Assistant Professor (NTTA) and Director of the Vet Tech Program

  • Long Island University
  • Brookville, NY
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Veterinary Medicine & Sciences

Job Description

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: As soon as possible

The position of the program director is a full-time position. The Program Director will report to the Dean of the School of Health Professions and Nursing. This is a non-tenure-track assistant professor (commensurate with experience) position with 12-month responsibilities.

The program director of the Veterinary Technology Program is responsible for:

  • Providing programmatic leadership of faculty and adjuncts, students, academic content and quality, and partnership relationships with the program.
  • Preparing initial accreditation documents and performing other duties related to continued accreditation of the program.
  • Complying with University and accreditation outcomes assessment initiatives.
  • This includes as well as recruiting hiring and supervising adjuncts and supervising faculty.
  • Administrating the program's budget. This includes presenting a program budget annually, reviewing, monitoring and processing the program's budget and processing requisitions.
  • Developing the academic schedule of courses appropriate to the needs of the students. Assigning faculty to program specific courses for each academic schedule. Hiring adjunct faculty where needed. Overseeing ordering for all of the program's courses.
  • Assisting program students by, among other things providing advisement, monitoring academic progress, evaluating and investigating student complaints.
  • Overseeing that students receive appropriate off-campus learning experiences.
  • With the animal laboratory manager, oversees the maintenance of the program's inventory of equipment and supplies.

Representing the program on a college-wide basis, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Assisting Admissions by representing the program at Open Houses, overseeing enrollment of new students and retention of continuing students. This will include attending open houses and advisement sessions. This includes speaking to prospective students, guidance counselors, and parents, on and off campus. Assisting the Public Relations Office and Enrollment Services in promoting the program, including updating catalogs, providing information regarding brochures, press releases, etc.
  • Assisting the Development Office and Alumni Affairs in creating and maintaining relationships with program graduates and other potential donors.
  • Maintaining relationships with general education instructor s and other college departments to benefit the need s of veterinary technology students.
  • Attending professional meetings in veterinary medicine and veterinary technology education. Insure that all faculty and adjuncts meet the professional education requirements of the AVMA. Specifically, that all faculty and instructors have knowledge and expertise in the topics they teach and promote the appropriate role of the veterinary technologist in the veterinary health care team.
  • Convening the program's advisory board.
  • Implement special projects related to the vet tech program as needed or requested by the Dean.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a NYS licensed veterinarian from an AVMA-accredited program. The program director must have the educational background and occupational experience appropriate to understand and fulfill program goals. This includes a background in teaching and being well-versed in the roles and responsibilities of veterinary technologists.

to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.


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