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Full-time Faculty, Hospitality Management
Montgomery College

Position #: F02336    
Bargaining Status: Bargaining
Location: Rockville, MD
    
Position begins January 2019

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, has a need for a full-time, Hospitality Management faculty member to start in January 2018 for the spring semester. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a multi-cultural, two-year environment, and welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities. The faculty member will teach Hospitality Management courses, work with the coordinator of the Hospitality Management program, and support the activities of the Marriott Hospitality Center. Montgomery College provides an excellent opportunity to teach in a large, urban community college setting. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

Assignment begins January 2019. Online applications must be received by September 26, 2018.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach a variety of courses within the Hospitality Management program including Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Management of Front Office Operations, Lodging and Food Service Law, Legal Issues in Labor Management, Supervision and Leadership in the Hospitality Industry, Managing Hospitality Human Resources, Property Security and Facilities Management and Lodging and Food Service Sales and Advertising.
  • Teach 30 semester hours per academic year of courses related to Hospitality Management
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections, and online.  Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
  • Engage students in their learning through active collaborative learning approaches.
  • Meet with students outside of class to assist them with being successful college students.
  • Apply culturally relevant pedagogies to the teaching and learning process.
  • Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platform such as Blackboard and other relevant technology into instruction, including inexpensive or no-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction.
  • Advise students about program curriculum, transfer issues and careers in Hospitality Management.
  • Develop and implement initiatives related to the Marriott Hospital Center.
  • Serve on, or lead, department, discipline, campus and college committees.
  • Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree or higher in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, Management, Nutrition or a related field.
  • Must be qualified to teach a variety of hotel-related courses as described above
  • Evidence of teaching and work experience in the field at the management level.
  • Ability to integrate technology and classroom-related computer software into course delivery
  • Understanding of and commitment to student success including increasing retention, transfer and graduation.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College level teaching experience
  • Experience supporting students with varying level of preparedness for college-level work.
  • Demonstration of student engagement strategies that help students succeed in the course.
  • Certified as either a CHE (Certificated Hospitality Educator) or CHA (Certified Hotel Administrator)
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Experience teaching distance learning and/or hybrid courses
  • Experience leading academic initiatives

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

Application Process:

  • Apply online at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment.
  • Online applications must be received by September 26, 2018.
  • Please include:
    1.    Dates of employment in your application or attachment
    2.    Cover letter

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes. 

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