Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of Hospitality,
Tourism and Events Management PT HOSP-HOTEL.
Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Fall 2019 through Spring 2022.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.
Teach 3+ credit hours. Subject areas may include, but are not limited to: Hotel Front Office, Hotel Housekeeping, Hospitality Property Management, Hospitality Human Resources, Hospitality Security and Service. Candidate will work and interact with diverse groups of individuals, demonstrate ability to effectively infuse technology into course work, be available for consultation with students.
Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate Faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An Affiliate faculty members duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering online content consistent with college, school, and department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with department course coordination policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; and complying with college-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.
Candidates need to be sensitive to the educational needs of students from a diverse population, conduct student assessments as prescribed by the curriculum, and must be willing to adhere to policies and procedures regarding students and faculty as established by the University and Department. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under- represented groups.
Minimum credentials for professional qualification include:
1. Completion of a Master’s degree in the field in which the faculty member is assigned to teach. OR
a. A Bachelor’s degree in a hospitality-related discipline AND
b. Professional experience that is current at the time of hire that has been substantial in terms of duration and level of responsibility and clearly links to the field in which the faculty member is expected to teach. Normally, this experience is no less than ten consecutive years with increasing levels of responsibility, with significant levels of supervisory experience.
3. If the Master’s degree is outside the field in which the faculty member is assigned to teach, there is an increased expectation of substantial professional work experience in the discipline.
Nationally recognized certificates and licenses relevant to the field in which the faculty member is assigned to teach. (For example: CHSP, CHE, CHRM, etc.)