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Dental Technology Program Director

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Dental Technology Program Director

Kirkwood Community College is seeking a Dental Technology Program Director who will be responsible for teaching program courses, advising students, and managing the day to day operations of the Dental Technology program.  This includes serving as a resource to faculty, assisting with the preparation and implementation of the program budget and strategic plan, and the coordination of ongoing program evaluation and student learning assessment outcomes with the dean and the faculty.  The lead faculty will work under the supervision of the dean and in coordination with the department coordinator to create faculty schedules.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Ensure program approval and maintain accreditation.
•Assist in the process of requesting and maintaining instructional equipment and supplies for classroom/laboratory use.
•Manage day-to-day operations for the program and its partnerships.
•Communicate and support the faculty and adjunct faculty.
•Effectively organize, teach, and revise course work in accordance with syllabi; including various delivery formats, methods, work schedules, and locations.
•Evaluate and report student performance and progress.
•Regularly engage in professional development activities and actively seek information about developing trends and ideas.
•Advise students regarding admissions, progression and graduation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•Certified by the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology
•Experience working as a dental technician
•Successful teaching experience in higher education, preferably at the community college level
•Bachelor’s Degree or enrolled in a program progressing towards a Bachelor’s Degree
•Currently Certified Dental Technician

AA/EEO

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.kirkwood.edu/site/index.php?p=18761&pos_id=1515

Posted 06/06/17

Job ID: 61031