Assistant III, Veterinary

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Assistant III, Veterinary

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for providing support for dermatology, surgery, internal medicine, and patient care. The ideal candidate is flexible and enjoys working with multiple services.
As a teaching institution, we excel at teaching advanced techniques, not only to vet students but our staff. This individual will help with restraint, blood draws, ultrasounds, CTs, MRIs, surgery scrub, stocking, cleaning, patient histories, client communication, filling medications, various diagnostic procedures as well as monitoring patients post-procedure. Scheduling can be flexible for the right individual.

Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University’s mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Four weeks of paid vacation and 2 weeks of paid sick time per year, holiday pay, health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, and Tuition Assistance for Employees and Dependents.

Essential Functions

1. Assists with administering treatments and monitoring patients admitted in IMC or ICU, Observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens and perform treatments and administer medications as prescribed by primary veterinarian.
2. Performs and demonstrates veterinary care techniques and procedures related to emergency and critical care medicine.
3. Assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring advanced procedures and life-saving techniques including CPR and mechanical ventilation.
4. Inspects facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature, and sanitation.
5. Assists with emergency triage and stabilization of patients presenting through the Emergency service
6. May be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates will be assigned Levels I, II, or III . Salary range is determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III .

Level II requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals. A degree can be substituted in lieu of experience.

Level III requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 4 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals. A degree can be substituted in lieu of experience.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience working in the care and comfort of animals or experience in a veterinary hospital environment is desired.

Salary Grade

Salary Range

$20,300 - $41,700

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

As scheduled

City position is located in:

Gulf Shores

State position is located:


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Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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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  2. Cover Letter
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