Southern Nevada Dental Society

Part-time Dental Assisting Instructor - FY 2023

College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (on-site)
10 days ago


Part-time Dental Assisting Instructor - FY 2023

Job Description

Please Note:

This job announcement is not an offer of employment. This requisition has been established to collect a robust candidate pool for part-time positions that may become available within the designated discipline at CSN. If a part-time position becomes available within the discipline, the hiring department will review the application material of the candidates who have applied and will invite select candidates to interview based on their qualifications. Should a candidate be selected for a part-time instructor position, no minimum course load is guaranteed and teaching assignments, if any, are contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, minimum student enrollment and/or department need. No reimbursement for travel expenses will be provided to local or out of area/out of state candidates and there is no guarantee of continued or future part-time and/or full-time employment.

Core Responsibilities:

Meeting all classes at the time, place and length of time designated

Teaching courses as assigned which correlate with the catalog descriptions and course outlines in a manner designed to assist the student to achieve the specific objectives of the course.

Providing each student at the beginning of each course with a course outline which may include the following information:

The goals, objectives and content for the course of study.

Required and supplementary textbooks to be used.

Attendance requirements

Planned schedule of examinations, field trips or other special activities.

Out-of-class assignment policy.

Method of evaluating student progress toward an achievement of course goals and objectives, including the method by which the final grade is derived.

Information about office hour availability and appointment procedures.

Other information which advises students of those requirements established by the instructor for meeting the course objectives.

Student Evaluation:

Periodically examining and information each student of his/her progress toward achieving the course's objectives.

Preparing and administering examinations, which measure the student's attainment of the course's objectives.

Preparing and administering at the prescribed time, a final examination that appropriately measures the student's attainment of the course's objectives.

Assigning grades to students.

Part-time instructors are not specifically evaluated on Professional Development or Service to the College or Community. However, CSN encourages part-time instructors to continue to develop their skills, further their education and contribute to the College and Community through service activities. Therefore, space will be provided on the evaluation form where, as an option, the evaluator can list various activities in which the part-time instructor has been engaged during the evaluation period which contributes to either professional development or College/Community service.


$925 per Instructional Unit for Lecture Classes

$46.25 per hour of Lab or Clinical Instruction

Minimum Qualifications
  • Faculty must hold a valid and current Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) credential issued by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).
  • Candidates must have recent experience in four-handed dentistry.
  • Must hold a current CPR for health care providers certification (online CPR class is not accepted)
  • Faculty wanting to teach didactic instruction must have earned at least a baccalaureate degree. If the degree is from another country, it must have been evaluated to say it is equal to that of a degree from the U.S.
  • Faculty teaching clinical courses do not require a baccalaureate.
  • Candidates should have at least 5 years full time clinical dentistry work experience.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, you must upload the following documents to your application:
  • CPR card
  • CDA credential
  • Resume


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Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 67834628
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Company Name For Job: College of Southern Nevada
  • Position Title: Part-time Dental Assisting Instructor - FY 2023
  • Job Type: Part-Time
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