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Tompkins Cortland Community College is a culturally diverse campus with over two decades of strong partnerships with international colleges and universities and a commitment to preparing our students for citizenship in a global society. Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and awards associate degrees in career-oriented and liberal arts/sciences programs of study. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students. Visa sponsorship not available. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Location: The Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, near Ithaca, a naturally beautiful area with rich resources and an educational focus with 4 colleges and universities in a 20-mile radius.

College Job Opportunities

Dean of Instruction

Employment Date: May 2017

Term of Employment: Renewable, Full-Time, 260 days

Review of applicants to begin March 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

Job Description:

Provides vision and leadership for the College’s instructional service areas in support of the College’s Mission, Vision and Goals.  Responsible for the planning, management, and evaluation of all educational programs and services, including curriculum development, instruction, academic learning outcomes assessment, faculty support, master course schedules, and educational services to support student success and learning.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree and a minimum of five years of experience in higher education including two years of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. or other terminal degree.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email: hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax: 607-844-6551

Note

Additional application materials/essays will be requested upon receipt of your cover letter and resume.  For full consideration, materials must be received by March 1, 2017.

AA/EOE

Student Success Advisor

Employment Date: March 2017

Term of Employment: 1.0 FTE, Renewable

Review of applicants to begin January 30, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

Job Description:

In collaboration with Student Success and Advisement Services staff and other college staff and faculty, this individual will be responsible for providing learning-centered strengths-based support to students, staff, and faculty through individual and group advising and other programs related to the success and retention of students.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and minimum of one years’ experience in academic advising, teaching, or providing support services to students in a postsecondary environment (may include equivalent paraprofessional experience) or Master’s degree. Demonstrated commitment to equal opportunity and success for all students, regardless of possible barriers including, but not limited to, race, gender, socio-economic class, culture, age, ability, or life experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience as student or staff member in a community college.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$53,464 - $66,831 – Starting salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email: hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax: 607-844-6551

Note

Additional application materials/essays will be requested upon receipt of your cover letter and resume.  For full consideration, materials must be received by January 30, 2017.

AA/EOE

Instructor of Biology

Employment Date: August 16, 2017

Term of Employment: Renewable, Full-Time, 165 days

Review of applicants to begin January 19, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

Job Description:

Full-time, tenure-track position teaching introductory level laboratory-based biology courses, as well as health science-majors level laboratory-based courses in at least two of the following fields:  Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology and/or Nutrition.  Other responsibilities include service on college committees, curriculum development, academic advising, institutional service, professional development and other duties as assigned by the Provost/Vice President of the College.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree or higher in biology or related health science field is required. Minimum 3 years of instructional experience in a post-secondary setting, preferably at a community college.  Experience working in a multicultural setting with a diverse student population, including non-traditional and under-prepared students.

Desired Qualifications:

Appropriate coursework and experience teaching introductory health-science courses with laboratory.  Demonstrated professional development, instructional and curricular development (program accreditation/review).  Experience working in a multicultural setting and enhancing learning among a highly diverse student population is highly desirable.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$45,890 - $57,364.  Starting salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email: hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax: 607-844-6551

Note

Additional application materials/essays will be requested upon receipt of your cover letter and resume.  For full consideration, materials must be received by January 19, 2017.

AA/EOE

Instructor of Human Services

Employment Date: August 16, 2017

Term of Employment: Renewable, Full-Time, 165 days

Review of applicants to begin January 19, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

Job Description:

Full-time, tenure-track position with primary responsibility to teach Human Services courses. Opportunities to teach in the Chemical Dependency Counseling program will also be available. Other responsibilities include academic advising, internship supervision, service on department and college committees, curriculum development, professional development, and other duties assigned by the Provost/Vice President of the College.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, or related field from an accredited institution is required.  Experience teaching college-level Human Services courses is required.  Experience teaching at a community college preferred. Practice experience in a community based human services agency is preferred. Experience developing and teaching online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses is also preferred. Experience working with a culturally diverse student population including nontraditional and underprepared students is highly desirable. CASAC T or CASAC is desirable.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$45,890 - $57,364.  Starting salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email: hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax: 607-844-6551

Note

Additional application materials/essays will be requested upon receipt of your cover letter and resume.  For full consideration, materials must be received by January 19, 2017.

AA/EOE

Instructor of Sustainable Farming and Food Systems

Employment Date: August 16, 2017

Term of Employment: Renewable, Full-Time, 165 days

Review of applicants to begin January 19, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

Job Description:

Full-time, tenure-track position teaching the core program courses, including one on-farm course during the summer (30 credits annually), which span across the biological, environmental, and social sciences.  Other responsibilities include service on college committees, curriculum development, academic advising, institutional service, professional development and other duties as assigned by the Provost/Vice President of the College.

