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Position: Culinary Educator V Chef
              Culinary Educator: Pastry Chef
Institution: The College of the Bahamas
Location: Bahamas
Date posted: 1/30/2003

THE COLLEGE OF THE BAHAMAS

 

FACULTY VACANCIES


The College of The Bahamas invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the following positions in September 2003:

1. DEAN, FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCES
The Dean of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences will be responsible to the Vice President, Academic Affairs for the supervision of the Schools of Natural Sciences & Environmental Studies, Technology and Nursing & Allied Health Professions, as well as courses and programmes being offered through these Schools at the various Family Island sites. Specifically, the Dean is accountable for on-going upgrading of the educational processes at The College, assisting the respective Schools in the design, development, establishment and evaluation of programmes and courses, the selection of instructional and other curricular methods and materials, and other organisational activities as delegated by the Vice President.

Applicants should possess academic and/or professional qualifications from an approved institution at least to the level of the Master's Degree, be at the Senior Lecturer level and be able to show evidence of leadership, decision-making, coordinating and planning abilities, and should have academic and administrative experience.

The initial term of appointment is four years, with eligibility for renewal of the appointment.

Salary Scale SM4:
Master's Degree $36,000 - $52,200
Doctoral Degree $39,300 - $54,300

2. CHAIR, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Applications and/or nominations are invited from suitably qualified individuals for Chair of the School of Business . The Chair will be responsible for the leadership in maintaining the academic quality of the School including quality of teaching, interest in the academic progress of the College, overall supervision of the School and liaison with the community in maintaining the name of the College.

The Chair should have at least a Masterˇ¦s degree in their area of supervision, five years of satisfactory teaching experience at the tertiary level and three years of administrative experience at the tertiary level. Successful managerial experience, strong leadership qualities and a good understanding of business programs at the tertiary level is required along with excellent communication skills.

The successful candidate will be appointed for a three year period, renewable once for a period of two years.

This position also carries a stipend of $3,500 per annum.

3. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
(i) Lecturer in Marketing/Management
Candidates must be able to teach a full range of Marketing and Management courses from the introductory to the Bachelor's degree levels. Knowledge of the Bahamian economy is desirable.

4. SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION & CREATIVE ARTS
(i) Lecturers in Modern Languages
Candidates to teach Spanish and French. Candidates must have native speaker competence and be able to teach courses up to the Bachelor's degree level. Experience in supervising teaching practice would be desirable.

(ii) Lecturer in Journalism & Communications
Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate courses in media studies such as reporting, mass communication, video, photojournalism and business writing. The successful candidate will also be expected to take a role in curriculum development and undergraduate programme administration. Minimum of three (3) yearsˇ¦ teaching experience required in addition to professional experience in media.

5. SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
(i) Lecturer in Early Childhood Education
Candidates must be able to teach Early Childhood Education Foundations and Methodology courses and supervise student teachers.

(ii) Lecturer in Mathematics Education
Candidates must be able to teach Mathematics Methodology and Education Foundations courses and supervise student teachers.

(iii) Lecturer in Science Education
Candidates must be able to teach Science Content and Methodology and Education Foundations courses and supervise student teachers.

(iv) Lecturer in Speech and Drama
Candidates must be able to teach Speech and Drama at the Primary and Secondary levels, Education Foundations courses and supervise student teachers.

(v) Lecturer in Music Education
Candidates must be able to teach Music content and Methodology courses, Education Foundations and supervise student teachers.

6. SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
(i) Lecturer in Physics
Candidate to teach physics courses up to the Bachelor's degree level.

(ii) Lecturers in Mathematics
Candidates to teach pure and/or applied mathematics up to the Bachelor's degree level. ( New Providence and Grand Bahama Campuses)

(iii) Lecturer in Geography
Candidate to teach physical geography up to the Bachelor's degree level.

(iv) Lecturer in Biology
Candidate to teach Marine Science up to the Bachelor's degree level.

7. LECTURERS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
(i) Lecturer in Theology
Candidate to teach Theology at the Bachelor's Degree level in Systematics, Old Testament and New Testament. Must have a Master's or Doctorate in Theology with at least four (4) years teaching experience.

