Location: Fall River, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Aug 24 2017 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provide academic and clinical instruction for students in the Dental Hygiene Program in lecture, laboratory, and clinical dental hygiene courses and carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises students in Dental Hygiene Clinic.
Teaches courses within the program as assigned.
Utilizes competency-based learning principles that focus on student outcomes reflected in assignments, course objectives, evaluation criteria, instructional strategies, and reference materials.
Develops innovative and accurate assessment measures that help students demonstrate competency.
Prepares syllabi and develops curricula addressing course and program requirements and General Education competencies.
Recommends to the Department Chair suitable instructional material, textbooks, library acquisitions, etc.
Utilizes technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and enhance classroom learning as appropriate.
Provides specific course content consistent with the student's educational needs, varied learning styles, accreditation standards, and emerging trends in dental hygiene.
Performs as the faculty advisor to assigned students; submit preferred subject matter and class schedule.
Post and maintains a minimum of four (4) office hours per week.
Serves on College committees as elected or appointed.
Demonstrates ability to work as a team member and promote a positive work environment.
Attends Program, Division, and College Committee meetings.
Participates in assessment of course and program learning outcomes.
Engages in professional development through participation in conferences, workshops, seminars, and professional associations.
Maintains dental hygiene licensure by participating in appropriate continuing education (CEU's).
SUPERVISION REQUIRED: Reports to the Dean of Health Sciences.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Current Massachusetts licensure or eligible as Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with Permit L for local anesthesia; minimum of a Master's degree and two-three years' of dental hygiene experience; college level teaching experience; knowledge of dental hygiene accreditation and regulation policies and guidelines; knowledge of dental hygiene governance and regulatory agencies; excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated evidence of cooperation and collaboration with staff, administrators and colleagues; curriculum development skills; experience with technology common in dental hygiene practice and education; and knowledge of computer applications commonly used in dental hygiene, academic and administrative fields; and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, student body, administrators and colleagues.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Administrative/management and community college teaching experience; experience with use of technology for instruction; member of dental hygiene related professional associations; clinical and didactic teaching experience at the college level, preferably at a community college; demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning; experience working on committees and within teams; strong interpersonal skills and ability to speak a language in addition to English.
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers... a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity within Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.