Instruct and implement the Veterinary Nursing Programs to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.
Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequences and courses.
Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
Monitor lab competencies and confirm skill levels on checklists
Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Program Director and Associate Director Student Services when absences occur two days in a row or exceed four days in one sequence.
Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program.
Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies.
Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and hospitals.
May assist in externship visitation and performance observation for Veterinary Nursing students.
Monitor students in the classroom and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
Graduation from an AVMA or Nevada State accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Instructors teaching general education courses must possess a bachelor's degree with appropriate education in specific courses being taught.
Must graduate with a certificate or degree conferring Veterinary Technology.
Licensed Veterinary Technician in the state in which the campus is located.
Two (2) years of experience as an LVT in a clinic, hospital or shelter environment.
Four (4) years of job-related training and experience is required for instructors who have not graduated from an accredited veterinary technology program.
Must hold current teaching licenses, certifications or other designations as required by local, state or federal laws to work in the field.
Leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Computer skills with experience in basic word processing and spreadsheet documents.
Experience with visual computer presentation preferred.