Adjunct - Dental Hygiene Clinical
P/T Faculty Monthly Pay
Commensurate with Experience
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit:
St. Louis Community college (STLCC)
is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students,
expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to
strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and
We are a respected employer:
For 60 years, STLCC has served
the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education
centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence.
More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one
member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community:
Through credit courses,
continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC
annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and
technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their
education at four-year institutions within six months of
graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s
four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion:
committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all
people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]:
STLCC offers one
of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC
employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution
to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost
to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance
with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including
dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow:
Over half of our employees have served
the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career
paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities:
STLCC offers tuition
waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.
Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for
other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual
professional development allotment.
Full-time STLCC employees have access to
a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal
days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule
even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar
Commitment to wellness:
STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health
and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a
culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college
wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded
for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their
household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP)
that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Clinical Adjunct Faculty teach Dental Hygiene students clinical
skills in the public Dental Hygiene Clinic. The Commission on
Dental Accreditation (CODA) Standards for Dental Hygiene Education
require specific instructor student ratios be maintained to be a
CODA accredited program. Due to the resignation of several clinical
adjunct faculty, additional faculty must be hired to maintain this
What you'll do:
Education, experience, and other requirements:
- Provides clinical instruction and supervision of dental hygiene
students in the Dental Hygiene Clinic.
Expected to participate in continuing education opportunities and
collaborate with fellow faculty for the betterment of the program
and student experience.
A bachelor's degree in dental hygiene or, a bachelor's degree with
an associate’s degree in dental hygiene, is required with current
state licensure that includes permits for infiltration and block
anesthesia as a registered dental hygienist by the Missouri Dental
Board. A minimum of three years of full-time clinical dental
hygiene experience. The candidate must possess the ability to work
effectively with students, faculty, staff and patients with diverse
backgrounds. ADHA membership is required.
A bachelor’s degree, five years of full-time clinical dental
hygiene experience with local anesthesia and nitrous oxide permits
is preferred as well as dental hygiene teaching experience. Must
demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
working with students, colleagues and staff. Organizational and
time management skills are imperative.