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Veterinary Technician Assistant Professor (60%)/Program Coordinator (40%)

Company: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:


Posting Details



Position Information




Job Posting Title
Veterinary Technician Assistant Professor (60%)/Program Coordinator (40%)


Location
Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College)


Department Location
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources


Posting Number
F01444P


Position Type



Temporary Position Category
N/A


The Institution

About
Cosumnes River College (CRC) values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and empowers students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. CRC is a leader in innovative ideas and sustainable values. One of the four colleges of the Los Rios Community College District, Cosumnes River College seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about the impact of implicit bias in teaching and learning, and who implement culturally responsive teaching techniques and effective practices for engaging students.

Serving south Sacramento County and Elk Grove since 1970, CRC's main campus and its Elk Grove center provide a dynamic learning environment for more than 14,000ethnically and racially diverse students. One of the top ten most diverse two-year public colleges in the nation (noted in the Almanac of Higher Education, Fall 2015), CRC is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.

Our Strengths
CRC awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, Associate degrees for Transfer, Career Education certificates, and transfer credit for students who intend to continue their education at a four-year college or university. Our 200+ programs include automotive technology, radio, television and film, allied health, veterinary technology, and architecture and design technology, among others.

With a focus on improving completion outcomes for all students, programs like the Puente Project, Umoja DIOP Scholars, and Native American Higher Ed Resources, look to increase the number of Latinx, African-American, and Native American students who complete a degree, certificate and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Student support services and programs including CARE, EOPS, Enriched Scholars, and First-Year Experience enhance the ability of all students to complete college. CRC is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

Our Vision
CRC strives to be an exemplary and innovative community college that empowers students and employees to strengthen the cultural, social, economic, and environmental well-being of their communities.





Position Summary
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: coordination of instructional programs and/or teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member. The assignment between these two roles may be adjusted based on student, department, and program needs.

As campus veterinarian, the director will have responsibility for the management of the animal colony at CRC. This includes but is not limited to:


  • Providing surgical services for the animals such as performing spays and neutering
  • Maintaining the health and well-being of the animal colony utilized in the program and for other animals on campus in accordance with State and National regulations.



    Position Salary Information:
    Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please .





    Benefits
    As a Los Rios employee, you have access to a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that offers you the flexibility and security to thrive both inside and outside of work. Check out the for complete information.





    Additional Information



    Salary
    $53,855 - $101,638 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends.


    Additional Salary Information
    Initial annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited institutions and experience. Candidates not holding the minimum degree requirement may start at a salary lower than posted above.


    Assignment Responsibilities
    The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Veterinary Technology in:

    • Surgery
    • Anesthesia
    • Radiology
    • Advanced Veterinary Technical Procedures
    • Dental Techniques


      Additional assignments may include courses in:

      • Animal and Physiology
      • Clinical Techniques
      • Pathology
      • Veterinary Technology Practice
      • Other courses within the veterinary technology program
      • Performing other duties as assigned.


        The majority of the instruction will be related to the dog and cat, but as an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program, instruction is also required in all areas concerning other animals including horses, farm animals, birds, and laboratory animals.

        Program Director Responsibilities (40%)
        The program director for this American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program will be responsible for: inventory management, budget analysis and management, maintenance and establishment of clinical sites for work study, curriculum development, scheduling and chairing of advisory committee meetings, and building the Veterinary Technology program through marketing, recruitment, and industry collaboration.

        Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

        • Developing the program through curriculum and facilities renewal.
        • Maintaining the program in compliance with AVMA accreditation requirements, animal welfare-United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requirements, and State of California Veterinary Medical Board requirements.
        • Communicating with regulatory agencies.
        • Preparing and managing accreditation site visits.
        • Holding annual advisory board meetings.
        • Reviewing and maintaining animal use protocols.
        • Participating in the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
        • Performing other duties as assigned.




          Work Year
          174 days


          Work Schedule
          To be determined.

          The assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off-campus classes/hours.





          Total Hrs per Week/Day
          7.5 hours per day


          Special Requirements
          The faculty member must hold/obtain and maintain the necessary licenses, certificates, etc., as needed for external agency(ies) accreditation.


