Dental Hygiene Instructor

Dental Hygiene Instructor


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

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534


$52,468 - $65,594


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, May 3, 2024
Closes: Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, August 12, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dental Department Chair

Employment Type

Full-Time, 10.5 months

Minimum Qualifications

The Dental Hygiene Instructor is required to be a North Carolina registered dental hygienist or a candidate currently seeking a North Carolina license with a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of clinical practice experience. The candidate must be a graduate of a program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and have a background in educational methodology. Excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency with commonly used computer software and the ability to supervise, evaluate, and coordinate clinical activities involving at least 30 students are required. A valid North Carolina Driver’s license with a driving record that allows the applicant to be insurable under Wayne Community College’s auto insurance policy is required.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree or higher is preferred. Community College or post-secondary teaching experience and knowledge of national accreditation are preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.

Position Description

The Dental Hygiene Instructor is responsible for teaching an average of 18-22 credit hours per semester including classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. 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 Hygiene 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. This position may require you to occasionally work evening, overnight, or weekends. 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 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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