Location: Fall River, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Mar 11 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provide academic and clinical instruction for students in the Dental Hygiene program in lecture, laboratory, and clinical dental hygiene courses.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Health Sciences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise students in the Dental Hygiene Clinic.
Teach courses within the program as assigned.
Utilize competency-based learning principles, reflected in assignments, course objectives, evaluation criteria, instructional strategies, and reference materials, that focus on student outcomes.
Develop innovative and accurate assessment measures that help students demonstrate competency.
Prepare syllabi and develop curricula addressing course and program requirements, as well as General Education competencies.
Recommend suitable instructional material, textbooks, library acquisitions, etc. to the Department Chair.
Utilize technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and enhance classroom learning.
Provide specific course content consistent with students' educational needs, varied learning styles, accreditation standards, and emerging trends in dental hygiene.
Serve as the faculty advisor to assigned students
Submit preferred subject matter and schedule for classes.
Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week.
Serve on College committees as elected or appointed.
Demonstrate ability to work as a team member and promote a positive work environment.
Attend Program, Division, and College Committee meetings.
Participate in assessment of course and program learning outcomes.
Engage in professional development through participation in conferences, workshops, seminars, and professional associations.
Maintain dental hygiene licensure by participating in appropriate continuing education (CEU's).
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Current Massachusetts licensure, or eligibility to obtain, as Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with Permit L for local anesthesia.
Master's degree required.
Two to three years of dental hygiene experience.
College level teaching experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of dental hygiene accreditation and regulation policies and guidelines.
Demonstrated knowledge of dental hygiene governance and regulatory agencies.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated evidence of collaboration with staff, administrators, and colleagues.
Demonstrated curriculum development skills.
Demonstrated experience with technology and computer applications common in dental hygiene practice and education.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Community college teaching experience.
Experience using technology for instruction.
Administrative and/or management experience.
Member of dental hygiene related professional associations.
Clinical and didactic teaching experience at the college level, preferably at a community college.
Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning.
Experience working on committees and within teams.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Experience with high impact practices.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: Full-time, tenure track, MCCC/MTA unit position with benefits.
Appointment contingent upon satisfactory CORI check and Drug screening.
STARTING DATE: Fall 2019
SALARY: Minimum salary $45,996 - $79,782 - actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and consistent with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Internal Number: 108194
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Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.