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Job Description:

The Adjunct- Veterinary Technology position provides quality instruction and maintains a positive learning environment in the classroom with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting and evaluating students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair or other leadership members. The incumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicated material.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Instruction & Student Learning
  • Teaches assigned courses as scheduled. Designs curriculum embracing diversity, in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies, with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues of traditionally underrepresented groups. Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely, and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Engages in periodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties and professional development.
Student Engagement & Advisement
  • Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Fosters, practices, and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community
Pay: $55.88/hour

Additional Duties & Responsibilities
  • Attends all required meetings and trainings.
Minimum Education and Experience Required
  • Bachelor's degree and a Registered Veterinary Technician; Certified Veterinary Technician or Licensed Veterinary Technician preferred. Minimum Registered Veterinary Technician with Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology and minimum 5-years of clinical experience. Or, Licensed Veterinarian with DVM or VMD degree.
Licenses and Certifications
  • State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Physical Requirements
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering information into computer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks for extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 35 pounds
Working Conditions
  • Typical office and classroom environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices. Infrequent exposure to moderate noise typical of animal housing facilities.
CSCC has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

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