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Dental Hygiene Instructor
Manhattan Area Technical College
Manhattan Area Technical College
 
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Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, Kansas 66503

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Job Location: Manhattan, KS


JOB DESCRIPTION
Dental Hygiene Instructor



Division:
Instructional
Department:
Dental Hygiene

Classification: Faculty
Pay Grade:
Salary Schedule

Accountability: Vice President of Instruction through
FLSA Status:
Exempt
Director of Dental Hygiene



JOB SUMMARY

The Dental Hygiene Instructor will provide instruction in dental hygiene, which may include oral
anatomy, head and neck embryology, histology, dental radiography, periodontology, preventive dental
hygiene, nutrition and oral health, dental materials, dental pain management, or dental hygiene clinics.
The instructor will support the goals, mission, and core values of the dental hygiene program by building
good relations through clear communication with the director, faculty, and students. The Instructor will
be responsible for providing students with a complete syllabus containing course objectives; presenting
enthusiastic, well prepared, organized, and clear lectures and classroom activities consistent with the
course syllabus as well as labs concurrent with the lectures. The lecture and labs will be designed to
continually promote the development and effective use of skills in areas such as critical and analytical
thinking, evaluation, communication, computation, problem solving, and decisionmaking; providing the
student with timely information and feedback on his/her academic progress relative to quizzes, tests,
homework, and projects; maintaining accurate, uptodate records of student academic performance;
and possessing a thorough knowledge and understanding of all college policies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Kansas licensed dental hygienist or eligible for licensure in Kansas.
2. Possess a bachelors degree, or proof of enrollment in a bachelors program.
3. Minimum of 2 years work experience in the dental field.
4. CPR certification.
5. Strong organizational and communication skills demonstrated in teamwork environment.
6. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with students, staff, and faculty.
7. Display a studentcentered approach.
8. Willingness to reinforce all lecture lessons with handson experiences when resources permit.
9. Consistently demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and professionalism.
10. Able to stand for extended time; ability to life 50 pounds.
11. Computer literate.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Two or more years of teaching at the twoyear or university level.
2. Masters degree.
3. Membership in national and state dental hygiene associations as well as active participation and
encouragement of participation in the student chapter of the American Dental Hygienists
Association.


LENGTH OF CONTRACT: 185 days

SALARY:
Salary commensurate with experience and level of educational achievement according to
MATCs negotiated salary schedule for faculty.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF FUNCTION: Teach a minimum of 30 credit hours or equivalent per academic
year with possible overload hours.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
Mastery of Subject Matter
Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field or discipline
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate theories in the field or discipline
Connect subject matter with related professional/employment fields
Stay current in subject matter through professional development

Teaching Performance
Work constantly to instill in students the technical and academic competencies and employment
behavior expected within the specific career field.
Prepare for class and lab instruction and show written evidence of preparation upon request.
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical
limitation of location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individual or student groups
involved.
Develop and maintain a classroom and lab environment conducive to effective learning with the
limits of the resources provided.
Develop and enforce appropriate rules and expectations of students in the classroom and lab
settings that are in compliance with MATC policies/procedures and that result in a safe,
effective learning environment.
Meet and conduct assigned classes in a professional manner.
Maintain standards of teaching at the collegiate level and perform according to the Standards of
Performance outlined in the MATC policies and procedures.

Evaluation of Student Learning
Effectively administer assessment of student learning and technical objectives.
Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law and administrative
guidelines.
Support of College Policies and Procedures
Work closely with MATC staff to insure that all assets, materials, supplies, etc., are properly
managed.
Advise students, in cooperation with counselors, administrators, etc., in order to insure that
effective services are identified that will assist students in achieving their objective.
Insure that safe and reasonable precautions are implemented to protect students, equipment,
and facilities.

Participation in College and Program Activities
Attend and participate in staff meetings, college committees, and college activities.
Participate in professional development opportunities both within and outside MATC.

Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs
Communicate effectively with staff, students, and the public the mission and operation of
Manhattan Area Technical College and the specific program.
Cooperate with other members of the MATC staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and
methods.
Assist in the operation and management of MATC through effective planning and
communication with administration and all staff personnel.
Assist in the selection of resource materials and equipment and make facility improvement
recommendations.

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary commensurate with experience and level of educational achievement
according to MATCs negotiated salary schedule for faculty

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the policy
on evaluation of instructional staff, as established by the MATC Negotiated Agreement.

WE ARE AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE COMPLY WITH TITLE IX OF THE
EDUCATIONAL AMENDMENTS OF 1972. WE COMPLY WITH THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, THE
VIETNAM ERA VETERANS READJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1974, AND THE AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT.

Updated:
572012


How To Apply:
Please submit cover letter, resume, transcripts and proper application form.
To apply for positions with Manhattan Area Technical College you must FIRST fill out the proper application form below.  Once you have filled out this form,  please save it and email it as an attachment using the Email link below.  (NOTE:  Applications without the Manhattan Area Technical College application form will not be considered.)

Click Here to Email your Resume

Application

Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, Kansas 66503

Click Here to Email your Application Form

WE ARE AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE COMPLY WITH TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATIONAL AMENDMENTS OF 1972. WE COMPLY WITH THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, THE VIETNAM ERA VETERANS’ READJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1974, AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.

 
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