Epidemiology and Health Promotion (Administrators)
College of Dentistry (DN1032)
Supervise the day-to-day on-site operations, for school based PCORI research grant. Supervise on-site hygienist and dental assistant staff including hire, train and evaluate performance. Identify and prioritize assignments to ensure deadlines are met and review work for accuracy. Evaluate current and establish new guidelines and procedures to ensure compliance requirements are adhered to and met. Serve as primary point of contact for dental hygienists and dental assistants for schedule changes including sick/vacation time usage and other requests. Provide therapeutic dental services that support promotion of good oral health when necessary. This is a grant funded position that operates 10 months out of the year for the duration of the project.
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene or administration or equivalent and valid NY State Dental Hygiene License.
Required Experience: 3 years’ relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience in supervising staff in an academic or research environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, written, organizational, project management and problem solving skills. Ability to effectively communicate information to a diverse population at all levels. Proficiency in Windows-based computer software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; as well as databases.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Experience in pediatric dental practice or community based organizations.