Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

Davidson Davie Community College


Commensurate with experience


Part Time Position

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Closes: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications Required:

  • A minimum of three years of full-time or equivalent experience as a clinical chairside Dental Assistant 
  • Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a closely related field
  • Diploma in Dental Assisting from an accredited Dental Assisting program
  • Current DANB Certified Dental Assistant - CDA
  • Teaching experience in a Dental Assisting program
  • Current continuing dental education experience in Dental Assisting course content
  • Educational teaching methodology coursework experience
  • Current Healthcare Provider level CPR certification
  • Flexibility to work in afternoons/evenings
  • Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with online course management systems (such as Moodle or Blackboard)
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment
  • Ability to support student and respond to students needs
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
    • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
    • Collaborating and facilitating
    • Creating and innovating
    • Anticipating and responding to change
    • Providing vision and leadership
    • Assessment of student learning
    • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models

Preferred Qualifications

 Qualifications Preferred:

  • Teaching experience in a community college or related work experience
  • Experience with online instruction

Position Description



An adjunct faculty position at Davidson-Davie Community College is a part-time position, with the faculty member's primary efforts focused on teaching and learning, academic excellence and student success. In addition, a faculty member is responsible for engaging in professional development and promoting the College mission, vision, and values. Dental assisting courses meet during the afternoons and evenings. Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:

  • Actively embracing and promoting the College mission, vision and values by:
    • Maintaining professionalism in the DDCC community.
    • Becoming involved in the culture of the College through participation in College initiatives, activities and committees.
    • Adhering to all College policies and processes.
    • Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, innovation, and an openness to change.
    • Engaging in activities that promote recruitment, retention, and student success.
    • Supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization.
    • Engaging in activities that support the advancement of identified academic priorities.
  • Fostering student success through:
    • Demonstrating the College's Guiding Teaching Principles of effective teaching that:
      • facilitate student learning to meet the requirements of a changing global economy;
      • is inspirational, providing clear expectations for students regarding learning goals, course policies and assignments;
      • encourage students to engage in critical thinking, reflective reasoning, problem-solving, collaboration and application;
      • help students understand how course content is relevant to them and their community throughout their lives, preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities;
      • foster a collegial and dynamic process in which faculty share and learn strategies and approaches focused on improving student learning; and
      • infuse a culture of assessment of student learning into the instructional environment to inform improvements in curriculum, pedagogy, resources and student success.
    • Teach at various instructional sites and in multiple delivery formats as needed to meet the scheduling needs of students and programs.
    • Maintaining currency in one's teaching discipline and in the issues of higher education.
    • Collaborating with colleagues across the College to identify and provide appropriate resources that promote student learning and completion.
    • Engaging collaboratively with colleagues by using data-informed decision-making to continually improve courses and programs.
    • Integrating appropriate instructional technology and instructional materials to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student success.
    • Fostering equity and respect for diversity among students with a focus on student learning.
    • Ensuring timely, consistent, and feedback and accurate record keeping in support of student success.

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933