Adjunct Faculty - Culinary Arts Instructor

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Position Title: Adjunct Faculty - Culinary Arts Instructor

Department: Great Lakes Culinary Institute

Position Type: Adjunct Faculty

Reports To: Academic Chair/Department Head

Anticipated Starting Date: November 2019

Expected Starting Salary Range: Click on the following link to view the adjunct faculty salary scale.


All adjunct faculty are required to be part of the Michigan Public Schools Employee Retirement System (MPSERS). Adjunct faculty are eligible to receive tuition benefit during the following academic year based on the contacts taught in the previous academic year.


Responsible for instructing and assisting in courses offered by the Great Lakes Culinary Institute; quality assurance for Great Lakes Culinary Institute labs, providing for the health, safety, and security of NMC students involved in the culinary program; maintaining the confidentiality of the student information as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act; serving as a public representative of both the College and the Great Lakes Culinary
Institute. Evaluating students’ performance in various Great Lakes Culinary Institute courses; quality assurance for food planned, prepared, and served by the Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Responsible for academic advising and responsible for obtaining ongoing continuing education in both technical skills and educational methodology.



  • Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts OR a minimum of seven years relevant teaching experience.
  • Five years of experience as a working chef, including basic baking and garde manger skills and fiscal responsibilities.
  • SERVSAFE Certificate
  • American Culinary Federation certification as CC or higher, or certifiable with documented experience and education.


  • Bachelor’s degree

FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees

  • Ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
  • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
  • Accountability/personal responsibility
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
  • Collaboration/Team work
  • Value all people




This is a part-time position. The work hours may include teaching nights and/or weekends.


Please scan and attach transcripts, if possible. Original transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to:
Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources, 1701 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686 or email to: [email protected].


Open until filled. Join NMC for a career where you will be part of an organization with history, a legacy, and possibility! Applications must be submitted online. For more information, visit NMC on the web at For questions or assistance, email [email protected] or call 231-995-1377.

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Posted: 10/20/2019
Application Due: 12/19/2019
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