The Program of Veterinary Technology at Manor College is looking for a Small Animal Clinical Coordinator (Assistant Professor). This is a full time position and reports to the Director of Veterinary Technology.

Overview: The Program of Veterinary Technology at Manor College seeks a full-time faculty member. Candidates must have a VMD or DVM degree with no less than three to five years of clinical experience in clinical practice. This position includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities: management of small animals used in the clinical courses, teaching a minimum of 24 credits per annum, student advising, curriculum development, coordination with other departments, and college-wide community engagement. Small animal or mixed animal practitioners, with prior employment as a credentialed veterinary technician, are particularly well suited for this position.

Education and Credentials:

Required:

  • Current and valid VMD or DVM
  • Member of AVMA, PVMA

Knowledge and Experience:

Required:

  • No less than 3-5 years of clinical veterinary practice in companion animal or mixed-animal practice
  • Ability to independently perform a variety of surgical procedures on small animal patients
  • Proficiency in the use and monitoring of anesthesia and pain management
  • Interest in fear free handling methods, surgery and anesthesia
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to stay calm and focused in a hectic academic setting and busy office.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and veterinary practice management software
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Ability to successfully work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to work independently and create new curricula, course materials and design lesson plans.
  • Ability to generate creative ideas
  • Must possess solution-focused problem solving skills
  • Promote and uphold Manor’s Catholic Basilian Mission

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of:
    • Public and environmental health including zoonoses
    • OSHA regulations
    • Epidemiology and zoonosis
  • Fear-free veterinary practice methods.
  • Experience with personnel management, financials, quality control and Inventory control

Duties:

Teaching:

  • Teach no less than 24 credits per annum including VT217 Small Animal Clinical and Emergency Procedures and VT226 Surgical Assisting
  • Amend and up-date IACUC protocols related to small animal clinical laboratories          both on- and off- campus as needed.

Advising:

  • Advise and assist students and advisees to select courses and prepare semester course schedules
  • Assist students to stay on track regarding required course sequence.
  • Write letters of recommendation for students as needed to assist them in reaching their employment, externship and educational goals.

Curriculum Development

  • Develop new curricula and course materials as needed.
  • Revise existing course syllabi and materials as needed

Coordination:

  • Coordinate with animal organization affiliated with the Program of Veterinary Technology to facilitate hands on learning with students enrolled in VT217 and VT226
  • Establish and maintain Memos of Understanding with affiliated animal organizations.
  • Coordinate with the Education Coordinator and the Program Assistant to ensure that relevant teaching materials, equipment and supplies are in place, functional and of current dating.

Small Animal Management:

  • Oversee the medical and surgical management of the small animal patients used in clinical courses
  • Maintain medical records of animals and controlled substance logs
  • Create animal care schedules for students enrolled in VT217 and VT226

College Community:

  • Share responsibility for and attend College wide events such as open houses, registration, orientation, graduation, Founders Day, etc
  • In conjunction with all Program administration, assist in the collation of self-study documents as needed for Middle States evaluation.
  • Participate in all major college events including, but not limited to: commencement, Pinning Ceremony, convocation, open houses, Admissions events, program holiday party, Founder’s Day, Advisory Committee meetings.

Program Community:

  • Share responsibility for planning, arranging and hosting the AVMA-CVTEA’s on-site review team for AVMA-Accreditation
  • Where appropriate, participate in the discussion and handling of student issues related to academic dishonesty, and other violations of the Program’s and College’s Honor Codes.
  • Support the Program Director in helping with what-ever tasks are needed.
  • Attend annual VT Advisory Committee Meetings.
  • Attend all required and relevant College faculty meetings including weekly VT team meetings.
  • Coordinate the recruitment of new incoming freshman and transfer students in conjunction with the Program Director and Admissions officers.
  • Maintain electronic files and records pertaining to the VT Program.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send CV with cover letter, 3 references and official application of employment.  If offered the position, a copy of current clinical license, sealed official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate coursework, and clearances will need to be provided:

Mrs. Sheila Gillespie (sgillespie@manor.edu)
Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs
Manor College
700 Fox Chase Road
Jenkintown, PA, 19046
EOE

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