Culinary Management Chef Instructor (Full-Time Faculty)

Columbia, Maryland
Mar 14, 2019
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time

About Howard Community College:

Howard Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! HCC has been awarded the distinction as a "Great College to Work for" since 2009 from The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Howard Community College values diversity among its faculty, staff and student population. We are an innovative institution that is committed to responding to the ever-changing needs and interests of a diverse and dynamic community. No matter where you want to go in your career, you can get there from here!

Job Description:

The Center for Hospitality and Culinary Management (CHCS) program at Howard Community College (HCC) is seeking a culinary arts chef instructor with a history of significant industry management and restaurant experience.

HCC offers quality degree and certificate programs in Culinary and Hospitality Management. Daytime, evening and weekend courses. The HCC programs have both American Culinary Federation (ACF) and Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) accreditation. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the work of the College to maintain and deliver the courses exemplifying these standards.

Successful candidate will be responsible for culinary management curriculum development, instruction and outcome assessment. Ability to provide relevant and long-lasting experiences through measurable outcomes within program goals is paramount.

Applicants must be willing to teach day and evening lectures and lab courses in culinary and hospitality management and also assist department chairperson with program marketing and student recruitment. Faculty member must also engage in general college responsibilities within and outside the division. Successful candidate will have proven leadership skills to ensure program quality and to respond to the needs of the community. Successful candidate will assist the Department Chair in management of department resources, and the college academic and budgetary processes, as well as oversee and support department staff. Collaboration with college staff and coordination of processes for student-run restaurant is also a part of this position.


  • Minimum of an Associate's degree in restaurant management or culinary arts
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in culinary and/or restaurant management field
  • Must have knowledge of restaurant management, marketing, food service costs, and culinary arts
  • Teaching or related field experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; strong presentation and interpersonal
  • skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with others, including staff, faculty, students, and industry professionals
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of products including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with Canvas, preferred

Additional Information:

Hours Per Week: 37.5
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Compensation: Competitive salary - commensurate with experience plus excellent health insurance, paid leave and tuition reimbursement
Rank: To be determine, based on experience and education
FLSA Status: Exempt
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration: April 1, 2019

*Pre-employment criminal background investigation is a condition of employment.

Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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