(ii) Lecturer in Law and Criminal Justice
Candidate must have a Master's degree in Criminology/Criminal Justice with some socio-legal orientation to Law, at least four (4) years teaching and industrial experience, be able to develop courses and teach up to the Bachelorˇ¦s degree level, as well as liaise with appropriate government departments.

(iii) Lecturer in Public Administration
Candidate must have a Master's degree in Public Administration with at least four (4) years teaching experience. Must be able to teach quantitative methods, develop Public Administration courses and be able to teach up to the Bachelor's degree level. Knowledge of the Bahamian Civil Service or a comparative context is desirable.

8. SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM STUDIES
(i) Culinary Educator V Chef
The School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies is seeking a culinary educator for a Chef position. Candidates should possess a degree in Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management and be certified as a Certified Executive Chef or higher, a teaching certificate or equivalent with a minimum of five (5) years teaching experience.

The successful applicant should be competent to teach the following:
*Introductory through advanced cooking
*Baking
*Pastry
*Garde Manger
*Sanitation
*Menu Design
*Food Preparation

(ii) Culinary Educator: Pastry Chef
Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Culinary Arts and be certified as an Executive Pastry Chef, or higher, with a minimum of five years' working and management experience and three (3) years in Culinary Education, preferably with a teaching certificate. The applicants should also be competent to teach introductory through advanced pastry and baking and must have strong knowledge and skills in confectionery and wedding cake designs.


9. SCHOOL OF ENGLISH STUDIES
(i) Lecturers in English
Candidates must be able to teach courses through to the Bachelor's level in the area of composition and rhetoric. ( New Providence and Grand Bahama Campuses)

10. SCHOOL OF NURSING
(i) Lecturers in Nursing
Candidates must be able to teach courses at both the Associate and Bachelor's levels. The ability to develop courses and engage in research would be an asset. Candidates must be highly motivated and be able to work with minimal supervision.
The following requirements are necessary for the successful candidate:
*At least a Master's Degree in Nursing
*At least two years teaching experience
*A basic specialty in Midwifery preferable
*A strong knowledge of the nursing profession
*Be registered with the Nursing Council of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas

11. LIBRARIAN (Northern Bahamas Campus)
The College of The Bahamas seeks a professional Librarian for its Northern Bahamas Campus. The position requires a skilled, confident, creative individual with excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership and research skills. Candidates should be able to work with a diverse staff and clientele and be familiar with library automation systems (e.g. Voyager), computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Access and with electronic and CD-ROM products and services, such as EbscoHost, PROQUEST and SIRS. Advanced internet searching skills are essential. Positions will require participation in evening and weekend work, library and college projects and teaching in the library instructional programmes.

Candidates must have a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science and at least two years post Master's Degree professional experience, which includes supervision of paraprofessionals, coordination of a library functional area or branch, e.g. Reader & Information Services, Special Collections, and development and promotion of library services.

Candidates must have qualifications up to the Master's degree level plus at least one year of teaching at the college level. Teacher training as well as prior experience is desirable, though not mandatory in all cases.

The salary scale ranges from $29,600 to $47,800 per annum.

To expedite the appointment process, applicants are advised to request their referees to send references under confidential cover to the address listed below.

Interested candidates should submit a College of The Bahama's Application Form (available from the Web site http://www.cob.edu.bs ) along with a comprehensive resume, three confidential references and up-to-date transcripts by Friday, February 21, 2003 to:

The Director
Human Resources
The College of The Bahamas
P. O. Box N-4912
Nassau, Bahamas
http://www.cob.edu.bs
e-mail: cobhrdpe@cob.edu.bs
Facsimile: (242) 302 4539

E-mail : cobhrdpe@cob.edu.bs
Web Site : http://www.cob.edu.bs
Phone : (242) 302 4467
Fax : (242) 302 4539
Patricia Ellis
Assistant Director
Human Resources
The College of The Bahamas
P. O. Box N-4912
Nassau
Bahamas


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