Overview

Wilson College is currently accepting applicants for the lab and animal care coordinator position in the Veterinary Nursing program.

ABOUT THE POSITION: This full time position requires a credentialed veterinary technician in the state of PA, or an individual able to obtain their PA license. Core duties involve the management of the health and daily care of animals housed on campus, management of student workers, and enforcement of guidelines from regulatory agencies including the USDA and AVMA. Additional duties include coordination of inventory and obtaining supplies, implementing enrichment programs for various species, and some teaching responsibilities within laboratory settings. Ideal candidates have a passion for the health and wellbeing of all animals-both large and small, are advocates for higher education, and enjoy mentoring veterinary nursing students. Must be organized and work efficiently in an independent environment. Availability to attend to animal concerns or emergencies after hours is also required.

Please submit a letter of application, resume and names and contact information of three professional references. All materials should be sent in a single .pdf document. Application materials are accepted through the online system only. Review of materials begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Working at Wilson: Wilson College provides all eligible, full-time employees with a wide range of benefits including health, dental, and vision coverage; college-paid basic life and long-term disability insurance; and employee-funded Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options for health and dependent care. Also available to eligible employees is a Defined Contribution Retirement plan with TIAA. Educational benefits for employees and their families include undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. Tuition Exchange scholarship opportunities are also available across a vast consortium of colleges.

Wilson College offers a flexible, supportive culture that believes in work-life balance, with remote work options available, and generous paid leave policies including paid parental leave, paid vacation, sick, personal leave, 13 paid holidays, paid jury duty, and paid bereavement leave including miscarriage and stillbirth.

Wilson College offers free on-campus fitness center membership, flexible and affordable dining hall meal plans, health and wellness services, and an employee assistance program.

Wilson College is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit qualifying employer, employees of the College may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Credentialed veterinary technician, licensed or ability to be licensed in PA
Experience with both small and large animals a plus

Required Education Level : Associate's Degree