Instructor, Baking & Pastry Arts

Instructor, Baking & Pastry Arts


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina 28801


Salary: $39,483 – $40,401; Total Compensation: $57,395 - $58,569



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 10, 2020
Closes: Monday, February 24, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, August 3, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Chair, Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts and Director, Brumit Center

Employment Type

Full Time Regular (9-Month)

Minimum Qualifications

1. Associate’s degree in Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Technology or related field;
2. Three years of full-time or equivalent professional experience working in pastry/bake shop in the capacity of pastry chef or executive pastry chef with documented management responsibility for recipe and menu development;
3. Eligible for or in possession of American Culinary Federation certification.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience teaching at a community college;
2. Proficiency in chocolate and sugar artistry showpieces;
3. Experience in culinary competitions;
4. Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.

Position Description

Job Description Summary

This position provides instruction in Baking & Pastry and Culinary Arts and advising for students pursuing the Associate and/or Certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts.


1. Maintains mastery of subject matter.
2. Develops and/or teaches courses for which the appropriate credential is held.
3. Teaches in various formats, various locations, and via various delivery methods.
4. Advises students.
5. Adheres to policies, procedures, expectations, and practices of the College, the department, and discipline.
6. Communicates clearly with students, other faculty, and staff.
7. Contributes to a safe and secure campus environment.
8. Enforces Code of Classroom Conduct and Code of Student Conduct.
9. Assists with program reviews, program accreditation, and SACSCOC accreditation as appropriate.
10. Attends meetings and events and actively participate on committees and taskforces.
11. Attends the annual commencement ceremony.
12. Teaches all levels of courses specific to the Baking and Pastry Arts curriculum including labs productions, co-op and classroom instruction as well as introductory levels of courses in the Culinary Technology curriculum.
13. Attains and/or maintains professional certifications as applicable in the field.
14. Models and teaches safe and sanitary kitchen practices, uniform standards and adheres to student brigade system.
15. Participates in formal or informal coaching of culinary hot food competition team, as needed.
16. Maintains awareness of general maintenance and repair issues in the kitchen and reports safety, sanitation or maintenance issues immediately.
17. Upholds the College Vision, Mission, Values, and Welcoming College statement.
18. Supports workforce diversity in all its aspects.
19. Supports diversity in all aspects.

Job Post Contact

Jobs Website:

HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114