Supplemental Instructor, Dental Hygiene Program

Cape Cod Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs
Employment Type
Part Time
About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.

Job Description:


The Supplemental Instructor (SI) provides support to dental hygiene students in successfully achieving Dental Hygiene Program learning outcomes. The SI Instructor will provide instruction throughout the Academic Year (September 2021 - May 2022) in collaboration with the full-time faculty and report to the Program Director. Primarily onsite presence with occasional remote instruction, incorporating the student's schedule as needed (e.g., evenings or weekends).


1. Lead weekly SI sessions and provide additional SI sessions as necessary (e.g., prior to exams).
2. Provide an optimal remote learning and/or on-site environment for students during SI sessions.
3. Access and develop supplemental instruction content and materials as needed through reviewing course content and assignments, following course study guides, and attending course lectures relative to SI content as needed.
4. Post supplemental instruction materials onto the Learning Management System/Moodle.
5. Assess student learning and ability to identify and use strategies for improvement.
6. Teach effective study skills and learning strategies to help students organize, analyze, and apply the subject matter of the specific dental hygiene course.
7. Provide individual tutoring and organize small study groups to focus on content identified by students and faculty needing further explanation, as resources allow and as needed by students.
8. Maintain confidentiality per college policy.
9. Maintain a working knowledge of campus resources available to students and refer students when appropriate, in collaboration with dental hygiene faculty/administration and advisors.
10. Attend dental hygiene team/program/accreditation/curriculum management meetings, communicate with the course faculty regarding student needs and progress, and report to the course faculty and the program director.



1. Current Massachusetts license as a Registered Dental Hygienist.
2. Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene/related education field with Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene.
3. Graduated from dental hygiene program within past 5-7 years.
4. Experience in study skills instruction and strategic learning techniques, including remote learning via Zoom.
5. Experience in clinical dental hygiene.
6. Experience in dental hygiene education.
7. Excellent interpersonal skills.
8. Experience working with adult students with diverse learning styles.


1. Experience with meeting program and instructional goals/outcomes.
2. Knowledge of and experience in supplemental instruction (SI).
3. Master's degree in Dental Hygiene or Education.

Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

COMPENSATION : $52.35 per hour; 18 hours per week. Period of employment is October 2021, through May 2022; Non-benefited, MCCC Unit Position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

Please visit our website at for information on Cape Cod Community College.

This appointment is subject to the FY2022 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

The College does not provide any measure of assistance for applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:


Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents : a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

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