Adjunct Instructor - Clinical Dental Hygiene - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under administrative direction from the program coordinator, department chairperson, and dean, individual shall perform some or all of the following duties:
-Design and teach courses in field of study.
-Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
-Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
-Instructs, manages, and supervises individual and groups in classrooms, laboratories, and shops through using appropriate teaching methods.
-Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods.
-Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
-Recommends students for advancement and graduation.
-Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
-Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned.
-Assists counselors, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
-Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings as assigned.
-Improves professionally and maintains currency in the courses taught by: Reading and utilizing materials found in trade, technical, and professional publications; Surveying and researching industrial and business establishments; Obtaining and maintaining certification and degrees as required; Attending professional and specialty courses; Keeping abreast of new development trends, and techniques.
-Is thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adheres to these policies.
-Maintains desirable and safe laboratory, shop, and classroom conditions.  

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate degree in dental hygiene form an accredited institution. Two years clinical practice experience. Utah dental hygiene license with local anesthesia.
Please read Special Instructions to Applicants carefully.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1) Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
2) Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
3) Ability to work effectively with people.
Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies and techniques.
4) Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
5) Extensive knowledge of evaluation of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation.
6) Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
7) Thorough knowledge of appropriate field of study,
Thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques.
8) Skill in public speaking and report writing.
9) Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).  

Selective Placement Factors

Applicants may be subject to criminal background check and degree verification.
Utah license to practice dental hygiene and local anesthesia,
Copy of transcripts, Curriculum Vitae  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Adjunct faculty are hired on an as needed basis for appointment only.
This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available. Applications are held in the Human Resources Office pending the department's requirements.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at  

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 3/1/2014