Lecturer in Management Strategy

October 23, 2013

Hotelschool The Hague is a dynamic, international Hospitality Business School with campuses in The Hague and Amsterdam. Hotelschool The Hague is entrepreneurial, business-like and quality-driven. Our faculty is professional, experienced and international; colleagues work together in small, cohesive teams. Our graduates can be found all over the world working in senior management positions in the field of hospitality. Hotelschool The Hague has an immediate vacancy for a Lecturer in:

Management Strategy
Inspiring students to become excellent managers in the international hospitality business

Organisation
You will join a multidisciplinary team of 65 faculty members working in a range of hospitality related business areas. The school community is international, and the programme is taught completely in English. Hotelschool The Hague has an excellent reputation built up over 85 years, the result of the structured educational programme and the experience and quality of our staff and faculty. You will join a dynamic, hardworking team of professionals in a challenging but friendly environment.

General Function Description
You are able to develop and teach courses that are closely linked to real-world hospitality management practice. You are a professional and motivating lecturer, encouraging both students and colleagues to achieve excellence. You are an active team player willing to cooperate and contribute to the school’s success. You are both coach and lecturer, with a multidisciplinary approach to business problems. You feel at home in a dynamic and international academic environment.

Candidate Profile
Our focus is on passionate educators who have a combination of significant knowledge of their discipline, experience in the industry, and in teaching. We seek educators who have passion for both sharing their knowledge, and improving their own abilities, as well as truly caring for students. Our objective is to help shape the new generation of industry leaders. To achieve our mission, we seek people with:

  • a minimum of a master’s degree with a major in Management Strategy; a PhD is desired. Preference will be given to the individual with extensive applicable experience, regardless of the degree;
  • at least 6 years leadership experience in the hospitality industry preferably with experience in making or participating in strategic decision processes;;
  • knowledge of finance, business intelligence and predictive analysis and/or environmental scanning;
  • an affinity for higher education, with previous teaching experience; an enthusiastic approach to education with an emphasis on coaching students to deal with real-world professional assignments;
  • excellent oral and written command of English;
  • excellent social skills, an ability to work independently, and a proactive attitude to problem solving;
  • insights into and knowledge of current affairs and developments in (hospitality) management;
  • excellent teaching and coaching skills; and
  • the ability to write scholarly articles.

Remuneration
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. The contract is annual; however, a permanent contract (similar to tenure) can be received within the first three years, and is not focused on publications, rather the total contribution of the individual. In addition, Hotelschool The Hague offers an excellent package of fringe benefits, a retirement pension through ABP, excellent opportunities for further education, the possibility to participate in collective (health) insurance and generous opportunities for sabbatical.

To Apply and for Additional information
For more information please contact Mr T.T. Kusse, HR Advisor, telephone 00 31 (0)70-3512481 or by email HR@hotelschool.nl. To apply for this position, go to: http://hotelschool.nl/en/about-us/vacancies, select Management Strategy and select the “apply” tab on the right portion of the screen. Application, CV and all other documents must be in English and be send before November 10th 2013. While you may be located in
Amsterdam, all Lecturers are willing and agree to work in both The Hague and Amsterdam. (Home location preference is based primarily upon need, and then the preference of the individual Lecturer)