Adjunct - Certified Dog Trainer Instructor

Location
Nelsonville, OH, 45764
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College
Adjunct - Certified Dog Trainer Instructor
Posted Date: 5/28/2019

Salary Range: Paid per credit hour

Position Purpose:
Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, performs the following functions:

Duties and Responsibilities:

PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES: Adjunct - Certified Dog Trainer Instructor




Position Purpose:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists with development of course outcomes and curriculum which are consistent with Academic Affairs, department, and technology / program goals; convey course outcomes and expectations to students according to college policy; organize and manage instructional activities; use appropriate learner-centered instructional methods; provide evaluation methods appropriate to stated outcomes; evaluate student learning in a fair manner; posts and maintains sufficient office hours compatible with student schedules; maintain accurate records of evaluation and course work including attendance; submit grades as required and on time; regularly seeks feedback on course delivery and student learning; participate in college evaluation system of instructional services; revise / update courses regularly, contribute to the assessment of student academic achievement;Work cooperatively with others to accomplish the goals of the department and technology; At all times maintains a safe working area and conditions.

Position Requirements & Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills: Position Requirements & Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills:
  • Certification(s) from Karen Pryor Academy and/or CCPDT.
  • Five (5) years’ experience preferred, two (2) years’ experience required, in training various canine breeds; experience training therapy dogs strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill/experience with the following strongly preferred: Positive reinforcement; Clicker training; Hand signals; Voice commands; Reward systems; Agility; Service dog techniques; Therapy dog techniques; Group session training; Basic and advanced obedience; Dog sports; Behavior modification; Personal protection; Search and rescue; Retriever training; Scent detection.
  • Evidence of professional development in the field of concentration as demonstrated by activity in professional associations, consultative practice; participation in seminars, workshops, and formal coursework, and individual reading and research.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong technology skills including usage of email, student information system, and learning management system
  • Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of subject area.
  • Knowledge of educational theory and application.
  • Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.
  • Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.
  • Educational technology skills.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Caring attitude toward students.
  • Learning and self-motivation skills.
  • Willingness to extend self to help students succeed.
  • Knowledge of College resources available to students.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure.
  • Current knowledge of programs, objectives, and requirements.
  • Openness to suggestions for improvement.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibility in dealing with others.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Behaves in accordance with Hocking College and Academic Affairs mission, goals, and values.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of safe working conditions.
  • Certification(s) from Karen Pryor Academy and/or CCPDT.
  • Five (5) years’ experience preferred, two (2) years’ experience required, in training various canine breeds; experience training therapy dogs strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill/experience with the following strongly preferred: Positive reinforcement; Clicker training; Hand signals; Voice commands; Reward systems; Agility; Service dog techniques; Therapy dog techniques; Group session training; Basic and advanced obedience; Dog sports; Behavior modification; Personal protection; Search and rescue; Retriever training; Scent detection.
  • Evidence of professional development in the field of concentration as demonstrated by activity in professional associations, consultative practice; participation in seminars, workshops, and formal coursework, and individual reading and research.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong technology skills including usage of email, student information system, and learning management system
  • Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of subject area.
  • Knowledge of educational theory and application.
  • Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.
  • Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.
  • Educational technology skills.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Caring attitude toward students.
  • Learning and self-motivation skills.
  • Willingness to extend self to help students succeed.
  • Knowledge of College resources available to students.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure.
  • Current knowledge of programs, objectives, and requirements.
  • Openness to suggestions for improvement.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibility in dealing with others.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Behaves in accordance with Hocking College and Academic Affairs mission, goals, and values.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of safe working conditions.

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