Instructional Manager

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas-Fort Worth
ID
2021-1818
Category
Education, Training, and Library Occupations - Other Teachers and Instructors
Type
Full Time

Overview

Reports directly to the Academy Director. The Instructional Manager is primarily responsible for managing the instructors at each campus. They supervise and support the training, development, implementation, and teaching of the curriculum. The Instructional Manager will also provide all classroom/laboratory instruction and will be responsible for training site acquisition. They assist in overseeing all aspects of the program including organization, review, planning, reporting, and general effectiveness 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions 

  • Manage all instructors at all campuses
  • Create and build content for Instructor training materials/guides
  • Host weekly meetings with Instructor to ensure lecture calibration
  • Oversee equipment repair and maintenance at all campuses
  • Audits campus supply ordering to ensure it is within budget
  • Participate in quarterly program advisory committee meetings
  • Prepare for each course by reviewing the curriculum, lab stations, and PowerPoint presentations provided and ensuring instructors are prepared for their students 
  • Ensure all instructors are delivering Instructor-Led Training with PowerPoint-based lectures, supplementing with real-life work experience as needed
  • Ensure all instructors can demonstrate dental skills/procedures and assist students as they practice hands-on in the lab
  • Evaluate Instructor individual/group performance and ensure instructors make any necessary adjustments to meet student learning needs
  • Ensure Instructors prepare their lessons/unit plans and develop course material and evaluation tools as needed, with the approval of the Academy Director
  • Research and development of current standards related to the instructional area
  • Ensures and inspect all instructors maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning
  • Evaluate and inspect instructors on maintaining a professional atmosphere/appearance (appearance/dress code, attitude, cooperation)
  • Attend orientations, staff meetings, and faculty meetings as scheduled 
  • Assist in inventory and ordering of supplies
  • Audit Instructors to ensure classroom cleanliness
  • Supports Instructors in the maintenance of equipment
  • Assist in administrative duties as needed
  • Support Instructors during formal office hours and other times as needed. 
  • Assist in the department budget planning process
  • Assist with interviews and hiring as needed
  • Attend professional development activities including but not limited to professional association seminars, industry conferences, professional-related meetings and workshops, and research writing, for profession-specific publications
  • Attend training for program supervisors provided for the improvement of education-related management skills
  • Host other required meetings and training with all instructors
  • Will fill in as instructor if needed
  • Collaborate and support Student Admissions Specialist

Non-essential Job Functions 

  • Participates in company social media and advertising efforts
  • Participates in recruiting and marketing events
  • Participates in company outings and team-building event

Working Environment and Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Walking and standing are required in the classroom and clinical areas. Lifting up to 50 pounds and periodic heavy exertion may be required in the lab setting. Specific hearing and vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May require periodic visits to internship sites. Subject to elements of time pressure, interruption of activities, and changes in priority. Occasionally, requires accessibility after hours for consultation related to management or internship problems. 

The employee will work in a well-lit office, classroom and/or dental office area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to communicable diseases and to other health and safety hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Qualifications

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution (preferred); a minimum of associate degree required 
  • Five years of dental assisting experience, or three years of teaching in the field of dental assisting. 
  • Possession of a valid credential (Certified or Registered Dental Assistant or a licensed dentist) and proficiency in four-handed and/or six-handed dentistry principles
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certificate 
  • Three years experience with a school-wide discipline program and diverse student population. 
  • Ability to coordinate and evaluate the instructional process for all dental assisting curriculum. 
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, while establishing and maintaining effective collaboration with other administrators, employees, students, parents, and members of the community. 
  • Possess strong time management and prioritization skills 
  • Ability to manage a team and establish cooperative working relationships
  •  Possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess problem-solving and decision-making skills 
  • Highly organized with attention to detail 
  • Skill in using personal computers and a variety of software applications
  • Enthusiasm for improving academic and vocational achievement.
  • Background in computer technology and a learning management system

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