Hospitality, Tourism and Events Tenure-Track Hotel Management Faculty (Category I) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible for cultivating a learning environment for industry-bound students, as well as those students that wish to pursue graduate studies. The successful candidate will be responsible for ongoing excellence in teaching, advising, scholarly activities and professional development. Additionally, interaction with the staff of the Springhill Suites by Marriott is critical in keeping with the vision and goals of the department.


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.

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs,com.

In order for your file to be considered complete you must submit copies of transcripts. If you cannot attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application you must submit them via e-mail, fax, or mail.
Fax: 303-556-8046
Mail:Search F 610
Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Events
Metropolitan State University of Denver
PO Box 173362, Campus Box 60
Denver, CO 80217-3362

Official transcripts will be required the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • HTE - Hsptlty, Tourism & Events
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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