Buyer (Procurement)

Buyer (Procurement)


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Harris Campus


Associate Degree $41,507 - 63,674



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Closes: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, May 7, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Harris Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Hospitality Education or related field with three years of experience as an executive or pastry chef


NOTE: Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise


The successful candidate for this position must have:

Ability to teach courses related to student growth beyond baking and pastry arts such as Sanitation and Human Resources Management.

Ability to demonstrate and perform any and all actions around kitchen/food preparation.

Be able to maintain level of work in a fast-paced dynamic environment


Competent at building and sustaining teamwork within the team and amongst students (verified by references and previous supervisors) 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior restaurant or baking/pastry shop ownership experience
  • Current American Culinary Federation Certification
  • Participation in hospitality industry professional organization(s)
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Competition experience 

Position Description

Instructor Baking and Pastry Arts  position  will be located on the Harris Campus.   

Overview of Department/Division
The Hospitality Education Division is home for the Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts, and the Hospitality Management programs.  The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs are housed at the new Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center on the Central Campus.  The Baking & Pastry Arts program is located at the Harris Campus.  These programs offer Associate degrees, as well as, various diplomas and certificates.

Some of the responsibilities of the position will include employing teaching strategies to maximize student learning in a diverse student body; participating in division meetings and professional development programs including Blackboard proficiency; BPA faculty advisor; maintaining office hours; contributing to program development and supporting the larger mission of the college.  Instructor’s schedule may include a variety of classes including specialty and artisanal breads, desserts/pastries, decorative work, high-volume production, and food marketing.


Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment with the College: 



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities



I. Mastery of Subject Matter


a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.



II. Teaching Performance


a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.



III. Evaluation of Student Learning


a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.



IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures


a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.



V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities


a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.



VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs


a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

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