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Penn Foster Adjunct Instructor – Vet Externship Evaluator in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Position Summary:

The Adjunct Instructor ? Externship Evaluator will be working closely with Veterinary Technician Students while they are performing their required clinical externships. They will assist in course instruction and student feedback in the Veterinary Technician Program as directed by the Clinical Coordinator and the department manager. The Externship Evaluator will provide one-on-on support to students. Some work with Veterinary Assistant externship students may also be required.

Essential Job Functions:

Must be able to:

  • Objectively and accurately evaluate externship (clinical) skills according to established grading rubric and guidelines

  • Provide one ? on ?one support to their assigned externship students

  • Provide clear and effective feedback to students within established time frames

  • Respond to student?s questions in a timely manner

  • Complete the necessary steps to ensure that grades are properly recorded with the school

  • Provide regular updates to the Clinical Coordinator regarding student progress

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Education: Must possess an Associate Degree from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician Program and must be a Credentialed (licensed/registered) Veterinary Technician (LVT, RVT, CVT).

Experience: Minimum of 2 years working as a Credentialed Veterinary Technician is required. Prior t eaching experience preferred.

Computer Skills: Strong computer skills and access to a reliable computer and internet is essential

Other Requirements:

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have strong time management skills and be able to work with strict deadlines

  • Must be a team player

  • Works well under pressure & has good conflict resolution skills

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

?At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals. Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that?s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.?

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.