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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.