Adjunct Faculty, Veterinary Technology Curriculum Developer

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Title: Adjunct Faculty, Veterinary Technology Curriculum Developer

Employee Classification: P/T Faculty Monthly Pay

Department: Biological Science

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

STLCC is actively seeking a passionate and knowledgeable adjunct faculty member specializing in Veterinary Technology. This role will be pivotal in developing a comprehensive curriculum for our new Veterinary Technology program, ensuring alignment with CVTEA accreditation standards. The successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of the veterinary field and the educational needs of aspiring veterinary technicians.

What you'll do:
  • Design a comprehensive curriculum that adheres to CVTEA accreditation standards.
    Integrate both general course materials, such as applied mathematics and biological science, and specific veterinary technology topics like anatomy, pharmacology, and veterinary practice management.
    Ensure the curriculum prepares students for various roles within the veterinary field, from companion animal care to biomedical research.
    Collaborate with external veterinary experts and associations to gain insights and recommendations for the curriculum.
    Outline clinical instruction modules that adhere to humane animal care standards and provide hands-on learning opportunities.
    Ensure assessments align with CVTEA standards and effectively measure the program's outcomes.
    Engage with the broader veterinary community to ensure the curriculum remains relevant and effective.
Education, experience, and other requirements:

The ideal candidate will hold an RVT certification and have a strong background in veterinary technology education and curriculum development. Collaboration skills and a dedication to excellence in education are paramount.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior higher education experience including curriculum development

Company

Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class.

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