The Faculty Member for Baking and Pastry is responsible for the success and proper delivery of the assigned Stratford University academic program courses. Specific responsibilities will include enhancing the University’s standing as a provider of degree granting related curriculum and the development of new curriculum. The Faculty Member is expected to work collaboratively with the Associate Program Director, Campus President and academic support programs to facilitate student success and strengthen the reputation of the university by promoting excellence through curriculum development and delivery. Active participation in departmental, campus and college committees is required.
Participate in the development, evaluation and revision of the curriculum in collaboration with program directors
Deliver the curriculum as developed by University-Wide Director, program directors, and faculty
Develop, update and maintain syllabi based upon the approved curriculum.
Introduce hybrid components with threaded discussions through MOODLE
Assist in the selection of course materials, library holdings, instructional equipment and educational resources
Promote student success by engaging students in the learning process
Utilize appropriate library resources and educational technology to enhance student learning
Maintain class schedules and instructional integrity through adherence to lesson plans
Ensure positive student outcomes through continuing assessment of student learning
Conduct on-going assessment of student progress
Facilitate student retention and placement through positive student interactions
Advise and assist students in assigned academic program
Remain current in specialized discipline through continuing education and professional development implemented in approved Annual Faculty Development Plan
Participate in university wide activities for students, faculty and the community such as new student orientation, open houses, graduation exercises, faculty meetings and faculty education programs, including graduation ceremonies
Maintain appropriate records related to students, attendance, grades, and other documents and insure delivery to the appropriate academic administrator in a timely manner
Critical Skills and Job Complexity:
Truly enjoys interacting with students; Smiles on a regular basis
Is intuitive and has a proactive approach to serving others
Is poised, positive, outgoing and has a professional demeanor
Demonstrates integrity, honesty, teamwork and genuine commitment to education
Captivate students by utilizing your amazing communications skills.
Strong commitment to high academic standards, and ability to provide leadership in maintaining and strengthening academic excellence and enhancing the University’s standing
Ability to articulate the role of the assigned curriculum ultimately serving the broader student body
Communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
Communicate academic curriculum in an interesting and academically professional manner
Support the University vision with respect to the assigned program
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Earned Master's Degree in related field is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree will also be considered in conjunction with appropriate certifications.
Record of successful working relationships with internal and external constituencies.
Teaching, research, and community service experience
Substantial experience as a breads and pastry Chef.