City Center/Culinary Arts Recruitment Coordinator

Mar 02, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description: POSITION: City Center/Culinary Arts Recruitment Coordinator LPEXCA-CORD03 STATUS: Part Time DEPARTMENT: Extended Campuses: City Center Campus DIVISION: Academic Affairs CLASSIFICATION: Exempt UNION: Non-union REPORTS TO: Dean, Applied Arts, Workforce Education and Training PLACEMENT: Professional Staff grade 8 MINIMUM PAY RATE: $22.86 per hour Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. POSITION SUMMARY The Coordinator serves as the front desk supervisor and campus resource person by providing information and support to instructors, students and community members. Supervises front desk clerical staff. Assists campus security officers in monitoring and handling any safety-related issue or emergency. In addition, coordinate and conduct Culinary Arts Department recruitment presentations, cooking and baking demonstrations, and other classroom instructional/teaching activities for secondary and community partners. Schedule, organize and manage all tours, open house events, classroom lectures and culinary demonstrations for Chef for a Day participants at JJC. Support instructional faculty and students, and provide support in the operation and monitoring of lab processes, equipment and activities in the Culinary Arts Program. Advises Dean of any incidents occurring that impact classes and events at the Campus. Works independently and exercises good judgment in resolving problems and communicates any concerns to the appropriate individuals. Must become familiar with college policies and procedures and with the broad range of classes and events held at the Campus. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Serve as the campus coordinator; oversee building functions and provide appropriate assistance, clarify and enforce college policies. Prepare reports and updates to the Dean as appropriate. 2. Serve as the campus resource person for students, instructors, and other building users including tenants; answer questions and direct patrons; perform and/or facilitate services. 3. Collaborate with departments and facility support staff on services, including COMPASS test administration, classes, procedures, equipment, etc. to enhance and improve the campus environment and program operations. 4. Contact high schools and post-secondary partners to coordinate and conduct outreach, recruitment and Culinary presentations. 5. Participate in Culinary Arts recruitment, career and college fair activities at area high schools, middle schools, and other career and college program exploration events. 6. Work with the Culinary Department to create and update informational and marketing materials. 7. Instruct and monitor students to ensure proper sanitation and safety, recipe production, cooking procedures, knife techniques, and baking practices. 8. Organize all Chef for a Day logistics and Culinary facility tours including discussing needs with instructor, preparing menus, demonstrations, and requisitioning all ingredients and supplies needed from Culinary Purchasing Manager. 9. Direct and practice emergency situations such as fire evacuations, bomb threats, weather alerts, personal illnesses, etc. 10. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives. 11. Maintain the City Center campus website and update as needed to keep it current with program and event information. 12. Incorporate Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, Humor & Well-Being, Innovation and Quality into day-to-day activities. 13. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management, Culinary, Hospitality, or related field. 2. Project management, excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills along with the ability to be a team player. 3. Ability to handle a multiplicity of tasks and responsibilities simultaneously and efficiently; work independently and exercise good judgment in establishing effective priorities among competing task demands. 4. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook, with ability to update and maintain the campus's webpages. 5. Knowledge of or willingness to learn college policies and procedures, especially campus safety and security protocols. 6. Ability to relate well with students, the general public, and community and business leaders. 7. Must be able to work flexible hours during scheduled lab times and evening or Saturday hours as needed. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 1. Master's Degree. 2. Teaching and/or administrative experience in a college or university setting. 3. Knowledge of marketing, recruitment techniques, adult education, cultural diversity theories, computer applications, and use of social media. 4. Possess (or currently in process of earning) a current FSSMC sanitation license for the State of Illinois PHYSICAL DEMANDS 1. Normal culinary lab and commercial kitchen physical demands. 2. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events. 3. Must complete physical. 4. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 5. Standard culinary lab equipment. 6. Able to stand for extended periods and perform normal work related activities and duties within a functioning commercial kitchen environment. 7. Must be able to perform essential professional cooking and baking methods activities and hands on technique demonstrations such as knife skills, mixing methods, cooking methods, etc. WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual office and/or outdoor environment. 2. Culinary lab environment Application Procedures: "Apply to this Job at" Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity. ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN "ON CAMPUS" STUDENT HOUSING Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in "on campus" student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : along with other safety information. If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses. This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.