Dental Programs Instructor/Clinical Manager

Dental Programs Instructor/Clinical Manager


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Sanford, NC


See position description



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

40 hours weekly

Employment Type

Faculty (12 Months)

Minimum Qualifications

Required educational background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene of a health related or education field. 

Required kind and number years of work experience:

  • Minimum of three years’ professional experience as a practicing dental hygienist in a clinic setting.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • The ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Excellent organizational skills, have a high attention to detail, be self-motivated and able to independently, be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • The ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment as well as external business and community partners, representing his/her self in a professional and courteous manner as a representative of Central Carolina Community College.
  • Demonstrates core value of helpfulness, ethical behavior, and exemplary work ethic.

Required license or certificate: 

  • Current RDH licensure in “Good Standing” with NC Board of Dental Examiners.
  • Current CPR, healthcare provider immunizations. 
  • Current CDA licensure.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual with teaching experience, especially at the post-secondary level, is preferred.  

Position Description

 At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities!  We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.      

Full-time faculty at Central Carolina Community College facilitate transformative lifelong learning by incorporating discipline-specific learning outcomes through active learning opportunities, lectures, hands-on skill development, assignments, appropriate classroom management, etc. Faculty provide authentic student assessment that allows students to improve their knowledge and skills with each assignment. Faculty focus on student success by establishing meaningful connections with students early in the semester to support the varying needs of each student throughout the semester.

  • The candidate will be at risk for potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens in the clinical setting.

Bachelor's Degree salary range:  $52,075 - $63,867
Master's Degree salary range:      $55,173 - $67,596 


Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.   


Essential Duties


Teaching Responsibilities:


  • Embrace the institutional goals of Central Carolina Community College by engaging students as full partners in the learning process, removing barriers to student progression in courses, and supporting and assisting students in achieving their educational and career goals.  
  • Use student learning outcomes to create a variety of activities, assignments, and assessments that ensure curriculum goals will be met. 
  • Create a dynamic instructional environment that promotes a positive, interactive, and inclusive learning experience for all students.
  • Maintain a Blackboard course with a syllabus and gradebook for each class.
  • Grade all assignments in a timely manner and ensure that all grades are reported within the 10-day college grading policy. 
  • Provide personalized and constructive feedback on student assignments by recognizing what students did well and identifying attainable improvements for future work.
  • Respond to all student communication within two business days.
  • Report attendance weekly.
  • Facilitate student learning for instructional loads of 12-15 contact hours per semester.
  • Faculty keep a weekly schedule of 35 hours on campus, including 5 required office hours. Hours on site may be adjusted based on distance education responsibilities and/or approved telework arrangements.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.
  • Actively support the college’s vision of exceptional learning for all.


Advising Responsibilities:

  • Meet with each assigned advisee a minimum of once each semester.
  • Provide advisees with information and guidance to achieve their individual educational, career, and life goals.
  • Help students develop educational plans.
  • Coach advisees and refer them to institutional resources when academic or personal problems require intervention.
  • Complete faculty advisor training. 

Institutional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and/or college accreditation standards.
  • Serve on college committees as appointed.
  • Attend advisory board meetings as requested by your supervisor.
  • Attend graduation ceremonies.
  • Engage in a minimum of 5 hours of professional development each year.
  • Maintain current knowledge of your discipline and renew industry credentials, as needed.
  • Attend departmental, divisional, and college wide meetings.
  • Cultivate a culture of care and advocacy through compassion, inclusion, opportunity, integrity, courage, and people. 

Clinic/Lab Duties 

  • Oversee supplies of the clinic/labs and communicate with faculty routinely for ordering supplies and replacement of equipment.
  • Ensure that supplies are rotated and not allowed to expire before use.
  • Contact vendors for purchase quotes and complete orders through the e-procurement system.
  • Ensure that all infection control related products are in stock and in date.
  • Ensure that all hazardous materials are handled and disposed of properly.
  • Maintain the operation of the eye wash stations and ensure spill kits are available and stocked with supplies.
  • Review the most current requirements of OSHA and CDC guidelines and implement the requirements after faculty discussion and approval.
  • Update and organize the Safety Data Sheet Manual on a routine basis.
  • Assist with practice hours and remediation for students with assistance from clinic coordinators and all faculty advisors.     


Staff Related Duties: 

  • Interact with dental hygiene students and faculty in the clinic environment.
  • Provide input into the clinical curriculum related to the flow of clinical patients.
  • Promote continued dental hygiene education program growth through a strong clinical education system.
  • Utilize data and maintain records concerning clinical activities including progress and achievement of students; prepare relevant reports; participate in outcomes assessment.
  • Assist faculty in activities that support the department if time allows. 
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned in support of the College’s goals and objectives.

Recognizing and respecting the variety of experiences and contributions represented by all of our students, employees, and community, the Dental Programs Instructor/Clinical Manager will encourage a learning environment where everyone is supported and valued for their unique perspectives and experiences and will foster and promote the participation of all members of our diverse communities.

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493