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Instructor - Veterinary Technician (Part Time)

Fox Valley Technical College
$63,700.00 -

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Instructor - Veterinary Technician (Part Time)

Fox Valley Technical College

Job Category
Regular Faculty
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Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.

Job Description Summary
This position is responsible to teach in the Veterinary Technician program. This is a Part-Time position. The instructor will teach classes the Veterinary Technician Associate Degree program. The instructor must be available to teach evening classes on a regular basis with additional professional responsibilities occasionally requiring evening and weekend commitments.

Job Description

  • Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in associate degree, technical diploma, basic education, continuing education, and/or contract training programs. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level.
  • Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.
  • Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
  • Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  • Business/Industry/Community Linkages. Develop and deliver customized training for various clients as needed, and maintain involvement with business/industry/community through advisory committees, marketing and recruitment efforts, and professional associations and organizations.
  • Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
  • Professional Development. Participate in professional development activities which provide for continually updated knowledge and skills for the role of the contemporary instructor as directed by one's Individual Professional Development Plant.

  • A credentialed veterinary technician or licensed veterinarian who must be a graduate of an AVMA-accredited program is required.
  • Must be licensed in WI or obtain a WI license within 6 months of employment.
  • A certified veterinary technician is preferred for this role.
  • VTNE Certification
  • Bachelor's Degree in in related and appropriate field. (Based on experience and expertise, an individual with an Associate Degree or equivalent and willingness to obtain a Bachelor's Degree within specific timeframe may be considered), and
  • Minimum of two years of occupational experience in the field of the program or programs being taught, of which at least one year shall be within the last five years; Four years of occupational experience preferred. (One year of related occupational experience may be waived with at least two years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years), or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable knowledge may be required. Knowledge of local, state, or federal laws regarding the practice of veterinary medicine.
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule which will vary from semester to semester. The individual MUST be available to work evenings on a regular basis with additional professional responsibilities that occasionally require evening and weekend commitments.
  • Ability to instruct and demonstrate work-related capabilities in the following areas:
  • Knowledge of veterinary practices, procedures and terminology.
  • Familiar with federal and state animal health laws, including OSHA, USDA, DEA regulations.
  • Familiar with Accreditation Policies and Procedures of the AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
  • Proficiency with IV catheters, blood draws, laboratory procedures, monitoring anesthesia, medication administration and triaging.
  • Teaching or training experience is desirable.
  • Experience with exotic veterinary care is preferred.
  • Ability to plan, organize, instruct and facilitate quality education programs, including development of relevant curriculum.
  • Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and appropriately handle, restrain animals and stand for long periods of time.

  • Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
  • Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  • Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  • Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
  • Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
  • Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
  • Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations. Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
  • A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
  • Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
  • An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
  • Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  • A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.
  • Must adhere to local, state, or federal laws regarding the practice of veterinary medicine.

Additional Information
Pay: $63,700.00 - $82,900.00 per year.
Pay is based on a multitude of factors, including experience, qualifications, education, relevant certifications, internal equity, and market data. The range listed is the full-time equivalent range and will be prorated based on weekly hours.

Based on experience and expertise, an individual with an Associate Degree or equivalent and willingness to obtain a Bachelor's Degree within specific timeframe may be considered.

NOTE: This position requires you to submit your transcripts and Wisconsin Veterinary License if you are selected to interview during the first phase of the selection process. (During the recruitment process, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

FVTC strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. FVTC does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, weight or any other protected class.

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FVTC offers more than 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs, and instruction related to 15 apprenticeship trades, in addition to providing services to business and industry. The college serves about 50,000 people annually, more than any other technical college in Wisconsin. To learn more, visit



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