Instructor 9M Dental Hygiene

Instructor 9M Dental Hygiene


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Perry Health Science Campus



$38,016.00 - $40,014.00 Annually


Full time state

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Closes: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Varies semester to semester as determined by Department Head

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

9M Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of American Dental Association accreditation process

Knowledge of the current blood borne pathogen standard requirements regarding infection control and HazCom standards

Current CPR Certification

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of and facility with technology and software including, computers, and web-
based resources such as BlackBoard

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential


Bachelors' in Dental Hygiene or related

Graduate of an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited Dental Hygiene Program

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application.  If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Currently licensed as a Dental Hygienist

Current CPR Certification

Preferred Qualifications


Masters' degree in Dental Hygiene or related

Two years clinical and/or didactic teaching experience

Background in educational methodology

Position Description

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction for assigned courses; including didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

* Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner

* Maintains accurate records of student work and attendance

* Prepares thoroughly for each instructional hour

* Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment

* Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

* Counsels students regarding their grades and progress in the course

Constructs classroom materials that support the goals of the course

Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction

Maintains regular office hours

Stays abreast of most current teaching methods and technology in the classroom

Uses assessment techniques to improve learning and teaching

Serves on college or department committees as needed

Provides input for program assessment, planning implementation and evaluation

Promotes continued dental hygiene education program growth

Supports American Dental Association CODA standards in operating the program as well as the objectives and mission of the institution

Attends professional development opportunities

Assists with establishing goals and objectives for the course, selecting text and constructing a syllabus

Maintains communication with instructors from other divisions in order to keep courses up-to-date and appropriate

Participate in graduation exercises

Job Post Contact

Human Resources