Location: West Barnstable, MA Category: Administrative Positions Posted On: Wed Apr 10 2019 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Dental Hygiene Program Director has primary responsibility for the operation, supervision, evaluation and revision of the Dental Hygiene Program and Dental Hygiene Clinic.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The Dental Hygiene Program Director must have the professional experience, authority and knowledge necessary to understand and fulfill the program responsibilities, including:
Curriculum development, evaluation and revision, providing oversight for the Curriculum Management Plan. Curriculum revision based on outcome measures and/or changes in dental hygiene practice. Assessment at the course, program, and College levels.
Faculty and staff recruitment and orientation.
Preparation of semester schedule, including faculty and staff assignments.
Collaboration with program faculty to define and execute program goals; prepare and implement short-term and long-term strategic plans.
Faculty observation, supervision, and evaluation in clinic and classroom. Staff supervision and annual staff performance evaluations.
Coordination of program or department in-service and faculty professional development, including CODA-required educational methodology experiences.
Oversight and direction for all activities relative to the management, operation, and upgrade of the dental hygiene clinic facilities and equipment including compliance with federal, state, and professional standards.
Oversight for the Quality Assurance Plan (Clinic Procedure Manual, pages 21-25).
Preparation of the dental hygiene budget, budget oversight, and fiscal administration.
Collaboration with Admissions Coordinator to conduct Dental Hygiene Information Sessions.
Coordination, evaluation and participation in determining admission criteria and procedures. Review of applications and selection of incoming students.
Collaboration with other College departments such as tutoring to promote student success.
Completion of the ADA annual survey in preparation for the accreditation process.
Review and implementation of CODA Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs.
Direction of the self-study process and coordination of the writing of the self-study document, the accreditation process and all reports.
Serve as the lead contact between the Dental Hygiene Program and the dental hygiene and dental communities. Serve as College liaison to the Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Master's degree or greater in dental hygiene or related field.
Current Massachusetts Dental Hygiene License.
Three years' administrative experience at the coordinator, director, or department chair level.
Five years' instructional experience in an academic or clinical setting.
Three years' professional experience in clinical practice as a dental hygienist.
Member, American Dental Hygienists' Association.
COMPENSATION: Annual salary range of $75,000 to $82,500 (dependent upon qualifications). Full-time, Non-unit Professional position that includes participation in a comprehensive employee benefits program.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 5, 2019
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This appointment is subject to the FY2019 and FY2020 budget appropriations.
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.
Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans 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. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/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.
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