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Title Professor, School of Tourism
Job ID 12F-1032
Division/Department Faculty of Business
Campus/Site Markham
Job Classification Faculty
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview Reporting to the Chair, School of Tourism, the Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership and developing an effective learning environment for students through designing, revising and delivering curricula. The Professor will also be responsible for developing subject and program objectives, defining and evaluating learning outcomes and developing/selecting appropriate learning materials. The Professor will teach subjects in his/her areas of expertise, provide academic and career counseling to students, and evaluate student performance in the Flight Services and the Tourism and Travel programs. The Professor will participate in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees through consultation with business and industry representatives.
Responsibilities • The Professor will teach subjects within the School of Tourism, providing academic advisement and career counselling to students, and evaluate student performance.
• The Professor will be required to become familiar with the vocational objectives and career paths of his/her students and where appropriate incorporate this knowledge into class materials and assignments.
• The Professor will be receptive to new teaching methods and be willing to participate in the adaptation of subjects, or parts of subjects, to electronic delivery with and outside the classroom.
• The Professor may also be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the School.

Qualifications • A 3 year post-secondary Advanced Diploma/Degree in Tourism is required.
• 2 years’ post-secondary teaching experience or professional training experience in Flight Services.
• 5+ years of related experience, preferably within the Flight Services Industry or a combination of Flight Services and Tourism industries.
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally in French is required.
• Relevant industry flying/cabin crew certification or trainer.
• Certified Emergency First Aid and CPR trainer.
• Relevant airline reservation system knowledge and experience.
• Advanced computer and software skills.
• Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum and incorporate technology into teaching is required.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able staff and student population.
• The ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is necessary.
• In addition the successful candidate must have excellent academic writing, presentation and organizational skills; strength as a team player; flexibility and ability to work in an ever-changing field.

Required Date Augest 2013
Posting Date January 11, 2013 - Repost
Closing Date Open 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 all qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.