Adjunct Instructor Supervising Dentist Dental Hygiene Program

Kirkwood Community College

JOB GOAL:

To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.


Work Schedule; Friday 8am-12 pm-consistently with possibility of extra days to sub for other supervising dentists.

 

Pay is $1,294 per credit hour.   


GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: 
Kirkwood Community College seeks a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our team as an Adjunct Instructor.  The successful candidate will have strong knowledge base in their discipline and teaching experience at the college level is desirable.    Primary duties will include instructing students in courses, and communicating with department staff, students, and other faculty.  
Kirkwood Community College’s Allied Health Department is seeking a clinical supervising dentist for the Dental Hygiene program.  The position requires the candidate to be a current licensed Dentist. Experience working with students or previous training experience is preferred, but not required. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, goal-oriented, be able to communicate complex methods and procedures clearly and precisely to students, conduct comprehensive patient examinations and provide consultations and referrals as needed, and maintain correspondence with program faculty.  
 

UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:  

  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence. 
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and accountability for our actions.  
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and creating a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.  
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.  
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.  

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide supervision for faculty and students in the Dental Hygiene program clinical curriculum
  • Communicate with department staff, students, and faculty on a regular basis.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
 
  • Abide by and enforce safety rules when in a clinical setting.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

The position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current License to practice Dentistry in the state of Iowa. 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
  • Experience teaching at the college level.

  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college.

  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively.

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.

EEO/AA STATEMENT:
It is the policy of Kirkwood Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact the Vice President, Human Resources and Institutional Effectiveness, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, 319-398-5572equity@kirkwood.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
 
WHY KIRKWOOD:
Kirkwood Community College prides itself on fostering a diverse workforce and values unique perspectives throughout its campus community. The college is a convenient, innovative, visionary educational leader striving to remain affordable and accessible. With more than 140 majors and programs, Kirkwood boasts 16,000 annual college-credit students while maintaining one of the lowest tuitions in the state. All degree-seeking students are eligible for federal financial aid and the college offers more than $3 million in scholarships each year to students from all walks of life.
 
 Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 93854

Posted 11 days ago

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