Instructor & Program Administrator, Dental Hygienist

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Position Summary Operate, supervise, evaluate, and revise the Dental Hygienist program. Teach, mentor, role model, and guide student learning. Create and maintain a dynamic, innovative, and positive learning environment. Duties & Responsibilities Plan, prepare, and deliver instruction of assigned courses using a variety of teaching methods to facilitate student learning. Courses may be taught in the classroom, lab, clinical sites, simulated setting, and/or online and may include day, evening and/or weekend classes. Serve as Program Administrator and responsible for fulfilling the educational and administrative responsibilities to ensure the Dental Hygienist program adheres to all the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) standards. Responsible for the development, updating, revision, and maintenance of program/discipline curriculum and instructional materials. Responsible for the operation of the onsite dental hygiene clinic, to include supply ordering, operational funds and daily financial production reports, development and compliance of the onsite dental clinic policies and procedures, such as HIPAA and Record Management. Assist with faculty recruitment and assignments. Support student advisement to assist in achievement of learning and career goals and facilitate retention in program/College. Assist with student recruitment, registration, and job placement including representing the College and/or program at on- and off- campus events and on-going networking with employers. Collaborate with other departments in the College to discuss/develop/implement strategies to promote student success. Provide input for program-specific funds in the annual budget and recommend, purchase, install, and maintain equipment. Responsible for classroom management including maintaining accurate student attendance and grade reports as well as maintaining a clean, organized environment with an emphasis on safety. Responsible for the assessment, documentation, and improvement of student learning by gathering and analyzing assessment data, implementing strategies to improve student learning, and reassessing to determine effectiveness of strategies. Participate in program and college assessment data collection and reporting; to include maintaining documents and data needed for the college and program accreditations. Assist with advisory committee member recruitment and retention; attend advisory committee meetings, and work with advisory committee(s) in developing, validating, and regularly updating program content/outcomes. Establish and maintain positive, professional, and collaborative relationships with internal and external partners including co-workers, employers, area high schools, and professional organizations. Actively participate in program/discipline planning, department/division planning, in-services, College-wide and other professional development opportunities, and regional/state/national meetings and activities. Maintain professional/technical knowledge and skills including currency in assigned discipline, required occupational certification/licensing, and instructional technology/delivery methods. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Masterxe2x80x99s degree from a regionally accredited institution required. Applicants currently enrolled in a master’s degree program, with anticipated completion by 12/31/24 will be accepted. Graduate of a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Minimum of two years (4,000 hours) of recent occupational experience as a dental hygienist with general dentistry chairside experience required. Licensed in the state of Wisconsin in dental hygiene prior to hire. Registered Dental Hygiene (RDH) Credential. Certified in nitrous oxide and local anesthetic. Ability to achieve and maintain requirement to serve as the program administrator as outlined by CODA required. Post-secondary teaching and/or educational experience preferred. Must be able to demonstrate good organizational skills, positive interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills in educating adult learners. Must possess ability to: Achieve a satisfactory level of technical, functional, and/or professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise; leverage expert knowledge to accomplish results. Engage an individual in developing and committing to an action plan that targets specific behaviors, skills, or knowledge needed to ensure performance improvement or prepare for success in new responsibilities. Establish an action plan for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources. Ensure excellence in instruction and student learning. Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjust effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful. Take prompt action to accomplish work goals; take action to achieve results beyond what is required; be proactive. Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed. Demonstrate a positive attitude and approach toward work. Must embrace Mid-Statexe2x80x99s core values of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity, and exceptional service. Compensation & Benefits Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability; paid time off and holidays; flexible spending account; Wisconsin Retirement System; 403(b) and 457; employee assistance program; educational assistance; and employee wellness program. How To Apply To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. You should have the following information available when completing an application: Contact information (addresses, phone numbers) Employment History Education Electronic copy of resume and transcripts Application materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered. Incomplete applications or applications noting “See Resume” will not be considered. Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting May 22, 2024. Applications received on or after May 22nd may be considered in a secondary pool. Please note that Mid-Statexe2x80x99s main form of communication during the recruitment process is email. In addition to receiving communications from email addresses with an domain, you may receive emails from Please be sure to watch your inbox as well as junk, spam, and clutter folders. Equal Opportunity Mid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: 715-422-5325 or Optimize Your Online Application Experience Below you will find a few technical tips to help ensure a positive and successful online application experience: Be sure to fill in each field in the application. You will receive an error message at the time of submission and your application will not be submitted if each required field is not filled in. Avoid clicking the back, forward, or refresh buttons while applying. Doing so will interfere with the submission and may result in data loss. Clear your browser’s temporary files/cache and cookies prior to beginning the application. Disable pop-up blockers. Do not bookmark or favorite the application. Navigate to the careers site each time you wish to access your saved/submitted application. Your application session will remain open for 24 hours assuming you do not close your browser. To ensure submission, complete the application process within that time frame. The following browsers are currently supported: Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11 Firefox Google Chrome Safari The following operating systems are currently supported: Windows 7 and 8, both 32-bit and 64-bit, as well as Mac OS 10.6 and greater. If you experience issues in submitting your online application, please contact Human Resources at 715.422.5568.

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