Essential to the College’s Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program is a working organic farm business enterprise.  Students in the program are given hands on experience in their course work by performing practicum/internship assignments at the farm.  It is a critical role for the Instructor to effectively integrate the curriculum with the operations of a working farm enterprise.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Farm Director to offer students the best possible experience while enhancing the effectiveness of the Farm operation.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Food Systems or appropriate terminal degree required; Ph.D. preferred.  Two years of teaching experience at the college level required, with the ability to teach related biology and environmental science courses highly preferred.  Preferred candidates will also possess an ongoing record of professional and curriculum/program development, and demonstrate a capacity to work collaboratively.  Experience working in a multicultural setting with a diverse student population is highly desirable.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$45,890 - $57,364.  Starting salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email: hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax: 607-844-6551

Note

Additional application materials/essays will be requested upon receipt of your cover letter and resume.  For full consideration, materials must be received by January 19, 2017.

AA/EOE

Faculty Student Association (FSA) – Job Opportunities

Teacher Aide

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: As needed

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Job Description:

Responsible for assisting the Head Teacher and other Child Care teachers with the implementation of the classroom program and daily schedule in accordance with policies and philosophy of the FSA Child Care Center.

Minimum Qualifications:

A high school diploma or equivalent and experience related to caring for children.  Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.  Current certifications in First Aid and CPR required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

This position is subject to a criminal background check and Statewide Central Register Database check.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$11.20 per hour

Submit letter and resume to:

Faculty Student Association of
Tompkins Cortland Community College, Inc.
Department of Human Resources
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Fax:  607-844-6551
Email: hr@tompkinscortland.edu

AA/EOE

Lifeguard

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Temporary

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Job Description:

The Lifeguard’s primary responsibilities are to provide patron surveillance of the pool area; prevent injuries by minimizing or eliminating hazardous situations or behaviors; and to enforce facility rules and regulations and educate patrons about them.  Recognizes and responds effectively to all emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of work experience as a lifeguard, current certifications in Life Guarding, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer w/ AED required.

This position is subject to a criminal background check and Statewide Central Register Database check.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$11.20 per hour

Submit letter and resume to:

Faculty Student Association of
Tompkins Cortland Community College, Inc.
Department of Human Resources
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Fax:  607-844-6551
Email: hr@tompkinscortland.edu

AA/EOE

TC3 Bistro LLC Opportunities

Coltivare, the Tompkins Cortland Community College Culinary Center, is a 17,000 square foot space at 235 Cayuga St. in downtown Ithaca. The site contains a 110-seat restaurant, bar, student kitchen lab, wine tasting lab and event space to accommodate up to 200 guests. To learn more about the College and the Farm to Bistro project at the College, visit our website at tompkinscortland.edu.

Banquet Supervisor

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Part-time

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the and Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

The Banquet Supervisor is responsible for organizing and executing catered events and banquets at Coltivare.  This position will report to Catering and Events Manager.  Coordinates and executes the details of the Banquet Event Order (BEO) produced by the Catering and Events Manager.  Acts as an ambassador of Coltivare and Tompkins Cortland Community College and knowledgeable of the culinary arts and sustainable farming degree programs and continuing education programs; acts proactively to cross-market these programs to all guests.  Responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s service standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the TC3 Culinary Center at Coltivare and the College.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree and 5 years related event planning and coordinating experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate’s degree.

Hiring Salary Range:

$15.00 - $17.00 per hour

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
c/o TC3 Bistro
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email:  hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax:  607-844-6551 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

Line Cook

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Part-Time with opportunity for Full-Time

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the and Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

Accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Performs other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates. The Line Cook is responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the Center and the College while ensuring maximum guest satisfaction resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

Six months experience in a similar capacity and must be able to demonstrate proper knife skills.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with Pantry, Line and Banquets.

Position Requirements:

Interested candidates must be willing to work weekends, late night and have a flexible schedule to meet the Center needs.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$12.00 - $15.00 per hour  

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
c/o TC3 Bistro
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email:  hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax:  607-844-6551 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

Dishwasher

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Full-Time/Part-Time

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the and Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

Washes and cleans tableware, pots, pans and cooking equipment. Responsible for keeping the dish room and equipment clean and organized following strict sanitary guidelines. Assists in of food preparation under the guidance of Coltivare’s culinary staff.  The Dishwasher is responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the Center and the College while ensuring maximum guest satisfaction resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

No previous restaurant experience required. Must be able to work in hot, wet, humid and loud environment for long periods of time.

