Dental Assisting Instructor

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Join our dynamic team as a Dental Assisting Program Instructor and inspire the next generation of dental professionals! In this role, you will deliver engaging instruction in dental terminology, ethics, anatomy, clinical procedures, and more, while guiding students through hands-on learning and ensuring they master essential competencies. You will provide personalized mentorship, maintain student records, and build strong relationships with local employers, all under the direction of our supportive Program Coordinator. If you are passionate about dental health and eager to make a lasting impact on students’ careers and our community, wexe2x80x99d love to hear from you! Essential Functions Provide students with technical instruction in a safe, clean, and productive learning environment; maintain student records to include verification of attendance and competency completion. Meet programmatic and accrediting body goals for student completion, placement, and licensure. Assist students with job placement and applicable industry or state certifications/licenses in support of meeting placement and licensure/certification goals. Exemplify, motivate, and advise students in the areas of program and college expectations and appropriate work behavior and dress standards. Assist counselors, supervisor, and other staff as necessary to resolve issues affecting student success. Maintain contact with area employers; seek and implement feedback to continuously improve program curricula and training facilities to meet industry standards in support of completion, placement and certification/licensure. Complete ongoing professional development to increase technical expertise and instructional skills. Provide oversight of program budgets and assets; recommend purchases. Interact in a positive and professional manner with students, coworkers, and college partners seeking win-win solutions. Complete assignments within established timelines in preparation for employer advisory team meetings, college team meetings, and programmatic accreditation. Work cooperatively within the college community. Actively serve on college teams as assigned and participate in programmatic and college-wide marketing activities. The incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned. Requirements Education and Experience Requirements: Minimum of two years of work experience as a dental assistant. Preference will be given to individuals who hold Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification, Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), or eligibility to sit for the exam. Preference will be given to those individuals that have teaching/training experience. Proficient in using computers, computer technology, and computer software related to position. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals of all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Spanish speaking proficiency is desirable. Physical Requirements: Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand, walk, bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 40 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time. Risks found in the typical office and/or clinical setting, which is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office and clinical equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc. Working Hours: Monday through Thursday from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM CONDITIONAL OFFER: A conditional offer of employment will be made pending satisfactory completion of a background investigation. Ogden-Weber Technical College is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expressions, Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal laws. Job Type: Part-time Pay: $23.08 – $28.85 per hour Benefits: Employee assistance program Employee discount Professional development assistance Referral program Schedule: Evening shift Monday to Friday No weekends Work Location: In person

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