Assistant Professor, Pastry/Baking

Overland Park, KS
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Teach the equivalent of 15 credit hours per semester in Hospitality Management Department, specifically pastry and baking classes. Perform other duties expected of full-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; developing and maintaining relationships with industry and academic partners; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. The Pastry/Baking program is all day Thursday and Friday, including a pastry sale open to the public. Other classes throughout the week may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Recruit students for the program.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong partnerships with local industry.
  • Participate in the planning and administration of all departmental functions.
  • Teach & coordinate the Pastry/Baking Certificate program.

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Required Skills
  • Associate's degree, or higher, in Pastry/Baking, or a closely related field
  • Professional certification in Pastry/Baking, or a closely related field
  • ServSafe Certified in Foodservice Sanitation

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Pastry Chef

Required Experience
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a baking or pastry commercial kitchen

Preferred Experience
  • Experience teaching, particularly at the postsecondary level
  • ServSafe instructor or proctor
  • Supervisory responsibilities in a baking or pastry commercial kitchen
  • Budget responsibility for a baking or pastry operation

Benefit Information:

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Dependent on degree and years of experience.
For full consideration apply before
May 5, 2017
Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
Monday-Friday, with mandatory full days on Thursday and Friday. Day and evening classes.
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