Instructor / FT Faculty, Veterinary Technician Program- Department Chair

May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Company Description:

Since 1963, Mount Wachusett Community College has built a tradition of providing innovative undergraduate education, workforce development, personal enrichment, and community service to North Central Massachusetts and beyond. Located in Gardner, MA, with satellite campuses in Fitchburg, Leominster and Devens, MWCC now serves approximately 12,000 credit and noncredit students each year and offers over 70 associate degree and credit certificate options. An award-winning, national leader in the area of renewable energy, MWCC is also nationally recognized for its veterans' services, civic engagement and K-12 partnerships.

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.

Job Description:

General Statement of Duties

The person in this position is responsible for all aspects of the program including, but not limited to:

Administration, organization and supervision of the educational program
The continuous quality review and improvement of the education program
Establishment of externship site agreements and subsequent supervision, communication, improvements and outcome assessments related to each site
Long range planning and ongoing development of the program
Documentation of the program's effectiveness along with clearly written procedures for how program outcomes are assessed, measured and reported
Cooperative involvement with the Dean, Assistant Dean, fellow faculty, student advising staff and specifically with all externship sites and advisory board members
Adequate controls to assure the quality of any and all delegated responsibilities
As a faculty member's workload shall consist of the following duties: instructional duties and non-instructional duties (i.e. office hours, college service, community service and professional development). Attend regularly scheduled department, divisional and college meetings. Perform other duties as assigned.
Not intended as an exhaustive list


As well as providing leadership to the veterinary technician program, this person will provide classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction in the Program; provide academic advisement for approximately 18 veterinary technician students; Ensure that the program is in compliance with certifying agency requirements, specifically those of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA);Completion of the annual AVMA application and preparation for site visits;  maintain regular office hours; serve on college committees as elected or appointed; attend regularly scheduled departmental, divisional and college meetings; perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree required
Current Certified Veterinary Technician
Previous teaching experience preferred
A minimum of three years' experience as a veterinary technician required
Proficiency in oral and written communication
Demonstrated leadership ability and commitment to promoting domestic diversity and/or global multiculturalism within the curriculum

Additional Information:

Salary: $41,621.00-$93,413.00

Actual Salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of MCCC/MTA commensurate with education & experience.

Employee Status: Full Time
Benefits: Yes

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.

Application Instructions:

The following documents are required:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI).