Canine, Feline, Equine, Bovine, Small Ruminant, Exotic/Avian, Lab Animal, Other
DVM or equivalent
The Medical Director of Veterinary Technology will supervise the medical treatments and procedures performed on all animals within the veterinary technology program. They will perform surgeries as needed, support and assist with program development, and be responsible for student instruction and advising. The Medical Director will also act as the program director to provide leadership and management of all aspects of the veterinary technology program by providing discipline-specific expertise, supervising staff and faculty members, addressing students’ needs, and maintaining a required teaching load.
Maintain a teaching load
Perform general surgeries
Oversee administration of medical procedures
Oversee maintenance of medical records and computer database
Oversee maintenance of controlled substance log
Assist with acquisition of new clinical sites for student learning and externships
Participate in accreditation process
Serve on advisory board
Develop the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Participate in student orientations
Participate in system meetings and duties
Attend continuing education (CE) conferences; Attend Association of Veterinary Technician (AVTE) biannually and one other conference annually
Manage class and learning environments by maintaining attendance records, submitting grades on time, and providing constructive student feedback.
Deliver effective instruction and support a range of learning activities
Assess student learning by using a variety of techniques to access student learning
Maintain professional expertise and/or professional proficiencies
Provide service to the program by managing textbook accuracy, attending campus/system meetings, mentoring others, and developing and maintaining external partnerships
Engage in scholarly activities such as author publication(s), serve as an invited lecturer, and secure and utilize internal/external grants
Since 1911, Baker College has been preparing people for successful careers. Today, we are the largest, independent, not-for-profit college in the State of Michigan—and one of the ten largest private colleges in the United States. Yet, each Baker College campus feels very personal and friendly, with small class sizes and individual attention.