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Date: June 12, 2013 Title: Assistant Professor- Secchia Institute for Culinary Education (SICE) One Academic Year Full Time Temporary Contract Position Position Number: 429 Academic Calendar Year: 32 weeks Date Available: Fall 2013 Annual Salary Range: MA: $52,991 Due to the unique nature of the SICE program, this position will be assigned an additional load of 10 contact hours each semester at the contractual overload rate of pay. Reports to: Associate Dean, School of Workforce Development Close Date: This posting will remain open until filled
GRCC is seeking faculty who possess an interest in working with diverse student populations from a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability; engage in and develop innovative teaching strategies; effectively assess student learning outcomes; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development; and provide service to our students, the college, and our community at large. Faculty members are responsible to GRCC and to each other for the successful completion of departmental work, as well as work associated with the School of Workforce Development and GRCC as a whole. In addition to the major position responsibilities, it is expected that faculty demonstrate outstanding communications skills, collaborate effectively, use personal initiative to overcome obstacles and work efficiently to meet deadlines. In an environment where innovation is valued, each faculty member will take responsibility to perform their work in a manner consistent with both the letter and the spirit of GRCC values.
Major Teaching Responsibilities:
-Teach a full range of advanced service skills in a 120-seat fine dining, open-to-the-public setting.
-Partner with Chefs to maintain high standards of food and beverage service commensurate with style of restaurant.
-Engage students in appropriate front-of-the-house protocol, etiquette, and behavior.
-Model teamwork among fellow Secchia Institute for Culinary Education faculty and staff.
-Lead, advise and support adjunct faculty to ensure consistent standards and instructional practices within each course.
-Adhere to college processes, policies and contractual obligations
-Support the College's Strategic Plan through departmental and college action projects as appropriate.
-Support the department and the college through other work normally expected of GRCC faculty members.
-Bachelor's degree in culinary, or a closely related field.
-Five years of industry experience as a manager, service expert, or hospitality trainer in fine dining establishments with documented responsibility for training and conducting the service experience and managing
-Masters degree preferred.
-Community College experience or experience teaching adult learners.
-Ten years of industry experience as a manager, service expert, or hospitality trainer in fine dining establishments with documented responsibility for training and conducting the service experience and managing employees to succeed.
-Worldwide travel/global experience and exposure.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
To apply for this position, please visit our website below. Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position. Submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three professional reference letters.