Faculty members are responsible for providing students with a rich, relevant and engaging academic experience. The faculty role encompasses teaching, student outcomes assessment, curriculum development, student advising, and university service. Faculty continuously engage in professional development while maintaining current expertise in the applicable content area and developing students through effective and innovative teaching and learning practices.
Essential Job Functions
Demonstrates specialized knowledge and maintains expertise in the theory, skills, and pedagogy of the applicable discipline or profession
Uses strategies and skills necessary to support student learning and prepares and delivers current and relevant course material in an understandable and motivating manner
Continually assesses course objectives and instructional methods to improve teaching and learning
Uses formative and summative assessments of student learning within assigned courses to inform instruction and improve student attainment of course objectives and program outcomes
Establishes a student and advisor relationship that provides guidance with regard to program choices and career possibilities and supports student educational growth through guided decision making
Supports the university's outcomes initiatives by working to refine and revise course assignments and evaluation tools and leading or participating in data analysis discussions to make program and course improvements
Facilitates development and revision of programs and courses, assuring alignment within the program description and outcomes, course objectives and content, as well as university curriculum standards
Attends commencement, convocation, faculty meetings, department meetings, committee meetings, professional development programs, and other university events, as applicable
Supports student enrollment and retention by participating in university events, advising student clubs and organizations, and assisting with admissions activities
Adheres to and fulfills the responsibilities of all faculty members as outlined in the faculty manual
Performs other duties as assigned
Terminal degree in nutrition, dietetics or a related field of study from a regionally accredited institution
Post-secondary culinary arts laboratory teaching experience
Three or more years of experience working in the culinary arts/hospitality industry
Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations
Current food safety manager credential recognized by the Conference for Food Protection
Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.
Internal Number: Req. #5909
About Johnson & Wales University
Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with nearly 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, RI; North Miami, FL; Denver, CO; and Charlotte, NC. JWU has evolved from a world leader in culinary and hospitality education to a university that provides students with opportunities in a wide breadth of industry-relevant disciplines. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university’s impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide.