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Veterinary Assistant II - Large Animal/Alabama Southern Regional Herd Management (ASRHM) Program
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Jun. 15, 2021
Title Veterinary Assistant II - Large Animal/Alabama Southern Regional Herd Management (ASRHM) Program
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Large Animal Medicine

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Veterinary Assistant II will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Stocking and maintaining the Ambulatory trucks, especially the ASRHM-assigned vehicle.
Setting up chutes, herding cattle and restraining them in chutes
Vaccination, deworming, ear tagging, and other herd health activities under direction and supervision of a licensed veterinarian
Maintenance of equipment supplies and drug inventory.
Assist large animal clinicians and students in the Large Animal Hospital when not involved in ASRHM duties

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
At least 2-3 years of large animal-related work experience e.g. at a farm or veterinary clinic
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs., and possess manual dexterity.
Must have strong work ethic and ability to follow instructions.
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Commensurate with education, training and experience, Salary is contingent upon outside funding.

Additional Position Information:
This position requires you to work weekends and after hours.
This position requires you to travel to counties within West Alabama.
This position is funded through restricted outside funding.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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