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Dental Hygiene Instructor

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Texas Township Campus

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Allied Health, Dentistry
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Posting Number::


Job Title::

Dental Hygiene Instructor


Texas Township Campus


Full Time

Pay Rate::

Salary range $59,669 - $73,169 per year. Placement is dependent upon education and prior teaching experience over and beyond the minimum requirements.

Position Type::



Dental Hygiene

Job Summary::

Do you enjoy helping others reach their full potential? Are you an enthusiastic, upbeat individual who creates positive energy in your environment? If so, then Kalamazoo Valley Community College may have the ideal opportunity for you.

About Us
Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a comprehensive, fully accredited, public, two-year college in Kalamazoo, MI. We offer associate degrees in more than 60 areas of study and 50 certificate programs. Kalamazoo Valley Community College creates innovative and equitable opportunities that empower all to learn, grow, and thrive.

About the OpportunityKalamazoo Valley is seeking a full-time Instructor as part of the college’s Dental Hygiene (DHY) program. Through the DHY program and the DHY onsite clinic, the individual in this position will provide services to the community and real-world experiences for our students. They will teach both day and afternoon courses as well as develop and support curriculum and participate in division, departmental and college activities.

Applicants must be familiar and flexible with a variety of instructional strategies including an ability to utilize technology-based instruction in the classroom and have an understanding of the community college philosophy.

This position is contingent upon funding and Board approval.

Minimum Qualifications::

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field. Must be conferred prior to date of appointment.

Must have a current Registered Dental Hygienist license within the State of Michigan or eligible for Michigan licensure.

Michigan dental hygiene certification (or eligible) in local anesthesia administration and nitrous oxide analgesia administration.

Minimum two (2) years of clinical dental hygiene experience.

The final candidate will also be expected to meet required standards for immunizations, a criminal background check, and drug testing.

The successful candidate may be appointed as the Director of the Dental Hygiene program, if qualified. The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) requires a Master’s Degree to fulfill the Director’s appointment.

Physical Demands::

Standing for extended periods of time, ability to utilize indirect vision and tactile sensitivity.

Work Hours::


Posting Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please apply online at: added to special instructions to applicants
This position will remain posted until filled, however, priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 2, 2024.

EEO Statement:

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.


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