Instructor, Dental Hygiene - Adjunct (Clinic)

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 23, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Under general supervision, this individual will assist in the development, prepare, and teach Dental Hygiene courses within the department as well as participate in the organization, administration, continuous review, planning development, and general effectiveness of clinical experiences for students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program. Instructional responsibilities require a broad-based knowledge of the role of the dental hygienist in the health industry. Adjunct faculty may also be responsible for advising and recruiting students and collaborating with business and industry partners to provide necessary training and education.

Education Required: - Graduate of a Dental Hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation - Unrestricted license to practice as a dental hygienist in North Carolina

Education Preferred: - Bachelor's Degree in dental hygiene or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution - Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment

Experience Required: - Three calendar years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered dental hygienist - Post-secondary teaching and/or industry training experience in Dental Hygiene topics using any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars

Experience Preferred: - Greater than three years of relevant industry experience as a registered dental hygienist - Post-secondary teaching experience - Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes - Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems

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