The Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene Program Director in collaboration with the Dean of Health Sciences provides the vision and leadership required to realize the mission of the Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene Programs and the college at large. Primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, budget development/management, maintaining programmatic accreditation/external partnerships, and providing operational supervision to full- and part-time faculty and staff in the department. Instructional responsibilities require a strong Dental Sciences skill set and the ability to teach students effectively in an instructional environment. The Program Director is a member of the full-time faculty and maintains a teaching load with some administrative release time to carry out administrative duties.
Masters' degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Graduate of a Dental Hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Current Certified Dental Assisting credential.
Current unrestricted license to practice as a dental hygienist in North Carolina.
Masters of Dental Hygiene degree and/or Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Membership in the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA).
Membership in the American Dental Assisting Association (ADAA).
3 years of full-time clinical experience in dental assisting/dental hygiene.
3 years of experience teaching in dental assisting/dental hygiene within a post-secondary institution.
Experience with dental technology processes/products such a database management, data analytics, and use of Electronic Health Record software and Microsoft products.
Experience with direct employee supervision and management.
Experience with dental national accreditation standards and procedures, i.e. CODA.
Experience with developing and maintaining an effective curriculum to include outcomes assessment and program evaluation.
Greater than 3 years of full-time experience in dental assisting/dental hygiene.
Greater than 3 years teaching experience in dental assisting/dental hygiene within a post-secondary institution.
Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
Experience with distance learning and/or alternative instructional delivery systems.
Community college teaching and/or administrative experience.
Internal Number: 4358
About Guilford Technical Community College
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.