          Minimum Qualifications

        • Have any bachelor's degree or higher and two years of professional experience directly related to the assignment; OR have any associate degree and six years of professional experience directly related to veterinary technology. All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by July 1, 2024.

        • Have a valid license to practice as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in California.
        • Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.



          Application Instructions
          Applicants applying to this posting are REQUIRED to complete and submit:
        • Los Rios Community College District Application
        • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
        • Letter of Interest
        • Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
        • Copy of valid California license as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)



          NOTES:

          • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
          • Applicants indicating "see resume" on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
          • Only information (education, experience, etc.) listed on the application will be considered for minimum qualifications.
          • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide unofficial transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
          • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
          • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
          • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
          • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
          • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations .


            Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.






            Posting Detail Information




            Posting Date
            02/08/2024


            Closing Date
            03/31/2024


            Open Continuously
            No


            Beginning On (or About)
            Full-time, Tenure-track Faculty Position
            Beginning on (or about) July 1, 2024.


            Ending Date, if LTT



            How and where to apply
            Please visit our for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

            After hour inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.





            Conditions
            Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment and Certificate of Completion must be obtained within 15 days from the start of employment. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited institution must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

            For the latest information on Los Rios Community College's COVID-19 protocol, please visit .

            Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for a face-to-face interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses. For candidate travel reimbursement information .





            Quicklink
            https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/24082


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            Supplemental Questions

            Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

          • *
            Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?

            • Yes
            • No



            • *
              If hired, can you provide proof that you are eligible to work in the United State?

              • Yes
              • No



              • *
                Please indicate how you meet the educational minimum qualifications for this Faculty position. Select the appropriate answer.

                • I possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as listed on the job posting. (Upload all appropriate unofficial transcripts from an accredited college/university.)
                • My degree title does not match the titles listed in the Minimum Qualifications section of the job posting, but I possess an equivalent degree and requestng an equivalency review. (Upload your equivalency statement and unofficial transcripts.)
                • I have previously been granted equivalency to teach this discipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Upload the Equivalency Determination Form P-38 or Equivalency Determination Letter and transcripts.)



                • *
                  Please copy and paste the the link - https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/2949/docs/133235.pdf - into a web browser. Read and review the CRC Statement concerning the value of cultural competence and choose the appropriate response.

                  I have reviewed the CRC Statement Concerning the Value of Cultural Competence:

                  • Yes
                  • No



                  • *
                    Considering this specific position that you are applying to - where/how did you learn about this position?

                    • Asian Pacific Islander Legacy - Los Rios Employee Group
                    • Before The Movie - Movie Theater Advertisement
                    • Black Faculty & Staff Association - Los Rios Employee Group
                    • California Community College Registry
                    • CaliforniaJobNetwork.com
                    • CalJobs
                    • CareerBuilder
                    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
                    • Community College Jobs (communitycollegejobs.com)
                    • Comunidad - Los Rios Employee Group
                    • DiversityJobs (diversityjobs.com)
                    • d'primeramano.net Magazine
                    • EdCareers Portal (Standford)
                    • Employee
                    • Facebook
                    • Glassdoor
                    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
                    • Handshake
                    • HigherEdJobs (higheredjobs.com)
                    • Indeed
                    • Job Fair
                    • LinkedIn
                    • Los Rios Human Resource Invite
                    • Los Rios Job Site
                    • Native American Collaborative - Los Rios Employee Group
                    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
                    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
                    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
                    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
                    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
                    • Sacramento Works
                    • SacramentoDiversity.com
                    • Spectrum LGBTQIA+ - Los Rios Employee Group
                    • THE Hub Magazine (Sac Culture Hub)
                    • YouTube







                      Applicant Documents

                      Required Documents

                    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
                    • Letter of Interest
                    • Unofficial Transcript 1
                    • Certifications/Licenses


                      Optional Documents

                    • Unofficial Transcript 2
                    • Unofficial Transcript 3
                    • Unofficial Transcript 4
                    • Unofficial Transcript 5
                    • Foreign Transcript Evaluation




Keywords: Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento , Veterinary Technician Assistant Professor (60%)/Program Coordinator (40%), Education / Teaching , Sacramento, California

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