UAF CTC - Culinary Adjunct - Temporary Faculty Credit

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

UAF's Community and Technical College is seeking applicants for adjunct faculty / part-time instructors who are technically proficient with strong teamwork and communication skills to teach in our Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts programs. No prior teaching experience is required, we will work closely with the successful candidate(s) to ease the transition into the classroom. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Flexible schedules are available. Contact Kristi Gaikowski at 907-455-2902 or kgaikowski@alaska.edu for more information on this exciting teaching opportunity.

Duties:

100- The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with UAF Faculty Senate guidelines and the specific course catalog description. - Duties include instructing, advising, and assessing/grading students in the identified subject matter in alignment with UAF policies and procedures and direction from faculty program coordinators. - Adjunct faculty are expected to participate annually in scheduled mandatory initial organization or orientation meetings and are required to complete UAF mandatory trainings within the specified period of time. - Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their experience and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students.Essential

UAF CTC adjunct faculty play an instrumental role in training Alaskans for Alaska jobs and in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.  Classes are taught in a hands-on environment and are held during the daytime, evenings and/or weekends.

Minimum requirements:

  • Expertise relevant to the effective teaching of the specific subject areas encompassed within course being taught.
  • The ability to work with a diverse student population, be adaptable to varying needs of students, and follow schedules and procedures while exhibiting a professional attitude are a must.

Subject areas include but are not limited to:

  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Culinary Principals and Techniques
  • Food Service Sanitation
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Garde Manager
  • Soups, Stock and Sauces
  • Specialty Cookery (Gourmet Cooking, Gourmet Asian, Vegetarian)
  • Specialty Bakery (Gourmet Baking, Breads, Cake Decorating)

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College offers over forty degree and certificate programs designed to educate and train Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. Our education and training programs prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.

UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 40 full-time faculty and 300 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 40. Approximately 3300 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community. 

If you want to make a difference for students and our community, apply today!

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: 

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students.

Expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of the specific subject areas.

Some departments or programs may require a minimum degree, license or certification in the subject matter.

Please attach a cover letter indicating why you are interested in teaching at UAF CTC and the courses you feel qualified to teach, along with a current professional resume, and the name, address, email and phone number for three professional references.

SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A JOB OFFER NOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION MATERIAL.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

UNAD-Adjunct:

This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Adjunct faculty are expected to participate annually in scheduled mandatory initial organization or orientation meetings and are required to complete UAF mandatory training within the specified period of time.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:
 
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

If you have any questions or require additional information please contact Kristi Gaikowski at 907-455-2902 or kgaikowski@alaska.edu for more information on this exciting teaching opportunity.

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