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Full-Time Culinary Arts Instructor
Summary
Title:Full-Time Culinary Arts Instructor
ID:781
Department:Culinary Arts
Division:Vice President for Academic Affairs
Location:Pioneer Career Center
Closing Date:04/14/2017
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


FULL TIME FACULTY – CULINARY ARTS

KCKCC PIONEER CAREER CENTER

 

KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and

encourages applications from minorities.

 

The KCKCC Pioneer Career Center in Leavenworth, Kansas is seeking a Culinary Arts Instructor.  The Culinary Arts Instructor will be responsible for teaching students various cooking labs and lecture courses. The Instructor will participate in curriculum development, support KCKCC marketing efforts, and establish/coordinate an industry-based advisory board.  This position reports directly to the Technical Education Center Dean of Academic and Operations.

 

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide formal instruction and leadership in culinary arts curriculum and materials
  • Work 40 hours per week. (Release from some teaching is possible for special projects or noncredit training activities.)
  • Specify, select, operate, and maintain necessary equipment and/or training modules required to support the specific course(s) being taught within departmental budget restraints
  • Prepare course syllabi addressing targeted student abilities, specific competencies, textbook requirements, grading/assessment methodology, course scheduling, and/or other items as required
  • Provide regular, timely reports to students of academic performance including current grades in course(s) taught
  • Establish and/or maintain an industry-based advisory board in support of college-level culinary arts technology programs
  • Demonstrate commitment to the program, division, and total institution by timely attendance and submission of required grade, attendance, or other miscellaneous reports to the administration
  • Participate in marketing activities for the division and/or institution by interfacing with the college’s Public Information Director to provide supporting materials as required for the development of advertising promotions such as brochures, media spots, web pages, posters, etc.
  • Assist in student job placement and submit follow-up documentation
  • Participate in professional development
  • Assist in obtaining or maintaining accreditation for programs taught as assigned
  • Submit required reports by deadlines
  • Meet classes at the listed times
  • Maintain regular, posted office hours, which will be up to 10 hours of office hours per week. This may vary depending on the nature of the work and other duties as assigned by the dean
  • Serve on institutional committees as needed
  • Support college activities
  • Perform departmental and divisional responsibilities
  • Teach at other centers or locations if needed
  • Dismiss classes only with prior approval from the division dean
  • Successfully complete important assessment work
  • Other related duties as assigned by appropriate administrator

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No direct administrative supervision but occasional task assignment/monitoring for a lab assistant, student classroom assistant, work-study helper, or student intern.

 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or other food industry related degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 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
  • 1-2 years teaching/training experience preferred

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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:       Dependent upon education and experience per the master contract.


APPLY BY:    April 14, 2017

 

PLEASE NOTE:  INTERVIEWS MAY BE SCHEDULED VIA EMAIL.

 

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. 

 

IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

                       

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