The College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a Director to guide and develop the Veterinary Professional Communications Education program. The Director will have the opportunity to develop a comprehensive professional communications curriculum and program which encompasses education to the veterinary students as well as veterinary faculty and industry professionals. Highlights of the duties include curriculum development and delivery, course management, speaker engagement, outreach, and outcomes based research. The Director will successfully accomplish this through development of curricular materials and assessments, engagement with industry professionals as course subject matter experts and instructors, outreach to assess industry need for communications course and workshop development and delivery, and by collaborating with course support personnel in preparing course materials and communications. The Director will oversee the selection and training of actors/simulated clients for the purpose of providing life-like scenarios which engage and challenge students to improve and enhance their professional communications skills. The Director will monitor and assess student and participant success through the development of various assessment tools and associated research related to the assessments and feedback. The Director must be able to build positive and collaborative relationships with communications and educational support colleagues within and outside of the university including industry and organizational partners.
Requirements for the position
A Master’s Level Degree in Professional Communication and/or Education or equivalent degree; experience in the delivery of communication courses to various professional audiences including faculty, students and/or industry professionals
A PhD in Communications or closely related fields; DVM or equivalent degree; previous experience in a veterinary clinical setting or other healthcare communications field as a principal instructor; completed coursework in pedagogy or adult learning principles
The College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University aspires to be the model comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Our highly ranked DVM degree program has a prestigious history of outstanding graduates and leaders. In addition, the college offers an MS and PhD in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine, and in partnership with the College of Public Health, a Master of Public Health (MPH) with specialization in Veterinary Public Health. The Veterinary Medical Center, comprised of five hospitals, treats more than 40,000 companion animal, farm animal, and equine patients each year and thousands more by providing ambulatory services to a 17-county area, creating a robust experiential and communication intensive learning laboratory.
Salary Range: $60,000-$70,000
Start dates are negotiable with an anticipated start date by January 2018. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, interested candidates are invited to apply via https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/81231.
The College of Veterinary Medicine and The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment that supports the free exchange of ideas in a professional and collegial manner in all academic endeavor as we engage audiences and serve our communities from a wide spectrum of backgrounds and experiences. The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and fosters a tobacco-free environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
About The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Whether you're a clinician, researcher or prospective student, or you're seeking clinical services for your pet or farm animal, you will find an innovative and supportive environment at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Established in 1885, the College has graduated more than 9,100 veterinarians and our alumni practice in all 50 states and 40 countries. Within Ohio, our graduates mak...e up 85 percent of the practicing veterinarians in the state. Our comprehensive referral Veterinary Medical Center admits more than 35,000 animal patients each year, representing a wide range of species including companion, farm and service animals.
Consider our contributions in advancing veterinary medical education, clinical care and research:
Veterinary college researchers developed the first feline leukemia vaccine, patented by Ohio State, licensed to Zoetis (formally Pfizer), Inc., now routinely used worldwide.
The college is the lead institution in the National Cancer Institute-funded Center for Retrovirus Research and the team leader in the multidisciplinary Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, Treatment, and Prevention Discovery Theme Intitiative.
Faculty members have been on the leading edge in the development of advanced orthopedic procedures, including fracture repair and arthroscopy in horses and total hip replacement in dogs.
Faculty in the Farm Animal Health Research Program at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, Ohio are recognized internationally for their work in infectious diseases.
The college has one of the first and finest clinical residency programs in the nation.
We are home to several unique partnerships including the Veterinary Public Health program with Public Health and a Business Minor program with the Fisher College of Business for our Professional Veterinary Students.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences received the first University Departmental Teaching Award, and the college has produced both University Distinguished Teachers and Distinguished Scholars. The college faculty is well published in scientific literature including leading textbooks and are frequently invited to give lectures at conferences locally, nationally, and internationally.
Learn more about our educational programs in the departments of biosciences, clinical sciences and preventive medicine. Explore our hospital services and state-of-the-art large and small animal clinical service and outreach initiatives. See what our clinics and facilities offer.