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Community Practice Supervisor

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Vet. Medicine Clinical Services
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Veterinary Medicine, Medical Professionals

Job Description

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's Community Practice is seeking a dedicated and experienced supervisor to oversee the day-to-day operations of our academic primary care veterinary clinic. This unique opportunity involves partnering with faculty veterinarians including board-certified specialists in canine and feline practice, and managing a team of licensed veterinary technicians, assistants and clinical year veterinary students to ensure the delivery of high-quality, low-stress veterinary care to our canine and feline patients. The Supervisor will coordinate schedules and align resources to ensure excellent patient care and experiences for our clients. You will help foster a collaborative and supportive environment and assess and improve operational processes to best serve our community's needs.

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of pets, clients, and future veterinary professionals! Apply today to become part of our dynamic and compassionate community practice team at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

Surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains, where outdoor activities abound, Blacksburg dances with the idyllic, eclectic vibe of a college town. Hikers and bikers can explore the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Trail, water lovers hit the New River for kayaking or white-water rafting, and the vibrant, cultural scene draws local artists, musicians, and performing arts. Bring your dogs to the farmers markets, wineries and breweries nestled amongst the rolling, green hills. Ride your horse or mountain bike around the Pandapas Pond trail system. Don a maroon and orange sweatshirt and go catch a Virginia Tech Hokies game. Whatever your passions…we have something for you!

Required Qualifications

Significant experience in a multi-doctor healthcare setting
Strong leadership and team-building skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others toward common goals.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and client service skills, with a compassionate and empathetic approach.
Proficiency in veterinary practice management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to analyze financial data, develop budgets, and implement cost-effective solutions.
Commitment to promoting a positive work culture, fostering learning, and advancing the veterinary profession.

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years veterinary practice management
Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as: veterinary technology or business administration
Previous experience in a supervisor role
CVPM (or interest in obtaining)
Experience in an academic or veterinary primary care setting.

Pay Band

4; Salary

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Pay Band 4; to commensurate with experience

Review Date


Additional Information

• Competitive salary – Minimum of $55,000/year, commensurate with experience
• State retirement plan with pension option
• Excellent medical, dental, vision and life insurance
• Paid vacation, plus sick leave, plus paid holidays, plus 8 weeks paid parental leave
• Annual CE and clothing allowance
• On the job technical training in focused areas is available to support your growth and development
In Addition:
• Take classes at VT for free! Up to 12 credits per year.
• PerkSpot: Exclusive VT discounts on flights, car rentals, vacation getaways, concerts, sports, restaurants, bikes, instruments, clothes…. the list goes on and on.
• TimelyCare: A virtual health service offered to all VT employees at no cost. (Health coaching, counseling, and wellness programs like yoga, mindfulness, nutrition, etc)
• VT Fitness Park, aquatic programs and intermural sports

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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