Cape Fear Community College, Wilmington, NC
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from a regionally accredited college or university
- Five-year’ experience full-time in clinical practice as a licensed Veterinarian.
- Ability to document and demonstrate knowledge of current clinical Veterinary Medical Technology program.
- Unrestricted license to practice as a Veterinarian in North Carolina.
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
- Teaching experience preferred.
To lead, direct, manage, supervise, plan, and coordinate the Veterinarian Medical Technology (VMT) program for the college; to coordinate assigned activities with other college departments, divisions, and outside agencies.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
- Receives administrative direction from the Department Chair, Public Service and Engineering Technology
- Exercises direct and indirect supervision over faculty and clerical staff.
ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide leadership and management responsibility for workforce preparation in Veterinarian Medical Technology Program and activities that incorporate current technology and effective methods of instruction that meet the needs of employers.
- Plan, direct, and participate in the instruction for VMT programs; develop supplemental materials and tests; maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance.
- Plan, direct and implement policies and procedures that meet American Veterinary Medical Association CVTEA Accreditation Standards. Ensure that all documentation to continuously maintain AVMA accreditation is complete and properly maintained.
- Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for VMT program including curriculum development and instructional coordination; recommend, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
- Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement and review with the Public Service Department Chair.
- Select, train, motivate and evaluate division faculty and staff; provide or coordinate professional development of faculty and staff; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
- Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the VMT program; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
- Coordinate and participate in the development and administration of the VMT program annual budget;direct the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; direct and implement adjustments as necessary.
- Serve as liaison for VMT program with other college departments, division, agencies, industries, organizations, and the media; negotiate and resolve significant and controversial issues.
- Recruit, interview, evaluate, and hire VMT instructors; develop and draft instructor contracts and necessary materials for instructors.
- Develop, coordinate and implement faculty schedules to ensure an equitable allocation of course assignments.
- Provide direction for the development, implementation and review of the VMT program.
- The program director will be given a reduced teaching load to allow sufficient release time to ensure the needs of their program are met, specifically, the management and administration of their program.
Other Important Functions:
- Assess material, supply, and equipment needs for VMT program; submit requisitions for the ordering of supplies; maintain an inventory of equipment and supplies.
- Serve on a variety of committees and study groups; research and develop recommendations related to the VMT program.
- Coordinate the academic program efforts to recruit and retain students; coordinate the development, review, and revision of program publications, publicity and other community relations’ activities.
- Coordinate activities with student services in the implementation of CFCC VMT admission, progression, and graduation policies.
- Coordinate the selection, use and maintenance of equipment and facilities assigned to the program; may identify, negotiate and contract for educational facilities and locations.
- Represent the college to the community and outside organizations.
- Provide guidance and advice to students.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Organizational and management practices as applied to the planning, analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
- Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
- Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
- Principles of AVMA accreditation standards.
- Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
- Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development and administration in the area of assignment.
- Principles and practices of curriculum development and instructional strategies.
- Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment.
- Analyze problems; identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
- Select, supervise, train and evaluate instructional staff.
- Effectively direct the provisions of the academic area to which assigned in support of the college programs.
- Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
- Participate in the preparation and administration of a departmental budget.
- Conduct committee meetings in an effective and efficient manner.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
- Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
- Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
- Making observations
- Reading and writing
- Communicating with others
- Operating assigned equipment
- Handling varied tasks simultaneously
- Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
- Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
- Operating assigned equipment
- Handling varied tasks simultaneously
- Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
- Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
- Making sound decisions
- Responding to questions
- Demonstrating intellectual capabilities