Adjunct Instructor (Part-Time Faculty) Dental Assisting

Employer
Pasco-Hernando State College
Location
10230 Ridge Rd.

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Overview

The adjunct instructor develops, prepares and teaches a variety of coursework. Adjunct faculty are employed on a term-by-term basis. Courses within the College may be taught during the day, evening, weekends, and/or online.

Responsibilities
  • Provide varied and relevant instruction designed to meet the educational needs of assigned students in accordance with the College’s policies, procedures, and approved curricula.
  • Responds to the special needs and reasonable accommodations of students with disabilities. Interacts with the Director of Disabilities Services to ensure that reasonable accommodations are appropriately provided.
  • Provides students with a course syllabus, which will minimally include the requirements listed in the Syllabus Template; and submits copies to the appropriate Academic Dean (West Campus courses), and to the Provosts (East Campus, North Campus, and Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch courses).
  • Provides the Provost, Academic Dean, and/or Associate Dean with copies of examinations as requested.
  • Maintains and submits accurate grade rosters and class attendance records to appropriate College personnel within established College deadlines.
  • Assess student progress and post student grades.
  • Provides for the purpose of academic assistance, a minimum of one office hour per week immediately before or after class, or by appointment, for each course taught.
  • Adhere to College and departmental policies.
  • Participates in programs and/or activities that enhance professional development.
  • Reviews the Full-Time Faculty and Adjunct Faculty Handbook prior to teaching classes to become familiar with the College’s District Board of Trustees Rules and Internal Management Memoranda.
  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings, as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor.
  • Satisfactory Attendance.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Four (4) years of full-time successful experience as a dental assistant or dental hygienist, six (6) years preferred; orTwo (2) years of full-time successful experience as a dental assistant or dental hygienist , four (4) years preferred, plus a minimum of an Associate in Science Degree related to the instructional assignment

     

     

    Qualifying Occupational Fields/ Work Experience

    Dental AssistingDental Hygiene

     

    Industry Credentials

    Expanded Functions Certification requiredCertified Dental Assistant

     

    Qualifying Academic Fields

    Dental HygieneDentistry Education

    Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesAdvanced organizational skills. Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of students. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all stakeholders. Ability to maintain detailed student records.Preferred QualificationsBachelor’s degree in any related field from a regionally accredited institution.

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