Lab Assistant, Laboratory Techniques Lab

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College - Asheville, NC (30+ days ago)4.1

The incumbent in this position will assist with college courses for undergraduate students in the Veterinary Medical Technology Program. This individual must possess the knowledge and skills to teach and supervise students in classroom and lab settings. They must also exhibit a positive attitude toward students and the teaching process, and serve as a positive and professional role model.

The incumbent in this position will assist a lead instructor with college courses, particularly Laboratory Techniques for undergraduate students in the Veterinary Medical Technology Program.

1. Supervise and assist students in classroom, lab and/or clinical environments incorporating knowledge, expertise and flexibility to ensure safety and student learning.
2. Suggest/help develop teaching materials, activities and handouts for the course assigned.
3. Assist in lab or clinic;
4. Collaborate with departmental personnel in curriculum revisions/updates which reflect changing trends, information and technologies and ensure compliance with the American Veterinary Association, Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities approved standards for the curriculum and the Criteria of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
5. Abide by policies, standards, goals and objectives of the College and Department.
6. Participate in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation activities to improve the instructional quality of the program.
7. Practice, teach and supervise students to facilitate compliance with OSHA standards related to veterinary medicine.
8. Maintain professional certification (RVT licensure in the state of NC) and seek opportunities for professional development through study, seminars, and/or on-the-job practice.
9. Serve as resource to veterinary community and community at large.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements
1. Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited veterinary technology program
2. Three years work experience in small animal veterinary medicine;
3. Unrestricted licensure with the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited veterinary technology program;
2. Teaching experience at the college level;
3. Teaching experience with veterinary technology students.

Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Upon submitting your on-line application, unofficial transcript must be uploaded to your application for the related degree(s) listed in the “Minimum Requirements” and/or “Preferred Qualifications” section of the job posting. The unofficial transcript must list the individual courses taken. Diplomas will not be considered in lieu of an unofficial transcript;
2. If selected for hire, official sealed transcripts from a regionally accredited institution are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.