KICK Instructor - Culinary (Continuing Education)

Kirkwood Community College
March 17, 2023
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KICK Instructor - Culinary (Continuing Education)


Location Flexible, IA

Job Type

Continuing Ed Instructor


Continuing Ed/Training Svcs

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  • Description
  • Benefits

    To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

    KICK Camps start 6/12 and will run until 8/10. Morning camps are 9-12 pm, and afternoon camps 1-4 pm. Instructors choose which days and sessions they prefer to teach.

    There are no camps held on Fridays or the week of July 3rd.


    Seeking a culinary instructor for Kirkwood Interactive Camps for Kids (KICK). Culinary camps are offered to children ages 10-15 during the summer months. Each camp is 3 hours long, and can range from 1 day to a length of 4 days. Instructors are in charge of designing the camp(s) and teaching safe kitchen skills to campers as they execute different recipes. The instructor is in charge of maintaining and cleaning the kitchen. Qualifications: Must be ServSafe certified and have experience working in an industrial kitchen


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.

  • Facilitate basic kitchen skills and techniques to campers.
  • Provide a safe environment for campers to learn culinary skills.
  • Clean and maintain the kitchen.
  • Consistently attend scheduled work shifts.
  • Facilitate an outstanding participant experience by giving exemplary service.
  • Effectively communicate with participants and Continuing Education Staff.
  • Answer questions and provide resources as appropriate to participants.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

  • Have a true excitement for helping participants learn.
  • Enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Personify a commitment to exceeding expectations.
  • Possess a savvy and confident personality.
  • Be able and willing to represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current participants, clients, suppliers, and the community we serve. • Establish and maintain good working relationships with participants, staff and fellow managers • Possess strong human relations skills and be able to interact with diverse personalities. • Communicate clearly, concisely, logically, and coherently orally and in writing. • Deal responsibly and effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions. • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.

  • Subject to passing a background check.

    Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: [email protected] or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: [email protected].

    Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits. Read more about them here!


    Kirkwood Community College


     6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404




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