POSITION: Medical Director/Program Director – Veterinary Technology (Full-Time) LOCATION: Baker College of Cadillac AVAILABLE TO: All applicants
Baker College Professional Services, Inc. seeks to hire an individual to be assigned to the position of MEDICAL DIRECTOR/PROGRAM DIRECTOR – VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY (FULL-TIME) for the benefit of and to be located at Baker College of Cadillac.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To provide medical supervision of the Veterinary Technology program with the assurance that the program’s curriculum is medically accurate and appropriate. Medical director also participates in course delivery and student competency evaluations. The program director provides leadership and management of all aspects of an academic program by providing discipline-specific expertise, supervising staff and faculty members, addressing students’ needs, and maintaining a required teaching load.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: •Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and current Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) license required •Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration required •General knowledge of anesthesia, emergency procedures, and care of hospitalized patients, including general surgery required •Minimum of 3 years of current clinical experience required •College teaching experience preferred •Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps •Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills •Ability to lift and maneuver independently up to 50 lbs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Provide the sponsoring institution, Baker College, with medical oversight for the academic program. •Review and approves course content, overall curriculum, and assessment measures for medical accuracy and appropriateness. •Attend and participates in delivery of course lectures and practical examinations, as applicable, to gauge the quality of practical instruction and students’ skill levels. •Work in conjunction with program officials to review terminal competency levels for all students and sign verification forms, if applicable. •Periodically review quality of faculty instruction. •Periodically review program equipment to assure it is up-to-date and that supplies are sufficient. •Act as a key advisory board member, ensuring that members’ input is reflected in program enhancements. •Manage class and learning environments: oTeach a specified number of classes. oMaintain attendance records, submit grades on time, and provide constructive student feedback. oUtilize the College’s Learning Management System in accordance with the usage expectations. •Deliver effective instruction: oAssume primary responsibility and exercise oversight of the required curriculum, ensuring both rigor for course/program and the quality of instruction. oDesign and support a range of learning activities to engage all learners. oUse technology appropriate to the nature and objectives of the course/program outcomes and communicate clearly the expectations concerning the use to students. •Assess student learning: oLeads continuous improvement discussions utilizing student learning assessment results. oComplete Direct Measure Assessments. oUse a variety of techniques to assess student learning. oCoordinates continuous cycle of program assessment & annual assessment plan. oCommunicate assessment results to students regularly and identify learning opportunities for students. •Maintain professional expertise and or professional proficiencies: oPursue professional development. oEncourage faculty to participate in professional development. oStay current in academic fields, e.g., belonging to professional societies, participating in pedagogical professional development, attending conferences, working or volunteering in the field. oMaintain required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as discipline standard dictates. oSee addendum for specific program requirements. •Provide service to the program: oDevelop and manage annual program budget. oComply with accreditation mandates, supervise site visits, and provide notification of any substantive changes within the program or any change in accreditation status. oParticipate in recruiting, hiring, supervising, staffing and coaching of faculty. oPlan and facilitate advisory boards and manage resulting data for program improvement. oLeads and participates in curriculum development. oManage textbook accuracy. oAttend campus and system events. oCoordinate divisional meetings. oParticipate in off-campus community oriented events. oMentor others. oParticipate in program, campus, and system meetings. oDevelop and maintain external partnerships. oSee addendum for specific program requirements. •Engage in scholarly activities (as determined by program requirements) examples include: oEngage in course or program level action research. oSecure and utilize external grants. oSecure and utilize internal grants. oPresent at local or national conference. oServe as an invited lecturer. oAuthor publication(s). oSupport student success. oParticipate in student orientations, registration, and mentoring activities. oSee addendum for specific program requirements. •Other duties as assigned. •See addendum for additional program requirements
WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week/52 weeks per year, some evening and weekend hours may be required.
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Academic Affairs
STARTING DATE: December 1, 2017
COMPENSATION: Salary based on education, experience, and existing wage rates paid for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc. Full benefit package.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit cover letter and resume via email only by October 30, 2017 in care of:
Baker College Professional Services, Inc.-CA Human Resource Department E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.baker.edu
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