Job Details

College of Southern Nevada
  • Position Number: 1574314
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Position Type: Medicine - Dentistry

TEMPORARY Dental Hygiene Instructor - Spring 2019

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

This position will be open until filled. Application review will begin 12/16/2018. For full consideration all application related material should be submitted by 12/15/2018.

The Dental Hygiene Instructor will be responsible for the following:
  • Provide didactic instruction in the Associate and/or Baccalaureate programs- may include nights and off-campus sites.
  • Provide clinical and lab instruction in the Associate program.
  • Attend faculty development in-services and program review which may include nights and weekends.
  • Maintain office hours for student advisement and remediation.
  • Participate in community service and program committee assignments which may include weekends.
  • Utilize various forms of online learning technology in teaching methodology.
  • Support the goals, missions, and core values of the dental hygiene program by building good relations through clear communication with the director, faculty, and students.

Required Qualifications
  • Graduate of a Dental Hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
  • Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from a regionally accredited College or University awarded before January 1, 2019.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or been awarded a Master's Degree in either Dental Hygiene, Education, Higher Education, Public Health, or equivalent degree in a health-related profession from a regionally accredited College or University.
  • Document a minimum of 5 years of full-time equivalent clinical experience practicing Dental Hygiene. Once year of experience is equal to 10-12 months of full-time practice. Part-time practice (a minimum of 2 days a week) for 10-12 months will be equivalent to 6 months full-time experience.
  • Provide evidence of a current CPR BLS Provider Card.
  • Provide evidence of an active Dental Hygiene license with local anesthesia and nitrous oxide permits or evidence of eligibility for a Nevada Dental Hygiene Limited License with local anesthesia and nitrous oxide permits. Please refer to NRS & NAC 631 for eligibility requirements.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior didactic and clinical teaching experience in a Dental Hygiene program.
  • Leadership/Management experience in a Dental Hygiene program.
  • Experience teaching and/or working with diverse student and staff populations.
  • Membership in the American Dental Hygienists' Association as well as Nevada's state and local component Dental Hygiene Associations and encouragement of participation in the student chapter of the American Dental Hygienists' Association.

Salary Starting Range

Initial salary placement is based on educational level and total years of full-time equivalent teaching experience. A maximum of 10 years of experience will be considered for initial salary placement purposes.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references

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.

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

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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