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Adjunct Instructor for Veterinary Technology

Lowry, CO
Community College of Denver

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Adjunct Instructor for Veterinary Technology

Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Purpose/Summary of Job:

The Adjunct Instructor for Veterinary Technology is responsible for teaching assigned classes. The days and times of classes are dependent on schedule, budget, and enrollment. This position will demonstrate strong instructional skills and engage a diverse student body using traditional, nontraditional, and innovative methods of instruction and effectively structure classes and curriculum to support program and course outcomes. The Adjunct Instructor of Veterinary Technology is experienced and committed to culturally sensitive care to varying ethnic, linguistic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.


The Adjunct Instructor for Veterinary Technology is responsible for teaching Veterinary Technology or assisting students in a clinical or lab setting utilizing current technologies and instrumentation methodologies. This position is responsible for serving as a role model for Veterinary Technology and assistant students by participating, and being an active member of professional organizations. This position assists, advises, and mentors students in accomplishing their course and program goals, while using retention strategies both in and out of the classroom to maximize student success.

The Adjunct Instructor for Veterinary Technology is also responsible for participating in extracurricular activities that enhance the students, the profession and the college. This position remains current with content, technology, and teaching and learning strategies in the discipline.



The successful Veterinary Technology adjunct instructor must have graduated from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited veterinary technology school, and hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field.


  • Two (2) year’s clinical experience to be equivalent to 800 hours.
  • Experience working in a clinical setting with veterinary technicians or technologists.


  • Competency in small animal medicine and surgery.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in anesthesia.
  • Ability to correctly use common veterinary technology, instruments, lab, and surgical equipment.
  • Strong organizational ability.
  • Flexibility and willing to accept new challenges.
  • Demonstrated classroom delivery competency on a wide range of veterinary assistant core curriculum to include: hematology, parasitology, avian/exotics, veterinary anatomy and physiology, and veterinary medical terminology.
  • Ability to deliver classroom and clinic education providing cultural, racial, and ethnic sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites, including PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • The physical ability to perform veterinary duties.


  • Must have a current CTE credential or the ability to obtain one. For information on how to obtain a CTE credential, please visit this site: https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeprof/licensure_cteapp.
  • Must be certified as a veterinary technician in the state of Colorado, or be able to obtain a certification in the state.


Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at https://ccdcareers.silkroad.com/ which includes:

  1. Electronic Application, Click ‘New Resume’ at the bottom of this page
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Resume
  4. References - Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references
  5. Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred
  6. Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

**All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

***Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.

You will only be able to upload five (5) documents. Please send any document for your application that is over the allotted amount to CCDEmployment@ccd.edu. You will not be able to save your application and resume at another time. The system will time out after 45 minutes.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For information regarding Community College of Denver Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the CCD Campus Security website under “student’s right to know”: http://www.ccd.edu/ccd.nsf/html/WEBB87SQ2T-Student+Right+to+Know. For a hard copy report please contact 303-352-3042.

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