Posting Number 19S3H10999 Position Title Academic Director, Veterinary Science Department East Campus Salary Link Exempt – D61 Closed Date December 6, 2019 5 P.M. (Arizona time)
Position Summary The Academic Director for Veterinary Science functions as the program lead and is responsible for directing strategic planning, administration, and coordination of the College's Veterinary Programs, which includes Veterinary Technology and Veterinary Assistant; providing leadership and direction; ensuring excellence in all aspects of the operation of the program; ensuring the Veterinary programs/courses align with district vision, mission and goals; and, directing and leading special projects and initiatives assigned by the division's dean. The director will work closely with business and industry to determine workforce needs; and, identify the skills, knowledge and dispositions that are needed. The Academic Director will teach one or more courses in the program.
To be located at the East Campus with college-wide responsibilities for the Veterinary programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Direct the activities of assigned programs or services to include: planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating projects and services having impact throughout the College
Supervise employees, including faculty and staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; scheduling classes, conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff and faculty are trained; and, making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations
Comply with and actively manage and report on all CVTEA accreditation standards, including all reporting requirements, outcome and competency tracking, changes in administration, organization, association and major changes in the curriculum, faculty, or stated objectives.
Advise or respond to questions from other college departments, regarding complex issues or policies impacting assigned programs, services, or operations
Establish, monitor, evaluate, and improve processes, procedures, and/or standards, ensuring alignment with the College mission, values, goals, objectives, initiatives, and local, state, and federal laws and regulations
Administer functional contract proposals and committees; manage the selection and deployment of contracts
Direct and supervise the collection of technical data and the preparation of a variety of complex reports, statements, and communications impacting employees, programs, grants, and service providers or vendors providing analysis and recommendations
Develop, administer, and monitor budgets; implement and allocate resources following budget approval; approve expenditures
Evaluate and communicate the impact of potential legal or regulatory changes affecting the College
Develop, plan, implement, and administer organizational goals and objectives
Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as required
Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and
Certified to teach in one of the disciplines in the program and
Experience in establishing and working with budgets, team-building skills, and program creation and management and
Recent work experience in the industry
3-5 years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level in veterinary technology or veterinary medicine.
Knowledge of CVTEA accreditation standards
Demonstrated experience in writing, administration, and reporting
Experience leading veterinary science programs
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge and leadership experience in compliance with accrediting bodies, specifically the CVTEA
Project management conflict resolution
Experience in and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and the community at large
Change management skills and entrepreneurial focus
Passion for continuous learning and self-improvement
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Develop and maintain cooperative educational partnerships
Use a collaborative, consultative, and inclusive management style
Use technology effectively in the program and in management work
Experience using research and data to inform decision-making
Directions for Applying and Other Important Information In order to apply for a position, applicants must submit an application and include the required documents listed for the position. See below for information about documents:
Resume should be up-to-date and account for and describe all gaps in employment
Letter of interest or cover letter should not exceed two pages, and should describe your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. Cover letters/letters of interest are not required to be addressed to a specific person or persons.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (520) 206-4624 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Human Resources hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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