At Unity Environmental University we are on a mission tomake
environmental education accessible and affordable to all. Our
unique model combines a functional hierarchy and project-based
structure through our four Sustainable Education Business Units
(SEBUs) to promote collaboration and innovation (Distance
Education, Sustainable Ventures, Hybrid Learning and the Technical
Institute for Environmental Professions). We prioritize our
students' needs above all else, offering a variety of modalities,
including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online. Our innovative and
inclusive culture prepares students to tackle real-world challenges
and cultivate the next generation of environmental professionals
and leaders who can make a positive impact on our world.
We are dedicated to delivering quality education and experiences
that produce outstanding environmentally competent professionals
and inspire individuals from all walks of life to steward
About the Technical Institute for Environmental
The Technical Institute of Environmental Professions (TIEP) at
Unity Environmental University provides an efficient and
cost-effective path to the workforce for those seeking their first
job, career changers, and individuals looking to enhance their
skills. TIEP was established to bridge the skills gap in the job
market by offering affordable associate degrees and certificate
programs. With short, 1 to 2-credit courses available in two-week
terms throughout the year, students can easily manage their
schedule and pace their learning. This flexible approach allows
them to start and stop as needed while pursuing their goals.
The Technical Institute for Environmental Professions (TIEP)
Director of Veterinary Technology (Vet Tech) Program is responsible
for the development, growth, management, and administration of the
Vet Tech program at the Technical Institute for Environmental
Professions (TIEP) at Unity Environmental University. In this role,
the Director performs all professional duties related to the Vet
Tech program including, but not limited to, program and curriculum
development, budget development and oversight, program
accreditation, program assessment and evaluation, faculty
supervision, lab supervision, student advising, teaching, and
clinical outreach. The Director is responsible for working with the
Director of Career Placement and Corporate Partnerships to place
students in clinical experiences.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
- Work with the faculty, Dean TIEP, and Enterprise Academics to
establish program strategy, program competencies, goals, essential
skills, and outcomes.
- Hire qualified faculty for the program.
- Lead and manage the curriculum development process in alignment
with Unity Environmental Universitycurriculum policies and relevant
- Assist in the recruitment and retention process as needed
- Teach course(s) in area of expertise.
- Work with TIEP and Enterprise Academic and student success to
develop course philosophy, objectives, templates, master syllabi,
and evaluation and assessment methods for the curriculum.
- Work with Marketing to promote the program.
- Build a network of relationships with veterinary clinics
- Associate or bachelors degree from an American Veterinary
Medical Association accredited program or currently credentialed as
a veterinary technician, or as a licensed veterinarian.
- Three - five years field experience.
- Proven track record in building out new program(s) in higher-ed
or at a non-profit.
- Ability to function effectively within a matrix organizational
structure, maintaining open lines of communication while being
discreet, courteous and well poised.
- Ability and willingness to work with students from diverse
political/socioeconomic backgrounds and a wide range of physical
and academic abilities.
Are you contemplating the job but uncertain if you should
apply? We encourage you to reach out to us regardless. At our
company, we acknowledge that not everyone begins their professional
journey with equal advantages, opportunities, or privileges.
Therefore, we value your unique skills and experiences. Take a
chance and submit your application; you may be precisely the
individual we're searching for!
Location: Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, Maine
- Higher education leadership experience.
- Teaching experience.
Just a half hour from Portland, Unity Environmental University
Headquarters, Unity Environmental University Distance Education,
The Technical School for Environmental Professions, and the School
of Environmental Business & Sustainable Ventures are based at
the Pineland Farms campus. The facilities are within easy access to
one of the fastest-growing cities for startups in the
Work hours are specific to the requirements of this position and
can include days, evenings, weekends. Working extended hours may be
required as needed and Unity Environmental University employees
must be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling their
responsibilities while meeting the University’s needs.
Although at Unity Environmental University Enterprise employees are
generally scheduled to work at their base location, there are times
when travel is necessary and employees are required from time to
time to attend events, meetings or work temporary assignment at any
Unity Environmental University location.
While performing the duties of this job, it is regularly required
to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to
stand or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up
to 20 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and the ability to adjust focus. The use of either hand for
repetitive movements such as grasping, grasping, and turning, and
fine manipulation is required as is the ability to use the
telephone for internal and external communications.
Unity Environmental University offers a comprehensive and
competitive compensation and benefits package for its faculty and
staff. Benefits for eligible employees include:
- Paid holidays off
- 4 weeks of PTO
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Short- and Long-term disability
- Life Insurance
- Flexible work benefit - ability to work from home
- Retirement Plan with up to 8% match
- Relocation Assistance