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HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Faculty and Chair of Dental Hygiene Program in Waterloo, Iowa

Reports To: Dean, School of Science and Health Sciences

Job Summary Passionate and professional. If this describes you and youre interested in guiding the next generation of Dental Hygienists, Hawkeye Community College needs you! Were looking for an enthusiastic educator and knowledgeable dental practitioner with experience in hygiene to inspire our students and lead a strong faculty team. The public wants training opportunities and the industry needs trained professionals - it is a great time to join our outstanding Dental program.

Hawkeye Community College is seeking a Dental Instructor / Chair of the Dental Hygiene Program to join our faculty team. Our full-time, twelve-month faculty position, to begin in August 2024, will teach in the Hygiene program while also being responsible for the overall strategic and operational administration of the program. To accomplish this, youll engage in creative programmatic development that fosters innovative pedagogies and technologies including various instructional delivery methods. You will also provide leadership for student engagement and success, faculty development, academic program accreditation, acquisition of external funding, as well as community engagement and partnerships. Teaching assignments may include days and evenings, and various sites and formats. The college provides a two-year faculty induction and mentoring program to support our newest faculty members.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs along with our Adult Learning Center and our Business and Community Education Department. With a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve, our Chair of Dental Programs will support Hawkeye Community Colleges mission to empower students, strengthen businesses and enrich communities.

Essential Job Functions Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintains a teaching load of not more than two program courses per semester along with release time to achieve credit load.

Supports, recruits and advises students.

Assists faculty with developing instructional plans and materials.

Employs various instructional modalities, methods and materials that are appropriate for meeting stated objectives, assessing accomplishments of students on a regular basis, and providing progress reports as requested and required.

Works with the faculty team to formulate and maintain curriculum for assigned courses.

Implements a systematic plan to assure successful program demonstration in the following areas: performance on the licensure exam, program completion, graduate satisfaction, employer satisfaction, and job placement rates.

Develops and implements a systematic plan for evaluation of the dental program to include student learning outcomes, program outcomes, role-specific graduate competencies, meeting accreditation standards set by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

Assists with faculty recruitment, orientation, evaluation, and retention.

Reviews and manages dental program resources and assists the Health Sciences dean with the budget

Observes faculty teaching in conjunction with meeting accreditation standards but not for evaluative purposes as they pertain to employment.

Schedules and assigns courses to appropriate faculty members for final review by the dean.

Coordinates outreach and admission of new students, monitors instructional needs, and satisfactory academic progress for student success.

Directs the assessment, revision, and development of curricula while enhancing the integration of simulation and test prep systems throughout the program.

Ensures compliance with dental education accreditation bodies and regulatory agencies requirements, including annual program reports, website and published materials, periodic program self-study efforts, and preparation for site visits.

Develops and maintains positive relationships with faculty, students, all divisions of the college as well as the programs Advisory Committee, prospective employers, and the community.

Facilitates Dental faculty meetings and the Dental Program Advisory Committee.

Participates in campus committees as assigned.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Unless otherwise approved under Hawkeyes remote work policy, regular on campus and/or onsi