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Dental Hygiene Adjunct Instructor - Pool



Douglasville, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Nature of Duties: Under general supervision prepares lesson plans for classroom and/or clinical instruction for credited technical/occupational courses; develops program curriculum, syllabi, goals, and objectives; evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives. Requests and maintains supplies and equipment and prepares budget requests; maintains program certification/accreditation requirements as appropriate. Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports; attends professional development training, workshops, seminars, and conferences; ensures safety and security requirements are met in the discipline area; meets with students, staff members, and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues; assists with recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts. Teaches dental hygiene clinic courses in a classroom/lab/field environment that closely simulates the environment of the industry while maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field. Provides instruction in the theory and practical applications of dental hygiene; establishes, measures, and evaluates program or departmental student learning outcomes for continuous student improvement and success. Requires strong computer skills, communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with a diverse student population. Position may require committee and project assignments or other duties as assigned as well as day/evening/distance learning classes and activities.

Minimum Qualifications: (candidates must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPR Certified
  • Registered Georgia State Licensed Dental Hygienist

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Directly related teaching experience at the postsecondary level
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Dental Hygiene or a related field
  • Equivalent of 5 or more years’ full-time clinical experience in dental hygiene

Method of Application: Interested candidates must complete the electronic application process before the closing date. Unofficial Transcripts, resume, and proof of applicable certifications\licensure are required for consideration. Official transcripts and prior employment verification are required within 30 days of hire for continuous employment.

Employment Policy: The Technical College System of Georgia and West Georgia Technical College do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law) in educational programs, activities, admissions or employment. All applicants will be considered; however, only selected applicants may be interviewed. Approval of employment does not constitute a contract. Employment is offered on an as-needed semester term with no guarantee of future continued employment.


Minimum qualifications for this position will be determined by the teaching discipline and compliance with appropriate accrediting bodies. Faculty must be credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting bodies for the course assigned.
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