Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Lab Assistant, Dental Assisting

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Lab Assistant, Dental Assisting

Job Description:

This position requires the lab instructor to oversee students in the lab setting and assist and evaluate the student’s technical skills. The instructor must be knowledgeable in the course material and have taking continuing education courses on the subject. The instructor must be knowledgeable in the discipline and must provide high quality instruction. The instructor must have demonstrated knowledge of and integration of appropriate skills and practices/theories of teaching diverse learners. Able to demonstrate skills and activities that will facilitate student learning, and monitor student behavior and performance.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • This position requires lab instruction in the discipline. The instructor must be knowledgeable in the discipline and must provide high quality instruction. The instructor must have demonstrated knowledge of and integration of appropriate skills and practices/theories of teaching adult learners.

  • 1. Use Microsoft Office Suite and/or other required programs. 2. Use of Blackboard. 3. Use of Owens email. 4. Dexterity for dental instrumentation. Good sight or use of magnification loupes. 5. Good verbal speaking skills.

  • 1. The instructor must be able to work with a diverse group of students, and to understand the needs of community college students. 2. Good organizational skills. 3. Provide positive feedback to students.

Essential Functions:

  • Display professional behavior toward all students, colleagues, supervisors, and the entire college community at all times.

  • TEACHING AND LAB ASSISTING: 1. Follow the course syllabus using the appropriate grading criteria listed within the syllabus. 2. Follow the calendar of assignments in accordance with the syllabus and course outline. 3. Conduct class during the scheduled times using the department approved text. 4. Follow the department guidelines for course content and best practices. 5. Meet classes on all scheduled dates during the assigned semester. 6. Meet classes on time and hold classes for their fully aloted time. 7. Use appropriate classroom management techniques. 8. Use appropriate means of technology.

  • ASSIGNMENTS, TESTS, SKILL EVALUATIONS, RECORDS: 1. Grade assignments, skill evaluations and tests appropriate to the class. 2. Assist lead instructor in accurate and thorough records of grades and student attendance.

  • COMMUNICATIONS: 1. Use the Blackboard course management system. 2. Use Office Suite and/or other required programs. 3. Submit all requested documents/training to the department Blackboard site. 4. Check Owens email within 48 hours. 5. Respond to student inquiries outside of class time in a timely manner.

  • DEPARTMENT: 1. Attend department and college workshop, training session, and development opportunities as needed. 2. Attend department and college meetings as necessary. 3. Participate in student learning assessment activities. 4. Attend annual teaching methodologies courses as required by Accreditation standards. 5. Other departmental duties as assigned.

  • PROFESSIONAL: 1. Maintain professional license or certification. 2. Take annual continuing education as required for license or certification. 3. Maintain CPR credentials. 4. Maintain membership in professional organization.

Other Characteristics:

  • 1. Embody the Owens Core Values: service, learning, innovation, collaboration, and excellence. 2. Exhibit enthusiasm for teaching. 3. Demonstrate good people skills. 4. Practice patience and flexibility.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)

  • 2 years experience as a dental assistant or dental hygienist.

Union Position:

Job Classification:

Faculty

Duty Days:

Work Schedule:

Grant Funded Position:

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Pay Basis:

Hourly

Hiring Range:

-

Retirement System:

STRS - STRS (Retirement System Classification)