Instructional Lab Tech I - Vet Tech (Temporary
Ventura County Community College District
Ventura College (Ventura CA), CA
VC - Academic Affairs
This recruitment is being conducted to fill a temporary
assignment at Ventura College only and not being
conducted to establish an eligibility list from which regular
appointments will be made, as such this recruitment may close at
any time. Employees hired in this capacity are considered at will
and do not accrue property interest in the assignment and are not
eligible for benefits.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Under the direction of a Dean or assigned supervisor; oversee
students' learning and practicing skills in veterinary nursing and
animal care and handling in an instructional live laboratory;
tutor, remediate and provide instructional assistance to students;
provide assistance to faculty, and perform technical work to
maintain the Veterinary Technology program.
WHERE YOU'LL WORK
Established in 1925, Ventura College was one of the first community
colleges in California and currently has an enrollment of 14,500
students. Located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles and
30 miles south of Santa Barbara, the 112-acre campus is set in the
rolling hills of Ventura - so close to the ocean that there is a
clear view of the Channel Islands from several spots on
More information can be found on the Ventura College
WHO WE ARE
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and
the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College
District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district
serving residents throughout Ventura County. The VCCCD's three
colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College -
offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities;
career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as
community service, economic development, and continuing education
for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. The
Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse
community of faculty, staff, and administrators promote academic
excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work
environment for its students, employees, and the community it
serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters
multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and
respect, and provides role models for all students, the VCCCD is
committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group
of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the
success of all college students.
We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an
application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving
Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it
reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek
to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion.
The Ventura County Community College District ensures that all
employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity
for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race,
color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national
origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender,
sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical
or mental disability.
Oversee and provide instructional assistance to students in the
nursing, care, and handling of animals in the Veterinary Technology
Assist faculty in demonstrating and teaching veterinary technology
nursing skills in the classroom and laboratory setting.
Assist faculty with student learning outcomes; tutor and remediate
students, provide skills practice and enhancement of students'
classroom experience. E
Assist in the administration and scoring of test and class
assignments; evaluate, track, document, and report student
progress; submit in accordance with deadlines; assign and maintain
records of students in skills lab, internships, and student
learning lab. E
Prepare, issue and monitor materials, tools and equipment for
student use; monitor and maintain records of materials, tools and
equipment on loan to or checked out by students and instructors.
Prepare and set up laboratory equipment, tools, supplies and other
teaching aids for demonstrations, practical examinations and
student assignments in the nursing, care, and handling of animals.
Maintain the lab, stock rooms, and other assigned areas in a safe,
clean and orderly condition; encourage awareness of and oversee the
proper use of the facilities and safe practices.
Maintain inventory of training and veterinary supplies and
equipment; order, receive and arrange for proper storage and
handling of food, supplies, and equipment; provide lab materials
from stores; inventory materials and assure adequate quantities are
available for instructional use; monitor supply budget.
Assist in the coordination of the overall maintenance and repair of
instructional equipment with the Maintenance Department; test,
adjust, maintain and perform minor repairs on equipment; send
equipment out for major repairs. E
Assist in the admission process. E
Maintain a variety of files and records regarding instructional
materials, inventories, purchase orders and equipment repairs;
organize, prepare and maintain laboratory procedure manuals;
perform general clerical duties as needed.
Screen, select, train and provide work direction for student
Use and operate a variety of technical equipment.
Perform related duties as assigned.
An associate degree from a recognized college or university in
Veterinary Technology, Animal Science or closely related field AND
two years of experience as a veterinary technician, in the nursing,
care, and handling of animals AND one year of experience working
with students in an organized setting.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Applicants not possessing a current valid Registered Veterinary
Technician license from the California State Veterinary Medical
Association must have a Registered Veterinary Technician or
equivalent license and receive a valid Registered Veterinary
Technician license from the California State Veterinary Medical
Association prior to completion of the probationary period.
Valid CPR Certificate
Valid First Aid Certificate
Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum
qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are
received, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Please
include ALL employment you wish to be considered in the Employment
Experience section of the application and complete all fields.
Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Employment
Experience section of the application will not be considered.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable
accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura
County Community College District Human Resources Department in
writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement.
Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this
request including an explanation as to the type and extent of
accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an
official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If
you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your
degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council
for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of
Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign
degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The
foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your
application materials. To search institutions that are recognized
as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit
you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the
list of agencies approved for foreign transcript
evaluation (Download PDF reader)
. If applicable, an official copy
of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon
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