Instructor – Dental Hygienist

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Instructor – Dental Hygienist Fox Valley Technical College Job Category Regular Faculty FVTC Worksite Appleton Main Campus Hours Per Week 40 Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace. Job Description Summary This position is responsible for the delivery of instruction and facilitation of student learning, and the on-going development of curriculum and learning strategies which meet the needs of students and employers. 38 Week Contract Job Description ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in the Dental Hygiene Associate Degree Program, continuing education, and/or contract training programs. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level. Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation. Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation. Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player. Business/Industry/Community Linkages. Develop and deliver customized training for various clients as needed, and maintain involvement with business/industry/community through advisory committees, marketing and recruitment efforts, and professional associations and organizations. Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals. Professional Development. Participate in professional development activities that provide for continually updated knowledge and skills for the role of the contemporary instructor as directed by one’s Individual Professional Development Plan. QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene or in related and appropriate field; Master’s Degree preferred, and Minimum of two years of occupational experience in the field of the program or programs being taught (dental hygienist) of which at least one year shall be within the last five years; Four years of occupational experience preferred. (One year of related occupational experience may be waived with at least two years of postsecondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years), Wisconsin Registered Dental Hygienist is required. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable knowledge may be required. Current certification in CPR/AED. Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality education programs, including development of relevant curriculum. Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable. ESSENTIAL APTITUDES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus. Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change. Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities. Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning. Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations. Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education. A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning. Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning. An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses. Willingness to take risks and try new things. Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth. A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college. Current knowledge of the role of the dental hygienist. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of dental related agencies and personnel. Ability to update instructional methods and materials and apply research studies in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Promotes and model professionalism as a dental hygiene to students, staff an professionals in the field. Additional Information Pay: $63,700.00 – $82,900.00 per year. Pay is based on a multitude of factors, including experience, qualifications, education, relevant certifications, internal equity, and market data. Note: Internal applicants’ wages will be based on the applicable compensation structure. FVTC strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. FVTC does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, weight or any other protected class. To apply, please visit: Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace. jeid-3fb27f0440dc814ba2b956e60f81e32b

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