Program Director - Culinary Arts

Company: Ancora Education

General Information
2 Year Degree
At least 4 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description Platt College looking for the right Program Directors to run their Culinary Arts programs at campuses in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa, OK .

The Program Director for Culinary Arts is responsible for all aspects of the program, including the management, administration, continuous review and analysis, planning, development, and general effectiveness of the program and supporting restaurant.  The program director is also responsible for areas related to teaching, advising students, program development and effectiveness, clinical site management, internship management, student progression, review and analysis of program data and outcomes, scheduling (student and faculty), student learning outcomes, and retention in accordance with company policies and procedures.

In support of the company mission, the Program Director for Culinary Arts works with the faculty and support staff to promote continuous improvement in the quality of instruction through ongoing development, coaching, and training. The Program Director for Culinary Arts safeguards and upholds the highest standards of compliance with accrediting bodies, state regulators, institutional policies, procedures, and best practices.


  • Establish and maintain a conducive learning environment for students and faculty
  • Identify, hire and train qualified faculty
  • Partner with the Director of Education to lead the faculty development efforts of the department, including orientation, on-going training, and professional development
  • Provide timely faculty mentoring, observations, coaching, and feedback
  • Manage the campus based restaurant.
  • Responsible for purchasing for both the Culinary Arts program and supporting Restaurant.
  • Supports the program via community grassroots outreach activates.
  • Job Requirements

      • Associates degree in Culinary Arts or related field from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as required by specific program standards - Bachelor's degree preferred

      • Minimum of four years of verifiable work experience in Culinary Arts

      • Meets all state and accreditor requirements to qualify as an instructor for the corresponding program

      • 1 year of management experience

      • Experience in the Career College Sector

      • Understanding of adult learning principles evidenced by shown ability to teach/train adult learners

      • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated success in collaborating with diverse groups of employees and customers

      • Ability to drive/travel to various extern/clinical/job sites

      • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and ability in administration within an education program

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