Medical Director Program Director - Vet Tech

Location: Baker College of Cadillac
Compensation: Salary based on education, experience, and existing wage rates paid for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc. Full benefit package.
Start Date: ASAP

Reports To: Vice President of Academic Affairs
Work Schedule: Varies by course section
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Available To: All applicants

Baker College Professional Services, Inc. seeks to hire an individual to be assigned to the position of MEDICAL DIRECTOR/PROGRAM DIRECTOR – VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY (FULL-TIME) for the benefit of and to be located at Baker College of Cadillac.

General Statement of Duties:

To provide medical supervision of the Veterinary Technology program with the assurance that the program’s curriculum is medically accurate and appropriate. Medical director also participates in course delivery and student competency evaluations. The program director provides leadership and management of all aspects of an academic program by providing discipline-specific expertise, supervising staff and faculty members, addressing students’ needs, and maintaining a required teaching load.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and current Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) license required
  • Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration required
  • General knowledge of anesthesia, emergency procedures, and care of hospitalized patients, including general surgery required
  • Minimum of 3 years of current clinical experience required
  • College teaching experience preferred
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to lift and maneuver independently up to 50 lbs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide the sponsoring institution, Baker College, with medical oversight for the academic program
  • Review and approves course content, overall curriculum, and assessment measures for medical accuracy and appropriateness
  • Attend and participates in delivery of course lectures and practical examinations, as applicable, to gauge the quality of practical instruction and students’ skill levels
  • Work in conjunction with program officials to review terminal competency levels for all students and sign verification forms, if applicable
  • Periodically review quality of faculty instruction
  • Periodically review program equipment to assure it is up-to-date and that supplies are sufficient
  • Act as a key advisory board member, ensuring that members’ input is reflected in program enhancements
  • Manage class and learning environments:
    • Teach a specified number of classes
    • Maintain attendance records, submit grades on time, and provide constructive student feedback
    • Utilize the College’s Learning Management System in accordance with the usage expectations
  • Deliver effective instruction:
    • Assume primary responsibility and exercise oversight of the required curriculum, ensuring both rigor for course/program and the quality of instruction
    • Design and support a range of learning activities to engage all learners
    • Use technology appropriate to the nature and objectives of the course/program outcomes and communicate clearly the expectations concerning the use to students
  • Assess student learning:
    • Leads continuous improvement discussions utilizing student learning assessment results
    • Complete Direct Measure Assessments
    • Use a variety of techniques to assess student learning
    • Coordinates continuous cycle of program assessment & annual assessment plan
    • Communicate assessment results to students regularly and identify learning opportunities for students
  • Maintain professional expertise and or professional proficiencies:
    • Pursue professional development
    • Encourage faculty to participate in professional development
    • Stay current in academic fields, e.g., belonging to professional societies, participating in pedagogical professional development, attending conferences, working or volunteering in the field
    • Maintain required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as discipline standard dictates
    • See addendum for specific program requirements
  • Provide service to the program:
    • Develop and manage annual program budget
    • Comply with accreditation mandates, supervise site visits, and provide notification of any substantive changes within the program or any change in accreditation status
    • Participate in recruiting, hiring, supervising, staffing and coaching of faculty
    • Plan and facilitate advisory boards and manage resulting data for program improvement
    • Leads and participates in curriculum development
    • Manage textbook accuracy
    • Attend campus and system events
    • Coordinate divisional meetings
    • Participate in off-campus community oriented events
    • Mentor others
    • Participate in program, campus, and system meetings
    • Develop and maintain external partnerships
    • See addendum for specific program requirements
  • Engage in scholarly activities (as determined by program requirements) examples include:
    • Engage in course or program level action research
    • Secure and utilize external grants
    • Secure and utilize internal grants
    • Present at local or national conference
    • Serve as an invited lecturer
    • Author publication(s)
    • Support student success
    • Participate in student orientations, registration, and mentoring activities
    • See addendum for specific program requirements
  • Other duties as assigned
  • See addendum for additional program requirements

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email only in care of:

Baker College Professional Services, Inc.-CA

Human Resource Department

E-mail: [email protected]

www.baker.edu

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