Grinnell Chamber

Global Kitchen Culinary Coordinator

Posted: 06/03/2021
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


Under general direction, supervises/directs a team of Global Kitchen Peer-Mentors in facilitating the use of the Global Kitchen by the College community—as a teaching space, a community cooking space, and a space for related activities in support of the mission and vision of the IGE. Oversees the hiring, training, and coordination of the Global Kitchen Peer Mentors, students who will assist in the operation of the Global Kitchen; provides orientation and coordination for faculty, student groups, and other constituencies using the Global Kitchen; assists in the creation, development, and implementation of curricular and co-curricular programming and ensures the safe, effective, and equitable use of the Global Kitchen; collaborates with Dining Services and possesses ServSafe certification and maintains Federal, State, and College Safety and Sanitation Standards in the Global Kitchen. The GKCC will also manage the creation and delivery of orientation materials for the campus community and order, maintain, and track inventory of equipment, pantry items, cleaning solutions, etc.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school Diploma or GED or Certification in the culinary arts or equivalent in experience (e.g., background in teaching and/or the culinary arts)
  • The individual must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • The candidate must be a proficient user in standard Microsoft Office applications.
  • Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • The ability to work effectively across multiple constituencies at the college
  • Ability to work to advance the mission and vision of the college while working within the college’s core values.
  • Effective leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Prior experience working in a college-setting and supervising and mentoring students preferred
  • ServSafe Certified

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