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Adjunct Instructor, Baking and Pastry Arts

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. This is a continuous recruitment to create an applicant pool, openings may or may not exist at this time. Applications are evaluated on an as-needed basis only when hiring managers have a position that needs to be filled or class(es) that need to be staffed from semester-to-semester. Continuous postings will remain open for a period of 12 months. After this period, applicants will be notified of the closure by email. When new continuous postings become available, we encourage you to reapply. 2. Official transcript(s) are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position Title Adjunct Instructor, Baking and Pastry Arts
Employment Category Adjunct
Contract Length N/A
Expected Work Schedule Variable
Anticipated Days Part Time, Day and/or Evening
Anticipated Hours As needed
Anticipated Hours per Week As needed
Job Description Summary

Teach a full range of technical skills and principles relative to baking and pastry arts.

Duties

Teach a full range of technical skills and principles relative to Baking and Pastry Arts. Apply and maintain sanitation and safety standards and uniform requirements in the classroom and lab environments. Maintain accurate records in required format for audit purposes. All classes are taught on the Main Campus. Classes may be day or evening.

Minimum Requirements

1. Associate degree in Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Arts or related field;
2. Three years professional culinary experience working at upscale facilities in the capacity of Pastry Chef or Executive Pastry Chef;
3. Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
4. Evidence of Baking and Pastry competency, which may include ACF certifications as Certified Working Pastry Chef or Certified Executive Pastry Chef, verification by success in ACF sanctioned competitions and/or established track record of high performance in well-regarded baking operations as Head Baker/Pastry Chef, Executive Pastry Chef, etc.;
5. Eligible for or in possession of American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Baccalaureate degree in Baking and Pastry or related field plus five years’ experience working at upscale facilities in the capacity of Pastry Chef or Executive Pastry Chef;
2. Well versed and experience in culinary competitions;
3. Experience teaching in higher education;
4. Industry recognized certifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants

1. This is a continuous recruitment to create an applicant pool, openings may or may not exist at this time. Applications are evaluated on an as-needed basis only when hiring managers have a position that needs to be filled or class(es) that need to be staffed from semester-to-semester. Continuous postings will remain open for a period of 12 months. After this period, applicants will be notified of the closure by email. When new continuous postings become available, we encourage you to reapply.
2. Official transcript(s) are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer

Posting Detail Information

Application Review
Start Date
Keep Open Until Filled Yes
Salary Range Course rates may vary. Course payment is contingent upon meeting all scheduled class/lab hours and fulfilling the adjunct contract for instructional duties. Contact Christina Harley at (828) 398-7226 for more information on salary ranges and hours.

Posting Specific Questions

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    • HERC
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    • Inside HigherEd
    • Job Fair
    • LocalJobs.com
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    • Other
    • Western North Carolina Diversity Engagement Coalition
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    • La Voz
  2. Please provide specific details, if Other website or Other was selected in the previous question. If not, enter N/A. You must select one option to move forward with your application.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

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