San Juan College
San Juan College seeks qualified part-time faculty to teach Dental Hygiene courses.
Duties and Responsibilities
The primary duty is effective teaching of college-level dental hygiene courses. This includes developing and revising instructional materials; presenting material in an organized manner; evaluating student learning; maintaining student records; teaching day, evening, weekend, and on-line classes, as assigned; teaching at the main and/or satellite campuses, as assigned; maintaining a minimum of 1 office hour per week per assigned course; participating in Adjunct Professional Development activities; demonstrating and promoting the school values of: Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.
For Adjunct faculty providing didactic instruction a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene is required, or must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program.
For Adjunct faculty providing clinical instruction must be licensed to practice in the state of New Mexico and have graduated from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Both a Local Anesthesia certification and a Nitrous-Oxide Analgesia certification is preferred for Clinical Hygiene adjunct faculty.
Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Adjunct faculty are hired on a semester basis, depending upon the instructional needs identified for each semester. Such services shall be compensated on a credit hour contact hour basis at rates recommended by the president and approved by the San Juan College Board.
It is the policy of San Juan College that adjunct faculty may teach no more than 9 credit hours per semester.
Payroll and Benefits
Adjunct faculty are paid twice a month, on the 15th and last working day of the month, provided that all payroll forms are signed in a timely manner.
There are no medical/dental benefits provided to adjunct faculty. State and federal taxes, FICA and social security will be withheld for all adjunct faculty.
Adjunct faculty teaching one (1) credit class or more are eligible for the tuition waiver benefit. Tuition may be waived up to four (4) credit hours per semester, and any one (1) credit HHPC Fitness Conditioning class for each semester they are employed. This tuition waiver benefit may be transferred to a qualified family member. If transferring to a qualified family member, proof of family status is required (i.e., marriage certificate, affidavit of domestic partnership or birth certificate) and must be verified by Human Resources.
Unofficial transcripts may be attached to this application. Official transcripts will need to be sent to Human Resources upon hire.