Director of Veterinary Technicians for the Small Animal Hospital

$115,000 - $125,000 yearly
  • University of Florida Veterinary Medicine
  • Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Sep 13, 2022
Full time Veterinary Services General Practice Specialty Referral Practice Emergency Hospital Manager Supervisor Education

Job Description

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital invites applications from qualified individuals to apply for the Director of Veterinary Technicians. This is a senior administrative supervisor responsible for the continual growth and success of the mission and philosophy of the Small Animal Hospital.  The successful candidate will lead a pool of talented veterinary technicians in a beautiful 100,000-square-foot Small Animal Hospital.

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The City of Gainesville is a fantastic place to live and work. Gainesville has something for everyone- from sports, to the arts, to outdoor recreation. As a bonus, Gainesville is only a short drive to Orlando’s many theme parks and the state of Florida’s many award-winning beaches.

This position will oversee Small Animal Hospital inpatient, outpatient, and emergency Veterinary Technicians.  Reporting to and working with the Associate Dean for Clinical Services – SA, the incumbent will focus on Veterinary Technician education to facilitate technician development and develop and promote Veterinary Technician recruitment, retention, and well-being strategies.

The critical competencies for this position include analytical skills, relationship-building techniques, excellent communication skills, and the ability to triage, plan, and prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment. Experience managing a large team and expertise in a veterinary teaching hospital is preferred. This position requires a pre-employment health assessment and background check.


The University of Florida offers competitive benefits packages including but not limited to;

  • Paid Leave and Holidays
  • Extensive Medical Benefits (including health, dental, and vision)
  • Retirement Programs
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Employee Discounts

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and eight years of relevant experience; or a VTS credential and eight years of relevant experience


$115,000 - $125,000; salary based on experience