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Employment Opportunity

Culinary Arts Instructor

Culinary Arts Powell River
Competition Number: 13-2077
Appointment Type: Casual/Auxiliary
Start/End: Auxiliary appointment as and when required up to April 11, 2014
Workload: On call basis for Powell River campus
0 to 24 hours per week direct instruction
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Powell River Campus
Duties: Teach all aspects of theory and practical skills required for program completion and future employment in the industry. Participate as a member of the instructional team as Head Chef and instructor, to ensure all competencies of Culinary Arts curriculum are achieved. Review and revise curriculum as required and develop new materials and recipes when appropriate.
Participate in all aspects of food production and assist in the ongoing evaluation of food costing, quality control and instructional delivery, within a fully integrated high school setting.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through ongoing professional training, subject currency, and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and department committees; meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
Required Qualifications: Red Seal Trade Qualification. Extensive experience in first-class establishments as Executive Chef or Sous Chef, with a minimum of ten years working in a range of cooking experiences. Provincial Instructor Diploma or equivalent (if in progress, maximum two years to complete). Ability and willingness to work as part of a team at the secondary and post-secondary level comprised of instructors, administrators and support staff. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated computer literacy required. A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential. Demonstrated experience with new and innovative approaches in cooking. Sensitivity to the needs of a wide variety of adult students returning to education. Current Criminal Record Check (program delivered in high school).
Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience in a post-secondary setting. Membership in a Chef's Association.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of relevant transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 07, 2013 - November 20, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.