Professor, Dental Assisting

College Barrie Georgian College
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Position Title Professor, Dental Assisting Competition # 311-18 Department Health Wellness and Sciences Campus Barrie Classification Academic Salary Range As per the Academic Collective Agreement Status Full-time Effective Date December, 2018 Position Overview This position will be assigned a winter/summer rotation but teaching assignments may be changed by the Dean/Associate Dean and occur in any of the three semesters.

We are seeking a full-time Professor for the Dental Assisting program in Health, Wellness and Sciences. As a faculty member at Georgian College you will have the opportunity to apply your passion for teaching and share your rich industry experience by creating a supportive and effective learning environment which allows students to achieve their full academic potential. Duties include but are not limited to:
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and deliver a wide variety of courses in our Dental Assisting program
  • Evaluate student progress / achievement
  • Maintain subject expertise through professional development, contact with industry, other educational institutions and/or professional bodies 
  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment
  • Incorporate a variety of learning / teaching strategies and technologies to meet student needs
  • Participate in portfolio / academic / campus and college-wide activities as required
  • Participate in course / curriculum revision, course / program revision and renewal activities
  • Develop alternative delivery strategies, and online course development and teaching, as required
  • Detailed descriptions of responsibilities, are defined in the classification definition of professor in the Academic Collective Agreement
Qualifications
  • Required:
    • A Bachelor’s degree and a Certificate in Dental Assisting
    • Must be a certified level 2 Dental Assistant or a registered Dental Hygienist with Dental Assisting experience
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a dental environment as a Dental Assistant or Dental Hygienist
    • Previous teaching experience at a postsecondary level and/or adult training experience
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
    • Proven ability to contribute to, and work in, a positive team environment and to foster the same in their students
    • Commitment to life-long learning
    • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations
    • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office Suite
 
  • Additional Asset / Preferred:
    • Experience with online course development and / or online teaching
    • Experience in some or  all of the following: curriculum development, universal design for learning, a variety of delivery strategies, adult learning methodologies, academic advising, and student success strategies
    • Computer literacy: Learning Management System / Web Delivery Software (i.e. Blackboard) and Student Information Systems
    • Ability to effectively integrate new technology into teaching and learning
    • The ability to teach in more than one subject or related program area
 
Applicants selected for an interview will be required to present a teaching lesson during the interview and / or present a professional portfolio.
 
Acceptable proof of education (degrees, credentials) from recognized post-secondary institutions or confirmation of international equivalencies will be required as part of the selection process.
Consideration will first be given to qualified internal full-time and partial-load employees, in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement Posting Date 9/7/2018 Closing Date 9/28/2018 Additional Information
Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
 
Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Georgian College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.
 
Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.
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