UAF CTC - Dental Assisting Adjunct (Temporary Faculty)

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  • Job Number:520960
  • Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
  • Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
  • Work type:Adjunct Faculty
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:

UAF's Community and Technical College is currently seeking experienced, dedicated and motivated adjunct faculty / part-time instructors for our Dental Assisting as part of UAF CTC's Allied Health department. The mission of the Allied Health department is to provide opportunities for quality education in the Allied Health field. The Allied Health department is committed to providing academic, clinical, administrative, and professional skills that will prepare graduates for employment in entry level positions in the healthcare field and afford them opportunity to obtain the credentials with which to advance. If want to be part of a progressive team, apply today!

Duties:

100Adjunct faculty help provide the advanced level of patient care training that our students and partners have come to expect from UAF. Responsibilities of this position include creating an innovative and engaging learning environment for students, assisting in curriculum development and skills development of students. - Successful candidates 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. - 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. - 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.Essential

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students.

The ability to teach using various methods to engage students in learning, such as lecture presentations, group interactions and learning management systems using in-person and online modalities is essential as is a commitment to student-centered learning and student engagement.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College offers over forty degrees, certificates and endorsements designed to educate and train Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. Our education and training programs 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.

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 offers classes at 9 locations throughout Fairbanks and the Tanana Valley of Interior Alaska. Classes are taught at various locations (including online) and can meet during the daytime, evenings, and/or weekends.

UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 35 full-time faculty and 200 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 35. Approximately 3000 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.  

Adjunct faculty may be eligible for tuition waivers for themselves or family members.

Flexible schedules are available.

Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. 

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Interested applicants must apply online however, we also encourage you to network with the department head or coordinator of the program.

To complete your application, please attach:

  • a cover letter indicating the why you're interested in teaching at UAF CTC and the area(s) you feel qualified to teach,
  • a comprehensive resume,
  • the name, email and phone number of three professional references.

THIS IS A POOL POSITION.  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, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO   

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Manager at 907-455-2863 or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

 

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