St. Cloud Technical & Community College — Dental Hygiene Program Director / Faculty

POSITION: Dental Hygiene Program Director/Faculty

Credential Code: #500089
Start 8/19/2021

Credentialing Title:
Dental Hygiene


  • Teach college level courses
  • Serve as Program Director for the Dental Hygiene Program
  • Participate in student assessment and departmental meetings
  • Participate in the larger college community through a variety of activities (curriculum development, service on committees, etc.)
  • Develop curriculum
  • Be student centered, enthusiastic about teaching and learning, be a practitioner of active, contextual, and experiential learning strategies, have an understanding of and commitment to the assessment of student academic achievement, be willing to explore and use a variety of technologies to enhance teaching and student learning.

Must meet minimum qualifications for faculty credentialing Please refer to the MN State credentialing website at:

Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree and a graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program.
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation Program Director requirement must possess a masters or higher degree or is currently enrolled in a masters or higher degree program

Occupational Experience Requirement

  • Three full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience as a dental hygienist.

Recency Requirement

  • One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.

Professional Requirement

  • Current Dental Hygienist License from the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.


  • Online teaching experience with alternative instructions techniques and a willingness to develop and instruct in the online environment
  • Previous work experience in a secondary or post-secondary institution
  • Experience with learner outcomes assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with adult learners

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit your online application and supporting information to: A cover letter that addresses how previous experience can be used to accomplish the position requirements, resume, a list of five professional references with contact information, and transcript copies will be required as part of the application process. A screening committee interview, including a teaching demonstration will be required.