Virginia State Government Adjunct Faculty - Dental Hygiene Clinical Instructor in Williamsburg, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

Provide clinical instruction to small groups of pre-licensure students in dental care facilities while ensuring safe and appropriate patient care. Collaborate as a member of faculty team to implement curriculum and facilitate student success. Provide timely and constructive feedback to students and foster a positive learning environment. Evaluate student performance and provide remediation as needed in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective areas. Maintain facility, college, and program policies and expectations. Participate in college, division and program meetings and professional development activities. Submit timely and accurate documentation as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Completion of a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) dental hygiene education program. Unrestricted license to practice as a dental hygienist in Virginia. Minimum of two years of full time work experience as a licensed dental hygienist. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to collaborate with faculty and students to facilitate positive learning experiences. Commitment to the community college philosophy. Current CPR certification and documentation of all routine healthcare employee immunizations. Flexible schedule to teach daytime clinical courses. Criminal history and other background checks will be required of the finalist candidate for the position. Drug screening may be required. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in dental hygiene or dental hygiene education. Extensive clinical experience. Certification and experience administering dental anesthesia. Recent, relevant clinical experience. Previous community college teaching experience. Experience using dental software, digital radiography, and instructional technology.

Special Requirements

PLEASE NOTE: The typical hiring range for this position is $746 – $822 per credit hour.

Submit an online application for this position at We will only accept applications through this site. Complete application packages will include: an online application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of all transcripts documenting degree attainment and coursework relevant to the position, and the names of three professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers. All transcripts from foreign institutions of higher education must be verified by an evaluation agency. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. There is a five day minimum posting requirement. Faxed or e-mail applications will not be accepted. Criminal history and other background checks will be required of the finalist candidate for the position. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Contact Information


Human Resources




Thomas Nelson Community College ATTN: Human Resources 99 Thomas Nelson Drive Hampton, VA 23666

Working Title: Adjunct Faculty - Dental Hygiene Clinical Instructor

Role Title: Faculty-Teaching/Research

Job Open Date: 03/05/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $768 - $1,143 per credit hour. Based on education and exp.

Agency: Thomas Nelson Comm College (293)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Williamsburg - 830

Position Number: A1010

Job Posting Number: 1017381

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Part-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Wage/Adjunct Faculty- W-2

Pay Band: UG