Dental Assisting Instructor

Dental Assisting Instructor


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534


$57,660 - $72,072


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dental Department Chair

Employment Type

Full-Time, 12 months

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and a Diploma from the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited Dental Assisting Program is required. A Current Dental Assisting National Board Certification (CDA) and CPR Certification are required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency with commonly used computer software are required. Three years of full-time chairside dental experience with proficiency in four-handed dentistry is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Five or more years of chairside dental experience and teaching experience are preferred. Bilingual is preferred.

Position Description

The Dental Assisting Instructor is responsible for teaching an average of 15-22 credit hours per semester. The instructor will recruit and advise; participate in required special events including college and faculty meetings, orientation, and graduation; participate in curriculum development, program evaluation and planning, accreditation, achievement of learning outcomes, and committee assignments. The Dental Assisting Instructor will demonstrate a commitment to creating a culture that encourages excellence, professional development, continued competence in the area of responsibility, and an understanding of the diverse backgrounds of students. The Instructor will perform all other duties as assigned by the Dental Department Chair and the Dean of Allied Health and Public Services.
If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.
INSTITUTION:  Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community Colleges System. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS: Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

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