Adjunct Clinical Instructor - Dental Hygiene



Work Site Location: Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston Idaho
Work Schedule: Approximately 12-19 per week. Hours vary Mon. - Fri. between 4pm-9:30pm (online and clinical instruction)

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the division chair and program director this position serves as a clinical instructor and provides support to students in the Associate of Applied Science Dental Hygiene program.

Job Duties:

This list includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Provides clinical instruction and supervision of students in the clinical setting at assigned days and times, which may include evenings and/or weekends.
  • Provides instruction utilizing traditional and non-traditional delivery methods.
  • Coordinates with the Program Director to develop and implement instruction for each clinical class period consistent with the official course outline.
  • Coordinates with the Program Director to develop and distribute a written syllabus for each course to communicate to students the course outcomes, grading criteria and classroom policies.
  • Coordinates with the Program Director to identify student-learning outcomes and develop processes and tools for assessment to ensure student learning occurs.
  • Evaluates student progress toward meeting course outcomes; advises students about evaluation methods and results.
  • Attends and participates in all faculty meetings.
  • Participates in professional development activities.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college and the Dental Hygiene program.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, faculty, colleagues, staff, students and the community


Marginal Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Background Check:

Due to contractual requirements related to teaching in regional clinical facilities, employment is contingent on confidential review of National Background Check results.

Drug Screening:

Drug Screening may be required for some clinical facilities





Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience : Associate’s Degree and 3 year(s) of experience

Additional Minimum Qualifications : Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and a minimum of three years of full-time equivalent professional experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Required License and/or Certifications :

Must possess an Idaho Registered Dental Hygiene License

May be obtained within six months of hire:
Must be a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association
Must be a member of the American Dental Education Association

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
• Ability to demonstrate teaching effectiveness
• Knowledge of current learning technologies
• Ability to use a personal computer and associated peripherals and current version of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office
• Ability to operate standard office equipment including phone and copier



Advertised: 20 Nov 2020 Pacific Standard Time
Applications close:

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