Veterinary Technician Assistant Professor (60%)/Program Coordinator (40%)
Company: Los Rios Community College District
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Job Posting Title
Veterinary Technician Assistant Professor (60%)/Program Coordinator
Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College)
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Temporary Position Category
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.
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,
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
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
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 .
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.
$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.
The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to,
teaching courses in all levels of Veterinary Technology in:
- Advanced Veterinary Technical Procedures
- Dental Techniques
Additional assignments may include courses in:
- Animal and Physiology
- Clinical Techniques
- 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
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
- 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
- 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
- Performing other duties as assigned.
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
The faculty member must hold/obtain and maintain the necessary
licenses, certificates, etc., as needed for external agency(ies)
- 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.
Applicants applying to this posting are REQUIRED to complete and
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
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
After hour inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu.
Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting
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
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 .
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?
If hired, can you provide proof that you are eligible to work in
the United State?
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.)
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