Requisition ID: req2923Job Title: Adjunct-Vet Tech (Pool)Department: Vet., Imaging & Surgical TechLocation: Columbus CampusEmployment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit InstructorEmployment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit InstructorBargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining UnitFLSA Status: ExemptCompensation Type: ContractCompensation: $52.88 per Contact HourSchedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignment; day,evening, or weekend hours.Job Description:The CollegeCommunity colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforceneeds and make higher education an affordable reality. There hasnever been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s nobetter place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus onstudent success and a partnership mindset have established ColumbusState as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, anda premier community college that is changing the nation’s educationand workforce landscapes.With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at severalregional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is thenation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream(ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and aparticipant in The Right Signals Initiative through the LuminaFoundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from anengaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewardsinnovation and vision.We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, andprofessional development opportunities. We are dedicated toensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staffreflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be acentral part of a community that embraces differences andcelebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that defineCentral Ohio.The CityColumbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and morethan 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquartersof multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’sfastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences,dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s whyCentral Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, bothprofessionally and personally.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able toperform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential job functions described in this positiondescription.Since every duty associated with this position may not be describedherein, employees may be required to perform duties notspecifically spelled out in the job description, but which may bereasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of theirduties just as though they were actually written out in thisposition description.Position SummaryThe Adjunct-Veterinary Technology position provides qualityinstruction and maintains a positive learning environment in theclassroom with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting andevaluating students. The Adjunct role provides instruction andmonitors teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by theDepartment Chair or other leadership members. The incumbent mustexhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitaskwhile engaging large groups of people with complicatedmaterial.Core Competencies RequiredProfessionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement,Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Quality Focus,Communication, Guiding Interactions, Positive Approach and Planningand OrganizingESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSInstruction and Student LearningTeaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primaryresponsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum inconjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigorof programs and the quality of instruction.Considers individual differences of students in order to design andsupport a range of appropriate learning activities.Participates in the identification of students with academic orother needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Usestechnology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives ofcourses and programs and communicates clearly to students theexpectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurateand appropriate records in accordance with departmentalpolicies.Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timelyand in accordance with established policies and procedures of theCollege, and communicates progress feedback as well as otherrelevant information to students throughout the semester.Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporatesdepartmental, college, cross-college, and instructorrequirements.Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribedmeeting schedule.Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Engages inperiodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, andChairperson relative to teaching duties and professionaldevelopment.Student Engagement and AdvisementCreates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active andcollaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, studentand faculty interaction, and support for learners.Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental andpolicies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communicationwith students. Encourages a sense of community among students forlearning both inside and outside the classroom.Advises potential or current students within the discipline aboutthe program, career, or transfer options available to assist withdegree completion. Refers students to appropriate student andacademic support services available at the College or in thecommunity.OTHER DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIESTeaches various courses within the Veterinary Technology program ofstudy. Assists with animals during instruction and assess studentperformance.Attend all department meetings and required trainings. *Regular,predictable, and punctual attendance is required.Usual Physical RequirementsWhile performing duties of this job, the employee regularlyexhibits digital dexterity when entering information into computer.The employee regularly sits, stands and walks for extended periodsof time. Employee converses verbally with others in person and bytelephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbsor balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employeeoccasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.Working ConditionsTypical office and classroom environment. Regular exposure tomoderate noise typical to business offices.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: in class andonline instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office;Blackboard; internet research. Skill in: providing qualityinstruction (developmental, multicultural, applied learning) andsupport to a diverse student body; learning technologies and theuse of multi-media technology to enhance student learning;instructional planning and presentation; incorporating criticalthinking, effective communication and other general educationoutcomes in course content; effective time management; onlinecommunication and record-keeping. Ability to: perform studentlearning outcomes assessments; demonstrate teaching strategies thatfocus on student- centered learning; demonstrate a commitment toimproving student learning through innovative strategies that aidstudent success and retention and reflect industry trends; adapt tomulti-campus organizational work environments as well as changes inthe discipline; effectively communicate and use interpersonalskills; create engaging learning environments that respect a widevariety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of adiverse student population, including socio-economic, cultural andethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities; workindependently without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines;maintain confidential and sensitive information, includingFERPA.Minimum Qualifications:Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology and a registeredVeterinary Technician (RVT); certified Veterinary Technician (CVT);or licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT). State Motor VehicleOperator’s License or demonstrable ability to gain access to worksite(s).Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a closelyrelated field or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) orVeterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) preferred. Prior teachingexperience preferred.