Adjunct Faculty (Credit) Culinary Arts / Pastry Arts Chef Instructor

$48.42 hourly
  • Dallas County Community College District
  • 1601 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215
  • Feb 25, 2020
Part time / Adjunct   Vocational & Technical

Job Description

Job no: 499087
Work type: Part-time
Location: El Centro
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (Including some nights and weekends)

Job Title Code

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$48.42 per hour


Position Type

Position Summary
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.

Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Associate degree or bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts or related area and 10 years of industry experience as a chef, five of which must be at the chef de cuisine/executive chef/supervisory level. (Introductory level classes require minimum five years of experience as a cook and related certification).  One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Official transcripts will be required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Preferred Skills / Additional Requirements

Chef Instructor - To provide instruction in the discipline of culinary/pastry arts and to provide instruction in both lecture and lab mediums, and to facilitate the student educational process as it relates to the achievement of established learning outcomes while conducting daily assessment and grading of student performance in the classroom. During each class period this individual will be responsible for providing daily lecture and/or lab-oriented instruction, execute competency-based demonstrations, facilitate student discussion, provide one-on-one and team-based student guidance and assessment, and supervise the clean-up of the instructional kitchen. We currently seek highly qualified adjunct faculty for the following courses to add to our dedicated and professional faculty team:


Basic Food Preparation

Advanced Food Preparation

Fundamentals of Baking

Advanced Pastry Shop


Garde Manger

International Cuisine

American Regional Cuisine

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System’s calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

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