Division Chair of Dental/Department Chair of Dental Hygiene

Division Chair of Dental/Department Chair of Dental Hygiene


Fayetteville Technical Community College
2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone: 910-678-8400


Collage Faculty Scale


State Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Closes: Monday, June 10, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Meet department needs

Employment Type

Full-time (12 month contract)

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed Dental Hygienist who is a graduate of a program accredited by CODA.

Minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited university.

Administrative experience, instructional experience, and professional experience in clinical practice as a dental hygienist.


    Preferred Qualifications

    Doctoral degree from an accredited university.

    Professional development and/or education in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation, and outcome assessment.

    Teaching experience at a community college or four-year university.

    Knowledge of accreditation standards, regulatory requirements, and best practices in clinical education.

    Position Description

    Essential Duties—Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:


    • Evaluate curriculum programs regularly to ensure compliance with NCCCS curriculum standards and with College policies and procedures.


    • Maintain Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) by ensuring the programs meet CODA standards.
    • Ensure currency, appropriateness, and effectiveness of curriculum programs in meeting the needs of employers in Cumberland County.


    • Coordinate the revision of instructional materials and curriculum programs to maintain up-to-date, state-of-the art training programs.


    • Recruit and recommend personnel staffing within the division to the appropriate Academic Dean.


    • Offer guidance and support to the Dental Assisting Department Chair to ensure the effective management of the program.


    • Make recommendations for equipment and supplies for the division.


    • Be responsible for security and inventory of division supplies and equipment.


    • Maintain quality of instruction in division.


    • File with the Curriculum Data Management Technician outlines of all courses offered by the division.


    • Arrange and preside at meetings of the division.


    • Carry out instructional responsibilities as explained in the job description for instructional faculty.


    • Develop a proposed division budget to be submitted to the appropriate Academic Dean. The budget will include part-time salaries, supplies, equipment, travel, and other costs.


    • Submit to the Academic Dean a list of courses to be offered each term for publication in the Master Schedule.


    • Participate in the marketing of assigned curricula, provide input on marketing materials and literature for distribution to potential students.


    • Make presentations to schools, organizations, and contacts.


    • Schedule and facilitate annual Advisory Committee meetings.


    • Coordinate the selection of textbooks, supplies, and related materials for courses in the division and furnish such information to the appropriate offices.


    • Coordinate the annual review and updating of all course outlines and syllabi in the curriculum programs and/or instructional areas.


    • Coordinate the distance education offerings in the curriculum programs and/or instructional areas.


    • Where appropriate, coordinate with Student Services to support student activities related to the curriculum to include student clubs and other student activities.


    • Coordinate the assignment of faculty advisors through the Academic Dean.


    • Perform annual evaluations of Department Chairs, Curriculum Program Coordinators, faculty members, and lab technicians. Submit evaluations to the appropriate Academic Dean.


    • Submit a Personal and Professional Development Plan to the appropriate Academic Dean annually.


    • Coordinate the timely and accurate submission of Program Review and follow up as necessary.


    • Review performance data for programs and/or instructional areas and present findings to the Academic Dean; develop recommendations for improving performance and monitor implementation of approved improvement strategies.


    • Perform other duties as assigned for special programs or projects as a part of the administrative responsibilities for teaching faculty.

    Job Post Contact

    Gail Davis