1.Teaching all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction; 2.Being fully prepared with instructional plans for each class session and in accord with the stated objectives of the course; 3.Enforcing academic policy and procedures at all times, and complying with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom instruction and general employment; 4.Being available out of class to student requiring additional assis¬tance; 5.Serving as educational advisor to students, as formally required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students; 6.Assisting in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives; 7.Contributing to the development and implementation of competency¬-based education and for utilizing available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials; 8.Assisting the program director in the identification, preview, and acquisition of needed educational resources, including textbook selection, library materials, laboratory supplies, and other instruc¬tional provisions; 9.Participating in registration activities, as assigned, and assisting in the recruitment of students and in the placement of graduates; 10.Participating in program, departmental, divisional, and instructional meetings and other announced activities; 11.Maintaining complete office and student records, as needed; process¬ing reports, forms, and all other requested paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and com¬pleteness of all data; 12.Fulfilling committee assignments and other special appointments within the educational community as well as the community-at-large, and otherwise giving appropriate support to institutional endeavors; 13.Taking advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off¬-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction; 14.Assisting the program director in the management of the dental storeroom, annual inventory of expendable dental supplies, annual inventory and preventive maintenance of dental laboratory equipment, and general maintenance of the dental laboratory areas; 15.Assisting the program director in the design and preparation of dental laboratory projects and demonstrations; 16.Maintaining proper communication and supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the division and the College, providing assistance to them in carrying out their respective functions; 17.Assuming other necessary responsibilities and performing additional tasks as assigned by the program director and/or department dean in meeting the needs of the program, department, division, and the College.
The instructor of Dental Laboratory Technology is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction, and for providing those related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. As a member of the Dental Laboratory Technology program faculty, the instructor is also accountable for assisting and supporting the program director and/or department dean, as needed, in meeting the instructional and curricular requirements of the program, department, and division.
1.The instructor must possess an associate degree in dental laboratory technology from an accredited program; 2.Must be certified in crown and bridge or ceramics or removable prosthodontics or achieve certification within three years of appointment. 3.Must also have a minimum of five (5) years' work experience in a dental laboratory setting beyond the time spent in the training program. 4.Must have completed instruction in educational theory and practice or be willing to work toward that objective.