Professor, Baker/Chef

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Professor, Baker/Chef

Post by NiagaraHR » Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:58 pm

Applications are invited for the position of Professor, Baker/Chef in The Canadian Food and Wine Institute at our Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. This position will commence August 2019.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Canadian Food and Wine Institute, the successful applicant will be responsible for progressive curriculum development and teaching in the Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Management, and Culinary Skills programs.

The Professor position is responsible for providing academic leadership and developing an effective learning environment for students. This includes designing, revising and updating courses/curriculum; teaching assigned courses; consulting with stakeholders (faculty, community and industry partners); defining course objectives and evaluating student comprehension of objectives; utilize a variety of instruction medium/resources; and provide individualized instruction where necessary. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Required Qualifications:
  • Provincial Red Seal certification of Baker
  • Minimum five (5) years industry experience
  • Minimum two (2) years post-secondary teaching experience
  • Proven ability to deliver course content to a diverse student population
  • Leadership experience in a progressive food service environment and a keen appreciation for the planning and delivery of culinary special events
  • Excellent written/oral communication, organizational, problem solving, analytical and teamwork skills
  • Evidence of commitment to student success and academic excellence
  • Demonstrated networking skills with a variety of stakeholders within the field of expertise
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications; experience with Blackboard and People Soft are definite assets
Preferred candidates will possess:
  • Culinary Diploma from recognized post-secondary institution
  • Completion of Master Baker certification or Patissier designation
  • A proven track record of innovative development within the culinary and baking industry with emphasis on commercial production methods, baking
  • research and development and understanding of commercial production style ingredients
  • Strong team building skills
  • In depth knowledge of the integration of community and industry expertise into learning environments as a means of enhancing academic
  • programming
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum design and development
The preferred candidate will be a self-starter and will seek new opportunities to contribute to the dynamic development of the Canadian Food and Wine Institute on a domestic and international level.

In accordance with the provisions of the Academic Employees Collective Agreement first consideration shall be given to Internal employees. Internal employees are classified as Full time permanent or Partial Load staff within the Academic Bargaining Unit at the time of posting. In addition, those individuals who have been Partial Load staff within four months prior to the posting shall also be considered eligible to apply as internal candidates.

If selected for an interview, candidates must present proof of education (i.e., original transcripts/credentials). Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit: World Education Services (

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Niagara College is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Consultant.

Closing date: March 18, 2019

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