Job Description

Major Job Duties:

  • Manage students as they develop and work through patient treatment plans, achieve educational goals and attain competencies.
  • Communicate and manage adjunct faculty in the clinic as to educational goals, essential experiences, and competencies.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of accreditation.
  • Conduct daily/weekly/monthly meetings with students, faculty, and staff to review issues/plans/events and student achievement.
  • Work with staff and faculty in St. Louis and Kirksville to train adjunct faculty to achieve clinical calibration.
  • Provide direction over the dental assistant(s) and contribute to performance review evaluations in conjunction with the Associate Dean, Clinical Operations/GHHC Dental Director .
  • Coordinate with Associate Dean, Clinical Operations/GHHC Dental Director for staff leave (vacation, medical) and clinic floor coverage
  • Complete administrative reports as needed.
  • Track student progress and collaborate with specialty Directors and with the Associate Dean, Clinical Education and Community Partnerships on student deficiencies.
  • Assure patient, student, and staff safety and communication.
  • Perform dental procedures on patients as needed.
  • Monitor case completion of student treatment.
  • Serve on University/MOSDOH and GHHC committees as assigned.


  • DDS or DMD
  • Teaching experience
  • Dental practice operations
  • At least 5 years experience in a dental teaching environment
  • At least 5 years experience in private practice where dentistry is performed
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Highly skilled in general dentistry

Qualified applicants should submit a completed ATSU employment application, cover letter and resume to 

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