Associate Professor, Marketing/Hospitality Management

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Opening Date: 11/15/17
Closing Date: Continuous

Department: Marketing Appointment: Associate or Full Professor Tenure Track

Effective: September 2018

Area of Specialization: Hospitality Management California State University, San Bernardino, School of Business, Palm Desert Campus invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor. This position is the inaugural directorship for the newly created Hospitality Management Program beginning September, 2018 at the Cal State San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus, one of the Palm Springs resort cities, is acclaimed to be the 17th most popular resort destinations in the nation. CSUSB Palm Desert Campus serves students from approximately 19 bachelor's programs, 18 master's degree programs, and one doctoral degree. The campus serves 1300-3000 students most of whom are currently residents of the Coachella Valley. New programs are being considered to accommodate the expected growth of the Palm Desert Campus as it is the only public 4-year university in the Coachella Valley. The aim of the campus administration is to give the Palm Desert Campus students the equivalent college experience enjoyed by CSU San Bernardino students. CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Typical Activities: The successful candidate will be an experienced leader who values program development and scholarship in a dynamic academic environment as well as attracted to building a world class hospitality management program at the Palm Desert Campus. Typical activities include: Provide visionary leadership characterized by community outreach, program implementation, recruitment and team building. Develop and advance innovative hospitality programs that include a strong practitioner and research foundation. Maintain program oversight and development, including strategic program planning; budget development, implementation, and oversight; recruitment, management, and evaluation of faculty, staff, and students; building bridges and collaborative partnerships with the local hospitality community and university stakeholders; and resource development and program advancement. Lecture as required. Responsibilities may include duties at the San Bernardino campus, weekends, and evenings.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in hospitality management or closed related field at time of appointment with the ability to attain a rank of full or associate professor with potential to achieve full professorship at CSUSB. Experience as a tenured professor, tenure-track, or comparable professional experience. Ongoing involvement in the hospitality/tourism industry and scholarship in the field. Minimum of three years significant managerial experience in hospitality management, tourism, or closely related area. Experience working in a diverse environment. Ability and willingness to travel locally and internationally. Ability to manage staff.

To find out more about the Department of Marketing, please visit If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at management-associate-professor-tenure-track?page=2&pagetype=transferJobs

Applications May Be Filed Online At:
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, California USA 92407
01(909) 537-5138
Position #2017-AP168

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 - Revised July 21, 2017)

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