Professor, School Of Hospitality And Tourism

College Markham Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

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Title Professor, School of Hospitality and Tourism
Job ID 18F-1015
Campus/Site Markham Campus
Job Classification Faculty
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview Reporting to the Chair, School of Hospitality and Tourism, the Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the classroom and within the School of Hospitality and Tourism, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.

Faculty may be required to teach at other campuses as needed.

Program Area/Level:
Responsible for teaching advanced hospitality operations management, business development, asset/revenue management, service leadership, service marketing, service system design, and strategic planning subjects within the Hospitality and Tourism diploma and graduate certificate programs.
Responsibilities Under the direction of the senior academic officer of the College or designate, the Professor is responsible for:

Teaching:
•Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
•Carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, which may include tutoring and academic counselling of students.
•Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources, work experience and field trips.
•Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses.

Course and Curriculum Development:
•Consulting with program and course directors and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers and students.
•Defining course objectives and evaluating and validating these objectives.
•Specifying or approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
•Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations where applicable.
•Selecting or approving textbooks and learning materials.

Academic Leadership:
•Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors’ teaching assignments.
•Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.

Qualifications Education
•Minimum completed four (4) year degree in Hospitality Management, Hospitality Operations is required. If education is in another field of study, please state how it is related.
•A master’s degree specializing in Hospitality/Tourism Management, Business, or Marketing with an emphasis in Management is preferred.

Experience
•Minimum two (2) years’ post- secondary teaching experience applying adult education principles and or delivering corporate/industry level training is required.
•Minimum five (5) years’ experience in the Tourism or Hospitality industry demonstrating progressively responsible management experience in the Hospitality Industry OR a combination of progressively responsible management in Hotel and Food and Beverage sector is required.
•General Manager experience preferred.

Skills
•Advanced management and leadership skills within a “service – driven” organization and demonstrated operation management within the hospitality sector.
•Experienced in business development with current memberships in relevant industry associations.
•Experience using a revenue management system as well as project management experience is an asset.
•An established network of industry professionals that can enhance the learning experience of students through joint projects.
•Excellent presentation, communication and human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural student and staff population, and has an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.
•Demonstrated leadership, computer, and organizational skills, motivation and a willingness to innovate and apply new teaching techniques and technologies are also required.


Note: A teaching demonstration will be required during the recruitment process.

Required Date August 2018
Posting Date June 14, 2018
Closing Date Posted until filled
To Apply
Click on “Apply Now” below. Applications must be submitted online by the closing date and must include a covering letter and resume (as one document) in Word or pdf format.
 
Note: Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. New employees will be required to demonstrate the Faculty Basic Competencies by the end of their probationary period. Proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
 
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Upon request by the applicant, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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