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Instructor of Veterinary Technology (Tenure Track)

Job Description

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.


Job Description:

The Department of Veterinary Technology seeks a highly motivated candidate to teach courses in veterinary technology.  In addition to a teaching load of 15 contact hours per semester, the candidate will maintain a minimum of 5 office hours per week.  Participation in the continued development of this department as well as program review to ensure maintenance of accreditation of the program with the AVMA, establishment of appropriate clinical partnerships, and effective recruiting to expand the program is expected.  Participation in departmental, college and appropriate professional activities is expected.  Innovative and knowledgeable individuals with demonstrated experience in instructional technology, distance learning, and entrepreneurial approaches to course and program development are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will be a Licensed Veterinary Technician in the State of NY.


Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  The Instructor of Veterinary Technology (Tenure Track) must possess a Master's degree plus a current license as a veterinary technician in New York State with a minimum of one year of experience as a veterinary technician in a clinical or research setting.  The ideal candidate should have a thorough knowledge of clinical veterinary technology with strong organizational and communication skills. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three or more years of experience as a veterinary technician in a clinical or research setting is strongly preferred. A minimum of one year of teaching experience with familiarity with CVTEA requirements is essential.


Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $66,144 plus excellent benefits. 

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  Spring 2023.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.  You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to:  https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.  The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by December 2, 2022.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. 

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

 

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