Veterinary Technician Instructor (adjunct) WITC New Richmond
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is looking for a Veterinary Technician Instructor (adjunct) at our New Richmond campus.
WITC Instructors teach in a discipline area in which they have specific training and competence. Instructors are expected to foster learner success, assess learner achievement, and continually improve learning opportunities. Instructors teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms. Instructors are expected to continually improve the overall quality and delivery of learning, including the support of program and collegewide initiatives. The candidate is needed for the Spring 2021 semester to assist in the surgical lab. Hours for this position are Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 am - 11:00 am and 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm. This position carries approximately 12 hours per week.
- Model core abilities that reflect WITC's mission, vision, values and Learning College tenets by:
- Assessing own learning and progressing toward established personal and professional goals.
- Demonstrating creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
- Communicating effectively in personal and group settings.
- Contributing to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working and learning environment.
- Effecting change and demonstrating flexibility and positive leadership.
- Acquiring and applying technology to working and learning.
- Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes Employability Essentials and technical content to meet industry and/or regulatory standards.
- Plan for instruction, including syllabi development, learning plans, and assessment strategies.
- Deliver, assess, and adapt effective instruction that meets the diverse needs of students.
- Apply a variety of instructional strategies, create learning plans, facilitate learning, and revise teaching practice.
- Promote a culture of continuing student success, implement strategies to promote learner persistence and meet the needs of multi-generational learners, demonstrate learner-centered communication, and utilize available student support services.
- Create performance-based assessment plans, employ a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies, communicate assessment results in a timely fashion to promote student learning, and use assessment results to improve instruction.
- Demonstrate professional behaviors to support teaching and learning and utilize varied strategies for managing the learning environment.
- Identify exit learning outcomes and external standards, develop competencies that describe intended learning outcomes, create performance-based plans and assessment tasks for each course, develop learning objectives and plans, prepare syllabi, and utilize a quality review process to validate curriculum.
- Utilize a variety of data analysis tools, analyze data from teaching and learning experiences, and use data to inform decision making about the teaching and learning process.
- Assess effectiveness in embracing diversity, examine the impact of college, community, and student demographics on teaching and learning, and create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
- May be assigned to mentor high school teachers who offer WITC-articulated courses.
- Model the Employability Essentials expected of WITC students, which are to communicate clearly, think clearly, and demonstrate professionalism.
- All instructors teaching for credit courses are expected to complete the Faculty Professional Development Plan (FQAS). All instructors are expected to complete the seven required FQAS courses. Part-time faculty have five years to complete the required courses. After completing the seven FQAS courses, instructors are fully qualified
under the FQAS system and are required to meet ongoing professional development activities in the categories of instructor excellence, student success, and currency in the faculty member's professional field. Part-time instructors must complete 10 hours/year. Each instructor is responsible for his or her own professional development and develops a professional development plan with his or her dean annually. Instructors are responsible for entering professional development activities in Maestro.
- Instructors are expected to learn and use new technology to enhance teaching and learning.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sitting occasionally. Walking and standing most of the time. Lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally.
- Meet applicable requirements established by the higher learning commission and federal and state licensing requirements prior to the date of appointment.
- A minimum of 2 years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience in the instructional area for the program or programs being taught of which at least 1 year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to the date of appointment.
- One year (2,000 hours) of related occupational experience may be waived if the occupational instructor has at least 2 years of postsecondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within 5 years prior to the date of appointment. Two years of postsecondary teaching experience is equivalent to 8 semesters of parttime teaching or 4 semesters of fulltime teaching at an accredited postsecondary degree granting institution.
- Ability to learn and use new technology to enhance teaching and learning.
- Ability to work non-standard hours including evening and weekend hours.
- Willing to teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms.
- Ability to obtain driver's license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy.
- Previous teaching experience
Faculty Wage Range Table
$44.00/hour if FQAS courses have not been completed
$49.00/hour if FQAS courses have been completed