Instructor, Hospitality Management

Vancouver Island University - Nanaimo, BC (30+ days ago)

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Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree. The Hospitality Management programs, housed in the Faculty of Management, offer a collegial, developmental environment and an energetic faculty with a variety of intellectual interests and close ties to the hospitality and academic communities.

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Faculty of Management
Hospitality Management
Nanaimo campus
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temporary part-time
One or more sections; 3 hours of direct instruction per week per course. Classes run from Jan. 6 - Apr. 9/20
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Develop and prepare lessons, instruct, assess and grade students in diverse areas of specialization of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree and related program areas.

We are searching for instructors for the following courses:
HOSP 131 Property Management Systems A study of the management of lodging operations including organizational structure and procedures for housekeeping systems, security and facilities management

HOSP 205 Hospitality Financial Management Topics include the Uniform System of Accounts; cost control systems; pro forma development; the tools used in financial management, including the analysis of financial statements, ratio analysis, budgeting and forecasting; cost/benefit analysis and pricing strategies.

HOSP 230 Law and Ethics An introduction to Canada's legal system and the legal principles that govern business relations. Topics include common law, statutory law, contracts, torts, agency, employment, negotiable instruments, business ownership and liability. Also investigated are ethical issues in the business environment.

HOSP 470 (3) Hospitality Strategic Management An advance analysis of the use and application of policy and planning knowledge specific to hospitality businesses. Topics will include examination of current best practices, as well as planning and policy negotiation skills, advanced policy and planning writing skills, and organization and leadership of planning initiatives.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications:
A Master's degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in Hospitality Management, or a closely related field is preferred; relevant knowledge of the hospitality industry evidenced by substantial professional work experience in the industry. Candidates with some post-secondary education with significant hospitality industry experience will also be considered. Additionally, successful candidates will have been active in facilitating, training, or mentoring others through their management, teaching, and/ or leadership roles.

Successful candidates will have a focus on teaching and student learning, demonstrated competency working effectively in a collegial, team-based environment with diverse learning styles, cultural and academic backgrounds, along with the ability to bring to the classroom environment industry experience in the course subject area.

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.