August 12, 2013

  • Job Title : Chairman, tenure track position
  • Company Name: University of West Florida - UWF
  • Location: Florida, United States, 32514

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Florida USA 32514-5750

Position: One (1) full/associate professor in Hospitality, Recreation & Resort Management for the position of Chairman (position #10579000) tenure track position at the University of West Florida main campus and Emerald Coast campus.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline September 30, 2013
Appointment January 2014

Qualifications: The Hospitality, Recreation and Resort Management Program at the University of West Florida seeks a strong and visionary leader for 5 faculty and staff and over 200 students who learn, work, and research on three campuses and University-associated resources across the Emerald Coast in Northwest Florida. University-owned properties include a golf course, beach property, and under-development private-public partnership initiatives. Poised for strong support to students and industry, the Department is ready to grow and implement innovative techniques to reach students throughout its service area. The Chair of HRRM will provide leadership, guidance, vision, and direction for a new Department in the College of Professional Studies. The primary goals of the Department include achieving high quality programs with a desire of accreditation, community outreach and interaction, and growth, especially in the hospitality industry. The Chair will report to the College of Professional Studies Dean. Earned doctorate from an accredited institution with a specialization in Hospitality, Recreation, Tourism or a closely related field; teaching and administrative experience; significant professional work experience in hospitality, recreation, tourism or closely related field; commitment to diversity; university administrative experience; and demonstrated ability to work with the professional community. Candidate must meet minimum department rank requirements to be appointed as Associate or Full Professor and must be eligible for a tenured position in the department.

Duties: Chair responsibilities include strategic planning, curriculum, assessment, scheduling, resource and budget allocation, personnel, and accreditation. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the program

Application Instructions: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694. Required documents to attach are curriculum vitae, list of references, statement of teaching philosophy and letter of application/interest.

This position requires a criminal background screening. Pursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to respond is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Compliance in the Office of Human Resources Office at 01 850-474-2694 (Voice) or 01 850-857-6114 (TTY).

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer

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