Instructor, Dental Assisting

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College

United States

June 24, 2021

Description

Posting Details Position Title Instructor, Dental Assisting

Position Type Full Time Regular Annual Schedule 9 months Expected Work Schedule Variable Anticipated Days Variable Anticipated Hours Variable Anticipated Hours per Week Variable Work Location A-B Tech Main Campus Job Description Summary

This position provides instruction in the Dental Assisting Department and advising for students pursuing the Dental Assisting Diploma and national certification.

Duties

1. Maintains mastery of subject matter. 2. Develops and/or teaches courses for which the appropriate credential is held. 3. Teaches in various formats, various locations, and via various delivery methods. 4. Advises students. 5. Adheres to policies, procedures, expectations, and practices of the College, the department, and discipline. 6. Communicates clearly with students, other faculty, and staff. 7. Contributes to a safe and secure campus environment. 8. Enforces Code of Classroom Conduct and Code of Student Conduct. 9. Assists with program reviews, program accreditation, and SACSCOC accreditation as appropriate. 10. Attends meetings and events and actively participates in committees and task forces. 11. Attends the annual commencement ceremony. 12. Upholds the College Vision, Mission, Values, and Welcoming College statement. 13. Supports diversity in all aspects. 14. Establishes or upholds learning outcomes that are relevant and meaningful. 15. Evaluates student progress in a fair, consistent, and timely manner. 16. Develops, prepares, and/or delivers all levels of curriculum courses. 17. Completes required professional development annually. 18. Supports department stability and growth by monitoring the dental climate state, nation, and worldwide. 19. Performs quality assurance measures as related to clinic protocol and patient care. 20. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements (Applicant must meet all of the minimum requirements)

1. Must have a Diploma from an accredited dental assisting program; 2. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree; 3. Must have a minimum of three years of full-time or equivalent experience as a clinical dental assistant; 4. Must have teaching experience in dental assisting; 5. Must have current Continuing Dental Education experience in Dental Assisting course content; 6. Must have educational Methodology coursework experience; 7. Must be a CDA 8. Must have a current CPR Certificaiton

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience teaching at a community college; 2. Five years of full-time or equivalent experience as a clinical dental assistant; 3. Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Should:

1. Read the following before submitting the Application:

  • Application Selection Process
  • Technical Support Tips
  • 2. Upload Required Documents:

  • When applicable, upload the relevant transcript that correlates to the degree requirement in the minimum requirement or preferred qualifications with in the job posting. The transcript must show the individual courses taken and the degree that is conferred or awarded.
  • PLEASE NOTE: DIPLOMAS OR A COPY OF DEGREE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE INSTEAD OF TRANSCRIPT

    If selected for hire:

  • If selected for hire, official sealed transcripts from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work.
  • Transcripts outside of the United States, must be accompanied by an evaluation completed by a NACES recognized agency and received by Human Resources at least two weeks prior to the first day of work.
  • PLEASE NOTE: FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE JOB OFFER.

    Why Should I Work at A-B Tech?

    A-B Tech is nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina and has served as the region's premier two-year college since our establishment in 1959. With five locations, the College service area includes Buncombe and Madison Counties. We are a family of approximately 10,000 curriculum students, 14,000 continuing education students, and 1,100 faculty & staff. We offer an array of programs to meet local workforce needs which culminate in 55 degrees, 18 diplomas, and 56 certificates. A-B Tech is indicative of the modern comprehensive community college – providing innovative educational programming and collaborative community development. If you are dedicated to student and community success, then we invite you to explore employment opportunities at A-B Tech. We hope you will consider joining the A-B Tech Trailblazer family!

    A-B Tech Welcoming Culture (R.I.S.E)

    A-B Tech commits to demonstrating an inclusive and welcoming culture of Respect, Integrity, and Support for Everyone.

    This is evident by our RISE Committee, the Trailblazer RISE Award, and annual RISE projects including the Welcoming Classroom, Appreciative Advising, and more!

