Culinary Laboratory Support

Job description

Receives general supervision from the Culinary Art Institute Facility Coordinator and the Culinary Arts full-time lab technicians; much of the work is self-directed using experience and knowledge of policies, procedures, and practices.

This position’s hours are not consistent and revolve around kitchen rentals and workforce training programs.

  • Maintains sanitation and safety of kitchen laboratory facility in accordance with state codes to include sweeping, mopping and other tasks as necessary to maintain the standards.
  • Prepares and handles food following standardized procedures.
  • Gives instruction to individuals and groups, as directed by full-time lab technician staff, concerning kitchen techniques and use of commercial food service equipment.
  • Demonstrates the preparation and service of food.
  • Works independently and collaboratively.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Plans and organizes work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Prepares and handles food following standardized procedures.
  • Qualifications


  • ServSafe certification or proof of intent to certify/re-certify;
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts or A.S. degree in Culinary Arts or related field;
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skill in food preparation;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, to follow oral and written instructions from faculty and staff;
  • Minimal capacity to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time;
  • Knowledge of operations of commercial kitchen equipment;
  • Knowledge of standard food specifications; ability to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Non-Benefited, Part-Time Position

    Hours: 18.5 hours/week

    - All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B Visa.
    - Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be conducted for all positions.

    Holyoke Community College is committed to excellence and opportunity through diversity in education and employment. Holyoke Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin, in its education programs or employment.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/5/2021
    Application Due: 3/19/2021
    Work Type: Full Time