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Instructor, Dental Hygiene

Employer
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Location
Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545

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Job Details

Job Title:

Instructor, Dental Hygiene

Position Type:

Faculty

Tenure Information:

Tenure Track

Position Code:

2FHS13

FTE:

1.0

Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):

$62,996-$96,885 / annual

FLSA:

Exempt

Job Location:

Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545

Department:

Health, Kinesiology and Athletics

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking an Instructor, Dental Hygiene for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

The Chabot College Community

Chabot College is committed to educational equity in its academic programs and college services so that students may achieve their personal, educational, and career goals. Our equity work today builds upon a strong history: the Puente and Umoja programs were first created at Chabot College, and have since been replicated across the state. These programs have paved the way for a series of additional educational and student support programs intentionally focused on equity that thrive at Chabot College today. Chabot College is located in Hayward, California, the third most diverse city in the United States. We serve a highly diverse student population and are proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Information about the demographics of our campus community can be found https://www.chabotcollege.edu/ir/index.asp.

Serving our diverse community requires a culturally-responsive approach that recognizes the myriad strengths and assets that our students bring to the campus community. We do so by promoting a classroom and co-curricular learning environment that is inclusive, collaborative, engaging, and challenging, and where respect, dignity, and integrity are core values. We see students as producers of knowledge, not just consumers of knowledge. We work to reframe inequities as a problem of practice, and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and institutional responsibility.

Joining Our College Community

We seek equity-minded applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to an educational community. We look for applicants who:

1. Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of difference

2. Demonstrate cultural humility and an ongoing desire to improve cultural competence

3. Are dedicated to addressing issues of social justice

4. Accept their shared role and responsibility in addressing opportunity and achievement gaps experienced by students

5. Have experience and success in closing student equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices, or are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about implementing practices that achieve these goals

6. Actively seek to identify, disrupt, and remove institutional and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically marginalized communities

7. Empower the underrepresented and underserved

8. Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders

9. Believe that all people have the right to an education and work environment free from fear, harassment, or discrimination.

Representative Duties :

1. Didactic and clinical teaching experience for first year dental hygiene curriculum.
2. Advanced education in teaching clinical hygiene, digital radiographs, administration of local anesthetic, nitrous oxide oxygen analgesia.
3. Effective oral and written communication.
4. Evidence of sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students, including those with physical or learning disabilities.
5. Experience in working within a team environment with sensitivity to cooperation and flexibility with colleagues and students.
6. Knowledge of and commitment to the community college philosophy.
7. Ability to organize and develop curricular change, implement the changes and evaluate the effect of these changes.
8. Current knowledge of research in evidence-based learning.
9. Three or more year of recent dental hygiene practice.
10. Experience supervising and coordinating dental hygiene clinical and radiographic rotations.
11. Experience developing dental hygiene clinical competency evaluation tools.
12. Working knowledge of Center for Disease Control and Dental Board of California Guidelines for Infection Control.
13. Understanding of and experience in dental hygiene accreditation process.
14. Involvement in professional dental hygiene organizations, community or committee work.

15. Competency in the area taught.

16. Assume responsibility and accountability for instruction, evaluation of students, and planning and implementing curriculum content.

Minimum Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and/or related field;

2. Current California Registered Dental Hygiene License

3. Current certification in BLS/CPR

4. Two years of dental hygiene teaching experience.

You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 11:59:59 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

*Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before January 1, 2022 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called “Other Document”. If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in its place and state you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent provision” must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called “Equivalency Statement”.

Minimum Qualifications:


Evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

Desirable Qualifications:

Master’s degree or candidate-in progress in Dental Hygiene, Public Health, Education, or related field.

Job Work Schedule:

This position is full-time, tenure track, beginning Spring 2022.

Physical Demands and Working Environment :

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARRY OUT THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES OF THE POSITION WILL RECEIVE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO ENABLE THEM TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.

Posting Number:

F105P

Open Date:

08/16/2021

Close Date:

09/27/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Organization

Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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