The successful candidate must have a minimum of a PhD or be in the final stages of the dissertation process in a related discipline.
Qualified applicants should have a minimum of seven years senior management experience in the Hospitality industry, with experience on a global, national and local level. Experience and/or current affiliation with related industry groups is required. Extensive international experience, previous curriculum development, strong computer skills and formal teaching experience at the post-secondary level would be considered additional assets. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development in the field.
As a potential member of the academic team, the applicant must be committed to innovation and demonstrate flexibility in adapting to change. As a consummate professional, the candidate must possess a solid commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as shown by their extensive professional experience and proven approach to life-long learning. Additional, he/she must be willing to engage in on-going learning related to teaching, use of technology, student success and student evaluation.
Excellent communication and human relations skills and a commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College's diverse student and staff population. The ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is also essential, as is the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of students in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Candidates must also be committed to working within a team environment and to participating in a consultative decision-making process.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.