Notice of Job Competition
ACA-072-13
Job title: Professor, Culinary Arts
   
Department/Campus: School of Hospitality and Tourism
Woodroffe
Reports To: Chair, Culinary Arts
   
Salary Range: $58,946 to $102,186 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience. The College also offers a complete range of fringe benefits.
   
Job Posted On 25-Sep-2013
Job Posted Until: 03-Oct-2013 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External (Employees who are full-time internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.)

Job Description  

Under the direction of the Chair, Culinary Arts, the Professor is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. The professional responsibilities include:

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

  • consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
  • defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
  • specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
  • incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
  • reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

  • delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
  • ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
  • providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
  • providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
  • evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students

The provision of academic leadership, including:

  • providing guidance to students and to part-time professors relative to the professors’ teaching assignments
  • participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/ faculty meetings
  • liaising with community members, engaging in program, School of Business, and College promotion
  • remaining current in the field of study and maintaining awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
  • modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Please note: This position is an off-cycle teaching assignment for winter and summer semesters.


Required Qualifications  
  • A bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts or a related field of study; or an equivalent combination of a Certificate of Cook Apprenticeship or a Certificate in Culinary Skills or a Diploma in Culinary Management and related practical work experience. A Graduate degree, would be considered an asset
  • Red Seal certification in the trade of Cook
  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting
  • Minimum twelve (12) years of practical industry experience of which a minimum of seven (7) were as an Executive Chef or Operations Manager of a full service food and beverage operation, ideally in a corporate environment
  • Current sanitation certification: preferably National Food Safety Training Program or Traincan Advanced.fst
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document: http://www2.algonquincollege.com/hr/files/2011/01/Professorofthe21stCentury.pdf
  • Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners


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