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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80204

United States


Detailed Job Description

In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply through the online application system at The full position announcement is listed at this site as well as application instructions. Be prepared to attach a cover letter and vitae (separate documents) to your application.  IMPORTANT: If you have specific questions concerning this position please contact the department at 303-556-3152.  If you have technical questions please refer them to the MSU Denver Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2245.   

:  Candidate will be expected to work with and interact with colleagues and specifically in the development and teaching of hotel management and operations to include property management, hospitality strategic management, revenue and yield management, managerial accounting for hospitality, budgeting and forecasting. Candidate will teach 12 credit hours per semester (fall and spring) and pursue scholarly activities and applied research with students in and throughout MSU Denver’s Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center. Summer classes are optional with additional compensation. Candidate will combine classroom learning with experiential learning. Candidate will effectively integrate technology (internet, social media, and teaching online) into course work, applied research, and advising. Candidate will advise at the undergraduate level, actively serve as faculty advisor to a student organization, provide service to the university and community, and fulfill other assigned duties as requested by the department Chair.

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. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. Candidate will be responsible for developing and fostering relationships with hospitality, hotel and resort sectors of the economy. It is expected that these relationships will lead to research and professional opportunities for students as well as research outlets for HTE faculty. Candidate must be student-oriented and possess strong leadership skills conducive to building premier undergraduate and graduate programs within the HTE department.


EO STATEMENT:   Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.


Required Qualifications: Masters’ degree plus 6 years of relevant professional or industry work experience in the hospitality industry. Preferred Qualifications:Doctoral degree or ABD at the time of appointment. One degree in Hospitality Management or related field. Teaching experience and active membership in local, regional, and national professional hotel and lodging organization.

RANK & SALARY:         Commensurate with education and experience.



APPLICATION:             IMPORTANT: in order to be considered as applicant YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION AT


DEADLINE: 11/06/2015. All applicants must apply through the Online Application System at  

Metropolitan State University of Denver is one of the preeminent public, urban colleges in the nation. With more than 24,000 students, MSU Denver boasts more undergraduate Coloradans and more diverse students than any other institution in the state. MSU Denver's high-quality academics, unsurpassed faculty and affordable tuition make it an exceptional value for both undergraduate and graduate education in Colorado. The University offers bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of music degrees as well as master's degrees in professional accountancy, social work and teacher education (M.A.). Located in downtown Denver, MSU Denver shares the 175-acre Auraria Campus with two other post-secondary institutions.  Pursuant to Colorado Open Records Law, written materials in a search process may be open for inspection by the public.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Events
  • Management
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 6-6 years
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter