Adjunct Instructor, Dental Hygiene

Adjunct Instructor, Dental Hygiene


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Various/To Be Determined


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, July 23, 2018
Closes: Monday, December 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Part-time, Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of American Dental Association accreditation process

Knowledge of the current blood borne pathogen standard requirements regarding infection control and HazCom standards

Current CPR Certification

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of and facility with technology and software including, computers, and web-based resources such as BlackBoard

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential


Associate Degree (Certificate) in Dental Hygiene or related

Graduate of an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited Dental Hygiene Program

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application.  If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Currently licensed as a Dental Hygienist

Current CPR Certification

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors' degree in Dental Hygiene or related

Two years private practice experience

Two years clinical and/or didactic teaching experience

Background in educational methodology

Position Description

Wake Technical Community College is seeking to expand our pool of adjunct faculty to teach laboratory, clinicals or diadactics in Dental Hygiene courses.  Openings for these positions may not exist at the present time; however upon review of your qualifications, you may be contacted in the future.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

* Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner

* Maintains accurate records of student work and attendance

* Prepares thoroughly for each instructional hour

* Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment

* Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

* Counsels students regarding their grades and progress in the course

*Supports American Dental Association CODA standards in operating the program as well as the objectives and mission of the institution

Participates in curriculum development and program design with the Department Head

Collaborates with laboratory and clinical course directors to accomplish the goals of education

Promotes continued dental hygiene education program growth through a strong education system

Serves as a member of faculty committees, attends scheduled faculty meetings, and participates in professional organizations and community activities

Job Post Contact

Human Resources