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Program Director - Dental Assisting

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Education Corp of America
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description
Would you like to work for one of the most progressive companies in the career education industry? Are you excited about giving committed students the skills they need to be successful? Then consider joining us at Brightwood College as a Dental Assistant (DA) Program Director.
Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire others around you? Are you an assertive and self-confident person who enjoys making things happen? Do you possess a strong desire to mentor students and faculty towards success? If these statements sound like you, then we want you to exercise your unique skill sets and make a major impact as a DA Program Director!
Expectations for our Program Directors include: developing and maintaining a strong instructor bench, supervising and mentoring instructors, advising students, teaching classes (as needed) and supporting program enrollment and retention. You will lead the program with professionalism and integrity, while fostering an enthusiastic atmosphere that motivates the students. Our programs must maintain a 70% benchmark or greater in both student placement and retention. This position will report to the Academic Dean.
Requirements Education/Experience Needed:
  • Graduation from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach, in the State of Tennessee, the occupational experience must be a minimum of three (3) years of practical experience within the last seven (7) years in the subject area to be taught.
    -OR-

  • A minimum of five (5) years of job-related experience, as described above, for those instructors who are not graduates from an accredited program in the field in which they teach. Additionally, must hold a current license, certification or other credential as required by local, state and/or federal laws to work in the field.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Advising Students - Responsible for developing and sustaining student relationships through participation in student orientations and through providing proper counseling, coaching, mentoring, scheduling, and advisement.
  • Supervising Instructors - Participate in hiring, training, instructor orientations, mentoring program instructors; provide faculty development and in-services opportunities; and, provide growth opportunities for teaching methodologies.
  • Supporting Operations - Monitor student attendance, grades, retention, academic metrics, program budget, classroom observations, instructor evaluations, and provide actionable information to the Dean, Campus President, and Corporate Academics.
  • Teaching Classes - Responsible for teaching courses as prescribed by the academic staffing guidelines.
  • Ensuring Compliance - Responsible for adherence to ACICS criteria, programmatic accreditor criteria, and corporate and college policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing Curriculum - Participates in program and curriculum review and development.
  • Supporting Program Enrollment - Provide product knowledge to admissions quarterly and interview applicants as requested.
  • Supporting Graduates - Provide Career Services and the Campus President with the type and number of externship requirements and manage the placement and supervision of students in the externships.
  • Supporting Campus Events - Attend campus/corporate events.
  • Other Duties As Assigned - Complete other duties as assigned.
Brightwood College is an institution of higher education dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate curriculum with professional skill development, empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals.
We keep education relevant by employing staff and instructors with real-world experience in the field, who bring their career backgrounds to the classroom. Our programs are continually assessed by faculty, staff and members of the business and education communities to help ensure students studies align with their career goals. Programs offered by Brightwood College focus on local employment needs, in areas such as allied health, nursing and technical and professional programs.

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Company Description
Education Corporation of America owns and operates private accredited colleges across the United States as well as via the Internet from our corporate headquarters near Birmingham, Alabama. Our schools serve the needs of thousands of students while giving employers an educated and skilled workforce in the markets where we are located.

We provide educational opportunities in business, administrative, management, medical, technical and professional programs that are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the job market in the career areas of their choice. It is our goal to specialize in those areas for which the job growth potential is expected to be the highest. Our hallmark is personalized, practical, real-world instruction that best prepares the student for his or her future while meeting the needs of employers. And we pledge to accomplish that in an encouraging, resourceful and enabling atmosphere.

To learn more about our company, please click here: www.ecacolleges.com

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