We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
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Accepting Applications for Academic Year, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
This part-time, non-benefitted position is responsible for providing compassionate care and husbandry to the cats and dogs of Massasoit's Veterinary Technology program. The Kennel Attendant will work closely with the Veterinary Technology Laboratory Technician, the Veterinary Technology Program Coordinator, faculty and staff to ensure the proper health and welfare of the program animals.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Walking dogs according to safety protocols and picking up after them;
Feeding and providing fresh water to dogs and cats;
Washing dishes and bowls;
Cleaning litter boxes;
Washing & disinfecting kennels and cages;
Washing, drying, & folding bedding;
Monitoring the health and comfort of the animals and reporting any health concerns to appropriate personnel
Bathing animals as needed;
General cleaning and upkeep of animal housing, food prep, and laundry areas;
Providing dogs and cats with socialization and enrichment;
Neat & accurate documentation in paper and electronic records;
Administration of oral or topical medications;
Care of post-surgical patients;
Other tasks needed to ensure the health and safety of the animals.
The successful candidate must have a high school degree or higher and experience caring for and handling animals. Training as a veterinary assistant or higher, or a degree in animal science, is preferred. Candidate must be fluent with computers and record keeping, and able to carry out the physical tasks associated with caring for animals.
Position Status: Part-time, non-benefited position
Number of Openings: Multiple
Hours: 6 to 18 hours per week. Shift hours will vary from 7:00 am - 9:00 am, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Shift coverage includes weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
Academic year Fall 2020 and Spring 2021.
Salary: $15.00 an hour
Worksite: Massasoit Canton Campus
Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled
A cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references are required, please apply online.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, email@example.com, or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, firstname.lastname@example.org, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.