This full time faculty position begins in August 2019 with a 30 credit hour (170 day contract per Board Policy 4.12) teaching load annually.
Under the guidance of the Program Director, this position will involve teaching all aspects of Veterinary Technology as well as part time clinical duties. Major areas of instruction include Introduction to Veterinary Technology, Animal Handling and Restraint, Clinical Pathology, Veterinary Clinical Management, Animal Care as well as oversight of the clinical externship course. Teaching and patient care responsibilities include small, large and exotic animals. This position may include night, weekend and other location teaching along with possible interactive video teaching. Candidate must be a team player.
Teaching responsibilities expected of all faculty include: teaching course load as assigned, evaluate courses and assess student learning, meet established course, program and learning outcomes, comply with guidelines and policies, maintain office hours per established standards, develop rapport with students, assist with and participate in advising, orientation and registration activities.
CMC Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly endeavors as well as service activities such as campus and college committees, participation in relevant projects, mentor peers, participate in and assist with assessment activities, program review, student organization, recruiting and retention.
Salary range: $57,492 – $74,144 depending upon education and experience.
Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)
Qualified candidates must be credentialed to teach in this program, or eligible to be credentialed. Examples of ideal qualifications include:
A minimum of an AAS degree in Veterinary Technology with current credentials (i.e. Veterinary Technician certification in Colorado), and a minimum of six years clinical work experience.
Minimum of one year demonstrated teaching/training experience (or equivalent in part-time role). One year of full time teaching is 30 credits or 450 classroom hours instructing.
Preferred Qualifications: Higher education teaching experience; advanced degrees beyond AAS-VT; clinical experience working with small animals, exotics, livestock and horses; experience performing in house laboratory work.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.
To apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and transcripts. To be considered for a full time faculty position, transcripts must be included with application material. Please do not send official transcripts; please use copies for application purposes. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
Initial review of application material will begin on March 4, 2019. Applications are welcome until the position is filled.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Colorado Mountain College
Colorado Mountain College (CMC) is a public “open access” institution with 11 campuses and learning centers sprinkled across a nine-county service area – a geographic region spanning 12,000 square miles. The college enrolls nearly 20,000 students and has 1,500 employees, making it one of the largest employers in the central mountains. It specializes in programs needed in rural resort economies, such as police and firefighter training, emergency medicine (EMT), culinary/hospitality, teacher education, outdoor studies, ski area operations, nursing and others. CMC is home to the Isaacson School for Media, Arts, and Communications and enjoys a close relationship with the Aspen Institute.
The majority of CMC’s students are local and from other parts of Colorado; 15% come from out-of-state. CMC offers two and four-year degrees as well as a range of specialized certificate programs, on-line learning, cooperative statewide GT Pathways General Education curriculum, non-credit courses, extensive dual enrollment programs through close partnerships with dozens of school districts, General Educational Equivalent (GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. CMC makes life-long lea...rning opportunities available to all.
CMC prepares Colorado’s workforce through apprenticeships, internships, experiential, and outdoor learning in beautiful mountain settings. The college is uniquely positioned to be entrepreneurial, nimble, responsive to community and workforce needs, and to fulfill its vision to be “…the most inclusive and innovative student-centered college in the nation, elevating the economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality of our beautiful Rocky Mountain communities.”
As a local district college by statute, the college’s funding primarily comes from property taxes. With an annual operating budget of nearly $70 million, the college is governed by an independent 7-member elected Board of Trustees and is not part of the Colorado Community College System or the state’s comprehensive regional college/university system.
Colorado Mountain College is located in Steamboat Springs, Rifle, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs (downtown), Glenwood Springs (Spring Valley), Aspen, the Vail Valley, Dillon, Breckenridge, Leadville and Buena Vista. Of these locations, our three campuses in Spring Valley, Leadville and Steamboat Springs are residential. The college’s central administrative offices, which serve all other locations, are located in downtown Glenwood Springs.
Founded in 1965 with a mission to provide a dynamic student-centered learning experience, Colorado Mountain College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. CMC students have gone on to become world renowned chefs, Pulitzer Prize winners, influential entrepreneurs, and award winning experts in their fields. For general information about CMC, its programs, locations, students, faculty, and offerings, go to: www.coloradomtn.edu.
Glenwood Springs sits at the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers. Originally inhabited by nomadic Ute Indian tribes, Glenwood Springs became fueled by tourism, coal mining, farming and ranching, commerce and outdoor recreation. Today, Glenwood Springs is the county seat and most populous city of Garfield County, Colorado. Glenwood Springs is home to the Colorado Mountain College Central Services Administrative team.
Minutes from Glenwood Springs, the Spring Valley campus, one of three residential campuses in the CMC system, is a spectacular setting for living and learning. It is a comprehensive campus with residence halls and food service, a gym, student center, library and other amenities. A downtown center in Glenwood Springs is located near the heart of the business district and delivers career, noncredit, and transfer courses at convenient times to the area residents.