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CUL 170 Food Preservation

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KVCC reserves the right to close this position early should a sufficient pool of candidates be established prior to the published closing date.

Personnel Requisition

Personnel Requisition

Posting Number: 00238
Job Title: CUL 170 Food Preservation
Location: Culinary and Allied Health Building
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time
Pay Rate: $1792.12 per 8-week course
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Culinary
Job Summary:

Would you like to be part of our exciting and innovative KVCC Bronson Healthy Living Campus? If you are an enthusiastic, upbeat, hands-on chef who enjoys teaching and new challenges, we have the perfect part-time instructor opportunity for you!

KVCC is currently seeking an instructor for our Food Preservation class starting Fall 2017; 2nd 8-weeks. This course will provide students with an overview and direct experience related to techniques for the preservation of food. Topics such as the history, underlying science, and fundamental processes of extending the seasons will be covered through legacy and modern methods. Through lectures, demonstrations, and activities, students will explore techniques used to preserve a diversity of food products via fermentation, curing, dehydration, canning, and charcuterie.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to culinary arts/hospitality OR an Associates degree in a culinary related field with subject-matter expertise attained through the American Culinary Federation or equivalent credentialing organization is required.

A minimum of 5 years of successful industry experience is required.

Strong culinary knowledge and interpersonal skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

Experience teaching at the college level is preferred.

Physical Demands:
Work Hours: Fall 2017 start, Mondays 8:30am - 10:10am, Wednesdays 8:30am - 11:50am
Posting Date 07/19/2017
Closing Date: 09/24/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants:

KVCC reserves the right to close this position early should a sufficient pool of candidates be established prior to the published closing date.

EEO Statement

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document

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