UAF Community & Technical College - Dental Assisting Adjunct - Temporary Faculty Credit

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Health Profession, Other

Position Summary:

UAF's Community and Technical College Allied Health Division is looking for innovative, energetic adjunct / part time instructors to work as part of a team to expand the Dental Assisting program. These adjuncts will help educate dental assistant students in a variety of settings and work with the dental assisting program coordinator to develop distance delivery programs. Classes are taught at various locations (including online) and can meet during the daytime, evenings, and/or weekends. Flexible schedules are available. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis.

Duties:

100- The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with UAF Faculty Senate guidelines and the specific course catalog description. - Adjunct faculty are expected to participate annually in scheduled mandatory initial organization or orientation meetings and are required to complete UAF mandatory trainings within the specified period of time. - Duties include instructing, advising, and assessing/grading students in the identified subject matter in alignment with UAF policies and procedures and direction from faculty program coordinators. - Duties include developing a course outline, syllabus, teaching materials, and tests or other assessment methods consistent with UAF policies and procedures.Essential

Adjunct instructors are essential to our mission to prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.

Duties to include instructing and advising students in the related subject matter and developing a course outline, syllabus, teaching materials, and tests as needed.

Minimum qualifications include current registry as Certified Dental Assistant or Dental Hygienist and an Associates or Baccalaureate Degree, or equivalent.

UAF CTC offers 40 associate degrees, certificates, and occupational endorsements at 9 locations throughout Fairbanks and the Tanana Valley of Interior Alaska. UAF CTC is responsive to local and regional vocational and technical training needs, and focuses on workforce development to meet the needs of the region and the state. UAF CTC's programs also provide students with the academic framework to help them achieve their higher education goals, whether it is to complete and associate of arts degree or transfer to a baccalaureate program. Staff and faculty have forged close ties with businesses and local agencies, enhancing instruction and increasing job placements.

UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 40 full-time faculty and 300 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 40. Approximately 3300 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.  

Please attach a cover letter indicating why you are interested in teaching at UAF CTC and the courses you feel qualified to teach, along with a current professional resume, and the name, address, email and phone number for three professional references.

SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A JOB OFFER NOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION MATERIAL.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

UNAD-Adjunct:

This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academic - Adjuncts.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

 

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