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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

Adjunct Instructor – Wine Marketing


Employment Date:
Spring 2018: 1/24/18-5/18/18     

Term of Employment: Adjunct, Non-renewable

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

Job Description:

Teaching one or more sections of any of the following courses:

WINE120 - Survey of Wine and Alcoholic Beverages - An introductory course that covers the many categories of alcoholic beverages available on the market today. Topics include the wine styles of the major wine producing countries in the world, spirits and beer. Critical tasting is an integral part of the course.

WINE130 - Grape Growing and Wine Business - An overview of the methods of grape growing and wine making. A wide range of business and economic aspects of wine production are introduced. Students gain an understanding and appreciation for the art and skill that go into crafting premium wines.

WINE202 - Beverage Studies - A study of a range of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages that explores coffees, teas, beers, and spirits from production to final usage. Students learn about beverages and their use in a variety of establishments including, bars, clubs, casinos, tasting rooms, coffee/tea house, breweries, and restaurants. Students gain the knowledge needed to work or manage a variety of industry establishments.

WINE220 - Wine Marketing and Merchandising - Students learn the fundamental aspects of the wine business and the unique characteristics of its marketing to effectively market and promote wine. Successful sales and customer service strategies along with a range of selling techniques from wholesale, retail, restaurant, and wine room tasting are studied. Students learn how to assess customer needs and meet them. Topics include wine business management, sales and communications, direct and indirect distribution channels, advertising, alternative sales strategies, internet e-commerce, public relations, print and other relevant media, concepts of brand imaging, product slotting and placement. Activities include development of a marketing plan for wine products and merchandise.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years wine industry experience required. Master’s degree in the field of Wine Marketing, Viticulture and Enology, Business Administration, Marketing or Hospitality Management preferred.

Salary Range:

$870 - $925 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

Note

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

AA/EOE

Adjunct Instructor – (pool)

Employment Date: As needed on a semester basis

Term of Employment: Adjunct, Non-renewable

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

Job Description:

Teaching one or more sections of disciplines related to degrees/experience including Accounting, Active Literacy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering Science, English, Environmental Studies, Math, Physics or Psychology.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree is required in a closely related area. 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.

Salary Range:

$870 - $925 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

Note

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

AA/EOE

Faculty Student Association (FSA) – Job Opportunities

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.

General Manager

Employment Date: ASAP

Terms: Renewable, Administrative

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 Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.

Job Description:

The General Manager is responsible for directing and planning the activities of the restaurant and events center at Coltivare.  The General Manager is responsible for the hiring, training, scheduling, evaluation, and retention of staff, meeting the educational mission of the Center and the College while ensuring maximum guest satisfaction.  The General Manager must strive to develop a culture that inspires teamwork, energy, excitement, and pride, resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience. Experience should include progressive responsibility for hiring, training, supervising and evaluating staff.

Hiring Salary Range:

Salary commensurate with experience.

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

AA/EOE

Banquet 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 Banquet Bartender 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 while mixing and serving beverages in a friendly and efficient manner.  Banquet bartenders 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); 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.

Desired Qualifications:

Two years’ experience preferred.

Hiring Salary Range:

$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

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.

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