PT Instructor Pool - Baking and Decorative Arts

Employer
Madison Area Technical College
Location
Madison, WI
Closing date
Aug 10, 2022

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Sector
Art and Humanities
Organization Type
Corporate
PT Instructor Pool - Baking and Decorative Arts

Current Madison College employees must apply to the internal career site by logging into Workday

Job Posting Date:
January 27, 2022

Application Deadline:

Salary Information:
Salary depends upon workload.

Department:
School of BAA_Hospitality

Job Description:

Madison College is recruiting a pool of highly motivated and qualified candidates to teach part time courses for the Baking and Decorative Arts program. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the 2022-2023 academic school year. If you possess the aspiration to help others succeed, this is an opportunity for you to positively impact the community and lives of our students. Madison College is a first-choice institution that offers exceptional educational opportunities to our students providing high-demand skills for professional and academic growth.

Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Hiring a diverse workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison College - it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!

Organizational Function and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for instruction in the Baking and Decorative Arts program at the college level. This includes developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality, assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in college service activities at the department, division and college levels.

This position reports to the Associate Dean - School of Business and Applied Arts.

Essential Duties:
The following duties are typically expected of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

1. Responsible for instruction in the Baking and Decorative Arts program including but not limited to the following courses: Experimental Baking, Yeast Breads, Artisan Breads, Intro to Baking, Pastries, Baking Principles, Bakery Retail, Baking Seminar, Bakery Production, Specialty Cakes & Miniatures, Finishing, Cake Decorating, Advanced Cake Decorating, Fondant and Gum paste, Plated Desserts, Chocolates, and Chocolate and Sugar Confections.
2. Develop and plan appropriate instructional strategies and alternative delivery strategies when appropriate including but not limited to hybrid, face-to-face and on-line course delivery.
3. Participate in in-service meetings, convocation training, staff development training or other activities or programs requested by the Department.
4. Assist and advise students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.
5. Comply with college policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, evaluating student performance and maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.
6. Maintain competencies as an instructor as aligned with the Faculty Quality Assurance System.
7. Assist students in developing work experience assignments such as internships, work study assignments, team projects, etc.
8. Demonstrate a commitment to the college's mission, vision and values.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies, including learner-centered instruction, assessment, evaluation and collaborative techniques and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender and disability.
2. Knowledge of the current baking and decorative arts techniques, the science related to baking, processes, current trends and philosophies as well as new and emerging trends impacting the baking and decorative arts industries.
3. Knowledge of accreditation requirements of the Retail Bakers of America, the International Cake Exploration Societe (ICES), and Bread Bakers Guild of America.
4. Mastery level skills and abilities to produce scratch bakery products from raw ingredients, with the emphasis on baking science and production baking.
5. Demonstrated artistic skills, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and creativity.
6. Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills.
7. Skill in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods.
8. Knowledge and ability to infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.
9. Skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities.
10. Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.
11. Ability to interact with business and industry to establish partnerships.
12. Knowledge and experience in production baking.

Qualifications:
1. Technical diploma in Baking/Pastry/Decorative Arts from an accredited college or university, with an expectation to obtain an Associate's degree within three (3) years of employment.

2. Three (3) years (6,000 hours) of related bakery production work experience with one (1) year of full-time equivalent teaching experience or verifiable, hands-on training experience in a variety of bakery skills.

3. Must be currently certified as a ServSafe Food Manager with a min. score of 90%.

4. To teach Principles of Sanitation: Must have the ServSafe Instructor/Proctor certification.

Note: DOC instructors are waived from the requirement to receive an Associate's degree.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Madison College utilizes pool postings for all Part-time Instructor positions. This posting is a pool position to collect applications for potential part-time instruction positions. Part-time Instructors are hired on a per course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee assignment for the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes.

If interested, please complete the required online application and attach a resume, cover letter, and transcripts (unofficial copy). Please note that all transcripts will be checked for verification of accreditation before hire. This pool will close on approximately January 31, 2023. If you are not contacted by this time and you are still interested in employment with Madison College, you will be asked to reapply to a new pool. All communications will be through the e-mail provided on your application materials.

We regard diversity in the workforce as a competitive advantage and strongly support its presence in our educational environment.

If you are experiencing application issues please contact the HR hotline, (608) 246-6900.

To ensure that emails from us regarding your application do not go to your spam folder, please add the @madisoncollege.edu domain as a safe sender in your email.

Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. Madison College offers degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates in Architecture & Engineering; Arts, Design & Humanities; Business; Construction, Manufacturing & Maintenance; Culinary, Hospitality & Fitness; Education & Social Services; Health Sciences; Information Technology; Law, Protective & Human Services; Science, Math & Natural Resources; and Transportation. Admissions criteria vary by program and are available by calling our Enrollment Office at (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 Ext. 6210. The following person has been designated to coordinate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and to handle inquiries regarding the college's nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Muchka, Compliance Coordinator, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246.5221

To apply, visit https://madisoncollege.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/jobsatMadisonCollege/job/District/PT-Instructor-Pool---Baking-and-Decorative-Arts_R0002363

About Us
Welcome! Thank you for visiting our career site, where Madison College is committed to matching talent to opportunity. We are known for our real-world, smart approach to learning - offering students innovative, high-tech career pathways and college transfer opportunities with more than 150 programs to choose from. Madison College is a great place to work and has been for over 100 years, serving more than 33,000 students in 12 south-central Wisconsin counties. The College offers generous salaries, benefits, and an inspiring work environment. Employees enjoy a culture dedicated to lifelong learning, wellness and inclusiveness.

Take some time and look around - once you've have a chance to explore our current opportunities, apply to the ones you feel best suit your interests, background and experiences. Thereafter, you can keep track of your application status and watch for new opportunities that might be of interest to you.

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As part of the application process, finalists will undergo a background check including criminal history, educational verification, and references. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify you from employment. All cases are considered on an individual basis, and the offense will be compared to the position for which you are applying.

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