Norquest College


    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Industry
    Education, Hospitality
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description







    Be a part of NorQuest College’s Hospitality Programs! Be part of the exciting new programs and initiatives in our brand new, state-of-the-art Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) Hospitality Institute and Lab.


    The institute is a hands-on training centre where learners from across the province can develop leading-edge skills in kitchen preparation, food preparation, and basic culinary skills to enter the culinary workforce in entry- or mid-level positions.


    Our students come to us with the goal of improving the quality of life for themselves as well as for those around them. Are you looking for an opportunity to help them achieve that goal? If so, consider joining the NorQuest College’s Hospitality Institute instructional team as a Culinary Instructor. 


    As an integral part of the Hospitality Institute, you will facilitate and evaluate student learning in classroom and gaining practical skills to prepare them for employment in the food industry.  


    In combination with culinary experience, the successful candidate will have an attitude and disposition that easily allows for quick integration into a highly communicative, results oriented and closely knit team. If you have been working in the industry as a professional and would like to share your knowledge by facilitating the education of others in a classroom and laboratory environment, please contact us. We would love to hear from you.


    All positions within the Hospitality Institute are contract positions and are scheduled on a per-project basis. Instructors must have flexible availability and be willing and able to travel within Canada.




    • 5+ years’ experience as a professional in the food industry.
    • Have a strong culinary background with real-life experience working in a restaurant, or other food service establishment. 
    • Confidence in teaching topics such as: kitchen organization and time management, basic food prep, hot and cold food preparation and techniques, baking, decoration and garnishing, and food preservation, among others.
    • Passion for sharing industry knowledge and expertise.
    • Experience facilitating industry related training, coaching and/or mentoring is an asset.
    • Can work independently while being a part of an instructional team.
    • Must have exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and be able to take initiative and adhere to deadlines.
    • Flexible availability, with willingness to teach weekday, evening, and weekend classes as required
    • Access to a vehicle and class 5 license is required.
    • Be able to provide exceptional references from within the culinary industry.
    • Post-secondary education is an asset.


    COMPENSATION: These are contract positions scheduled on a per-project basis based on availability and expertise.





    CLOSING DATE: October 2, 2018


    TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply please respond to this ad with a resume complete with a cover letter referencing the Hospitality Institute. 


    Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP)      

    The personal information recorded on the application form is being collected under the authority of the Post-Secondary Learning Act and Section 33c of the Freedom of Information and Protection (FOIP) Act.  The information will be used for purpose(s) of employee payroll and administration and is protected by the privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection (FOIP) Act.     


    NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.


    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.





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