Clinical Skills Education Technician (Clinical Sciences)

Location
Kansas
Posted
Apr 24, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position: The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University invites applications for an unclassified position for a Clinical Skills Education Technician.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Clinical Skills Educator faculty member to plan, organize and direct work in the small and large animal clinical skills education program.  This position includes coursework and laboratory session design, model development, and participation in clinical skills program assessment.  Collaboration with students, staff, and faculty within the KSU CVM will be vital, and interactions with other CVMs and clinical skills programs will be beneficial.  Substantial teaching and evaluating of veterinary students is involved along with departmental research projects in technical and logistical support roles.   Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice provost for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have completed a two-year or four-year college program in veterinary or animal technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Five years of experience in animal or veterinary technical support, with at least two years of experience teaching students is required.  Other requirements include being registered as a paraprofessional under the authority of Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners upon employment.   Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply, please complete the online application.  Letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references must be included.     Screening of Applications Begins: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.   Additional Information: Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kate KuKanich at kstenske@vet.k-state.edu  Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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