Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
Under general supervision, this individual will assist in the development, prepare, and teach Dental Hygiene courses within the department as well as participate in the organization, administration, continuous review, planning development, and general effectiveness of clinical experiences for students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program. Instructional responsibilities require a broad-based knowledge of the role of the dental hygienist in the health industry. Adjunct faculty may also be responsible for advising and recruiting students and collaborating with business and industry partners to provide necessary training and education.
Graduate of a Dental Hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
Unrestricted license to practice as a dental hygienist in North Carolina
Bachelor's Degree in dental hygiene or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment
Three calendar years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered dental hygienist
Post-secondary teaching and/or industry training experience in Dental Hygiene topics using any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars
Greater than three years of relevant industry experience as a registered dental hygienist
Post-secondary teaching experience
Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.