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Adjunct Faculty – Culinary Arts
Title:Adjunct Faculty – Culinary Arts
Department:Culinary Arts
Division:Technology and Workforce Development
Location:Technical Education Center
Closing Date:12/11/2018



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


Teach various courses in the Culinary Arts program. This single posting will be used to fill several Adjunct Faculty positions at our Basehor-Linwood High School or Pioneer Career Center locations.


  • 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.
  • Other related duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


  • 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.


  • 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.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY:   $783.00 per credit hour.

WORK SCHEDULE: Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.


To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • 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 online application process.  Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer 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 supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.


Applicants that apply by December 11, 2018 will receive first consideration; the position will be open until filled.


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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