Veterinary Medical Technology Department Head (Program Director)

Veterinary Medical Technology Department Head (Program Director)


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Main Campus, Graham, NC


Depends on Qualifications


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, February 23, 2024
Closes: Friday, March 8, 2024

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type

Full Time Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

CVTEA Required:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent, or an Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology with credentialing as a Registered Veterinary Technician.
  • Must be a licensed veterinarian or a credentialed veterinary technician.
  • Have at least three years of experience in clinical practice or veterinary technology education.
  • Demonstrate competence in curriculum development, program administration, evaluation, instruction, and advising.
  • Possess strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in a community college or higher education setting.
  • Prior experience in program development and administration is preferred.
  • Familiarity with CVTEA accreditation process and requirements.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Position Description

Alamance Community College Veterinary Medical Technology Department Head is responsible for leading our new Veterinary Medical Technology program as the Program Director. The successful candidate will develop, manage, and continuously improve the program, ensuring it meets the highest educational standards and complies with the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) accreditation requirements. This role is integral in facilitating academic success and promoting a culture of excellence and continuous learning.

Faculty are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with a minimum of 20-24 on -campus hours Monday through Friday (position may include day and/or evening work hours). In certain program areas and during certain periods, such as advising ad registration, Faculty may work more than the minimum on-campus hours. Focused on student success, Faculty support the colleges mission by facilitating student learning in and outside of the classroom through high-quality instruction, academic support, and informed advising


Example of Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop and implement the Veterinary Medical Technology program curriculum in line with CVTEA standards.
  • Oversee the recruitment, training, and evaluation of program faculty and staff.
  • Manage the program budget and resources efficiently.
  • Ensure compliance with state, federal, and accreditation regulations.
  • Foster relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including veterinary clinics and professional organizations.
  • Supervise and evaluate student progress, providing guidance and support.
  • Conduct ongoing program assessment and make improvements as necessary.
  • Maintains licensure/certifications and stay current with developments in veterinary medicine and education.
  • Providing appropriate and effective instruction.
  • Teaching classes per the College’s teaching load and formula in combinations including day, evening, weekend, off-campus and online as the College requires.
  • Providing relevant learning opportunities that promote student engagement and retention. 
  • Creating meaningful assessments and evaluating student work according to departmental standards.
  • Marinating accurate student records, including course attendance to enhance retention and success.
  • Being available to students during office or lab hours for assistance.
  • Providing regular grade updates through Moodle gradebook
  • Providing accurate, informed advising.
  • Maintaining accessible office or lab hours.
  • Understanding College policies and procedures, degree requirements, and transfer agreements. 
  • Providing students with current information regarding career opportunities, as appropriate.
  • Being informed about College services and support for students.
  • Manages inventory control including purchasing materials, supplies, equipment and tools
  • Recruiting students, including participation in open houses, College events, and recruitment fairs.
  • Engaging in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Participating in student club activities and events.
  • Assisting with accreditation/regulatory reports.
  • Assisting with live projects as relevant.
  • Serve on College Committees
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the College mission and initiatives

How to Apply

An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest (teaching philosophy) and transcript attachment. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application.  Unofficial transcripts MUST be scanned and attached in order to be considered for this position!  Applicants who are selected for an interview will be requested to present a 15-minute teaching demonstration.  
For faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time teaching experience, including start and end dates of employment, should be included on the application. Also, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the teaching discipline should be included on the application, including start and end dates.
For non-faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the position should be included on the application, including start and end dates.

Alamance Community College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the educational environment. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Alamance Community College is an exciting and rewarding place to work, offering opportunities for professional growth and making a significant impact in the lives of students pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and passionate Program Director to lead our Veterinary Medical Technology program.

Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College