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Dining Room Chef. Faculty

Position Deleted on 6/12/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Faculty - Vocational & Technical - Culinary Arts
Full Time
Req Number: 2074BR
City: Chicago

Job Title

Dining Room Chef. Faculty

Job Description

Culinary Faculty - Fine Dining (Evening)

Kendall College is currently seeking a full-time faculty member for our public Dining Room. The Dining Room at Kendall College is recommended in The MICHELIN Guide Chicago Restaurants 2012 . As part of this class, Culinary Arts students prepare and serve lunch and dinner five days a week (dinner is Tuesday-Saturday). The restaurant has also been recognized and highly rated by Zagat Survey 2011/12 as well as having received numerous accolades by respected Chicago food critics from the Sun Times and Check Please!


This is a full-time, year-round faculty position with responsibilities for a minimum of 30 hours of teaching per week, for community service in the form of serving on committees and participating in a variety of school and faculty meetings, for collective curriculum development and assessment, for course development and updating of courses to keep at the leading edge, for personal faculty development, for representing the school in the local, national and international communities, and for supporting students in every aspect of their learning which includes regular office hours, tutorial assistance, coaching and career and academic advice.


Full time presence on campus five evenings a week (Tuesday - Saturday) in addition to set office hours.

Teaching of courses as assigned for a minimum of 30 contact hours per week per quarter principally in the areas of culinary arts - fine dining

Community service in the form of serving on standing and ad hoc committees, attendance at regular school and faculty meetings, attendance at Senate meetings, and attendance at one-on-one meetings with the dean

Development of curriculum with the school faculty and dean and assessment of curriculum with the school faculty, dean, college curriculum committee and college provost

Development of coursework - in accord with the school dean, and updating course materials to keep courses at the leading edge of knowledge in the disciplines

Engaging in on-going personal professional and faculty development

Providing student support for every aspect of learning in the form of regular office hours, tutorial assistance, coaching and career and academic assistance and advice

Attendance at key school events and ceremonies including the graduation ceremony


Assisting the dean in developing coursework for and providing general oversight for the culinary program in areas of study including assistance in discovering adjunct faculty talent

Representation of the school to outside local, national and international communities through industry consulting, academic or trade press publishing, citations in general media and trade press, attendance at regional, national and international conferences (as approved within the school budget), paper presentations at academic and industry conferences

Compliance with all Kendall College policies and procedures

Submission of quarterly and annual faculty reports as requested

Any other duties assigned by the president, provost or appropriate dean or program chair


Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum of 10 years of experience in culinary field in a variety of restaurants with management experience

American Culinary Federation Certification, Certified Culinary Educator, Certified Sous Chef or Certified Executive Chef preferred

Kendall College provides a balanced work schedule and competitive salary. We also provide industry-leading benefits, including tuition reduction and assistance, employer-matched 401(k) and disability/life insurance benefits.

Kendall College and its affiliate institutions are Equal Opportunity Employers. EOE.
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