Position Requirements:

Interested candidates must be willing to work weekends, late night and have a flexible schedule to meet the Center needs.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$9.70 - $10.70 per hour   

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
c/o TC3 Bistro
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email:  hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax:  607-844-6551 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

Bartender

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Part-Time

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the and Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

The bartender is responsible for knowing all aspects of working at the bar within Coltivare and knowledgeable of all food and beverage options that are available at Coltivare.  The Bartender provides ideal service for our guests including providing excellent service to all guests at the bar and preparing restaurant drink orders in a timely manner.  The Bartender must adhere to all state and Coltivare policies concerning the sale and service of alcohol and assume ownership for responsible beverage service consistent with Coltivare service standards.  Acts as an ambassador of Coltivare and TC3 and knowledgeable of the culinary arts and sustainable farming degree programs and continuing education programs; acts proactively to cross-market these programs to all guests.  Responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s service standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the TC3 Culinary Center at Coltivare and the College while ensuring maximum guest satisfaction resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience that provides evidence that the candidate has a good understanding of the role of the Bartender in providing outstanding customer service; the ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; and the ability to exercise mature judgment.  NYS alcohol service certification or serve safe alcohol safety certification.

Position Requirements:

Interested candidates must be willing to work days, nights and weekends and have a flexible schedule to meet the Center needs.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$9.70 per hour      

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
c/o TC3 Bistro
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email:  hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax:  607-844-6551 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

Host / Hostess

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Full-Time / Part-Time

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the and Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

Works as part of a team providing ideal service for our guests.  The host/hostess is most often the first employee a guest sees when entering our restaurant and therefore must greet all guests in a professional, energetic and sincere manner that sets the tone for an ideal experience at Coltivare.  Greets and seats guests and assists wait staff as necessary to provide legendary guest satisfaction.  Manages the restaurant telephone and assists guests with retail purchases.  The host/hostess must adhere to all Coltivare service standards as outlined in the standards of service and order of service.  Acts as an ambassador of Coltivare and TC3 and knowledgeable of the culinary arts and sustainable farming degree programs and continuing education programs; acts proactively to cross-market these programs to all guests.  Responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s service standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the TC3 Culinary Center at Coltivare and the College while ensuring maximum guest satisfaction resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training.  Must have experience that provides evidence that the candidate has a good understanding of the role of the Host in providing outstanding customer service; the ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; and the ability to exercise mature judgment.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$10.00 - $12.00 per hour       

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
c/o TC3 Bistro
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email:  hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax:  607-844-6551 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

Server

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Full-Time / Part-Time

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the and Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

The server is responsible for assisting the Management Team by being knowledgeable of all day to day operations as they pertain to the front of the house.  Responsible for providing legendary service to each and every guest, every day including taking responsibility for the coordination of all food and beverage service for a station on the floor.  Acts as an ambassador of Coltivare and TC3 and knowledgeable of the culinary arts and sustainable farming degree programs and continuing education programs; acts proactively to cross-market these programs to all guests.  Responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s service standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the TC3 Culinary Center at Coltivare and the College while ensuring maximum guest satisfaction resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience that provides evidence that the candidate has a good understanding of the role of the Server in providing outstanding customer service; the ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; and the ability to exercise mature judgment.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$7.50 per hour plus gratuity        

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
c/o TC3 Bistro
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email:  hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax:  607-844-6551 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

Banquet Server

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Part-Time

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the and Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

The Banquet Server at Coltivare works as part of a team providing ideal service for our guests for catered events and banquets.  Responsible for providing legendary service to each and every guest during events and the clean-up and breakdown of service after the events.  Banquet servers work under the direction of a manager or banquet supervisor.  Acts as an ambassador of Coltivare and TC3 and knowledgeable of the culinary arts and sustainable farming degree programs and continuing education programs; acts proactively to cross-market these programs to all guests. Responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s service standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the TC3 Culinary Center at Coltivare and the College.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Must have the ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; and the ability to exercise mature judgment.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$10.00 - $15.00 per hour       

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
c/o TC3 Bistro
Tompkins Cortland Community College
170 North Street, PO Box 139
Dryden, NY 13053-0139
Email:  hr@tompkinscortland.edu
Fax:  607-844-6551 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

The TC3 Farm Opportunities

The TC3 Farm is located adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus and supplies fresh produce to the College’s downtown Ithaca restaurant and culinary center, Coltivare, as well as running a CSA for community members and a weekly farm stand on campus. The farm directly supports students in the College’s innovative Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program, but classes and volunteer opportunities are open to all members of the College community.

There are no positions open at this time.