Instructor of Culinary Arts

Salisbury, NC
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

A faculty member at Livingstone College has the primary function of teaching and then assessing student performance in the career discipline, and the continuous improvement of programs. Secondary functions include professional development and scholarly activities, mentoring and advising students; and service to the College and profession.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Develop course syllabi that align with curriculum goals and student learning outcomes in Culinary Arts
• Use Blackboard as an instructional aide to teach, assess student performance, and post student grades
• Advise and register students
• Train students in proper food handling techniques, equipment usage, sanitation and safety, menu planning and execution, dining service, and other lab activities
• Use innovative teaching techniques
• Contribute to curriculum and program development
• Work collaboratively with campus-wide services on student retention
• Assist students with enrollment related challenges or issues
• Assess course outcomes; student satisfaction, student retention and use results to improve program quality
• Collaborate with the campus community and serve on campus-wide committees
• Participate in professional organizations and provide community service
• Work flexible hours, evenings and weekends as needed for events
• Perform other duties as assigned

Education/ Experience

The MA / MS degree in Culinary Arts or closely related field preferred. A minimum three years teaching and field experience.
Other skills and abilities include strong written and oral communication skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. Must be driven by the following values: Excellent Customer (Student) Service, Creativity, Quality, and Teamwork. Safe-serve certification is required.
Life at Livingstone College

Livingstone College is a private, four year liberal arts institution founded in 1879 by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, the College offers excellent liberal arts and religious education programs for students designed to develop their potential for leadership and service to a global community.

About Livingstone College:

Livingstone College is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law. Livingstone College complies with all laws regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled candidates and employees. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact Human Resources in order to arrange such accommodation. We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.

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