Instructional Lab Tech I - Vet Tech (Temporary Position)

Ventura County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 11, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences
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Full Time

Instructional Lab Tech I - Vet Tech (Temporary Position)

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $26.45 Hourly

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: Provisional-027

Location: Ventura College (Ventura CA), CA

Department: 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.

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.

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 campus.

More information can be found on the Ventura College website.

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.

Representative Duties
Oversee and provide instructional assistance to students in the nursing, care, and handling of animals in the Veterinary Technology program. E

Assist faculty in demonstrating and teaching veterinary technology nursing skills in the classroom and laboratory setting. E

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. E

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. E

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. E

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. E

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. E

Screen, select, train and provide work direction for student workers. E

Use and operate a variety of technical equipment. E

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
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.


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

Supplemental Information
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 or 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 hire.

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