Dental Hygiene Faculty

Arizona, United States
$45,898.00 - $88,272.00
Mar 16, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Serves as full time Faculty Chair (Dental Hygiene, Community Dental Health Coordinator, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, and noncredit courses). Reports directly to Vice President of Academic Affairs. Oversees curriculum, clinical site, adjunct faculty, program accreditation, budget management, and student issues. Responsibilities will involve extended contract for summer work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Provides academic leadership for Dental programs, including recruitment, training, evaluation and mentoring of adjunct faculty; assessing and planning; inputs into budget preparation and fiscal administration for program facilities.

Instructs and evaluates a diverse group of students; oversees curriculum development, including the development of course syllabi, competencies, outlines, and materials for a variety of dental education courses, including integrating technology in classroom and clinical learning environments

Leads and maintains specialized program accreditation standards. Serves on collaborative work teams with faculty, staff and administration

Responds to requests/issues from instructors and students in online, hybrid, and in-person classes. Manages the review and evaluation of departmental curriculum, assessments, partnerships, and programs

Demonstrates dental skills and procedures; develops and enhances knowledge of subject matter to remain current with new trends and developments in the fields of dental hygiene, and community dental health coordinator

Oversees 21-chairs in the dental clinic.


SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Requires Master’s degree or higher as part of The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA); requires current dental hygiene licensure in the State of Arizona or eligible to obtain , local anesthesia certification in the State of Arizona or eligible to obtain; must have completed Hepatitis B immunization series; requires to have possession of a valid Level I DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card; requires to have a "Pass" status on an MCCCD supplemental background check based on the standards of MCCCD's clinical experience partners that have established the most stringent requirements; some evening and/or weekend assignments/hours may be required; local travel may be required; may require prolonged periods of sitting, standing, bending and stooping, lifting up to 40 lbs.; may include direct exposure to blood borne pathogens and infectious diseases, ionizing radiation and hazardous chemicals. Dental Programs are offered year-round , supplemental summer contracts are required.



Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.