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Please read carefully before applying:
You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.




Position Information

Posting Number:06001423
Position Title:PART-TIME CULINARY ARTS INSTRUCTOR FOR THE CASCADE CULINARY INSTITUTE (POOL)
Posting Date:09/24/2018
Closing Date:06/30/2019
Open Until Filled (notes):
Length of Position:Contracts are on a term-by-term basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type:Part-Time Instructor
FTE:<.50
Salary Level:Part Time Instructor
Starting Minimum Pay:$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Starting Maximum Pay:$573 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Hours per Week:depending on class schedule
Work Schedule:depending on class schedule
Days of the Week:Mon-Fri typically
Job Summary/Purpose:

To provide instruction in culinary courses including lecture and kitchen lab components. Part-time instructors direct student discussion and evaluate student performance in the classroom.


• This is a part-time (< .50 FTE) non-benefited position, hired on a term-by-term basis. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty compensation begins at Step 1 / $573 per load unit (LU). Load Unit is equivalent to class credit; and shall include both teaching and other assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty positions are not represented by the Faculty Forum Collective Bargaining Agreement.
• Initial assignment will be at the Bend Campus. May include travel throughout the College district.
• Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants anticipating Degree completion must supply a letter from his/her university stating the degree title and that the degree will be granted by that date.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal background check and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.


Essential Functions:

1. Provide instruction in Culinary Arts courses. This includes lecturing and facilitating lab activities in the kitchen / dining room, and providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress in specific coursework. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening, and weekends.
2. Collaborate with Cascade Culinary Institute instructional team and administrative team as it relates to both the short-term and long-term strategic planning for the Cascade Culinary Institute. To contribute towards curriculum development that supports high quality instruction. To also support the advancement of the Cascade Culinary Institute brand through industry engagement and community service learning opportunities.
3. Implement classroom management principles and grading procedures as directed by the Cascade Culinary Institute administrative team. Support retention and community engagement initiatives, and leverage COCC PT faculty training and resources on a consistent basis.
4. To utilize a diversity of delivery mediums (ie: video, lecture, demo, student presentations, etc) within the classroom to accommodate for a diversity of student learning styles, while also delivering courses within the pre-established scheduled class period.
5. Hold at least one hour of office time per class taught.
6. Perform other essential duties and tasks as assigned.


1. Cooperate with other College personnel while complying to institutional policies and procedures.
2. To assist students with career planning, job placement, and follow-up studies and act as a resource person for students.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Thorough knowledge in the field of culinary arts.
2. Ability to adapt and use a variety of teaching and assessment techniques including the use of technology to enhance student success.
3. Ability to observe, direct, and oversee students ensuring safety in the classroom or laboratory.
4. Ability to work with and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.
5. Ability to effectively use Microsoft office suite, various course management systems, technology to teach traditional, hybrid, or online courses and other technology used in the instruction setting.
6. Ability to teach at various hours and travel to Branch campus locations, as required.
7. Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and the willingness to work as a member of a team with faculty.
8. Excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Work frequently involves unpleasant conditions such as general kitchen maintenance/cleaning, using irritating chemicals, being exposed to temperature extremes within walk-in refrigerators/freezers, etc. The nature of the position involves almost constant standing, walking, and occasional heavy lifting up to 50 pounds. The individual must reach, bend, stoop, crouch, and perform similar functions. The employee is required to meet physical and ergonomic requirements of the program area as this may vary from positions. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Requires professional training in the discipline in which you would provide instruction.


Experience: Requires a minimum of three years industry experience in culinary arts.


Computer Literacy: Training in, or experience with, email, internet, word processing, and spreadsheets (preferably experience with MS Office Suite Products).


Certifications: ServSafe Certified and Oregon Food Handlers Permit


Special Qualifications:

Education: American Culinary Federation Certification


Experience: Teaching experience in postsecondary education


Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.


COCC is not able to support work Visa’s for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.


Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.


If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.


Is a Criminal History Check required?Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required?No
Open Until FilledNo

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