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Temporary Full-Time Dental Assisting Instructor

Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA
This position will be responsible for delivering all levels of dental assisting classes as assigned by the Academic Dean. Must be willing to teach a variety of methodologies: face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and video conferencing. Assignments may also include teaching at multiple sites during the course of a semester. This instructor will also be responsible for course instruction and classroom management. Duties include, but are not limited to, teaching classroom and laboratory sessions, curriculum development/restructuring, committee assignments, student academic advising, student recruitment, assessment of student learning, responsibility for materials and supplies, and budget management.

Required Qualification

  • Current Dental Assistant (CDA, RDA)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years of relevant experience or equivalent of 6000 hours working in a dental assistant clinical setting
  • Ability to pass a background check

Preferred Qualification

  • Prior dental assisting industry experience
  • Prior community college teaching experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills.
  • Effective organizational skills, particularly as they relate to the teaching-learning process.
  • Capable of creating a classroom and lab environment, which is conducive to student learning.
  • Strong motivation to work/serve under-prepared students.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

Physical Demands

Occasional lifting of 10 pounds, the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, and other basic office equipment. Work is performed in a classroom environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use a phone. Reading, writing, calculating, and working with minimal supervision, a high degree of problem-solving, organizational skills, and high degree of inter-personal skills preferred.

Salary :

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Date Posted November 20, 2023
Date Closes January 19, 2024
Requisition 3729
Located In Council bluffs, IA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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