Faculty Full Time - Dental Hygiene

El Centro
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job no: 501074
Work type: Full-time
Location: El Centro

Job Title Code

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$50,000 annually plus $8000 market disparity stipend


Position Type

Position Summary
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation in accordance with procedures outlined in the Dallas County Community College Board Policy Manual and/or agreed upon with immediate supervisor.

The Dental Hygiene Program is seeking a nine (9) month full-time faculty to promote and encourage student success through quality, innovative instruction and real world learning experiences beginning Fall 2021. The faculty will develop, prepare and teach a variety of assignments consisting of didactic, clinical and laboratory instruction, including the evaluation and tutoring of dental hygiene students. This position serves as one of three lead faculty and assists the Program Director.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.

Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Associate degree or bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation with three years of full-time clinical Dental Hygiene experience. Must hold a current CPR card and TX Dental Hygiene license. Official transcripts will be required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Preferred - A Master's degree or working towards a Master's degree or higher

A background in educational methodology and bilingual communications skills preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides students with a written course syllabus that should include items specified by the college and/or Dallas County Community College System. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records as required by law and the Board of Trustees Policies and Procedures Manual. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Institutional Service Responsibilities (College and Dallas County Community College System): Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System’s calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college and/or system committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required by Board Policy and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. Student Services Responsibilities: May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Community: Consistent with other DCCC job descriptions demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Dallas County Community College System and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Professional Growth Responsibilities: Participates in professional development activities.

Advertised: 24 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 12 Mar 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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