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institution dedicated to providing a learning-centered environment
through quality programs, training, and services. Working in
partnership with organizations and communities, the college
provides leadership and a comprehensive range of opportunities for
the educational, cultural, and economic development of the service
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Full-time, 11-month faculty position responsible for teaching
Dental Assisting classes, providing leadership in the planning and
coordinating of the Dental Assisting Program, and assisting in the
development of curriculum and supervision of program instructors.
Position begins August 2021.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides instruction in accordance with the South Florida State
College General Job Description for Instructional Faculty.
- Provides leadership in planning and coordinating the dental
assisting clinic with the Chair of Dental Education, including
development, evaluation, and revision of clinical dental assisting
- Assists in the planning, operation, and assessment of program
- Participates in determining program admission criteria and
- Maintains communications with community dental professionals as
a member of the Dental Education Advisory Committee.
- Establishes off-campus clinical rotations and expanded duties
for program participants.
- Orders supplies and equipment in a timely manner to ensure the
smooth operation of the department.
- Assists in the supervision and scheduling of adjunct clinical
and laboratory faculty.
- Ensures that faculty and students adhere to guidelines
suggested by the Occupational Safety and Health Association, the
Florida Board of Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involving radiation
safety, blood borne pathogens, and sterilization procedures.
- Assists the Dental Education Chair with CODA accreditation
- Contributes to unit planning, assessment, and college
institutional effectiveness efforts.
- Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
SFSC is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes
applications from all qualified candidates.
Educational: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from a regionally
accredited institution (or enrollment in a Bachelor's degree
Please submit unofficial copies of your transcripts for review.
You will be allowed to do this during the application process or
you may login in at a later time and upload them as "additional
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Experiential: Minimum two (2) years' experience as a dental
assistant required. Experience teaching in a CODA-accredited dental
assisting or dental hygiene program preferred.
Instructional Supervisor: Chair, Dental Education
Supervises: Adjunct Faculty and Students
Posting Date: April 16, 2021
Starting Annual Salary Range: with a Bachelor's degree $43,484 -
$48,702; with a Master's degree $47,560 - $53,267; with a Master's
degree + 30 $49,490 - $55,429; with a Doctorate $53,059 -
Application Review: May 16, 2021
SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL ACCESS/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
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application or hiring process should contact: Human Resources,
863-784-7132, or send written request to:
South Florida State College
ATTN: Director, Human Resources
EA/EO & ADA Officer
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825
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