Instruct and implement the Veterinary Assistant program 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 modules.
Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with Associate Director when absences occur two days in a row.
Maintain student attendance records in accordance with established policies. Prepare attendance reports weekly for the office management department.
Review student success rates and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals. 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 module to update student records and transcripts.
Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and medical offices.
Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
Assist and advise student with Veterinary Assistant program curriculum.
May assist with the inventory and ordering of supplies and equipment.
May assist and coordinate externships for Veterinary Assistant students.
Monitor students in the classroom. Assist students and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.
May participate in community service projects.
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
Associate degree from an AVMA CVTEA accredited program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Three (3) years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience within the veterinary field.
Licensed doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) or a credentialed veterinary technician (CVT).
Must hold current license, certification or other designation as required by local, state or federal laws to work in the veterinary field.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and other computer skills.
Internal Number: VA-MT
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