Wilmington - Downtown Campus
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Saturday, January 1, 2022
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Professional skills, knowledge and attributes within the Dental Hygiene profession
- Classroom, laboratory, and clinical instructional techniques and procedures
- Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures
- Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment
- Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration
- Management of medical emergencies in the dental clinic
- Work independently in the absence of supervision
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
- Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
- Communicate clearly and respectfully, both verbally and in writing
- Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
- Making observations
- Reading and writing
- Communicating with others
- Operating assigned equipment
- Handling varied tasks simultaneously
- Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
- Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
- Operating assigned equipment
- Handling varied tasks simultaneously
- Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
- Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
- Making sound decisions
- Responding to questions
- Demonstrating intellectual capabilities
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
- A Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry, or Doctor of Dental Medicine degree
- Graduate of a CODA accredited Dental Program
- Five years dental clinical practice
- Current dental license to practice in the United States and eligible for a North Carolina license to practice dentistry
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
- Teaching experiences in dental or dental hygiene at or above the program level
- Experience in course development
- Documentation of educational methodology coursework
- Up-to-date on OSHA, HIPAA, and Healthcare Provider CPR
To provide classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction to students and assist in administration of the clinical facility.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
- Receives general supervision from Program Director, Dental Hygiene
- Exercises no supervision.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):
ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction to students.
- Evaluate student performance in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical setting
- 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 and human services programs, college departments, division, agencies, industries, organizations, and community partners
- Provide oral examinations for clinic patients
Other Important Functions:
- Ensure adherence to safe and appropriate work practices and procedures.
- Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons; revise and improve lesson format; evaluate various textbooks and select books to be used for future classes.
- Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate.
- Demonstrate community involvement.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Participate in development of extramural locations and coordinate assignment to these sites.
Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned
How to Apply
Cape Fear Community College offers a competitive benefit package to include affordable insurance, retirement, and many optional benefits to choose from. Our benefits aim to serve the needs of our full-time employees through comprehensive health, wellness, and retirement benefits. Visit our Benefits page for more information.
- State Health Plan
- Dental & Vision Insurance
- Additional Supplemental Insurances
- Disability Plan
- NC Retirement Plan (TSERS)
- Leave (Vacation, Sick, FMLA, Civil and Military, and Voluntary Shared)
- Paid Holidays
- Credit for eligible Prior State Service
- Supplemental Retirement Plan
- Employee Assistance Program
- Longevity pay
HOW TO APPLY SECTION
Submit an Application through the Cape Fear Community College Careers page, along with a current resume, explanatory cover letter, and unofficial/official transcript documentation. This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.