Faculty Job in Academic & University Kennel Manager (Day Shift) – HigherEdJobs
Becker College was recently rated #1 in New
England and #2 in the country among four-year private institutions for awarding undergraduate animal studies degrees. Nationally, Becker is
the third-largest producer of undergraduate veterinary technology degrees among four-year private institutions and is one of only two
private colleges in New England to offer AVMA-accredited undergraduate programs in veterinary technology.
Becker College is one of
only a few programs nationwide that operates a full service veterinary clinic on campus (Lenfest Animal Health Center), providing students
with opportunities for hands on learning under the supervision of certified veterinary technicians and veterinarians. Becker College offers
a four-year bachelor of science in the School of Human and Animal Health in the following disciplines: Veterinary Technology, Pre-Veterinary
Science, and Biology. Becker College also offers associate of science degree degrees in animal care and veterinary technology.
Becker College is located on two campuses, one in Worcester, and one in Leicester, MA. Animal studies programs, classrooms, laboratories,
and the veterinary clinic are located on the Leicester campus.
The Kennel Manager’s primary responsibilities are to ensure the
health and proper care of the program animals housed at the Lenfest Animal Health Center. The Kennel Manager will instruct and guide
students on proper animal husbandry. Other responsibilities include teaching and/or assisting in labs, and supporting the veterinary clinic
as needed. Becker’s general education is built around the Agile Mindset, an important concept in today’s society where change is rapid and
constant. We seek a Kennel Manager who embodies and can role model these qualities to the students: empathy, an innovative spirit, an
entrepreneurial mindset and adaptive resilience.
With a faculty and staff of over 15, including veterinarians, certified veterinary
technicians and professionals, we are seeking leadership, innovation and advancement in our growing program. This is a 10-month position.
Start date for this position is January 1, 2021.
Qualifications include a CVT and a minimum of 2 years of kennel work experience.
The Kennel Manager must be comfortable with the general care of dogs, cats, rabbits, rats and mice. Prior teaching experience and a
background in canine behavior is a plus. This position is primarily morning and early afternoon hours. Some weekends and holidays
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional
Becker College has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. Becker College is an equal opportunity employer.
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