Veterinary Technology (RVT) Instructor - Adjunct - On Ground
Want to take your long, grinding work days in the hospital and apply your skills and share your knowledge in a student environment? Want to change your routine for a day or two a week or just occasionally? Platt College Distance Education offers labs with students completing their RVT training to earn their license. This is your opportunity to get your foot in the door of the veterinary academic world and hone your teaching skills!
This position is located at the Alhambra campus and requires travel to Sun Valley, Agoura Hills, and Pomona.
Platt College Los Angeles consists of four Southern California campuses located in Alhambra, Ontario, Riverside, and Anaheim. Platt offers certificate and degree programs in several subject areas including schools of graphic design, business and legal studies, medical sciences, and information technology. Since our opening in 1985, Platt College has been dedicated to the principle that education is the foundation for personal and professional growth and that students should have the opportunity to develop to their full potential.
At Platt College, our mission is to provide a balanced program of instruction for our students to help them acquire the specialized knowledge and skills they need to take advantage of exciting career opportunities in many of today’s in-demand fields. We at Platt College continuously update our offerings to best serve the needs of students and employers in today’s dynamic Southern California business environment.
- Platt College offers a competitive and excellent benefits package providing medical, dental, and vision benefits for eligible employees and their dependents.
- A highly competitive pay and eligible employees are entitled to receive paid vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.
- Professional opportunities in a growing organization.
- Compensation Range: $ 25.00-35.00 /hour
The Veterinary Technology (VT) Instructor is responsible for providing quality instruction to students that meet the program and course objectives. The VT Instructor should maintain an organized, disciplined classroom environment that is conducive to learning and imparts the requirements of the relevant workplace setting to existing students.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Understanding of education environments including needs of adult learners
- Ability to provide a positive and effective learning environment
- Knowledge and understanding of professional career paths for which students are enrolled
- Motivation, dedication and enthusiasm for teaching
- Good Organization and Communication Skills
Credentials and Experience:
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Veterinary Technician
- Current California RVT license - must be in good standing
- Associate's degree from an AVMA-accredited school in Veterinary Technology required
- Work experience should include several years of practice and experience in management and/or training
Employment Status: Adjunct, hourly, non-exempt.
- Adjunct faculty hours are determined by the scheduled courses in a particular module. Adjunct faculty are scheduled as needed with no guarantee of hours at any time and scheduled hours are generally under 25 per week.
Applicants must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed:
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Platt College Application
- Complete transcripts of all colleges/university studies, including degree earned (copies will be accepted)
-Transcripts must include degree awarded and confer date
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA
Equal Employment Opportunity
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Platt College Los Angeles, LLC does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion (including religious dress/grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), age, national origin, marital or registered domestic partnership status, veteran status or military status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, including genetic characteristics or genetic information, medical condition, ancestry, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or by local ordinance.