Rockford Career College is seeking to hire a FT or Adjunct Veterinary Technician Instructor for our Associate's Degree, AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician program. The right candidate must have at least an Associate's degree and four years of professional work experience in the field.
This candidate will have a positive attitude, a servant leadership approach, and must have the ability to be flexible, work with students in a professional manner, and be a positive role-model.
No Teaching Experience? We will teach you how to teach if you have the willingness to learn and meet the qualifications above.
Responsible for all instruction of students in all programs where applicable in accordance with established policies, procedures and established AHED requirements. The position reports directly to a Program Chair, Academic Dean, Director of Academic Operations for Online, and/or the Campus President.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Prepare and provide all lecture, laboratory and clinical instruction according to the required curriculum. • Follow current course outlines, objectives, and evaluation mechanisms for the program and/or develop such when indicated by the Lead Instructor, Program Chair, Academic Dean and/or or Campus President (as applicable). • Maintain a lesson plan of daily instructional events. • Monitor student attendance and retention and document as required by the administration. • Grade assignments, returning graded assignments to students, and assigning final grades for all students in a timely manner (i.e. less than 48 hours from the due date of the assignment/homework). • Provide educational assistance to students during regularly scheduled times (i.e., office hours) or by appointment • Substitute in classes when necessary. • Advise students as it relates to school policies, satisfactory performance, etc. Maintain communication with the Lead Instructor, Program Chair, Academic Dean and/or Campus President (as applicable) regarding such activity. • Submit in writing current textbook, supply, and equipment needs to the appropriate supervisor. • Monitor all equipment and supply inventory. • Secure consumable supplies as well as educational materials from administrative office when needed. • Maintain professional appearance. • Communicate with the Lead Instructor, Program Chair, Academic Dean or Campus President (as applicable) on all issues related to students. • Maintain professional expertise (faculty development and professional growth) to meet accreditation standards by attending educational seminars in professional field; attending teaching improvement as provided including mandatory AHED online training and Foundations of Teaching modules; reading current literature, attending online courses, etc. • Ensure that students follow the catalog guidelines daily. • Attend all scheduled mandatory meetings. • Serve on committees (e.g., curriculum development, retention, etc) as assigned based upon expertise or campus needs. • Online Instruction: Ensure daily review of the course to monitor student participation, answer student questions and grade student work within 48 hours. • Perform other duties as required.
Rockford Career College is a career training college in its 155th year of serving the Rockford community! We are the 7th oldest career training college in the United States, the 5th oldest in business operations in Rockford and is the oldest career training college in Illinois.