Tompkins Cortland Community College

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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. 

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

Adjunct Instructor – Culinary Arts

Employment Date: Fall 2016 (8/24/16–12/16/16), Spring 2017 (1/25/17– 5/19/17)

Terms: Adjunct, Non-renewable

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

Job Description:

Teach one or two sections of the following course(s):

CULI 101 – Food Service and Preparation I
Basic procedures and techniques for large quantity food preparation and service are covered. The practice of sanitation, safety, equipment operation, food purchasing and preparation techniques, and table service are integral to this course. Special projects in menu planning, purchasing, preparation, and services are required. Coursework will also include elements of local food sourcing and menu development from that approach.

CULI 102 – Food Preparation II
Building on introductory concepts learned in CULI 101, the course focuses on culinary operations concepts, including kitchen structures and design, inventory and control, service systems and advanced menu development within a commercial setting. Attention is given to food combinations, types of cuisine, and the creative as well as practical process in menu planning and costing of product from local sources when practical.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a closely related area is required, with a minimum of 3 years of industry experience.  Teaching experience and working in a multicultural setting with a diverse student/customer population is desirable.  Day or evening offerings may be available.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$870 - $990 per credit hour dependent upon 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

AA/EOE

Adjunct Instructor (various disciplines)

Employment Date: Continuous assignments as needed

Terms: Adjunct, Non-renewable

The college is accepting applications for adjunct instructors in various disciplines, as noted below.

Job Description:

Teach one or two sections of disciplines related to degrees/experience such as: Active Literacy, Biology, College Reading & Study Skills, Communication & Media Arts, Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, English, English as a Second Language, Environmental Studies, Math, Physics, Paralegal or Psychology.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree is required in a closely related area.  Paralegal candidates must be admitted to the bar (NY preferred), and have experience working with legal staff.  Teaching experience, preferably at the college level and working in a multicultural setting with a diverse student population is desirable.  Day or evening offerings may be available in each discipline, while all Paralegal courses are only offered in an online format.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

Currently $870 - $990 per credit hour dependent upon 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 (to be followed by hard copy)

AA/EOE

Faculty Student Association (FSA) – Job Opportunities

Assistant Teacher

Employment Date: August 1, 2016     

Terms: Full-Time, 37.5 hours week

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

Job Description:

Responsible for implementing the classroom program and daily schedule in accordance with policies and philosophy of the FSA Child Care Center and New York State Office of Child and Family Services (NYS OCFS) regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two-year college or university with an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or child-related field or Child Development Associate (CDA) and one year of child day care teaching experience.  Current certification in First Aid and CPR required.  If a candidate does not possess certification at the time of employment, the incumbent must obtain this certification within one year of the date of appointment. The incumbent must maintain valid certification for the duration of employment. 

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

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

$11.50 to 12.50 per hour, rate commensurate with education and experience.

Submit letter and resume to:

Department of Human Resources
Faculty Student Association of
Tompkins Cortland Community College, Inc.
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, June 6 to August 23, 2016. 15-20 hours/week

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:

$10.50 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 TC3 Culinary Center, is a 17,000 square foot space at 235 Cayuga street 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 TC3, visit our website at tompkinscortland.edu.

Marketing Communications and Social Media Coordinator

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Renewable, Full-time

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

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s (TC3) 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 TC3 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 Marketing Communications and Social Media Coordinator is responsible for promoting Tompkins Cortland Community College’s Farm to Bistro Programs, enhancing restaurant, event, and community education revenues for the Coltivare Culinary Center.  The Coordinator will develop a promotional plan and utilize a variety of media (including photography and videography) to promote the Farm to Bistro Program.  The Coordinator must work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to convey the essence of the Farm to Bistro mission, reinforcing the brand.  Supports Farm to Bistro credit and noncredit educational experiences and special events hosted at Coltivare, Tompkins Cortland Community College, and the TC3 Farm. Builds and maintains community partnerships to support the academic programs and business enterprise of the TC3 Culinary Center and Farm.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 1 year related experience OR Associate’s degree and 3 years related experience. Experience should include progressive responsibilities in marketing communications and social media.

Preferred Qualifications:

Individual must be self-disciplined and work independently to meet the demands of this position. Attention to detail, excellent communication skills and a collaborative team approach are critical.  Experience taking photos, videography, managing social media marketing campaigns and day-to-day communications with clients and vendors.  Ability to work weekends and evenings as events require.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package.

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

Executive Chef

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Renewable, Full-time

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

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s (TC3) 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 TC3 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 Executive Chef is responsible for all culinary operations, food cost and food production for Coltivare, while creating a quality educational environment and maximum profitability of Coltivare. The Executive Chef is responsible for developing high quality menu options using locally sourced food.  The Executive Chef must strive to develop a culture within the kitchen that inspires energy, excitement, collaborative team work, and pride, resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.  The Executive Chef serves as an adjunct instructor for the College, teaching a minimum of one course section per semester.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related progressive experience, with a minimum of 2 years as an executive chef. Required experience includes responsibility for hiring, training, supervising and evaluating staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience in an accredited culinary arts program.

Expected Hiring Salary Range:

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package.

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 (TC3) 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 TC3 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 (TC3) 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 TC3 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:

$9.00 - $10.00 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

Bartender

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Part-Time

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

Tompkins Cortland Community College’s (TC3) 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 TC3 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:

$9.00 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

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 (TC3) 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 TC3 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 (TC3) 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 TC3 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 (TC3) 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 TC3 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