• Visiting Instructor - Dental Assisting

    Location US-NM-Albuquerque
    Job ID
    2018-98143
    Institution
    Carrington College
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Contract
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Faculty are engaged, accountable, innovative, change ready professionals dedicated to their students and exhibit exceptional student care. They are proficient in all learning modalities applicable to the program in which they teach.  Our faculty are also role models for our TEACH values (teamwork, energy, accountability, community, heart) and foster a culture of care consistent with our mission, vision, and purpose.

     

    Responsibilities

     

     

    • Effectively delivers course material in accordance with college curriculum.
    • Fulfils administrative requirements for each course including attendance, Student Learning Outcome (SLO) assessment data, posting grades in a timely manner.
    • Effectively manages classroom, student engagement and interaction to maximize student learning.
    • Uses a variety of instructional techniques to promote student engagement and learning.
    • Provides students with timely, ongoing positive feedback on homework, quizzes, papers and other assignments.
    • Works collaboratively with team to ensure students have access to academic coaching, tutoring, open labs, and other resources to support positive outcomes.
    • Demonstrates willingness to develop proficiency in all applicable learning methodologies and classroom management strategies through continuous improvement.
    • Participate in the campus community by attending faculty and campus meetings, participating on local committees, and attending campus events.
    • Provides proactive student outreach and advisement.
    • Maintains high standards of professionalism and accountability and models positive behaviors for our students.
    • Works collaboratively with interdepartmental campus colleagues to ensure program students receive learner support to achieve success.
    • Acts as substitute instructor for academic colleagues as required.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • RHS certificate (DANB), 
    • graduate of an approved DA program with at least two years experience
    • 3 years recent industry experience required.
    • Teaching experience not required.
    • Must have effective computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel and Power Point
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills required.

     

    Minimum Competencies:

     

    • Manages Ambiguity
    • Values Diversity
    • Integrity and Trust
    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Understanding Others
    • Conflict Management
    • Approachability
    • Creativity
    • Motivating Others
    • Composure
    • Change Ready
    • Open to feedback and adopting others’ ideas

     
    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Carrington College is The Starting Point for Health Care Careers. When you join our team of qualified instructors, you’re choosing an institution that truly cares about its students. If you have a passion for health care and want to be part of an organization focused on providing high-quality education to help students reach their career goals, you’re in the right place!

     

    At Carrington College we care about our colleagues too. We know our students’ success depends on having great faculty and instructors to help guide them on their journey, and we want top-notch talent to be part of our team. We want to help you find your way toward a bright future, both personally and professionally.

     

    Carrington College provides postsecondary education in the western region of the United States. With more than 100,000 graduates, we’re committed to giving our students the tools they need to succeed. We offer high-quality, career-oriented health care programs with both online and on ground education options. Carrington College’s broad range of specialized Certificate of Achievement and Associate Degree programs combine clinical training, theoretical classroom exercises, technology-based simulations and real patient interaction to prepare students for success in the real world. Our programs are delivered in a focused, professional and progressive environment by supportive faculty who serve not only as educators, but as coaches and mentors. For decades, Carrington College has been a source of qualified graduates for the health care industry.

     

    We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer our colleagues a wide range of benefits. Whether it’s advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals for the future. If you’re ready to join an institution like ours, we’d love you to apply!

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