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.
ResponsibilitiesProvide 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.
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
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.