|Title||DIRECTOR CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS|
|Employee Group||Management, Administration, Technical|
Plans, directs, manages and evaluates evening, weekend, summer, non-credit and/or credit courses for continuing dental education programs of the college/district to meet industry and community training needs and promote maximum student recruitment and retention.
This position works in an assigned area. Work contacts include administrators, faculty, staff, business/industry, government agencies, community organizations, and students. Equipment used includes x-ray machines, dental equipment, standard office equipment and software.
This position reports to an assigned administrator; receives general direction regarding routine and standard matters and specific instructions regarding non routine matters.
Depending on location/department, may supervise the positions of Health Professions Technician, Dental Services Technician, Administrative Assistant, Adjunct Faculty, Coordinator Instructional Programs, Community Education Technician, Administrative Secretary, Clerk Typist and/or other assigned staff.
Plans, develops, organizes and administers credit and/or non-credit and related college/district Dental programs in area(s) specified; recruits, contracts with and provides support for instructors/presenters, including introduction of speakers on day of presentation; supervises and evaluates programs and staff including part-time faculty; administers budget; markets programs to the community; may provide services to the community as requested; maintains liaison with business and community organizations to assess educational and training requirements including site coordination and communication with Western Regional Examining Board; prepares promotional materials for assigned programs; prepares progress reports on status of programs; develops plans, programs, and services to ensure student recruitment and retention; may plan and write proposals for grant funding; performs related duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Abilities
Knowledge of: curriculum development; current practices in the delivery of non-traditional educational services; education and training requirements of business and industry; online course management systems; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and compliance. Ability to: effectively manage time and projects, set and achieve business goals, supervise and evaluate assigned staff; administer budgets; design programs to meet the needs of business/industry and/or the community; present continuing education courses; communicate effectively orally and in writing, establish cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the process of performing assigned duties.
Training & Experience
Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requiredKnowledge and Abilities. An example of this would be a college degree in education, dental health, or related field and/or experience in the coordination or provision of dental services or educational programs to meet the needs of the business and community.
Special Conditions of Employment
This classification requires working non-traditional hours. Completed Hepatitis B immunizations series and annual update of blood borne pathogens.
This position requires incumbents to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time; may be required to lift objects up to 40 lbs. Expect direct exposure to blood borne pathogens and infectious diseases; ionizing radiation and hazardous chemical agents through working in a high-volume public clinic. Some positions may require a Class D Driver's License. This class specification is intended to indicate the basic nature of positions allocated to the class and examples of typical duties that may be assigned. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.