A.T. Still University's Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU- MOSDOH) is seeking an exempt Director - Dentistry in the Community at the St. Louis Dental Center. The position reports to the Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs and Advanced Dental Education. It is responsible for developing and directing courses, projects, seminars, and participation opportunities related to the Dentistry in the Community program in Kirksville, MO, and in St. Louis, MO. The Director - Dentistry in the Community is also responsible for developing and managing ICSP programs with community health centers in Missouri and the midwest.
The position is 85% Administration and 15% Instructional. The instructional portion of this job description includes teaching the three Dentistry in the Community courses (DIC D2, DIC D3, and DIC D4).
This position will be housed at the St. Louis Dental Center, and most of the job duties will take place in St. Louis. However, some travel to Kirksville is required.
Major Job Duties
Develop, revise and improve programs, assignments, and syllabi for Dentistry in the Community lectures embedded within the Oral Healthcare Delivery Course.
Evaluate student performance on assignments, community involvement, and professionalism.
Direct activities with dental students related to community projects, participation opportunities, module requirements, concerns, and problems.
Direct activities with community partners for student involvement in community activities.
Develop and manage ICSP rotation affiliation agreements, supervision requirements, budgets, funding, insurance coverage, and institutional review board applications for community projects.
Direct and mentor students in the development of public health concepts and implementation of community projects. Guide students and serve as a resource for the development, execution, completion, and evaluation of student projects.
Oversee and contribute to additional MOSDOH and ATSU community projects and events, such as GKAS and MO Mission of Mercy.
Contribute to relevant MOSDOH and ATSU committees and liaison with stakeholders promoting and advocating oral health literacy and access to care, such as the Missouri Coalition for Oral Health, Missouri Dental Director's Office, and other public health officials.
Serve as a faculty advisor for student clubs.
Represent ATSU MOSDOH and Dentistry in the Community by presenting and/or attending at local, regional and national conferences.
Collaborate with other ATSU schools to create interprofessional/interdisciplinary learning opportunities.
Collaborate with Institutional Advancement, Institutional Review Board, Sponsored Programs, and Controller's Office to implement University policies within Dentistry in the Community.
Plan and implement Dentistry in the Community strategies and support MOSDOH's overall strategic decisions. Ensure Dentistry in the Community works in accordance with the goals of ATSU and MOSDOH.
Maintain professional and organizational customs and enforce ethical practices among employees.
ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following the hire date. For more information, please visit atsu.edu/employment/benefits.Qualifications Skills
Problem Solving Ability
Detail Oriented : Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Masters or better in Education or related field.Experience Licenses & Certifications