Professor, Dental Hygiene

Valencia College
Orlando, Florida
Salary not disclosed
Closing date
Aug 26, 2022

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Faculty, Professor
Contract Type
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary

Professor, Dental Hygiene

Position Number: FR0031

Job Type: Faculty

FT/PT: Full Time

Employee Class Description: 8 Month Temporary Faculty

General Position Description:

Responsible for teaching in discipline or discipline areas in which he/she has specific training and/or competence. Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with Valencia's learning­ centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of a Valencia educator. Engages students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provides thorough, timely, and effective feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; develops curriculum and works collaboratively with colleagues to choose program and/or discipline resources; assists in the selection, development, and evaluation of faculty; participates in and/or leads the activities and governance of the discipline, division, campus, and college; and collaborates with relevant academic discipline and community partners in support of institutional effectiveness and student learning.

Grade: MT8

Exemption Status: Exempt

Posting Number: F464P

Primary Work Location: Orlando, FL 32811 - West Campus

If multiple locations, what are the other locations: Orlando, FL 32811 - West Campus

Proposed Work Schedule (please note hours subject to change based on business needs): Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.Teaching modality: Face to Face

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting Start Date: 07/18/2022

Posting End Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Temporary Position (Temp or Grant Funded Details): This is a full-time temporary 8 Month faculty position for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Academic Semester.

Salary Range: Temporary Faculty rates are flat amounts based on educational degree for the duration of the temporary contract:

Essential Job Functions:

1. Prepares and delivers instruction to students in assigned modalities (including classroom, hybrid, online, etc.). Prepares instructional materials. Provides feedback on students’ progress, including evaluation of student mastery of course and program outcomes.

2. Provides ample periods of time for engaging students in matters related to academic success through posted student engagement hours.

3. Prepares and submits required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the college.

4. Participates in, and contributes to curriculum development by planning, developing, and evaluating new and existing courses and curriculum.

5. Participates in developing and implementing college policies, guiding principles, objectives and functions in accordance with the philosophy of the college.

6. Participates in department/division meetings, serves on committees, and participates in other college activities.

7. Maintains and disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.

8. Is familiar with and maintains behavior and actions consistent with college policies.

9. Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs, in fulfillment of annual performance development plans, and as required for certification. 

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Education:

Faculty Positions Only - Level of education per Credentials Manual

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge and understanding of learning-centered values.

Ability to design learning opportunities that promote student life skills development while enhancing discipline learning. Demonstrated understanding of developmental advising (Valencia’s LifeMap) and competency-based learning (LifeMap).

Ability to develop and implement diverse teaching and learning strategies that accommodate the learning styles of students and that promote both acquisition and applications of knowledge and understanding (Learning Centered Teaching Strategies).

Ability to use consistent, timely formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning (Assessment).

Ability to design learning opportunities that acknowledge, draw upon and are enriched by student diversity in the learning environment (Inclusion and Diversity).

Ability to design and implement curriculum that aligns elements of student learning toward growth in the Student Core Competencies and progression through course sequences (Outcomes-Based Practice).

Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the discipline (Professional Commitment).

Ability to continuously examine the effectiveness of teaching, counseling, librarianship and assessment methodologies in terms of student learning by engaging in the scholarship of teaching and learning (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning).

Knowledge of, ability to develop, and commitment to use emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods appropriately, including online delivery, hybrid course options, content software, web-enhancements, etc.

Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software.

1 Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally (in group and one-on-one settings), orally, and in writing.

Diversity Statement:

All employees must demonstrate a commitment to Valencia College’s Equity and Inclusion efforts.

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