Veterinary Technology Faculty (DVM) (Cedar Valley)

Lancaster, Dallas County
Feb 27, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Location: Cedar Valley
Division: MSAH - Cedar Valley
Position Number: 031402021
Position Type: Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: Nine months salary ranging from $44,485 - $50,869 based on education and experience. Extra service and summer compensation possibilities in addition to 9-month contract (Comprehensive benefits package).
Work Days/Hours: Days and/or evenings as enrollment demands. Full-time faculty are expected to teach a minimum of fifteen contact hours per work week.
Posting Number: 02470
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation in accordance with procedures outlined in the Dallas County Community College Board Policy Manual and/or agreed upon with immediate supervisor. Provides students with a written course syllabus that should include items specified by the college and/or Dallas County Community College System. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records as required by law and the Board of Trustees Policies and Procedures Manual. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Institutional Service Responsibilities (College and Dallas County Community College System): Meets professional assignments in accordance with the Systems calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college and/or system committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required by Board Policy and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. Student Services Responsibilities: May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Community: Consistent with other DCCC job descriptions demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Dallas County Community College System and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff\and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Professional Growth Responsibilities: Participates in professional development activities.

Physical Demands:
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Two Tier Faculty Market Disparity Stipend – Awards a stipend of $8,000 to attract and retain qualified faculty in the area of Veterinary Technology.

Completed DCCCD application, resume and copies of transcripts are required. Unofficial transcripts will be required prior to interview.

Please note:
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Part time work counts as half time work experience example 12 months part time = 6 months full time.

# of Months:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Minimum Qualifications:

A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) program required.
A Doctor for Veterinary Medicine (DVM) license to practice in the State of Texas required or eligible for licensure to practice in the State of Texas. Three years of experience preferably in a Veterinary Technology Program or three years recent clinical experience. One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be conducted.

Position Specific Qualifications:

-Prior teaching experience in a Veterinary Technology Program is a plus.
-Familiarity with critical thinking concepts and use of computers in instruction is necessary.