Schedule: Availability to work within opening hours with a varying schedule.
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The Culinary Coordinator is essential in the operational aspect of the retail outlets in Mitchell Hall. As a station expert, the Culinary Coordinator supports secondary instruction to students who are placed in an experiential learning environment, and works closely with hospitality students in the areas of food preparation, setup of assigned work stations, and execution of culinary services. The Culinary Coordinator is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and correcting students in their learning experience, ensuring students utilize acquired skills in a practical setting. The Culinary Coordinator will provide regular feedback to the hospitality faculty and department Chair, in both formal and informal meetings, to communicate progress in meeting student learning outcomes.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.
Prepare food for service (e.g. baked goods, chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces) and set up and stock assigned work stations with all necessary supplies. Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff and ensure that food is prepped, plated, and served in a timely fashion. Answer, report, and follow executive, café manager, or sous chef's instructions. Care for workstation according to sanitation standards set forth by the health department and comply with nutrition, sanitation regulations, and safety standards. Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers. Train, guide, and support hospitality students that are assigned to the station. Evaluate student performance and communicate with faculty as necessary. Provide guidance and enforce the hospitality departments mission policies and procedures.
Serve as the station expert and engage students in a participatory instructional style as part of the experimental learning experience. Lead and monitor students in the restaurant kitchen, bakery, hot line, expo, event kitchen, and dish tank. Provide hands-on real time instruction and feed back to students. Complete student evaluations in a timely manner.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibility in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination. Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Completes student evaluations as outlined by department chairperson. Attends all required meetings to provide feedback on student learning outcome goals. Attends all required trainings and workshops. Communicates frequently with the faculty, department chair, and retail operations staff on the needs of students as they fulfill their learning requirements.
Usual Physical Requirements:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into the computer. The employee regularly sits, stands, and walks for extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.
Restaurant environment on all three floors of the Hospitality building and Conference Center. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices. Must travel to various Columbus State campuses and sites.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: participative management and supervisory practices; current restaurant industry trends; technology and equipment; local, state and federal food sanitation regulations; scheduling and logistics; basic sales techniques; and computers and software, including cloud applications, to include Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Skill in: verbal and written communications; maintaining good public relations; customer service; conflict resolution; general typing; application of job software programs; solving organizational problems; time management and organization; problem-solving under pressure; and money handling. Ability to: develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, vendors, students, telephone users and the general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; think creatively to find solutions for business problems; perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects; gather, interpret and analyze statistical data and generate reports; investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions; and develop, plan, and implement goals.
High school diploma or equivalency. Two (2) years hands-on experience in the food industry, or a related field. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.
Additional Information: *Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required.
Internal Number: req3196_1622639630
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.