Adjunct Instructor 1 - Dental Hygiene Clinical

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty, Part-Time

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Dental Hygiene Clinical  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

32000 - CHP Deans Office

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement.  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Supervision and evaluation of students in pre-clinical, clinical, and laboratory dental hygiene sessions, dental radiology, oral science, or dental materials lab sessions. Will work at the direction of the Dental Hygiene Clinic Operations Supervisor. This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis. This posting is being used for face to face and/or online instruction. However, the candidate selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment. The anticipated start date of this position is September of 2023 at the earliest.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from an accredited dental hygiene program, or a related field.  
Required Work Experience: Two years clinical experience.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: Must be a Registered Dental Hygienist with certification in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, CPR, and licensed to practice in the State of Michigan.  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Teaching experience, training in educational theory and methodology.
Master's degree in dental hygiene or a related field.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach, monitor, and instruct students in a dental clinic patient setting.
Evaluate student's work, advise faculty of students' laboratory/clinic performance.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to: keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.
Administer and evaluate process evaluations and examinations.
Evaluate patients' needs for clinical services, and assist students in developing treatment plans, assist in sterilization, radiography and clinic maintenance.
Available to work evenings.
Remain current in areas of dental hygiene care, infection control, and safety involving
hazardous materials, chemicals and radiation.
Ensure that safety requirements are in place and safe procedures are being followed.
Motivated team player.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Any other duties assigned the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Applicants should have excellent clinical, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and be able to work as a team member within the dental hygiene program.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Certification
  • License
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from an accredited dental hygiene program, or a related field.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Certification (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide, and CPR certification.

License (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of their Registered Dental Hygienist license for the State of Michigan.
Initial Application Review Date:
September 5th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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