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Instructor- Culinary Arts/Culinary Medicine
Erie Community College

Date Posted Nov. 6, 2018
Title Instructor- Culinary Arts/Culinary Medicine
University Erie Community College
Williamsville, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Vocational/Technical

Location: City Campus
Department: Culinary Arts


Faculty teach department courses and evaluate student performance pursuant to guidelines set by the department and the College. Faculty report to the Department Chair within the Academic Unit. Faculty are responsible for preparing lessons and student learning activities. Faculty must maintain accurate records on students and submit pertinent data to the department and/or the College.


Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject;
Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject(s);
Prepares course syllabi which motivate and engage students;
Aligns learning activities with Departmental course outcomes;
Evaluates student’s performance based on course learning outcomes;
Assists students as faculty advisor and holds office hours;
Provides tutorial help to students;
Serves on departmental, unit, and college committees;
Provides as appropriate learning environment for students;
Respond to students and provide students with assistance and guidance;
Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment;
Adheres to all College policies and follow the process as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct;
Fulfills all duties as required in the FFECC Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Knowledge of academic discipline; ability to implement a variety of teaching strategies; use of instructional technology where appropriate; experience with computerized student record management; ability to develop educational programs; ability to teach effectively at the college level; initiative and resourcefulness; industry and dependability; ability to work in a team and collaborative environment; effective communication skills; experience teaching a diverse student body; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Demonstrates healthy cooking methods and techniques. Uses seasonal products and demonstrates how food effects health. Explains the healthy eating lifestyle. Willingness to participate in service learning activities.


Bachelor’s Degree within the Academic Discipline or a closely related field as approved by Human Resources in conjunction with the Academic Unit and one of the following

30 hours of advanced study in area of specialization and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities or appropriate Master’s Degree; or 2. A professional certificate and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities; or 3. Journeyman status in his/her profession determined by the application of equivalencies in the individual academic unit and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities.*


Experience in teaching at the College level preferred.

Must have knowledge and experience in healthy cooking methods and techniques. Proven ability to cook within season and demonstrate knowledge of how food effects health. Be able to teach healthy eating lifestyle classes.


Equivalency of experience and significant professional achievement in lieu of the Baccalaureate (128 semester credit hours) or additional semester credit hours.

1. Applicable Work Experience: Each year of full-time experience related to the Academic Discipline is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours.

2. Applicable Non-College Teaching: Each year of full-time experience is equivalent to 5 semester credit hours.

3. Applicable College Teaching: Each year of full-time experience is equivalent to 6 semester credit hours. Every 5 part-time contact hours is equivalent to 1 semester credit hour.

Please attach unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

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