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Hiwassee College
Madisonville, Tennessee


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Hiwassee College

Dental Hygiene Administrative Assistant

Hiwassee College is currently seeking candidates to provide administrative support to the Department of Dental Hygiene. Duties include general clerical, receptionist and director and faculty support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Answer telephone.
  • Meet and greet students and visitors.
  • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office, Excel and Power Point.
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing,
  • mailing, and filing.
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system for CODA documents, faculty
  • minutes, course syllabi, student records.
  • Research and price products for clinic and department.
  • Coordinate and maintain student records using E-Value.
  • Support staff including copying, test creation, maintaining test on LMS.
  • Work with the director to build relationships within the community.
  • Facilitate “Lunch and Learns” in areas of expertise or comfort.
  • Run errands for clinic if needed.
  • Answer the phone and schedule patients 2 days a week.
  • Assist with maintaining CODA documentation
  • Communicate with students as director assigns.
  • Organize files and documents as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Resonsibilities

  • Help in planning and preparations for graduation and pinning ceremony.
  • Research technology to support student learning as requested by director.
  • Offer suggestions that would better the program.

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

Dental Hygiene Clinic Manager

Hiwassee College is seeking candidates for a part-time Dental Hygiene Clinic Manager (Schedule varies by term)

Duties/ Job Description:

  • Inventory all chemicals and products in clinic, reception area, bathrooms, maintenance closet, and lab and update MSDS notebook accordingly.
  • Review emergency policies and ensure proper paperwork is available, accurate, and accessible
  • Create and monitor Employee and student files for documentation on licensing, Hep B, TB, CPR, Radiation dosimeter readings, incidence reports, etc.
  • Monitor the biological monitoring, radiation safety and state regulatory activity (testing, inspections, and fees), coordinate disposal of biohazard materials, cleaning and equipment maintenance activities, etc.
  • Responsible for providing training on the protocols at annual Infection Control Training held at orientation
  • Periodically audit files for accuracy and thoroughness
  • Take inventory of supplies, complete PO’s for requested supplies and submit to program director for approval
  • Order supplies with authorized PO #’s assigned
  • Schedule equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Maintain warranty and equipment maintenance and repair records
  • Distribute and collect time cards and submit to Program Director prior to pay roll deadline
  • Maintain compliance with all regulatory obligations regarding the use and maintenance of the Dental Hygiene Clinic. (scheduling radiation inspections, posting Patient’s Rights, Blood borne Pathogens Policies, etc.)
  • Responsible for supervising the student assigned to clinic assistant rotation in sterilization of student instruments, maintenance of the sterilization area and equipment, and maintaining the automatic processor used for labs and clinic.
  • Responsible for the scheduling and collecting payments for all appointments and making sure each patient receives a confirmation phone call prior to appointment date. Clinic manager is responsible for training and supervising students serving in the role of clinic assistant.
  • Responsible for communications between students, faculty, advisory council members, and program director as requested by program director.
  • Responsible for recording meeting minutes for faculty and advisory council meetings and distributing the minutes no later than one week following meeting.
  • Responsible for assisting dental hygiene faculty and program director in preparing course materials and public relations materials as deemed reasonable.

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

Horsemanship and Training

Hiwassee College is looking for a full-time instructor in the Equine Management Program whose skills and focus are on horsemanship and training.

  • The ideal candidate should have experience teaching in higher education, experience in natural horsemanship and training, and the ability to work with a growing program.
  • In addition, the college is looking for someone whose experience and skills can assist in the operation of the Equestrian Center.
  • Finally, budget permitting, a Master’s in Equine Management and Training is preferred. Undergraduate degrees in Equine Management, in Horsemanship, or in Equine Training will be considered.

Applications will be accepted until April 18. Please submit a resume, college transcripts, and three references to humanresources@hiwassee.edu.

Business and Consumer Economics

Hiwassee College is seeking an instructor for Business and Consumer Economics. The requirements are as follows:

  • Doctorate in an area of Business and Consumer Economics is expected
  • Experience in entrepreneurship
  • Commitment to higher education
  • Teaching experience at the college level
  • Respect for the Hiwassee College mission and values
  • Experience with online learning

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

Health and Physical Education

Hiwassee College is looking for an instructor in Health and Physical Education. The requirements are as follows:

  • Doctorate in Health and Physical Education is expected
  • Experience in public health is preferred
  • Commitment to higher education
  • Teaching experience at the college level is required
  • Respect for the Hiwassee College mission and values
  • Experience with online learning

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

Equine Science and Equine Management programs

Veterinarian needed to teach courses in Equine Science at Hiwassee College. The requirements are as follows:

  • Doctorate in Veterinarian Medicine
  • Experience in studying and treating horses
  • Commitment to higher education
  • Experience working with students
  • Respect for the Hiwassee College mission and values

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Director of Properties and Physical Plant and is responsible for the general upkeep of facilities.

  • General Authority
    • Under the direction of the Director of Properties and Physical Plant, the Maintenance Technician performs maintenance repairs and technical services for the College’s physical plant operations and provides training, guidance and direction to assigned work-study students.
  • Responsibilities
    • Carpentry – Includes doors, door hardware, windows, blinds, ceiling tiles, bulletin boards, etc.
    • Electrical – Includes indoor and outdoor lighting, breakers, motors, wiring, and etc.
    • HVAC – Includes thermostats, belts, motors, and etc.
    • Plumbing – Includes faucet repairs, showers, drain lines, hot water heaters, and related activities at the water treatment plant.
    • Assists grounds/housekeeping coordinator as needed with maintenance of equipment.
    • Building Exterior Repairs and Maintenance – Includes roofs, gutters, painting, etc.
    • Room set-up – Includes moving tables/furniture, as directed by staff.
    • Water plant monitoring and reports, necessary repairs to system components and maintenance of an adequate supply of chemicals needed for water treatment.
    • Swimming pool maintenance and monitoring. Assistance to pool staff. Maintain adequate supply of chemicals needed for safe and balanced water.
    • Availability or “on call” during weekends, after normal work hours, during orientation, registration, tiger games, homecoming, graduation and similar special events.
    • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of Properties and Physical Plant, the Vice President for Business Affairs, or the President of the College.

Please send letter of interest, and resume to: hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu.

Position opened until filled.

 


Hiwassee College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Holston Conference of The United Methodist Church. Hiwassee College hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. Hiwassee College is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Updated 4/21/14. Contact: hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu