Location: Gardner, MA Category: PT Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Thu Sep 21 2017 Job Description:
General Statement of Duties:
The applicants must have knowledge and expertise in the topics being taught and promote the appropriate role of the veterinary technician. The applicants must instruct and implement the Veterinary Technology program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum and AVMA standards.
Instruction in both traditional and non-traditional learning modes; Instructional preparation; Assessment of student performance; including submission of final grades in a timely fashion; An obligation on the part of the unit member to be available to students by appointment when mutually convenient; Not more than one faculty meeting per session. Other duties as required.
Develop interactive course material in accordance with the AVMA's essential skills list
Supervise students in simulated and clinical settings
Maintain expertise appropriate to veterinary medicine and teaching responsibilities
Instruct in both traditional and non-traditional learning modes
POTENTIAL OPENINGS:VTE 101 Introduction to Veterinary Technology 2 Credits VTE 102. Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals I. 4 Credits. VTE 103. Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals II. 4 Credits. VTE 105 Veterinary Hospital Management and Procedures 2 Credits VTE 110. Large Animal Medicine. 4 Credits. VTE 115. Veterinary Parasitology. 4 Credits. VTE 120. Animal Diseases. 2 Credits. VTE 200. Domestic Animal Nutrition and Health. 2 Credits. VTE 205. Veterinary Pharmacology. 2 Credits. VTE 208. Veterinary Radiology. 2 Credits. VTE 215 Veterinary Technician Externship I 3 Credits VTE 216 Veterinary Technician Externship II 3 Credits VTE 218. Domestic Animal Behavior. 2 Credits. VTE 220. Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Procedures. 4 Credits. VTE 222. Laboratory Animal Medicine and Management. 2 Credits. VTE 225. Surgical Nursing and Dentistry. 4 Credits.
Must be a current licensed veterinarian Must hold a DVM from an AVMA accredited program Must have a minimum of three years in clinical practice
Evidence of competence in the area of instruction Maintain expertise appropriate to teaching responsibilities 3-5 years teaching experience in a community college preferred
Salary: $3,312.00-$4,002.00 3-credit course, $4,416.00-5,336.00 4-credit course, $4,946.00-5,976.00 4-credit lab Employee Status: Part Time Benefits: No
Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Internal Number: 89654
About Mount Wachusett Community College
We are an innovative institution for teaching and learning excellence. Students and faculty are at the center of everything we do. If you are looking for the opportunity to come to work every day and help students achieve their dreams, Mount Wachusett Community College is the place for you. Our faculty, staff, and administration forge the direction of the college together - from governance to defining our mission. We understand that for our institution to remain relevant we must continually examine and refine the ways we serve our students. We strive to create an environment where students, faculty and staff feel comfortable and where new ideas and perspectives are encouraged and rewarded. We respect and honor our differences and make them work toward the advantage of all. The college is committed to attracting the best faculty and staff for our students, regardless of race, color, religious creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. About the College Mount Wachusett Community College is an accredited, public two-year institution serving 29 cities and towns in North Central ...Massachusetts. The picturesque269-acre main campus is located in Gardner, Massachusetts; satellite sites are located in Leominster, Fitchburg, and Devens. The college offers over 45 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as adult basic education and high school equivalency programs, education and training for business and industry, and noncredit professional and personal enrichment programs. MWCC is on the forefront of state and national civic engagement and service learning initiatives and is nationally recognized as a veteran- friendly school. MWCC is in the process of constructing a $42 million science and technology building to support growing STEM programs. The college community enjoys many resources including the East Wing Art Gallery; the 555-seat Theatre at the Mount which hosts a variety of productions annually; the Fitness and Wellness Center, which offers a wide assortment of fitness classes, exercise equipment and an Olympic-size swimming pool; a complete library with access to thousands of on-line publications and data bases, as well as electronic classrooms. In addition, through its membership in the CWMARS regional library system, access is available to all other public and academic libraries in the region. Our Green Commitment In addition, if sustainability is important to you, Mount Wachusett Community College offers the chance to work at one of the greenest colleges in the nation. We are the largest greenhouse gas reducer of any Massachusetts state college, university, or agency, as recognized by the 2011 Leading By Example Award from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We have also been nationally recognized with a Climate Leadership Award from Second Nature, the supporting organization of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment, and several other organizations. Our Gardner campus features two 1.65 MW Vestas V82 wind turbines that are propelling us to near-carbon neutrality for campus operations. With the college's biomass and solar technologies incorporated into the mix, coupled with significant efficiency improvements, MWCC generates nearly all of its energy on-site to operate as a near-zero net energy campus. About our benefitsOur full-time faculty and staff enjoy a liberal benefits package, including generous retirement plans, eleven health insurance options, dental care, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer a tuition remission program which provides education benefits at Massachusetts state colleges, community colleges, and University of Massachusetts Colleges for full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children. Education and lifelong learning are valued here. Additionally, sabbatical opportunities and other professional development opportunities are possible. About the regionMount Wachusett Community College is located a few hours from the stunning beaches of the Cape Cod National Seashore, an hour's drive from the cultural attractions and big city lights of Boston, and forty-minutes from the county seat of Worcester, with museums, a thriving restaurant scene, and excellent amenities. A wide variety of state and national parks, including the Appalachian Trail, the White Mountains, the Berkshires and the Green Mountains are all a day-trip away. The best that New England has to offer is here: quaint villages, bustling cities, and beautiful vistas. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Worcester Art Museum and the Fitchburg Art Museum offer incredible collections. There are opportunities for great shopping in area cities, towns, and nearby outlet malls. North Central Massachusetts is home to excellent public, charter and private schools as well as an affordable lifestyle. Hiking, biking, and walking trails are spread throughout the region as well, for those seeking to maintain an active outdoor lifestyle. We hope you will consider applying for one of our open positions, and discover all that Mount Wachusett Community College and the North Central Massachusetts region have to offer.