Ridgewater College Posting A Minnesota State College Veterinary Technology Instructor Unlimited Part-Time Vacancy Notice Posting Date: 05/22/2023
Ridgewater College is seeking applicants for an Unlimited Part-Time Veterinary Technology Instructor. This unlimited position means there is continuance of teaching year after year.
Ridgewater’s Veterinary Technology program is a highly respected and nationally honored program in Minnesota. Ridgewater’s Veterinary Technology program has been ranked as one of the top 50 veterinary technician programs in the country. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has granted Ridgewater College’s Veterinary Technology program full accreditation since 1993.
This program helps ensure that students in small, personal classes learn exactly what future employers demand. Students are set up for success through extensive hands-on lab experiences in the campus Paws and Claws clinic as well as at community partner facilities. This position teaches the surgical nursing and anesthesia, large animal husbandry and large animal nursing procedures course. The instructor must be comfortable with clinical procedures on horses, cattle, small ruminants, and pigs. Additional course instruction to be determined upon hiring. Applicant must demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
Campus: Willmar Bargaining Unit: MSCF Employment Condition: Unlimited Part-Time Work Schedule: Monday – Friday Wage: $40,912 - $85,892 (for 171 instructor contract days; dependent on education and years of experience) PCN: 01136878
Minimum Qualifications (required skills to enter the job; must be identified on application materials) • Education Requirement: o Associate degree in veterinary technology from an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program or doctorate in veterinary medicine. • Occupational Experience Requirement: o Three full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in veterinary medicine or technology. • Recency Requirement: o One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years. • Professional Requirement: o Current Minnesota certification as a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or current Minnesota license as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.).
Preferred Qualifications (desired but not required) • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine • Surgical experience with small and large animals • Commercial driver’s license (CDL) • Fear Free certification • Administrative experience • DEA license
How to Apply Apply online at https://ridgewater.peopleadmin.com/postings/1692
Online application deadline for preferred review is 11:59PM on June 16th, 2023. The position is open until filled.
Applications must include: • Online Employment Application • Resume • Letter of interest addressing the position qualifications • Diversity Statement • Unofficial copy of transcripts • List of three professional references with contact information
Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! Minnesota State offers a comprehensive benefits package including: • Academic Year Contract • Medical Insurance (Single Coverage $38.50 per month and Family Coverage is $262.66 per month) • Dental Insurance (low deductibles) • Paid Parental Leave (six weeks) • Employer paid life insurance • Short and Long Term Disability • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care) • Retirement Plan • Tax-deferred Compensation • Generous vacation and sick leave
Additional Requirements In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
Other Information Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at http://mn.gov/mmb/employee-relations/labor-relations/Labor/.
Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Haley Anderson at Haley.Anderson@ridgewater.edu or 320-222-6073.
MISSION: Ridgewater College empowers diverse learners to reach their full potential and enrich their lives through personalized and relevant education in an accessible, supportive, and inclusive environment. VISION: Ridgewater College is a student-centered educational leader focused on innovation, excellence and affordability. GUIDING PRINCIPLES: • Enterprising - We are future-focused, and change-oriented, developing creative solutions to challenges that maximize our institutional, system and local resources. • Empowerment – We develop and empower employees to make decisions to best serve students and stakeholders. • Excellence – We strive to exceed expectations in all that we do. • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – We seek to understand and appreciate the needs and experiences of every individual and actively work to provide genuine opportunities for everyone to succeed and participate in college activities and processes. • Trust and Respect – We are committed to developing a culture based in processes and behavior that create trust and respect among all stakeholders. • Collaboration – We connect and work together to achieve common goals while respecting needs and interests of stakeholders. • Curiosity and Creativity – We constantly strive to understand, learn, change, and improve. • Accountability – As individuals and groups, we willingly accept and take ownership of our successes and failures.
Equal Employment Opportunity Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
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A Minnesota community and technical college, Ridgewater offers nearly 100 educational programs in transfer and technical education. In fact, some of our programs are unique in not only Minnesota, but also the nation.
With campuses in Willmar, Hutchinson, and online , Ridgewater serves more than 5,500 students. For 2020 and 2021, Ridgewater has been ranked as Minnesota’s #1 Community College based on value, strong academics, student life, facilities, diversity, student experiences, location, and safety!