Delta College — Dental Hygiene Instructor

The successful candidate must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.

Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.

Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.

The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. The region is an outstanding choice to live and raise a family because it offers small-town appeal, yet is the corporate headquarters of The Dow Chemical Company, which gives residents many diverse cultural and entertainment opportunities.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Delta College
  • Support and assess student learning and academic achievement to ensure student success
  • Develop appropriate innovation in teaching and learning to meet differing learning styles and needs
  • Collaborate voluntarily and energetically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity.
  • Integrate international and intercultural experiences in the college, community, and curriculum
  • Serve the community through outreach activities
  • Make effective and innovative use of appropriate technology in the performance of the listed responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Participate in shared governance as a full member of the academic community
  • Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually in a variety of settings including day, evening, weekend, on campus, off campus, online and in-person
  • Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth
  • Engage fully in course, discipline, and program development
  • Attend and participate in discipline, division, and college meetings
  • Possess minimum technology skills and understanding of a course management system
  • Implement continuous quality improvement related to teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrate ongoing commitment to work with all individuals within the DH program, Health and Wellness Division and others within the College.
  • As a faculty team member, work with other DH faculty members to ensure that the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) standards are met.
  • Teach didactic, laboratory, preclinical and clinical courses in Dental Hygiene.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene or related field
  • Demonstrate professional growth in the profession of Dental Hygiene
  • Demonstrate professional growth in teaching methodology
  • College teaching experience
  • Current or eligible for Dental Hygiene Licensure in Michigan
  • Current Certificate for CPR, Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide
  • Current 2 year Clinical Experience in Dental Hygiene

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES CONSIDERED:

  • Experience teaching in a variety of formats
  • Master’s degree in Dental Hygiene or related field

Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current names of professional references, and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and the following certificates and licenses: Professional RDH License, Local Anesthesia Certificate, Nitrous Oxide Certificate and CPR Certificate.

Please apply at: https://delta.peopleadmin.com/postings/3268

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