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Director of Dental Hygiene

Posted on May 10, 2019

School: Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

Director of Dental Hygiene

A vacancy for a Director of Dental Hygiene exists within the Adult Education Division of Lancaster County CTC to administer the dental hygiene program and provide effective instruction to students which prepare students for the National Dental Hygiene and PA State Dental Hygiene certification tests and which, ultimately, leads to them obtaining gainful employment. The Director will have administrative duties which include, but are not limited to, admissions selection, program budget, quality assurance applications, tracking student data, supervision of faculty and CODA accreditation requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:


· Evaluate and administer quality assurance, infection control, patient care and radiology policies

· Maintain and evaluate clinic budget and clinic operations.

· Evaluate program budget, meet with adult education director to review budget.

· Participate in faculty recruitment and evaluations.

· Supervise dental hygiene staff and faculty.


· Assist students to develop skills which will enhance student ability to obtain and maintain employment;

· Develop appropriate of course materials and aids including total written curriculum, lesson plans, instruction sheets, visual aids, and other related materials;

· Plans individual and group activities to stimulate competency in vocational content area and related language, reading, writing, math, science concepts;

· Serve as mentor and teacher in the development of specific skills relevant to an industry or course of study;


· Performs duties as prescribed in the PA School Code

· Acts in concurrence with the PA Professional Code of Conduct

· Remain competent in Patient care

· Remain PA licensed

· Maintain CPR certification

Education & Experience

· Graduate of a CODA accredited Dental Hygiene program or Dental School.

· Bachelor’s Degree, masters (MBA or Master in Education or working towards a Masters) or DDS/DMD

· Minimum of 3 hour credit in education coursework

· Must have current PA Licensure as a Dentist or Dental Hygienist.

· Local Anesthetic Certification for Dental Hygienist is required.

· A minimum of 2 years clinical experience.

· Previous teaching experience at the Postsecondary level preferred

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

· Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office;

· Valid PA Driver’s License may be required;

· Current (within one year) Criminal (State and FBI) background check and Child Abuse Clearances

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$60,000- $75,000

Application and required documents may be submitted to: Please include “Director of Dental Hygiene” in the subject line when submitting your application by email.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Lancaster County Career & Technology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lancaster County Career & Technology Center ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Human Resources at 717.208

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