Culinary Arts Adjunct Faculty

Shelton, Washington, United States

Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location: Shelton Campus, WA

Job Type: Adjunct Faculty

Department: Business and Technology

Job Number: 17-18.A49

Closing: Continuous


Requires to teachIntroduction to the Hospitality Industry, (Hospitality 102), 3 credits, at the Shelton Campus, summer quarter 2018. There may be additional Hospitality classes at Shelton orBremertonin the future.

Introduction to Hospitality is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn about a wide range of careers in the field. Course schedule to include guest speakers and field trips, which will be important parts of the class as students learn about conference centers, travel, culinary, casinos, hotels, cruise lines and theme parks.

Essential Functions

  • Teach college-level course(s) in accordance with college catalog, schedule of classes, course outlines, course syllabi, and any departmental guidelines
  • Participate in recruiting class guest speakers and field trips
  • Teach and supervise students in a kitchen environment
  • Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading
  • Maintain accurate records of students and complete forms as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required
  • Provide punctual communication with students, faculty, and staff


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five years of work experience in some aspect of the hospitality industry plus a working knowledge of the many aspects of hospitality
  • Basic level computer competency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management of closely related field from an accredited college or university
  • Teaching experience

Successful Applicants will be able to:

  • Work successfully with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the community college mission, diversity, and a learning-centered climate
  • Equitably teach students of diverse cultural, geographic, and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Demonstrate excellent oral, written and listening communication skills
  • Understand complex oral and written instructions
  • Provide excellent internal and external customer service
  • Mentor students, maintain office files, records and complete reports as required
  • Collaborate successfully with colleagues, staff and students as part of an educational team
  • Display strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Exhibit reliability and integrity in maintaining assigned work schedules and completing assigned tasks using sound judgment
  • Uphold Olympic College’s values and ethics necessary to maintain a positive climate
  • Follow campus regulations, local, state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment:

  • Successful completion ofa criminal history background check.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • The employee may be required to lift and carry supplies and equipment of up to 30 pounds.

Terms of Employment:
Classes are taught fromJuly 16-26, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Per Olympic College Board of Trustees approved salary schedule based on education and qualified experience.

How to apply

To be considered for this position acandidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials:

  • Olympic College Online Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter – In your cover letter describe how your background and experience sets you apart as a candidate for this position.
  • Unofficial college transcripts. Official collegetranscripts will be required of the successful candidate

For technical support, contact NEOGOVat 877-204-4442 between 6am and 6pm Pacific Time, Monday-Friday.

All application materials become the property of Olympic College.

Corrected or extended notices for this recruitment will be posted on theCollege web site.

Olympic College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator


Benefits include vacation, sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.

Olympic College is a public two-year community college that educates more than 13,000 students a year. Founded in 1946, the college has three campuses in Bremerton, Poulsbo, and Shelton - it serves a population of 280,000 residents living in Kitsap and Mason Counties. Olympic College helps students build skills for the next phase of their life or career.