Laboratory Assistant, Culinary Arts (part-time,…

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Website Bristol Community College

Laboratory Assistant, Culinary Arts (part-time,…






Department: Academic Affairs-Business Experiential Education


Locations: Fall River, MA


Posted: Sep 23, 2022


Closes: Jun 30, 2023 – 11:59 PM EDT


Type: Part Time Non Benefited


Position ID: 153635


About Bristol Community College:


Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol has core values rooted in collaboration, communication, inclusion, innovation, respect and student success. For more than 50 years, Bristol has served as a leading resource for education and economic development in the region. Bristol offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. Bristol’s Business Solutions & Partnerships area provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.


With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts. Each location has something unique to offer – from great restaurants in the city center of Attleboro, museums and history in downtown New Bedford, to the beautiful suburban landscape at the Fall River campus and the array of shopping and dining options in Taunton. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence, and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Block Island.


Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity and equity, and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well, and is the mainstay of our values.




Bristol Community College provides an accessible, innovative and inclusive education that prepares students to navigate and succeed in our ever-changing world.




Advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner.


Job Description:


POSITION TITLE: Laboratory Assistant, Culinary Arts (part-time, open pool)


DEPARTMENT: Business and Experiential Education


REPORTS TO: Faculty Department Chair, Culinary Arts


STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Laboratory Assistant, Culinary Arts works during the Fall and Spring semesters and is a professional cook who helps in preparing instructional materials used during kitchen laboratory work. The Laboratory Assistant assists in the day-to-day operations of the Culinary Arts kitchen, following the procedures set forth by the Department Chair.




• Prepare recipes to be used as instructional materials or for culinary functions.

• Set-up kitchen equipment needed for recipe preparations during laboratory or function work.

• Maintain kitchen organization and cleanliness.

• Promote and ensure sanitation and safety among students during kitchen laboratory work.

• Assist in the instruction of kitchen laboratory work under faculty supervision.

• Conduct and maintain food inventory.

• Assist in administrative duties including, but not limited to: ordering supplies, assisting with various tasks related to the kitchen operations, filing documents, answering the phone, coordinating equipment maintenance, and preparing request for expenditures.

• Attend and complete all required training sessions and meetings.

• Submit electronic timesheet in Self Service Time & Attendance (SSTA) weekly, or paper timesheet, if required for payroll purposes.

• Demonstrate a sense of professionalism and consistently reflect Bristol’s core values while interacting with members of the Bristol community.

• Focus on the Commonwealth’s Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.

• Perform other duties as assigned.








NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.


• Must have completed the first year of a culinary arts or baking and pastry program or possess a minimum of an Associate degree in culinary arts or closely related field from an accredited institution.

• Ability to work as a team in order to achieve a common goal.

• Ability to maintain food quality and integrity.

• Must be able to compute basic mathematical calculations.

• Ability to execute all basic cooking methods.

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which may include nights and weekends.

• Must be able to safely lift weight of at least 50 pounds.

• Effective communication skills and the ability to explain concepts to others clearly.

• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 applications.

• The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.

• COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: As of January 2022, candidates for employment should be aware that Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.




• Experience working with college students and/or the communities we serve.

• Ability to communicate in a language in addition to English.


Additional Information:


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position, which may include but is not limited to the ability to safely lift weight of at least 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


POSITION STATUS: This is a part-time, non-unit, non-benefitted position, working up to 18.5 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters.


Laboratory Assistants, Culinary Arts are hired on an as needed basis.


STARTING DATE: Academic Year 2022 – 2023


SALARY: $17.91 per hour


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action


Bristol Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, TitleVII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Title IX & Equity Compliance Officer, Gia Sanchez at or 774.357.2264; the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.


Application Instructions:


TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the “Apply” button.






1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.


2) A current resume.


All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.


A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.


The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.


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