Dental Hygienist Consultant

Dental Hygienist Consultant

  • 527642
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Temporary
  • Temporary Staff Grade 79
  • UAA College of Health

The School of Preventive and Therapeutic Sciences (SPaTS) at the University of Alaska Anchorage is one of the largest divisions within the College of Health and encompasses the following programs: Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting, Physical Therapist Assistant, Dietetics & Nutrition, and Speech Language Pathology. SPaTS also operates a dental clinic that offers opportunities for students, staff, and community members to receive limited dental care.

The Dental program prepares students to become Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists. Students graduate as competent and ethical with the knowledge and skills for entry into high demand careers in the healthcare industry. The Dental program makes an important contribution to the College of Health’s mission to advance the health and well being of people and communities.

The College of Health has a commitment to innovation and flexibility insuring high quality education, and training is available to all who have the ability and interest to pursue an education or profession.

To be successful in this role you should have substantial experience working as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Must be able to examine patients and x-rays, have knowledge of current charting procedures, and the ability to monitor the student hygienist's work. Must have the necessary skills to perform the work of a dental hygienist and the ability to work under the Dental Hygiene Faculty guidelines. Must have good interpersonal communication skills to deal with patients, faculty, staff, and students. Must be able to work in established clinic times.

Minimum Qualifications:

RDH, State of Alaska Licensure, current CPR training and current local anesthesia permit. Must be a registered dental hygienist in the State of Alaska.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus in Anchorage Alaska. This is a part-time, temporary staff position. This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.

To be considered for this position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application: 

  • Cover letter
  • Comprehensive resume 
  • Copy of professional license(s) and certifications  

Salary:  $50.00/hour

*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.


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.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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


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


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Carri Shamburger, Program Director, 907-786-6938, cashamburger@alaska.edu.

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