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Lecturer - Non-Tenure track - Culinary Arts
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Jun. 10, 2020
Title Lecturer - Non-Tenure track - Culinary Arts
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Culinary Arts
Application Deadline 8/1/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Lecturer - Non-Tenure track - Culinary Arts


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

The Culinary Arts department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to be able to instruct all courses in the Culinary Arts Department, which may include, culinary arts, pastry and baking, garde mange, restaurant management lab classes and lecture classes, sanitation, culinary math, and menu design. Develops and modifies curriculum to meet the changing needs of the culinary arts industry. May manage the full-service Restaurant Forte, and will be involved in the extensive catering operations both on and off campus. Teaches, day, evening, online and summer courses as needed or assigned. Participates in professional associations. Participates in program assessment and development activities related to accreditation. Assists in recruitment, advisement, placement and follow-up of students. Attracts funding to the college through grants and other sources.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors degree and a Degree in Culinary Arts, which also includes baking/pastry, or closely related field plus five years of culinary arts experience related to the Summary of Duties and experience in the Culinary Arts and Baking/Pastry field.
Teaching experience in discipline at the collegiate level is preferred, including experience with traditional and non-traditional students or workforce from diverse backgrounds.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Proficiency in appropriate instructional technologies for both classroom and kitchen lab settings.
Knowledgeable in both classical and contemporary cooking methods.
Must be competent to instruct in both theoretical and practical classroom settings.
Quality knife, cooking, plating and garnishing skills.
Enthusiastic and energetic people skills
Excellent teamwork, communication, math and writing skills.
Ability to develop community involvement and community activities.
Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.
Demonstrated commitment to teaching and lifelong learning.
Serv Safe Certificate required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified or certifiable as an Executive Chef or Executive Pastry Chef through the American Culinary Federations certification guidelines is preferred.
Certified Executive Chef (CEC) or Certified Executive Pastry Chef (CEPC) degree desired.
Serv Safe Managers certificate.
Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs in highly desirable.
Relevant experience of between eight (8) to ten (10) years of industry work experience in a high volume or fine dining venue with at least five (5) years as an Executive Chef or Chef de Cuisine may be substituted for education.

Physical Requirements:

Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, walking, as well as continual talking, hearing, seeing, and standing, and fine hand manipulation.
Environment will expose you to unusual elements, such as extreme temperature, dirt, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, loud noises, gases, chemicals.
May work in confined and crowded areas.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC03320

Open Date: 05/05/2020

Review Start Date: 05/11/2020

Close Date: 8/1/2020

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/18877

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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