Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title


Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This is a full-time pharmacist position in a Veterinary Teaching Hospital with some holidays, weekends, and after hours call required. Hours for this position are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Hours of operation for the pharmacy may vary depending on clinic needs.

The role of the Pharmacist in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is unique. It requires a multitude of skills and a wide knowledge base. Veterinary Pharmacy requires a different skill set and the Pharmacist must be knowledgeable of the species dependent dosing regimen and available medications for veterinary medicine.

The individual in this position is responsible for ensuring that prescriptions for clients are filled and labeled correctly, as well as maintaining inventory and tracking controlled drug use and overseeing the daily operation of the pharmacy.

Essential Functions

1. Reviews, corrects and fills prescriptions, and oversees prescriptions prepared by technicians and students.
2. Monitors controlled substances prescribed or acquired from vending machines to ensure valid prescriptions are obtained.
3. Distributes information on procedures to students, new DVMs, and others as appropriate.
4. Oversees general inventory procurement for the department.
5. Prepares appropriate documentation and records of drug usage.
6. Answers questions, counsels, and advises customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
7. Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes.
8. Serves as instructor for pharmacy student rotations.

May supervise employees but supervision is not the main focus of the job.

Education Level

Terminal degree

Field of Study


Years of Experience

None required

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Federal and State guidelines and laws related to the management, storage, and dispensing of prescription medications.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Must be licensed as a pharmacist or eligible for licensure in the state of Alabama.

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$78,900 - $131,600

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri; 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sat-Sun; Some holidays, weekends, and after hours call required

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other
  4. Other Documentation (2)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a terminal degree in Pharmacy?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you licensed as a pharmacist or eligible for licensure in the state of Alabama?
    • Yes
    • No

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