Veterinary Technology Instructor

Ridgewater College   Willmar, MN   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 26, 2023
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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.

Required Qualifications
Education Requirement
Associate degree in veterinary technology from an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program or doctorate in veterinary medicine.
Occupational Experience Requirement
Three full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in veterinary medicine or technology.
Recency Requirement
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
Current Minnesota certification as a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or current Minnesota license as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.).

Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
Surgical experience with small and large animals
Commercial driver's license (CDL)
Fear Free certification
Administrative experience
DEA license

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