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Adjunct Instructor - Dental Hygiene

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Work status: Regular/Continuing
Location: LCC Downtown Campus
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Work type: Part Time
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Title: Adjunct Instructor - Dental Hygiene

Posting Closes at 11:55 PM on:  10/31/2023

Hours Per Week: Up to 28 Hours

Compensation Type: PT Faculty-Pay Based on PT Salary Schedule

New Hire Starting Pay: Rate of pay is based on the required qualifications of this position.

Employee Classification: Adjunct Instructor

Level: Adjunct-BD

Division: HHS Division - 405000

Department: Dental Hygiene - 405212

Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: MAHE

To view the applicable labor contract, visit the Labor Relations web site.

Job Summary:

Adjunct Positions are filled by semester on an as needed basis. Applicants in this applicant pool are reviewed when the department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy.  Review of applications will then stop for the semester once the vacancy has been filled.

Adjunct faculty teach courses in Dental Hygiene including planning, preparation, and delivery of lecture/lab instruction materials at all levels of training. New adjunct faculty will initially be assigned to preclinical and/or clinical courses. Faculty members also participate in curriculum development and student advising.

Part-time Teaching Faculty Assignments/Workload

Teaching Load Limits. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, each part-time Teaching Faculty member shall be accountable for teaching workload subject to the following limits:

a. Adjunct Instructors shall not exceed twelve (12) workload hours of teaching during Fall Semester and twelve (12) workload hours of teaching during Spring Semester, together with all associated preparation (including customary updates/maintenance of assigned courses), assessment and evaluation, and student consultation/office hours; and

b. Adjunct Instructors shall not exceed ten (10) workload hours of teaching during Summer Semester, together with all associated preparation (including customary updates/maintenance of assigned courses), assessment and evaluation, and student consultation/office hours.

c. Increases in workload will not change the part-time status of bargaining unit members.

Professional Activities and Duties

In addition to or in lieu of teaching assignments, part-time Teaching Faculty may be given non-teaching assignments such as course development or revision, curriculum development, student advising, leadership assignments, etc., provided their workload does not regularly exceed the nominal equivalent of twenty-eight (28) clock hours per week or 1456 clock hours in an academic year.

Nothing contained in this section is intended to modify the minimum workload opportunities or obligations of part-time Teaching Faculty as set forth in Article XIII. Employment Practices.

General Adjunct Instructor Requirements:

Primary duty and responsibility of teaching students in instructional settings;

Functioning as the principal source of instruction and the faculty of record in the instructional setting for a course, class, workshop, etc., offered for academic credit (i.e., designated by the College as responsible for the course, class, workshop, etc., including assigning the grade); and
Being responsible for curriculum planning and development; preparation and delivery of course content in accordance with student needs; comprehensive assessment and grading in the assigned course, class, workshop, etc., offered for academic credit.

Regular on campus presence is expected for all LCC employment. Any flexible work schedules and/or hybrid work schedules approved by the College are subject to change based on the needs of the LCC community.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) OR an Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene from a program accredited by CODA with a Bachelor Degree in any field.

Documented background in current educational methodology concepts and/or continuing education credits consistent with dental hygiene course work.

Clinical practice work experience equivalent to 2,040 hours.

Current State of Michigan Registered Dental Hygiene (RDH) License must be submitted prior to issuance of final offer of employment.

Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Certifications for the State of Michigan must be obtained within first semester of hire.

CPR for Health Care Providers with AED training must be submitted prior to issuance of final offer of employment.

IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.

Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services (www.naces.org) and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (email: eval@ece.org) ; World Education Services, Inc.(email: info@wes.org) ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (email: infor@ierf.org). The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.

Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.

REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience teaching in dental hygiene preclinical and/or clinical courses.

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.

 

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