, time management, and communication skills are necessary.
Physical Requirements: Meet the physical demands (with or without reasonable accommodations) of a veterinary medical technology educator: ability to stand, walk and engage in the classroom environment for up to four (4) hours with minimal rest opportunity; ability to transition in and out of postures including sitting, standing, and squatting; ability to lift or reposition objects up to 50 lbs; visual and hearing acuity to accurately measure, assess, and document student performance and animal status; gross and fine motor abilities to perform required job functions of a veterinary clinician; ability to travel as needed.
Responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimal learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses that support a comprehensive veterinary medical technology curriculum, demonstrating and modeling employability and professionalism skills, maintaining collaborative, respectful working relationships, providing effective instruction consistent with established objectives, effective advisement of students, accurate and timely record keeping and reporting, on-going curriculum and course assessment and improvement, supporting college and program administrative requirements, and maintaining competency and current knowledge in veterinary practice.
- Demonstrate a thorough understanding, commitment and adherence to the mission, philosophy, policies and guidelines of the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA), the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), Nash Community College, the Veterinary Medical Technology program, and all other pertinent regulatory standards.
- Provide effective learning experiences for students using a variety of teaching methods, contribute to the development and implementation of student-centered education, utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and creation of teaching material, and demonstrate the ability to work with students based on the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) in an effort to increase student retention, success and completion
- Assist in the development and revision of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, learning objectives, program assessment and evaluation, and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives, provide students at the beginning of each course an ADA compliant syllabus which identifies measurable learning objectives and expected student outcomes following a designated and approved template from NCC or other regulatory entity, and coordinate with the Director of the Veterinary Medical Technology program the submission of course syllabi to the designated College representative prior to the course being taught.
- Have instructional plans prepared for each class session in accordance with stated objectives of the course and implement on-going curriculum/course assessment and improvement.
- Enforce College and program policy and procedures and comply with all other institutional and professional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction and general employment.
- Schedule regular student conference hours, be available out of class to students requiringadditional assistance, and serve as curriculum student advisor as assigned and as otherwise requested or needed by College representatives and individual students.
- Support institutional and program endeavors by participating in registration and recruitment activities, program Advisory Committee meetings, student organizations and community outreach activities, community partnership initiatives, College committee assignments and meetings, graduation/recognition ceremonies and other special appointments, including events outside typical working hours for the position.
- Maintain office, classroom, and student records, assess on a regular basis the performance of students, and process reports, forms, attendance and other required documentation accurately and timely in collaboration with the program director in support of College and program strategic planning and assessment initiatives.
- Assist the program director and College administration in the safeguarding of inventory and identification, preview and acquisition of educational resources needed to support the delivery of a comprehensive curriculum.
- Participate in on-going training related to current practice, technology, and instructional quality through on and off campus professional development opportunities supporting College, program and individually developed professional development plans.
- Maintain proper communication and supportive relations with students, colleagues and community partners and provide assistance to carry out respective functions.
- Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director, or College administration in meeting the missions of the program and institution.
Job Post Contact
Morgan R, Bland, Director of Human Resources
**Applicants must submit a completed Nash Community College application and unofficial transcripts in order to be considered. Applications referencing resumes will not be considered. Completed applications need to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Human Resources, PO Box 7488, Rocky Mount, NC 27804**