Position Summary: Adjunct faculty plan, prepare and deliver quality instruction to students by utilizing approved course curriculum and instructional methods that accommodate multiple learning styles.
Effectively resolves student concerns or complaintsParticipate in new student orientation, graduation and other campus events, as appropriateParticipate in professional development activities to maintain currency in the field and with instructional and educational practices and methodsOther duties as required
- Facilitate organized, engaging classes based on course objectives and course curriculum
- Assess student learning using appropriate methods
- Monitor and evaluate student progress; provide feedback and advising to students regarding progress
- Diploma or certificate in Dental Assisting
- Minimum of four years’ work experience as a dental assistant
- Licensed/registered Dental Assistant in Tennessee
- CDA/RDA preferred
- Prior teaching experience preferred
- Develops and presents educational materials in an engaging manner
- Demonstrate a high level of discernment and appropriate judgement
- Ability to effectively manage multiple, sometimes competing, priorities
- Project a professional image and provide outstanding customer service
- Keep commitments, meet deadlines, and achieve demanding results
- Practice excellent organizational and recordkeeping skills, with meticulous attention to detail
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Speak effectively to both large and small groups of people
- Prepare and conduct effective presentations
- Demonstrate excellent listening skills
- Cooperate and collaborate as a member of a team
- Use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to prepare and maintain records, correspondence, reports and other data
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Physical Requirements: This job requires normal physical mobility, including the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Normal hand-eye coordination; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp and lift up to 40 pounds, is also required.
Mental Requirements: This job requires the ability to read, recall, write and understand information. This job also requires the ability to work under moderate pressure and to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
Environment: This job is normally performed in a clean, well-lighted, heated and cooled office area/classroom
The purpose of this job description is to document the major responsibilities and duties normally required of this position. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only responsibilities or duties to be performed by incumbents. Associates are expected to follow all job related instructions and perform any other duties assigned by their supervisor(s).
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment, promotion, pay or place of work because of race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age. Employment with the Company does not constitute a contract for any specific period of time and any associate is free to resign at any time, with or without a reason, just as the Company may end an associate’s employment at any time, with or without a reason. The Company will, in compliance with the ADA, accommodate essential job functions whenever feasible.