Northern Essex Community College serves approximately 6,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake and features a new Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban Lawrence campus is growing rapidly, including a new Health Technologies Center and additional leased space at Riverwalk Properties. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast.
NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our Lawrence campus was the first college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last ten years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges.
FULL-TIME PROGRAM COORDINATOR, DENTAL ASSISTING: Department of Health Professions; 37.5 hours/week; MCCC/MTA Unit Faculty Position
Anticipated Start Date: September 3, 2019
Teach online and laboratory courses in Dental Assisting.
Organize, administer, and evaluate comprehensive program effectiveness including student participation in off-site clinical internships.
Conduct on-going program review and assessment.
Participate in developing and monitoring the program budget.
Responsible for compliance with, and achievement of, programmatic accreditation.
Direct curriculum development, implementation, assessment and revision using defined program and student learning outcomes.
Maintain office hours and advise students.
Participate in college service activities.
Bachelor's degree, with credentials in Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene or Dentistry required.
Current dental assisting, dental hygiene or dental practitioner license is required.
At least three (3) years' full-time experience in dental assisting, dental hygiene or dental practice is required, with current competency in clinical practice.
Demonstrate currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development, and/ or scholarly activity.
Two (2) years' full time experience as an instructor in a dental assisting or dental hygiene program required, preferably in a community college setting.
Demonstrated ability to teach within, and contribute positively to a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment required.
Knowledge of curriculum development, program accreditation, implementation and assessment; including evidence of competence in employing instructional methods and techniques appropriate to different student learning style required.
Demonstrated ability to work collegially as a leader and as a team member required.
Master's degree in Dental Hygiene or health-related field.
SALARY: $50,000.00 - $57,500.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary will be determined in accordance with classification determination of MCCC/MTA salary schedule commensurate with education and experience. Complete fringe benefit package.
DEADLINE: March 26, 2019 POST#:177590
Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service and national origin and any other protected class in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations, Affirmative Action, non-discrimination policies, and Title IX compliance/sexual harassment: Human Resources Director Justine Caron, B-219, 978-556-3956/ email@example.com. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: http://www.necc.mass.edu/clery
Internal Number: 108203
About Northern Essex Community College
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.