Employment Opportunities


Kansas State University
Veterinary Health Center
Large Animal Nursing/Technical Supervisor

The Veterinary Health Center at Kansas State University invites applications for an unclassified professional position for a Large Animal Nursing/Technical Supervisor. This position will serve as supervisor of nursing/technical staff and management of physical space/equipment in the Large Animal area of the Veterinary Health Center.

Candidates must have completed a two-year college program in veterinary or animal technology accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. A minimum of five years of post-graduate experience in veterinary medicine, preferably with large animals, is required as well as a minimum of one year of post-graduate experience supervising veterinary technician support staff.   Other requirements include being registered as a paraprofessional under the authority of Kansas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners upon employment, proficient computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and data entry and the ability to work alternate shifts, holidays, weekends or on-call duty on occasion if needed. Preferred qualifications include working knowledge of human resource management and conflict resolution, strong oral and written communication skills, creative problem solving skills and the ability to work under pressure in emergency situations.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in a regular work schedule and cover open shifts as needed in the Large Animal area, provide care for patients as directed by clinicians, and manage equipment, supplies, pharmaceuticals and their location. The candidate will also manage and assign daily tasks and responsibilities to ensure optimal patient care and assist in instruction of veterinary students. Manhattan, Kansas and Kansas State University offer the best in living and social interactions combined with the advantages of a University environment, with its countless academic, athletic and cultural events.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and names and addresses of three professional references to:  Katherine Carlgren, KSU-VHC, A106 Mosier Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506,  E-mail to kcarlgre@vet.k-state.edu. Screening of applicants will begin June 10, 2014 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. For additional information, please contact Dr. Shirley Arck at (785) 532-5708 or sarck@vet.k-state.edu

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Background check required. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.