The department head reports directly to the dean. The department head is responsible for teaching courses, designing and developing curriculum, evaluating student performance, and advising students. Additional responsibilities include assisting the dean with program development, personnel, budget, and equipment.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
This position requires a master’s degree in dental hygiene or related field and three (3) years progressively responsible related work experience. Candidates will also have a licensed dental hygienist with a current SC dental Hygiene and CDA license or the ability to obtain a SC RDH and CDA license within 3 months of accepting the position. Experience managing accredited dental hygiene and/or dental assisting academic programs and dental clinics is also required.
The department head will also have credentials appropriate to teach SC dental hygiene license, certification in Local Infiltration Anesthesia, and certification in Monitoring Nitrous Oxide Sedation. Ideal candidate must have experience managing accredited dental hygiene and/or dental assisting academic programs and dental clinics. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are essential. Must be able to function in an environment characterized by continual changes in information technology. Leadership, budgeting, and scheduling skills are essential for this position.
Application for this position is limited to TTC employees occupying full-time equivalent positions. However, this position may be advertised externally at a later date.
To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the SC State Jobs Employment Application online. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201.
Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will result in the removal of your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.