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Adjunct Faculty, Dental Hygiene

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Commitment to Mission:

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs:

  • Students Matter
  • Inspire Excellence
  • Act Intentionally
  • Better Together
  • No Fear!
  • Trust!
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.

Campus Marketing Statement:

Lone Star College-Kingwood

Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.
LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.

Campus address is 20000 Kingwood Drive. Kingwood, Texas 77339-3801

Position Summary:

Adjunct faculty are hired in a part-time capacity on a semester-by-semester basis, contingent upon the needs of the System. Lone Star College System accepts application material year-round from qualified applicants willing to teach on a part-time basis. Adjunct (part-time) faculty hiring is based on student demand. We offer day, evening, and weekend classes. Classes are offered at various times and locations during the academic year. As a rule, adjunct faculty may teach a maximum of five classes per academic year.

Job Functions:

  1. Provides clinical instruction in preclinical lab, radiology lab, dental hygiene clinical courses and/or external clinical sites to all levels of student dental hygienists. 
  2. Provides didactic instruction in dental hygiene coursework.
  3. Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course following established institutional guidelines.
  4. Advises students in academic matters.
  5. Provides timely, quality access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  6. Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.
  7. Submits requested information and required reports and forms in a timely manner.
  8. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
  9. Completes required college training, campus orientation, and meetings as needed. 
  10. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

Salary:

$45.66 per contact hour

Work Schedule & Conditions:
  • Hours will vary depending on class time. Instructors are required to meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to students outside of class instruction
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Qualifications

Required:

  • Associates of Applied Science or Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from a CODA accredited dental hygiene program. If Associates of Applied Science must also have a Bachelor's degree in related field and 3 years non-teaching work experience in the field. Current RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist) or DDS (Dentist). 
Benefits Marketing Statement:

By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For". We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.

How to Apply:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!

Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check



Primary Location: US-Texas-Kingwood
Work Locations:
20000 Kingwood Dr (0200)
20000 Kingwood Dr
Kingwood, 77339


Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC Kingwood - 02
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Nov 16, 2017, 6:46:19 PM

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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