Dental Assisting-Adjunct Faculty (Pool)

Location
Gardner, MA
Posted
Dec 23, 2018
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College
Category:: PT Adjunct Faculty
Department:: Lifelong Learning and Workforce Development -7000
Locations:: Gardner, Devens, Leominster, MA
Posted:: May 25, 2016
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Adjunct

About Mount Wachusett Community College:


Since 1963, Mount Wachusett Community College has built a tradition of providing innovative undergraduate education, workforce development, personal enrichment, and community service to North Central Massachusetts and beyond. Located in Gardner, MA, with satellite campuses in Fitchburg, Leominster and Devens, MWCC now serves approximately 12,000 credit and noncredit students each year and offers over 70 associate degree and credit certificate options. An award-winning, national leader in the area of renewable energy, MWCC is also nationally recognized for its veterans' services, civic engagement and K-12 partnerships.


We hope you will consider applying for one of our open positions, and discover all that Mount Wachusett Community College and the North Central Massachusetts region have to offer.


http://mwcc.edu/about-mwcc/



Job Description:


General Statement of Duties


This particular job posting is an "Open Pool" position. There may or may not be available openings at this time however, when an opening does occur, the hiring manager will draw from the pool of applicants we have on file on an as needed basis.


The person in this position will teach at least one course per semester in the part time evening Dental Assisting program. This person will also support, advise and provide instruction to students while in the classroom setting and provide the student with relevant and timely feedback concerning all work submitted to the instructor. He/she will mentor and role model to students' professional and academic practice. He/She will work with the administrator of the Dental Education Programs regarding all functions of the Dental Assisting program including participation in Advisory board, curriculum review, licensing process and accreditation activities.


Responsibilities


Instruction in both traditional and non-traditional learning modes; Instructional preparation; Assessment of student performance; including submission of final grades in a timely fashion; An obligation on the part of the unit member to be available to students by appointment when mutually convenient; Maintain expertise appropriate to teaching responsibilities; Available for meetings with other faculty and administrator as appropriate. Other duties as required.


Possible Courses:


DAC 101. Dental Assisting. 3 Credits.
DAC 102. Dental Science I. 4 Credits.
DAC 104. Practice Management. 2 Credits.
DAC 105. Dental Science II. 4 Credits.
DAC 110. Prevention. 3 Credits.
DAC 115. Clinical Rotation. 7 Credits.



Requirements:


Masters degree with a major in course content area preferred, Baccalaureate degree required; CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) required or experience working as a dental assistant in the last five years (except for DHY103 & DHY106) Evidence of competence in the area of instruction;
Expertise appropriate to teaching responsibilities;
3-5 years teaching experience in a community college preferred


Three (3) current Professional Letters of Recommendation are required in order to be considered for employment. Letters must be dated within 1 year of hire and at least one must be from a supervisor/manager.



Additional Information:


Salary:


Lecture: $88.32-$106.72


Clinical: $65.36- $78.97


Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, 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 College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.



Application Instructions:


Three (3) current Professional Letters of Recommendation are required in order to be considered for employment. Letters must be dated within 1 year of hire and at least one must be from a supervisor/manager.


Deadline Date: Open Until Filled


Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI).


This particular job posting is an "Open Pool" position. There may or may not be available openings at this time however, when an opening does occur, the hiring manager will draw from the pool of applicants we have on file on an as needed basis.


Hired candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.