Casual Faculty - Dental Assisting 23-24

Job Content (SDF) Details

Job Content (SDF) Details

Competition Number P13848
Posting Title Casual Faculty - Dental Assisting 23-24
Classification Instructor
Location Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus
Other Location(s)
Other Building
Date Posted 08/21/2023
Closing Date 06/30/2024
Start Date 09/11/2023
End Date 06/30/2024
Open Until Filled No
Ongoing No
Category of work Casual
Bargaining Unit Faculty Association
Hours of Work To be Assigned
Salary Range As per instructional grid
Temporary Market Stipend
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay
Less than 29 occasions
Posting Status Open
Special Instructions to Applicants
Saskatchewan Polytechnic considers the diversity of our workforce to be one our leading strengths and greatest assets. Our employee diversity enhances our ability to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. Currently, approximately 20% of our students are Indigenous. A continued emphasis on the development of a representative workforce is one of Sask Polytech’s strategic priorities and, as an organization, we are making significant efforts to attract and retain Indigenous employees.

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA)

Job Duties

Job Duties
1. Through lectures, seminars, and/or labs, provide didactic and clinical instruction and assessment of performance in the Dental Assisting program.
2. Supervise and evaluate students in clinical settings.
3. Maintain comprehensive knowledge of current dental assisting principles, procedures and techniques and the principles of adult education.
4. Develop and maintain course curriculum.
5. Conduct various aspects of program administration as required.
6. Provide dental assisting services as required.
7. Provide instructional support to Dental Hygiene Program when required.

Specific Accountabilities
Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)
1. Graduate of a Dental Assisting Program.
2. Eligible for registration and licensure as a dental assistant in Saskatchewan.
3. Related baccalaureate degree (or be working toward completion of a related degree).
4. Training in educational theory and methodology.
5. Minimum of two years recent and relevant dental assisting experience in a dental office utilizing current dental assisting principles, procedures and techniques.
6. Effective communication skills.
7. Effective instructional ability.
8. Effective interpersonal skills.
9. Demonstrated valuing diversity.
10. Ability to function as a team member in an ever-changing environment.
11. Demonstrated competence and recent experience in the use of the internet, e-mail, MS Office Suite software and ability to learn and adapt to changing technology.
Desired QSA
Required Competencies

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of Reference Contacts