Instructional Assistant – Veterinary Technology Program (Temporary Position)

Ventura County Community College District

Instructional Assistant – Veterinary Technology Program (Temporary Position)

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $25.25 Hourly

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: 2024-00076

Location: Ventura College (Ventura CA), CA

Department: VC – Academic Affairs

Closing:

Description

We are currently accepting applications for provisional (temporary) positions to assist in the Veterinary Technology Program at Ventura College.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill a temporary assignment and not being conducted to establish an eligibility list from which regular appointments will be made, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Employees hired in this capacity are considered at will and do not accrue property interest in the assignment and are not eligible for benefits.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, assist instructors and Instructional Lab Technicians in the implementation of the Veterinary Technology program.

WHERE YOU’LL WORK

Established in 1925, Ventura College was one of the first community colleges in California and currently has an enrollment of 14,500 students. Located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara, the 112-acre campus is set in the rolling hills of Ventura – so close to the ocean that there is a clear view of the Channel Islands from several spots on campus.

More information can be found on the Ventura College website.

The Veterinary Technology Associate of Science Degree Program is two-tier pathway that begins with a Veterinary Assistant Certificate of Achievement. The program develops students for careers within the veterinary and animal healthcare industry as veterinary technicians and also prepares them to take the national licensing exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician.

WHO WE ARE
The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents through Ventura County. VCCCD’s three colleges – Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College – offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training, basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.

The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

The Ventura County Community College District does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, sex, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

Representative Duties

Under the guidance of an instructor, assist students individually, or in small groups, reinforce or follow up on instructions. E

Assist instructors and staff in the demonstration of the proper care and handling of animals. E

Assist instructors and staff in the preparation, set-up, and clean-up of specialized instruments, equipment, and materials used for class presentations, teaching demonstrations, student projects, and practical assignments. E

Under the guidance of an instructor, demonstrate the operation, use, and care of a variety of tools and equipment including radiology machines, anesthesia machines, blood machines, large and small animal handling and restraint equipment, patient monitors, various supplies, needles, and syringes, autoclave, surgical instruments, ultrasound, and ultrasound cleaner. E

Participate in ensuring that the safety and security policies and rules of the veterinary technology laboratory courses are observed. E

Meet with instructors and/or staff to plan learning activities for the veterinary technology laboratory. E

Perform other duties as assigned.
E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of high school or other educational equivalent AND two years of experience as a Veterinary Assistant.

OR

Successful completion of a Veterinary Assistant program AND one year of experience as a Veterinary Assistant.

Supplemental Information

Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are received, as such this recruitment may close at any time. When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Duration of work experience is calculated based off a standard 40-hour full-time work week. Part-time work experience will be prorated based off a standard 40-hour full-time work week. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodation should document this request in an email to HRMail@vcccd.edu including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

DEGREE INFORMATION:
If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/4411891/instructional-assistant-veterinary-technology-program-temporary-position

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