Director of the Professional DVM Program in Veterinary Medicine (tenure track) within the Veterinary
South Dakota State University
Location: BROOKINGS, South Dakota
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: DVM or equivalent
Commensurate with qualifications
The Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department (VBSD) at South Dakota State University is seeking an Administrator to establish, maintain, and develop the SDSU Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine (PPVM). This position will have a rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, based on the candidate meeting the minimum qualifications; academic experience and service; and qualifications as outlined in the Departmental, College, and University standards. This is a 12 month, full-time, tenure-track, benefit eligible Faculty position. This position is supervised by the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department Head. The Department is within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. Responsibilities include: designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining the Professional (DVM) Program in Veterinary Medicine. Completion of this program leads to the DVM Degree. This position provides supervision of staff, support to students, and program management for all aspects.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. In addition, an advanced degree or Board Certification by date of application;
Demonstrated experience in administration or teaching within a veterinary or medical related department, college or university;
Highly effective written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire, and willingness to travel.
Sponsorship is not available for this position; must be authorized to work in the United States.
Preference will be given to Associate and full professors having a strong knowledge of agriculture and food animal production systems with experience in:
developing policies, procedures, reporting, and tracking of information;
leadership and supervising Faculty;
teaching veterinarians, veterinary students, or medical students and the development of medically related curriculum;
public relations which could include website development and other communication venues for the general public;
obtaining extramural funding through grants and fundraising;
writing broadly collaborative grants and publications.