Work Location: Springfield Campus
Department: Hospitality Leadership
Pay Grade: Unclassified
Posting Number: 20160127FTF
The Instructor NT is a non-tenure track position with responsibilities to teach full-time and to provide appropriate service. The Instructor NT may participate in research or creative activities.
Description of Primary Duties:
Teach food and beverage-related courses in hospitality administration in traditional, blended, and distance learning formats (12-15 contact hour load per semester); oversee the department's student operated restaurant; engage in activities that support the University's Public Affairs mission; and contribute to the University, professional industry, and community through service activities.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
An earned terminal degree or the degree required for teaching in certain disciplines is required. Potential or demonstrated teaching ability is required. A willingness to serve the academic unit, college, and the University is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Required Qualifications: A hospitality or business related master's degree with meaningful (5+ years) professional management experience in food and beverage operations or a bachelor's degree with significant (10+ years) professional management experience in food and beverage operations is required. The professional management experience must include culinary, dining room, and banquet experience. If a bachelor's degree is the highest degree earned, a master's degree must be pursued and completed within three years of initial employment. The ability to oversee the department's student operated restaurant is imperative. Prior university teaching experience and industry credentials are desirable. Evidence of professional and community service is necessary. Candidates must be team-oriented and willing to work in a highly energized department. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin February 17, 2017 and continue until finalists are identified.