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COCC Part-Time Instructor - Culinary Arts (POOL) in Bend, Oregon

Part-Time Instructor - Culinary Arts (POOL)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.

Posting Details

Posting Number: 06001794

Position Title: Part-Time Instructor - Culinary Arts (POOL)

Posting Date:

Closing Date: 06/30/2021

Open Until Filled (notes):

Length of Position: Term to Term

Anticipated Start Date:

1/4/2021

Position Type/Employee Class: Part-Time Instructor

FTE: < .50

Salary Level: Part Time Instructor

Starting Pay Range $616 per load unit (1 LU = 1 class credit)

Hours per Week: Depending on class schedule

Work Schedule: Varies per term

Days of the Week: Varies per term

Job Summary/Purpose:

To provide instruction in culinary courses including lecture and kitchen lab components. Part-time instructors direct student discussion and evaluate student performance in the classroom.

Terms of Employment: 1.Part-time Faculty, < .5 FTE. This is a part-time position, hired on a term-by-term basis. 2.Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments. 3.Step 1, $616 per load unit. 4.Not represented by the Faculty Forum Collective Bargaining Agreement. 5.Initial assignment will be at the Bend Campus. 6.Official transcripts are required upon hire. 7.Applicants anticipating Degree completion must supply a letter from his/her university stating the degree title and that the degree will be granted by that date. 8.Upon hire, must pass criminal background check and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered. 9.May include travel throughout the College district.

Essential Functions:

Essential Functions 1. Provide instruction in Culinary Arts courses. This includes lecturing and facilitating lab activities in the kitchen / dining room, and providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress in specific coursework. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening, and weekends. 2. Collaborate with Cascade Culinary Institute instructional team and administrative team as it relates to both the short-term and long-term strategic planning for the Cascade Culinary Institute. To contribute towards curriculum development that supports high quality instruction. To also support the advancement of the Cascade Culinary Institute brand through industry engagement and community service learning opportunities. 3. Implement classroom management principles and grading procedures as directed by the Cascade Culinary Institute administrative team. Support retention and community engagement initiatives, and leverage COCC PT faculty training and resources on a consistent basis. 4. To utilize a diversity of delivery mediums (ie: video, lecture, demo, student presentations, etc) within the classroom to accommodate for a diversity of student learning styles, while also delivering courses within the pre-established scheduled class period. 5. Hold at least one hour of office time per class taught. 6. Perform other essential duties and tasks as assigned.

Marginal Job Functions 1. Cooperate with other College personnel while complying to institutional policies and procedures. 2. To assist students with career planning, job placement, and follow-up studies and act as a resource person for students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Thorough knowledge in the field of culinary arts.
  2. Ability to adapt and use a variety of teaching and assessment techniques including the use of technology to enhance student success.
  3. Ability to observe, direct, and oversee students ensuring safety in the classroom or laboratory.
  4. Ability to work with and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.
  5. Ability to effectively use Microsoft office suite, various course management systems, technology to teach traditional, hybrid, or online courses and other technology used in the instruction setting.
  6. Ability to teach at various hours and travel to Branch campus locations, as required.
  7. Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and the willingness to work as a member of a team with faculty.
  8. Excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Work frequently involves unpleasant conditions such as general kitchen maintenance/cleaning, using irritating chemicals, being exposed to temperature extremes within walk-in refrigerators/freezers, etc. The nature of the position involves almost constant standing, walking, and occasional heavy lifting up to 50 pounds. The individual must reach, bend, stoop, crouch, and perform similar functions. The employee is required to meet physical and ergonomic requirements of the program area as this may vary from positions. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

It is the policy of the Central Oregon Community College Board of Directors that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other protected classes under Federal and State statutes in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

In support of COCC’s EEO statement, employees with bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is a plus, along with experience working in a diverse multicultural setting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Education: Requires professional training in the discipline in which you would provide instruction.

Experience: Requires a minimum of three years industry experience in culinary arts.

Computer Literacy: Training in, or experience with, email, internet, word processing, and spreadsheets (preferably experience with MS Office Suite Products).

The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Education: American Culinary Federation Certification

Experience: Teaching experience in postsecondary education

Certifications: ServSafe Certified and Oregon Food Handlers Permit

Licenses: None

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes

Is a Credit History Check Required? No

Open Until Filled Yes

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