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Adjunct- Culinary Arts
Title:Adjunct- Culinary Arts
Department:Culinary Arts
Location:Technical Education Center
Posting Date:11/16/2018
Initial Screening Date:Pool



Job title: Adjunct– Culinary Arts
Department: Culinary Arts
Division: Technology and Workforce Development
Reports to: Dean of Technology and Workforce Development
Supervises: Students
Position type: Adjunct Faculty/ POOL
FLSA Status: Exempt


Teach various courses in the Culinary Arts program. This is a POOL position. Application materials for this adjunct position are accepted on an on-going basis due to increasing demand for courses in this subject area.


  • Teach various courses and labs in the Culinary Arts program; following course syllabi.
  • Prepare students for a job in the food industry.
  • Travel with students to various places for educational and competitive activities.
  • Assess students in the lab and classroom setting.
  • Demonstrate various cooking methods to the students.
  • Adhere to high standards of student products in the lab and classroom.
  • Attend meetings necessary to the college and department.
  • Prepare and complete any required paperwork necessary to teaching and the college.
  • Organize and execute catering and charity events utilizing students in the program.
  • Develop food product lists for every class taught to be turned into lab assistant.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to drive college vehicles.
  • Ability to follow and execute recipes adhering to strict industry standards.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work with a variety of students and prepare them for a career in the industry.
  • Knowledge of use and care of commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Have basic computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years industry-related experience which can be at an educational setting.
  • ServSafe certified. If not certified, must obtain the certificate within 90 days of employment.



  • Associates degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or other food industry related degree.
  • 1-2 years teaching/training experience.

SALARY: $783.00 per credit hour.

WORK SCHEDULE: Must be able to work variable schedule/hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours. Your appointment is contingent on sufficient enrollments, or on program and scheduling changes.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: As openings for adjunct faculty become available, candidates may be selected from this pool of applicants.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


TO APPLY: Visit WWW.KCKCC.EDU and click on JOBS for a list of available positions.

  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript(s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the application process. If applicable, official transcripts for all the degree(s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of the first day of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate(s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring manager.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required. Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.



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