Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Department: Health Professions
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Professional Administrative
Major Work Characteristics :
Oversees daily operations and long-range planning of program and clinic. Ensures students' successful completion of curriculum and subsequent attainment of dental hygiene license.
At least an associate degree in dental hygiene education from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)-accredited institution and a master's degree in a health related or other relevant field or a dentist with a background in education. Registered Dental Hygienist, licensed in the state of Ohio. Professional experience in a clinical practice.
Experience teaching at the undergraduate level. Experience in leadership and administration of a dental hygiene or equivalent program. Current local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration and monitoring certifications.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.