Faculty Non-Tenure Track-9 Mo

Kent, Ohio, United States

Job description

Job Title:

Faculty Non-Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

Kent Campus, Kent, OH


Basic Function:

Kent State University invites applications for a nine-month, full time Non-tenure track Lead Culinary/Food service Management Instructor in Hospitality Management beginning Fall semester 2018.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities include: (a) developing and providing high quality instruction of culinary and food management courses with an emphasis on food quality and management considerations within a hospitality management program; (b) overseeing culinary labs by ordering food within an established budget, controlling inventory of food and equipment, arranging equipment maintenance, managing sanitation and safety, and serving as liaison with University Dining Services and the campus’s food service contractor; (c) engaging in continuous professional development; (d) advising students and providing service to the campus, community, and industry through activities such as recruitment, career fair, guest lectures; or student group advisement (e) developing and strengthening industry ties; and (f) supporting on-going program, College, School and University growth and development. Examples of courses taught may include: Sanitation and Safety Principles and Practices; Techniques of Food Production; Baking and Pastry Fundamentals; International Cuisine; Food, Wine, & Beverage Pairing; and Catering & Banquet Management.

Candidates are encouraged to share additional areas of teaching expertise in their letter of application.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in Hospitality Management or related area from an accredited university with at least one degree in food service management or culinary arts is preferred. At least five years of significant food service industry professional work is necessary that includes budgeting, P&L responsibility, supervising back of house staff, purchasing, and inventory control. ACF Member, ServSafe® Instructor and Proctor Level II. Significant teaching experience at the university level and TIPS® certification is desirable.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

How to apply

Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled. For a complete description of these positions and to apply online, visit our job site at https://jobs.kent.edu and complete the academic data form. Please upload the following materials to https://jobs.kent.edu/: (a) a letter of application indicating for which you are applying and your qualifications, (b) curriculum vitae/resume, (c) official academic transcripts,
and (d) three (3) letters of reference.

For information about the program please visit the web at: https://www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla/hm.
Questions about this position should be directed to Dr. Scot Tribuzi, Chair of the Search
Committee, Hospitality Management, School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
by email at stribuzi@kent.edu.

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.