DVM for College Accreditation Committee

Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians
  • Committee Member
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Ontario - Guelph

The Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians is bound through our By-Laws to oversee and accredit the standard of education provided by all Veterinary Technology programs in Ontario.  OAVT accreditation of a post-secondary college program, enables their graduated students to access and write the Veterinary Technology National Exam (VTNE) which is one of the conditions of an individual acquiring the Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) credential.

The OAVT Accreditation Process is strictly governed by a formal manual which provides details of the activities of the members and their responsibilities. 

A Veterinarian is required for the sub-committee that performs site visits of the colleges as required by the policy.  The DVM’s role is to collaborate with the other members of the committee by meeting in person with the administration, faculty, and students to interview and inspect to delivery of the program as outlined in the policy.  Visits are typically conducted over a one or two day period, depending on distance and travel arrangements.

On-site reviews are required for new programs, those under conditional accreditation status, or institutions that have had a major program overhaul.

The Committee meets in person outside of formal site inspections on at least an annual basis to review the policy and to offer any strategic guidance or suggestions to the OAVT Board for enhancement considerations.

For more information on the details of the OAVT College Accreditation process policy, please visit www.oavt.org click on the “Regulation” tab and “College Accreditation”.

To apply, please email your CV or resume by Nov 30, 2019 to the OAVT Board of Directors, C/O John Fekete, OAVT Executive Director;  executivedirector@oavt.org