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Dental Hygiene Department Chair

Company: Ivy Tech
Location: South Bend
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply now Job no: 511317
Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: South Bend/Elkhart, IN
Categories: Faculty
General Description of Position: Has responsibility for two or more programs, campuses or academic initiatives. Manage all elements of the designated academic programs, including enrollment management, program administration, instructional quality, -and human resource management ensuring coordination with academic and non-academic departments. Provide quality and engaging instruction in all delivery methods and formats within specific academic programs; provide timely and meaningful feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; engage students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provide institutional support and community service; participate meaningfully in student retention and completion initiatives; support the College's mission and strategic plan initiatives; conform to regional expectations of faculty performance and engagement. Major Responsibilities: INSTRUCTIONDeliver assigned classes using pedagogy and technology that best support student learning, and in accordance with college loading policy, course objectives and program learning outcomes. Develop and maintain curriculum and supporting course materials in keeping with and furtherance of course objectives and program learning outcomes.Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Manage a classroom environment conducive to student learning and in adherence to federal, state, and college safety standards and practices. -Facilitate student achievement of expected program learning outcomes. Use Learning Management System (e.g. Blackboard) to facilitate teaching, learning, assessment and communication.RETENTION AND STUDENT SUCCESSProvide academic-related coaching and academic monitoring to assigned student advisees in partnership with professional academic advising staff.Monitor and document student performance throughout the semester, including use of technology for academic advising alerts; provide necessary interventions to include communication with students, tutoring and other academic supports, and referrals to appropriate college resources. -Maintain posted office hours and student engagement hours in accordance with regional expectations and the faculty loading policy in the Academic Support and Operations Manual (ASOM 7.2). Promote and assist in student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of programs, including outreach to students by phone, technology tools, and other electronic means. -PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Participate in professional development activities that may include scheduled training, time spent onsite in related business and industries, and self-study to advance instructional and technical skills as well as current knowledge within the field of study.Participate in scholarly activities related to the discipline/focus, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification and licensure. -Stay current in contemporary pedagogy, digital technology, and other technology related to teaching that best support student learning.COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND BUSINESS OUTREACH -Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college's relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/division/college. Develop community/industry/business contacts to advance college relationships within service area as appropriate in the department and division.INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORTProvide institutional support as requested by college administration such as participation on committees and task forces, projects related to college and program accreditations, and grant-related projects. -Support and engage with Corporate College and Development (Ivy Tech Foundations). Attend commencement and participate as assigned by campus administration. -Participate in college/campus-wide meetings and departmental/division/faculty meetings.Participate in career service and alumni activities.Adhere to college and campus academic policies. -ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENTReview and analyze program data as related to completion and retention.Determine and lead action steps positively impacting retention. -Support development of student internships and other real-work experiences to support the curriculum and student experiential learning. -Assure quality of discipline-specific dual credit courses within the local high schools. See ASOM 4.3 - Credit Transfer Awarding/Dual Credit for listing of specific responsibilities. -Create course schedules conducive to student learning and student access, in consideration of the needs of Corporate College; and maximizing utilization of existing classroom and laboratories. -PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIONComplete annual Program Review, which includes analysis of trend data and resources. -As appropriate, engage internally and externally with employers and other economic sector experts, deans, vice presidents, and as a member of the statewide curriculum committee to ensure alignment of quality, relevant, and market-driven curriculum. -Maintain office administrative hours in accordance with the faculty loading guidelines in ASOM 7.2 - Faculty Job Descriptions and Loading.Coordinate program advisory committees and assure broad-based membership and participatory agendas. -If applicable, oversee equipment purchases and maintenance and supplies for instructional laboratories.HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTCoordinate recruitment, evaluation, and development of full-time and adjunct faculty with Human Resources and the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (or designee). -Review and respond to faculty, staff and student issues. -This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards. Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction, faculty credentials as outlined in the ASOM Number 7.1 as applicable to the specific area of instruction.
Masters Degree, Dental Hygiene certification or licensed dentist, and experience in the field. No waiting period to enroll in benefits.Employer contribution to retirement plan.Excellent benefits, including voluntary benefits: medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, spouse/child life insurance, fee remission, LTD, STD, Identity Guard, etc.Paid time off: Faculty release days (3 per academic year)Free tuition for employee and dependents.Professional Development opportunities. Other Requirements: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.Fully supports the College's mission and strategic plan initiatives.Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome. Work Hours: Hiring Range: $45,000 - $50,000 9 month contract; additional summer compensation may be available. Diversity Statement: Diversity: At Ivy Tech Community College we honor and appreciate the diversity of our students, employees, and community. Ivy Tech seeks to embody individuals who vary in terms of race, national/ethnic origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical and mental ability, socioeconomic status, religious preference, veteran status, and citizenship, in the service of learning.Equity: Ivy Tech Community College seeks to create opportunities for historically underrepresented populations to have equal access in hiring, compensating, promoting, providing services for, educating, and overall support.Belonging: The active, intentional and ongoing engagement Ivy Tech Community College has with diversity - in its college community, in its curriculum, in its offices and workplace, and in the communities it serves. A sense of belonging refers to real and perceived social support on campus or in one's department, a feeling or sensation of connectedness, and the experience of mattering or feeling cared about, accepted, respected, valued by, and important to the campus community, including peers, colleagues, faculty, and staff. Ivy Tech seeks to provide a sustained welcoming and protected environment for all people, regardless of their background and identity, as all belong at Ivy Tech. Special Instructions to Applicants: Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (names, address, phone number).Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview. Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.Advertised: 11 Jan 2023 US Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Jan 2023 US Eastern Standard Time

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