    A-B Tech is looking for:

    A person who shares our commitment to sustaining a workplace that offers equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, disability genetic information/medical history, age, and/or veteran/military status. In addition, the College prohibits discrimination based on any characteristic or condition protected by law, but not specifically mentioned here.

    Review Date: (Application should be submitted by 8:00 a.m. EST on this date for consideration) 06/24/2021

    Start Date 08/16/2021 Keep Open Until Filled Yes Keep Open Until Filled Applications will be accepted after the pre-screening date until a suitable candidate has accepted the job offer. Salary or Hourly Pay Range (Salary is Non-Negotiable) Salary: $40,833 - $42,669 Total Comp: $59,494 - $62,333 Total Compensation

    Your total compensation goes beyond this maximum salary. Your A-B Tech benefits represent nearly 30% of your total compensation.

    The total compensation for this position includes an 21.68% employer contribution to a defined pension plan, contributions towards medical and dental policies and fully funded life insurance / accidental death & dismemberment policy.

    Benefits Summary

    • Medical and Pharmacy Plan • Dental Plan • Vision Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Short and Long Term Disability • Death Benefits • Life Insurance • Supplemental Policies • Professional Liability • Vacation Leave up to 26 days per year • Sick Leave of 12 days per year • Holiday Leave • All required protected leaves plus: Civil, Bereavement, Parental, Community Service, Maternity/Paternity, Shared, Educational, Military • Tax-sheltered Supplemental Retirement Plans • Tuition Reimbursement Plan • State Employees Credit Union membership • Employee Assistance Network • Annual Flex Benefit • Alternative Work Schedules • Longevity Pay • Educational Attainment

    Questions

    A-B Tech's Human Resources (HR) department is located on the main campus at the Sunnicrest House. This beautiful Tudor-style Historic house served as a private residence for guests of the Vanderbilt family for the first century of the home's life. Today you will find a professional HR family that is dedicated to ensuring all employees and applicants receive fast and accurate answers, compassion, fairness, and kindness from Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. To ensure a prompt hiring process, please read the application directions located on the HR website. For questions, you may email us at hr@abtech.edu.

    Posting Specific Questions

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  • How did you learn of this employment opportunity?
  • A-B Tech's Current Employee
  • A-B Tech's Former Employee
  • A-B Tech's Job Board
  • A-B Tech's Job vacancy via e-mail
  • A-B Tech's Website
  • Family Member or friend
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  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Historically Hispanic Colleges and Universities
  • Indeed
  • Job Fair
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  • Mountain Xpress
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  • Other
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  • Western North Carolina (Diversity Engagement Coalition)
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  • Please provide specific details, if Other website or Other was selected in the previous question. If not, enter N/A. You must select one option to move forward with your application.
  • Please provide specific details, if Other website or Other was selected in the previous question. If not, enter N/A. You must select one option to move forward with your application.
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  • Applicant, it is important that you read the “Special Instructions to the Applicants” to ensure you follow the required guidelines. If you do not, you run the risk that your application will be disqualified automatically. The Special Instructions to the Applicants is located on this job announcement. Did you read and understand the “Special Instructions to the Applicants” in its entirety?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Before submitting your application, did you state clearly in your cover letter and application how you meet each minimum requirements and how you meet any of the preferred qualifications within the job announcement?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If an unofficial transcript is required for this position, it must be attached to your application or otherwise your application will be disqualified. Did you upload the appropriate unofficial transcript to your application?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Transcript is not required for this job
  • Do you have a Diploma from an accredited dental assisting program?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a minimum of three years of full-time or equivalent experience as a clinical dental assistant?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have teaching experience in dental assisting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have current Continuing Dental Education experience in Dental Assisting course content?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have educational Methodology coursework experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you a licensed Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you certified in CPR?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience teaching at a community college?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have five years of full-time or equivalent experience as a clinical dental assistant?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you proficient in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Certifications
  • License(s)
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Veterans Preference, if applicable
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
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