Position title
Faculty, Supervising Dentist



**Please Note: An applicant may redact any information on an unofficial transcript that reveals years of attendance, date of graduation, or age.**

**Please Note: Pueblo Community College is not able to provide sponsorship for applicants who do not currently have the legal right to work in the United States or require transfer of a Visa.**

NOTE: **Must be a resident of the State of Colorado or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.**

Pueblo Community College Statement: 

We at Pueblo Community College (PCC) believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them.  We seek leaders committed to the same.

Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job. Our job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement found in the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model. The Open Pathways is unique in that its improvement component, the Quality Initiative, affords institutions the opportunity to pursue improvement projects that meet their current needs and aspirations.

Department/Division Purpose (brief description of main function):

The mission of the Dental Hygiene Department at Pueblo Community College is to provide each student with the ability to be competent life-long learners and to provide the most comprehensive educational, preventive, and therapeutic services to a diverse population reflecting the core competencies essential to the dental hygiene profession.  The Dental Hygiene department of Pueblo Community College strives to provide exceptional learning experiences that respect the diversity of our students.

Job Summary Statement (brief summary of overall responsibility of position):

This position specifically exists for the supervising dentist to provide instruction in the classroom, laboratory, or clinical setting as assigned.  The supervising dentist will have primary course responsibility in several specific courses and will assist in developing, revising, and implementing the approved curriculum.  The dentist will assist in numerous departmental duties including, student advising, recruitment, assessment and evaluation of students as well as other assigned duties. Faculty must adhere to the laws, policies, procedures, rules, and applications which govern and affect the college, including the fiscal rules of the State of Colorado.

In addition to faculty responsibilities, faculty are also expected to support and assist with student orientations, advising, and registration. Absences will be minimal and only for appropriate cause; notification of supervisor is required. Faculty must provide coverage or obtain approval for class cancellation according to PCC policy. Two personal days per year are available with approval. Refer to PCC Operational Procedures and Protocols for further information.


Job Duties

Essential Functions:

  • Teaches courses as assigned within faculty work load guidelines and meets all scheduled classes unless the class has been canceled or with the permission of the Chairperson.   Must attend all scheduled department, division, or college meetings. Serves as a substitute within the program for absent colleagues for short-term absences as determined by Department Chair, Coordinator, or Dean. Maintains a work schedule as agreed upon by the supervisor and in concert with the state and faculty workload policy (at least a forty-hour work week with a minimum of 30 hours on campus, which can include co-ops or off-campus assignments.) Participates in college-wide assessment of student learning activities and/or projects.
  • Adopting, implementing, and supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategies throughout the Division, including Equity-Minded Teaching and Culturally-Relevant Pedagogy.
  • Maintains regularly scheduled office hours (a minimum of five per week) for consultation or advisement with students. Performs student advisement and registration responsibilities professionally and accurately. Provides student advisement and recruitment for the dental hygiene program. Abides by all department and program policies.
  • Provides adequate preparation of the course material for all assigned courses. Purchases medical kit supplies, some clinic supplies, inventories and is responsible for adhering to all laws, policies, procedures, rules and regulations which govern and affect the College to include the Fiscal Rules of the State of Colorado.
  • Supervises and enforces appropriate safety procedures. Supervises and enforces appropriate safety procedures for laboratories and maintains learning environments, facilities, and operations which are a part of the program.  Coordinates repairs when needed.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the approved program curriculum and syllabi and participates in cooperative planning with colleagues. Assists with training of instructors and with the preparation of materials for them. Contributes to the production of the DEH Clinic Manual and assists in DEH assessment progress reports, program reviews, and evaluation processes required by internal-external sources.
  • Contributes to the production of the DEH Clinic Manual and assists in DEH assessment progress reports, program reviews, and evaluation processes required by internal-external sources.
  • Assists in the clinical support of the approved program curriculum by being knowledgeable of program accreditation standards, striving to meet those standards with available resources and insuring that adequate clinical supervision is provided to students under the assignment

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Attends all regularly scheduled department, division, and college meetings/trainings as required by contract, unless these meetings conflict with a scheduled class or unless the faculty member is excused by the chair/supervisor or Dean.
  • Serves on and contributes to a minimum of one college committee or special task force per academic year after the first provisional year and represents the college in the community as requested.
  • Participates in graduation ceremony.


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Job Location
900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, CO, 81004
Job Type
Employment Type
$ Depends on Qualifications
Date posted
August 14, 2023
Valid through
October 13, 2023
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