Adjunct Faculty - Dental Assisting
Posting Number: 0601135
Position Title: Adjunct Faculty - Dental Assisting
Posting Start Date: 06-01-2016
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled
Position Status: Regular
Bargaining Unit: None
Employee Group: Faculty/Instructors
Salary Grade: Commensurate with Education/Experience
Salary Information: Per Contact Hour
2017: Less than MA = $812; MA or above = $844
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Grant Funded: No
Department: Dental Assisting
Location: Main Campus
Flexible work schedule specifics: Hours vary and may include day, evening and weekend responsibilities. Courses are taught in a classroom setting and may also include a lab component. Please indicate your availability in your cover letter.
Hours per week: varies
Weeks per year: varies
Function: Adjunct teaching faculty provide instruction aligned with the college's strategic goals and evaluate students' progress to facilitate achievement of their educational goals.
Essential Responsibilities: Deliver Instruction
1. Conduct assigned classes and/or labs
2. Prepare lessons
3. Provide course syllabus (which shall include grading standards, attendance policies, classroom behavioral expectations, course outline and contact information)
4. Verify student enrollment and submit grade sheets
If a lab is involved:
5. Prepare labs
6. Enforce lab safety procedures
Evaluate Student Progress
1. Keep accurate record of student performance
2. Provide students with timely feedback
Provide Student Assistance
1. Maintain office hours and voice-mail/e-mail communication
2. Refer students to student support services
3. Accommodate special needs students
Essential Responsibilities Continued:
Other Responsibilities: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of this position and it is not intended to be exhaustive.
In addition to the job description, faculty members teaching in grant supported programs are required to adhere and to comply with all provisions, qualifications, policies, and procedures set forth in the grant. In the event that the grant requirements contradict or add to the job description, the requirements of the grant will take precedence.
Work Relationships: Does Not Supervise
Physical Demands: The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working Environment: Classroom
Required Qualifications: 1. Have a background in and current knowledge of dental assisting, the specific subjects they are teaching and educational theory and methodology.
2. If providing didactic instruction, you must have earned at least a Bachelor's degree.
3. Preclinical and clinical faculty appointed after 1/2000 must be Dental Assisting National Board "Certified Dental Assistants" and other faculty must be educationally qualified.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Continuous Recruitment
ECC continuously accepts applications for adjunct faculty to establish a broad and diverse pool of available candidates. By submitting an application for this posting you are applying to be a part of ECC's adjunct faculty pool for a potential course that may be offered in the summer, fall, and/or spring session. There may not be current opening.
Applications and transcripts are evaluated prior to the selection of interviewees. To receive full consideration, include undergraduate and graduate college transcripts. Transcripts can be attached to your online application, faxed, or mailed directly to the Human Resources Department. Copies of transcripts are acceptable with initial application, however official transcripts will be required upon employment.
Materials Required to Complete the Application Process for this Position: Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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