Becker College is seeking an experienced Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team as the Director of Clinical Instruction. Becker College was recently rated #1 in New England and #2 in the country among four-year private institutions for awarding undergraduate animal studies degrees. Nationally, Becker is the third-largest producer of undergraduate veterinary technology degrees among four-year private institutions and is one of only two private colleges in New England to offer AVMA-accredited undergraduate programs in veterinary technology.
Becker College is one of only a few programs nationwide that operates a full service veterinary clinic on campus (Lenfest Animal Health Center), providing students’ opportunities for hands on learning under the supervision of certified veterinary technicians and veterinarians. Becker College offers a bachelor of science in the following disciplines: Veterinary Technology, Pre-Veterinary, Biology, and Equine Studies. Becker College offers two associate of science degree programs in Animal Care and Veterinary Technology. Becker College recently added 4 Agile Dual Degree programs that allow students an opportunity to incorporate working with animals into other exciting career paths including business, mental health counseling, criminal justice and forensics.
Becker College is located on two campuses, one in Worcester, and one in Leicester, MA. Animal Studies classrooms, laboratories, and the Becker College Veterinary Clinic are located on the Leicester campus. Becker’s equestrian center is located in Paxton, MA.
The director of clinical instruction’s primary responsibilities are within the Lenfest Animal Health Center, coordinating clinical instruction within labs and within our veterinary clinic. This management role will have oversight of the staff of Clinical Instructors and other Veterinary Clinic staff including office staff, kennel, and student employees. This role will also provide veterinary nursing care, technical support, training, and leadership. Becker’s general education is built around the Agile Mindset, an important concept in today’s society where change is rapid and constant. We seek a CVT who embodies and can role model these qualities to the students: empathy, an innovative spirit, an entrepreneurial mindset and adaptive resilience.
We are seeking leadership, innovation and advancement in our growing program. This is a full-time, year-round position.
Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume and three professional references by October 23, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Qualifications include a current MA CVT and a minimum of 3 years of experience in veterinary practice and /or education with strong clinical skills. Prior management experience is preferred.
About Becker College
Becker College traces its history to 1784 and has over 19,000 alumni. With campuses in Worcester and Leicester, Massachusetts, Becker offers 23 concentrations from among 9 bachelor degree and 7 associate degree level programs, as well as a variety of adult learning options. The College's unique class offerings and hands-on professional practitioner orientation to higher education, have earned Becker a national reputation for career focused academics, particularly in the fields of business, education, veterinary sciences, health care and the arts.