Dental Assisting Faculty, Program Chair
Company: Ivy Tech Community College
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Dental Assisting Faculty, Program Chair
Job no: 511380
Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: South Bend/Elkhart, IN
General Description of Position:
Provide instruction (classes, labs, & clinicals) within specific
programs; assist academic administrators with curriculum
development, student advising, program enrollment; provide
institutional support and community service. Fully supports the
College's mission and strategic plan initiatives.
Instruction: Deliver assigned classes in accordance with college
loading policy and course objectives. Develop and maintain course
outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and other
course materials. Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and
other documentation as required. Maintain a safe, quality
classroom/ lab, including equipment, supplies, inventory and
Professional Development: Participates in professional development
or other activities that may include in-services, courses, or
seminars to advance instructional and technical skills as well as
knowledge within the field of study.
Community Service: Participate in community service activities on
behalf of the college to advance the college's relationships within
its service area as appropriate for department/division.
Institutional Support: Provide institutional support as expected by
college administration that may include curriculum development,
classroom management, accreditation efforts, committee and task
force assignments, attendance at commencement or other activities
that are college-wide or specific to the division/department of the
Advising: Provide student advising support as expected by college
administration that may include assistance during pre-and regular
registration periods and during posted office hours.
Program Management: Maintain office hours in accordance with the
faculty loading guidelines in the Academic Policies and Procedures
Manual (APPM). Support Program Chair in program management
Other Functions: Assist in the recruitment of students. Develop
Tools/Equipment Needed: Must have strong working knowledge of
current technologies appropriate to area of instruction. The above
list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other
duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.
A qualified faculty member in Dental Assisting courses is one who
has an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally
accredited institution, is a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), and
has two years of directly related work experience. Must be Indiana
State licensed in Dental Radiography to teach some classes. Must be
willing to work with a diverse population.
No waiting period to enroll in benefits.
Employer contribution to retirement plan.
Excellent benefits, including voluntary benefits: medical, dental,
vision, retirement, life insurance, spouse/child life insurance,
fee remission, LTD, STD, Identity Guard, etc.
Paid time off: Faculty release days (3 per academic year)
Free tuition for employee and dependents.
Professional Development opportunities.
Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic
backgrounds of the College students and employees.
Fully supports the College's mission and strategic plan
Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment
background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer
of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.
$42,000 - $46,000 9 month contract, with opportunity for additional
Diversity: At Ivy Tech Community College we honor and appreciate
the diversity of our students, employees, and community. Ivy Tech
seeks to embody individuals who vary in terms of race,
national/ethnic origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age,
physical and mental ability, socioeconomic status, religious
preference, veteran status, and citizenship, in the service of
Equity: Ivy Tech Community College seeks to create opportunities
for historically underrepresented populations to have equal access
in hiring, compensating, promoting, providing services for,
educating, and overall support.
Belonging: The active, intentional and ongoing engagement Ivy Tech
Community College has with diversity - in its college community, in
its curriculum, in its offices and workplace, and in the
communities it serves. A sense of belonging refers to real and
perceived social support on campus or in one's department, a
feeling or sensation of connectedness, and the experience of
mattering or feeling cared about, accepted, respected, valued by,
and important to the campus community, including peers, colleagues,
faculty, and staff. Ivy Tech seeks to provide a sustained welcoming
and protected environment for all people, regardless of their
background and identity, as all belong at Ivy Tech.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references
(names, address, phone number).
Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.
Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of
Advertised: 20 Jan 2023 US Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 19 Feb 2023 US Eastern Standard Time
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