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Instructional Assistant - Veterinary Technology Program (Temporary Position)

Company: Ventura County Community College District
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: August 4, 2022

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Instructional Assistant - Veterinary Technology Program (Temporary Position)Ventura County Community College DistrictSalary: $22.48 HourlyJob Type: ClassifiedJob Number: Provisional-035Location: Ventura College (Ventura CA), CADepartment: VC - Academic AffairsClosing: Description We are currently accepting applications to fill two provisional (temporary) positions to assist in the Veterinary Technology Program at Ventura College. The schedule for each position will be Monday - Thursday, up to 6 hours per day. WHAT YOU'LL DOUnder the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, assist instructors and Instructional Lab Technicians in the implementation of the Veterinary Technology program.WHERE YOU'LL WORKVentura College is an accredited two-year institution of higher education, has been a part of this beautiful seaside community since 1925. It is conveniently located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara. The 112-acre campus, set in the rolling hills of Ventura, has an enrollment of 14,500 students. 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 AREEquity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. The 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 promote academic excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its students, employees, 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, the VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the success of all college students. We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Ventura County Community College District ensures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability. COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTBoard Policy 3506 COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Employees and Students requires that all students and employees of the Ventura County Community College District, which includes faculty, staff, volunteers, student workers, and administrators, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All new employees must be fully vaccinated by the first day of employment. An exemption may be requested by individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to medical and/or religious reasons. Employees who receive an exemption will be required to wear a mask or face covering while on District property and/or facilities and will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing twice weekly. For more information about VCCCD's vaccine requirement, please visit the District's COVID-19 Information Website.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. 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. EAssist 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.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 accommodations should document this request 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). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire. To apply, please visit 2022 Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency PDN-95ee8346-ddf0-46b6-b7e7-3be6b9fc25a7

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