Supervising Dentist

Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Supervising Dentist (Temporary Part Time)
Job Title Supervising Dentist
Posting Number S2012625
Position Type Staff

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

This temporary part time position provides supervision and direction for the clinical activities of the dental hygiene program. Is a professional resource for clinical faculty, staff and students. Provides instruction through a variety of teaching methods both in the clinic and radiology.

Day varies with teaching assignment.

The applicant offered this position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.


Current Georgia Dental License or Georgia Dental Faculty License.

Minimum Education Requirements
Responsibilities Summary

• Assumes legal responsibility for supervision of all dental hygiene clinical activities.
• Reviews and evaluates medical histories of patients to determine appropriateness as clinical patients.
• Administers local anesthesia as prescribed for patients.
• Evaluates the clinical performance of students and provides appropriate feedback on their functioning. Participates in calculation of midterm and final clinical grades.
• Monitors and evaluates clinical radiographic procedures in accordance with program philosophy, communicates with students and peers through a variety of written and verbal methods and procedures.
• Maintains active and on-going program of professional development in the dental field and in educational methodology.
• Participates in curriculum planning, program review, syllabus writing, examination development, textbook selection and program evaluation/revision, as related to dental hygiene clinical teaching.
• Serves on program committees.
• Assures that appropriate learning experiences including equipment, supplies patient care situations are available for student use.
• Provides supervision of student practice in the clinic setting to assure patient and student safety and prevent unsafe student practices.
• Develops, plans and uses established assessment tools and procedures to assure observation and documentation of safe student performance.
• Develops grading policies and procedures with other faculty to assure students attain a minimum safe level of practice to be successful.
• Promotes positive public relations in the community and within the clinical setting with students, staff, peers, and patients.
• Provides dental consultative and referrals services.
• Develops, with other faculty, course syllabi providing students with written statements of procedure regarding grades, evaluation, attendance and other areas of performance relevant to student clinical success.
• Participates with student and faculty orientations, evaluations and professional development.
• Attends faculty meetings and/or in-service programs or planning retreats.
• Serves as a positive, professional role model for students.
• Provides teaching/learning experiences to a variety if culturally diverse students, utilizing innovative teaching/learning methodologies.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Teaching experience in a college setting.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent human relations skills.
• Ability to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods.
• Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
• Able to speak, hear, and see accurately.
• Manual dexterity essential.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references, recommendation letters, etc.) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. An official copy of your transcript may be required upon hire for this position. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Clayton State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Certifications
  2. License