Adjunct-Vet Tech (Pool)

Employer
Columbus State Community College
Location
Columbus, OH

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Professional Fields, Veterinary Science
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Requisition ID: req2923

Job Title: Adjunct-Vet Tech (Pool)

Department: Vet., Imaging & Surgical Tech

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Contract

Compensation: $53.88 per Contact Hour

 Schedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignment; day, evening, or weekend hours.

Job Description: 

The College

Community colleges are uniquely positioned torespond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality.There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s nobetter place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student successand a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talentprovider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college thatis changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes.

With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, atseveral regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’sonly institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACCGuided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiativethrough the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefitfrom an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovationand vision.

We provide competitive compensation, comprehensivebenefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated toensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects thatof our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a communitythat embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, andlifestyles that define Central Ohio.

TheCity

 Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio StateUniversity and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as theheadquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’sfastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining,entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohioresidents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description.

Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.

Position Summary

The Adjunct-Veterinary Technology position provides quality instruction and maintains a positive learning environment in the classroom with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting and evaluating students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair or other leadership members. The incumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicated material.

Core Competencies Required

Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Quality Focus, Communication, Guiding Interactions, Positive Approach and Planning and Organizing

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Instruction and Student Learning

Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction.
Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities.

Participates in the identification of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.

Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.
Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.

Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Engages in periodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties and professional development.

Student Engagement and Advisement

Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners.

Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom.

Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.

OTHER DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

Teaches various courses within the Veterinary Technology program of study. Assists with animals during instruction and assess student performance.
Attend all department meetings and required trainings. *Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required.

Usual Physical Requirements

While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering information into computer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks for extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions

Typical office and classroom environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: in class and online instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; Blackboard; internet research.Skill in: providing quality instruction (developmental, multicultural, applied learning) and support to a diverse student body; learning technologies and the use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical thinking, effective communication and other general education outcomes in course content; effective time management; online communication and record-keeping.Ability to: perform student learning outcomes assessments; demonstrate teaching strategies that focus on student- centered learning; demonstrate a commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies that aid student success and retention and reflect industry trends; adapt to multi-campus organizational work environments as well as changes in the discipline; effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills; create engaging learning environments that respect a wide variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse student population, including socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology and a registered Veterinary Technician (RVT); certified Veterinary Technician (CVT); or licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT). State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). 

Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor'sdegree in a closely related field or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) orVeterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) preferred. Prior teaching experiencepreferred.  

Organization

About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.

Locations

Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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