• Senior Veterinary Technician - clinical skills

    Location US-NJ
    Job ID
    2018-98407
    Institution
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Department
    Academics
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine operates a small animal community practice hospital to serve the needs of the university and St. Kitts communities. In addition, the School provides an experiential learning environment in clinical medicine and surgery for veterinary students.

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will join a group of technicians and clinical faculty striving to provide the best animal care and educational experience for veterinary students.

     

    The responsibilities include:

    • Providing teaching and technical support for teaching laboratories based on both model and live animal experiences.
    • Management of a clinical skills practice area and assistance in creating student learning resources including task sheets, models and videos
    • Depending on the candidate support in either the large animal or small animal areas of animal care will be required.
    • Experience and a strong interest in teaching will be required.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Preferred candidates will have experience in the areas of working in an AVMA-accredited school or equivalent, at least 2 years’ experience working in high volume quality or referral practice.
    • Preferred candidates will have at least two years teaching experience either with veterinary technicians or veterinary students.
    • Licensure or certification as a veterinary technician is required.
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
    • Creativity and craft/sewing skills desirable

     

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean.  A cutting-edge curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians.  Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated preclinical and clinical studies at our St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. 

     

    Our ongoing research focuses on key issues strategically relevant to One Health in tropical and developing countries and includes zoonotic diseases, food safety and security, environmental health, and conservation medicine. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and are now seeking a key new member of our team to join us as we develop new programs to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.

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