Posted: October 12, 2022
Level: Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time up to 17 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications
immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled, with materials submitted Monday, November 14, 2022 ,
receiving priority consideration.
Tunxis Community College
271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
**This position is not remote**
CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to
academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused
on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and
learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances
positive change for the students, communities, and industries it
serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success,
educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with
business and industry, government, educational, and key
stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for
Connecticut’s citizens and communities.
CT State Community Equity Statement:
The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively
identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic
poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist
policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff,
and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice.
Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess
practices and policies and transform the world we live in by
Anticipated Start Date:
The Dental Clinical Assistant performs a full range of operations
and administrative tasks in support of the Dental Hygiene Program
at a two-year Connecticut Community College which offers degree and
certificate programs in a broad range of liberal arts, transfer,
occupational and career studies.
The Dental Clinical Assistant assists with the scheduling and
tracking of patients and students at the University of Connecticut
School of Dental Medicine clinics. Also required are tracking of
billing and monthly clinic income at the UCONN School of Dental
Medicine. The Dental Clinical Assistant assists with the
maintaining the schedule at all other clinical sites and works with
faculty and students to assure communication between all
Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a
culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff,
and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written
communication skills along with strong Information technology
literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
Associate’s degree in a related field together with one to two
years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of
experience and training which would lead to the competencies
required to carry out the position’s essential duties.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Office administration abilities
- Personal computer applications in office operations
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Effective oral and written communications.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Example of Job Duties:
Under the direction of the Dental Hygiene Program Coordinator, the
Dental Clinic Assistant is responsible for contributing to the
successful operation of the College’s Dental Hygiene Program at the
University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine clinic site
through effective performance in these essential duties:
- Serve as the Dental Hygiene Student Appointment Book
- Manage the Softdent computer program
- Manager financial receipts
- Perform receptionist duties during clinical sessions
- Maintain Dental Hygiene Patient Files
- Maintain a recall system
- Perform Inventory control of Reception Office supplies
- Assist with NERB examination
- Maintain files for OSHA records, incident reports, QA data,
- Be responsible for students records (DA/DH) and keying rotation
- Scan student evaluations and maintain survey results
This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Director of Equal Employment Opportunity
CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F