To perform instructional and related duties in Kaskaskia’s Commercial Cooking educational
program located at the Centralia Correctional Center.
Faculty member reports to the Director of CCC Educational Programs, who reports to the Dean
of Career and Technical Education, who reports to the VP of Instructional Services, who reports
to the College President.
Qualifications for Position
Certification(s), experience, education, and/or a combination related to culinary/cooking
Two or more years of experience in food service
Possess a Servsafe Manager’s Certification along with a Servsafe Instructor’s Certification or be able to obtain those certifications within three months of hire
Commitment to community college mission and philosophy
Excellent communication, organization, planning, and presentation skills
Willingness and ability to teach students in a correctional facility setting
Maintain professionalism and work with Illinois Department of Corrections and Kaskaskia College in an effective and positive manner
Associate’s degree or higher in field or closely related field
Community college teaching experience
Restaurant management experience
Knowledge of food preparation techniques, nutritional requirements, and cost control
Perform instructional duties in a correctional facility setting
Prepare or update syllabi and curriculum materials as needed for all courses in which the faculty member has instructional responsibilities.
Schedule classroom with lab and work experience activities to meet student learning outcomes and provide the student with the necessary skills and knowledge for job placement
Attend and participate in faculty and committee meetings, sponsorship of student activities, and other College activities as requested
Prepare reports as required.
Participate in commencement exercises at the Centralia Correctional Center (CCC) and main campus.
Cooperate with the Correctional Center Program Director to effectively resolve student problems
Recommend textbooks and equipment, which the instructor deems necessary in instructional assignments.
Perform assessment of student learning and participate in College-wide assessment program.
Perform program review.
Report absences from assigned responsibilities promptly to the Correctional Center Program Director.
Maintain attendance, classroom records and EGCC (Earned Good Conduct Credit) for all students assigned to the program.
Comply with all tool control procedures as prescribed by IDOC
Maintain inventory and control of flammable and caustics
Ensure equipment is kept in proper working condition and report any damage in a timely manner
Maintain program budget and provide input to the Correctional Center Program Director regarding spending.
Submit purchase order requests for instructional materials, books, required commodities and supplies to the Director for approval
Prior to release, serve as a mentor to students on continuing College program opportunities after release
Keep up-to-date on current trends, technologies, and information in subject area.
Ensure adequate enrollment levels in instructional program.
Perform other related duties as assigned
Supervise teacher's assistant(s) as necessary
Employee is required to work independently with a minimum amount of supervision.
Employee is expected to follow all College and IDOC policies and procedures as well as all local
state and federal laws. Faculty member is also expected to adhere to and foster development of
Kaskaskia College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, responsibility and fairness.
Employee will have daily contact with students, individuals in custody and other College and
Correctional Center employees. Contracts with the community may also be made.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Duties will be performed in a secure prison setting, which requires strict adherence to rules,
procedures, and policies. Travel within the College district, as well as occasional overnight travel
is required as necessary.
COMMERCIAL COOKING INSTRUCTOR
CENTRALIA CORRECTIONAL CENTER PROGRAM
Continuation of position is contingent on continued funding by the Department of Corrections.
Twelve-month position, eligible for fringe benefits, beginning date contingent on DOC approval. The College is seeking candidates who have a strong commitment to the community college mission and philosophy, student learning, and to the use of technology and innovation in the delivery of instruction. Position will equip students with necessary skills to function effectively in the workforce. Position will develop curriculum and teach all aspects of commercial cooking curriculum in Centralia Correctional Center educational program.
To receive consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter describing how qualifications meet the position criteria, along with a resume, copy of college transcripts (if applicable), and official Kaskaskia College employment application along with any other qualifying credentials online at https://onlineforms.kaskaskia.edu/EmployeeApplication/. The official employment application can be accessed at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr. All applicants being considered for hire will be required to submit to a pre-employment background investigation, including a criminal record check. Annual salary range is $52,000-55,000.
RE: Commercial Cooking Instructor CCC
27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College.
A full job description is available at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.
RE: Commercial Cooking Instructor-Centralia Correctional Center IS021023
27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. A full job description is available at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.
BENEFIT SUMMARY SHEET FOR FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES AT CENTRALIA CORRECTIONAL CENTER KASKASKIA COLLEGE The following information is based on the current employee fringe benefits that Kaskaskia College offers. It is not intended to be a contractual agreement and in no way limits Kaskaskia College from altering such benefits in the future. SICK LEAVE One day for each month of full-time employment VACATION LEAVE Full-time employees who have completed zero to 14 years of creditable service with an IDOC educational program receive 135 hours Paid leave time is granted through and subject to the policies and procedures of the Department of Corrections. HEALTH INSURANCE is effective the first day of the month after hire date and includes comprehensive medical coverage and vision and dental coverage. Current Rates effective 9/1/22:$211.00 per month employee only coverage $334.00 per month employee +1 $356.00 per month employee +2 or more Provider is Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois LIFE INSURANCE is provided by the College and is effective the first day of the month after hire date. The benefit amount is equal to annual salary. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT and 403(b) PLANS are also available. RETIREMENT PLAN The State Universities Retirement System requires that 8% of an employee’s monthly gross pay is deducted for individual retirement purposes. It is also required that .5% of an employee’s monthly gross pay be deducted to fund the College Insurance Plan for Community College Retirees. TUITION WAIVERS available for staff and family. CHILD CARE DISCOUNT For further information regarding benefits, please contact Human Resources at 618-545-3024.