FT Instructor, Dental Hygiene

FT Instructor, Dental Hygiene


Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Downtown Wilmington, NC


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Closes: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Expected Work Hours

8a-5p Monday-Friday

Reports to

Program Director, Dental Hygiene

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications


• A Baccalaureate Degree or higher in relevant field

• Graduate of a CODA accredited Dental Hygiene or Dental Program


• Current dental or dental hygiene license to practice in the United States and eligible for a North Carolina license to practice dentistry or dental hygiene.

• Five years dental hygiene or dental clinical practice


• Five years dental hygiene or dental clinical practice

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s or higher degree 

• Teaching experiences in dental hygiene at or above the program level

• Experience in course development

Position Description

To provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students and assist in administration of the clinical facility.

• Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students.

• Develop class outlines and establish guidelines for various courses; prepare lesson plans and supplemental teaching materials; schedule classroom activities and select appropriate texts.

• Encourage a variety of teaching strategies to foster critical thinking and clinical applications.

• Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student academic and clinical performance; grade and record individual scores

• Review available instructional materials; estimate time, materials, and equipment required for various assignments; submit requests for materials, supplies and equipment to program director 

• Supervise the use of and operation of various instructional equipment; provide instructional demonstrations on mechanical machinery or other equipment as appropriate; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.

• Participate in systematic program evaluation.

• Participate in curriculum development, evaluation and change; ensure that the curriculum contributes to the development of skills, knowledge and abilities, which prepare students to enter into the profession

• Act as an advisor and counselor to students; provide individual tutoring to students outside of the classroom as needed

• Attend faculty and advisory committee meetings as required.

• Assist in training and calibration of new part-time clinical faculty; clinical protocols, use of instructional equipment and materials.

• Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance; maintain other records and databases according to program needs.

• Stay abreast of new developments and changes in various assigned academic fields; participate in professional development programs, workshops, seminars and other continuing education programs as appropriate.

• Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area.

• Participate in student recruitment efforts.

• Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs 

• Serve as liaison for the Dental Hygiene Program with other health science programs, college departments, division, agencies, industries, organizations, and community partners

How to Apply

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