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Job title: Professor, Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Department/Campus: School of Hospitality and Tourism
Reports To: Chair, School of Hospitality and Tourism
Salary Range: $58,946 to $102,186 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience. The College also offers a complete range of fringe benefits.
Job Posted On 26-Apr-2013
Job Posted Until: 08-May-2013 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External (Employees who are full-time internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.)

Job Description  

Under the direction of the Chair, Hospitality and Tourism, the Professor is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. The Professor will be required to teach in both the Tourism and Travel and Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism programs. The professional responsibilities include:

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

  • consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
  • defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
  • specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
  • incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
  • reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

  • delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
  • ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
  • providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
  • providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
  • evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students

The provision of academic leadership, including:

  • providing guidance to students and to part-time professors relative to the professors’ teaching assignments
  • participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/ faculty meetings
  • liaising with community members, engaging in program, School of Hospitality and Tourism, and College promotion
  • remaining current in the field of study and maintaining awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
  • modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications  
  • Masters Degree in a Tourism or Business discipline, preferably an MBA or MA
  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college or university setting
  • Minimum five (5) years practical experience related to the field of study
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset
  • Current knowledge of Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors (CITC) and the Travel Industry Council on Ont. (TICO)
  • An ability to develop, implement and review appropriate curriculum that conveys the current knowledge, skills and attitudes that are aligned with current development of Hospitality and Tourism research and best practices
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Evidence of strong oral, written communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document:
  • A proven commitment to achieving and developing excellence in others
  • Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners

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