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Dental Assisting Faculty, Program Chair

Company: Ivy Tech Community College
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Dental Assisting Faculty, Program Chair

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Job no: 511380

Work type: Full Time Faculty

Location: South Bend/Elkhart, IN

Categories: Faculty






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.



Major Responsibilities:

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 maintenance.
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 faculty member.
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 activities.
Other Functions: Assist in the recruitment of students. Develop community/industry contacts.
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.



Minimum Qualifications:

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.



Benefits:

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.



Other Requirements:

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 initiatives.
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.



Work Hours:





Hiring Range:

$42,000 - $46,000 9 month contract, with opportunity for additional summer contract



Diversity Statement:

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 learning.
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 hire.












Advertised: 20 Jan 2023 US Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 19 Feb 2023 US Eastern Standard Time


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