Culinary Instructor

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Jun 30, 2021
Part time / Adjunct Vocational & Technical

Job Description


Adjunct Faculty Title Culinary Instructor Department Culinary Management Job Type Adjunct Faculty Employee Type Part Time Academic Year Fall Course(s) CLM 101 - Culinary Skills I Anticipated Schedule Varies Location Main Campus Pay Rate Information

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Position Start Date 08/16/2021 Position End Date Position Introduction

MCC instructors are higher education professionals who champion student learning. They engage and inspire students, applying innovative teaching and learning pedagogies to reach a variety of learners. They assess student learning to ensure student success, staying abreast of current and emerging trends in the discipline. Our instructors collaborate within the College as discipline experts, helping the College to reach its strategic goals through active participation in college committees and by promoting the College to future students throughout our community.

Position Summary


Essential Responsibilities

· Demonstrate content expertise and currency within their academic field.
· Develop and maintain an increasingly diverse and effective pedagogical skill set that reflects our philosophy as established in our mission: Our focus is learning. Student success is our goal.
· Possess both the willingness and the ability to share expertise with students, colleagues, and the broader college community in a manner that is engaging and effective
· Engage in continued professional growth, scholarly engagement, and/or creative development.
· Demonstrate both the willingness and the ability to embrace technology within the college environment.
· Develop and maintain a solid commitment to college service and community engagement.
· Engage in professional behavior and participate actively in teamwork while respecting the diversity of values, opinions, and backgrounds both inside and outside the classroom environment.
· Cultivate student engagement through facilitation of and/or participation in extracurricular activities.

Required Qualifications

Associates degree in Culinary Arts, Pastry, Hospitality, or related degree. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Other Required Qualifications

5-years of work experience in the culinary, pastry, hospitality, travel/tourism or event planning industry ServSafe certification

Desired Qualifications

· Demonstrated experience in technology enhanced instruction.
· The ability to interact with the students and peers in a positive manner.
· Demonstrated commitment to professional growth.
· Commitment to the mission of the community college and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
· Commitment to working with beginning students.

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