Adjunct Faculty, Hospitality & Travel 17 views

Job Overview

Job Description:

Hospitality and Travel & Tourism adjunct faculty prepare and teach courses in the Hospitality department, develop new educational materials, and assist with the assessment of student learning, as appropriate.  Classes may be assigned at the Brighton and/or Downtown Campus, or fully online.  Adjunct faculty report to the chairperson of the Hospitality Department.  The successful candidate will bring a passion for teaching and a desire to support and mentor a broad diversity of MCC students as they pursue educational and career goals.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in the Travel & Tourism industry and/or the Hospitality industry
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of the Travel & Tourism industry, and/or the Hospitality industry
  • Encourages students’ participation in class activities
  • Teaches courses and evaluates student performance in the Travel & Tourism industry and/or the Hospitality industry as per guidelines set by the Hospitality department and Monroe Community College
  • Prepares course syllabus and outlines
  • Establishes and maintains an organized and disciplined classroom environment
  • Provides students with assistance and guidance
  • Adheres to all College and departmental policies
  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other records according with department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
  • Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
  • Demonstrates excellent time management skills, and the ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task
  • Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
  • Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
  • Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design, as appropriate
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, as appropriate
  • Provides timely submission of all required paperwork/information as required by the department or College

MCC Expectations

  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and collaborative College environment
  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Commitment to professional growth


Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism or related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience in the Hospitality, or Travel Industry, as it relates to the course, or courses taught
  • Minimum of three years of teaching or training experience
  • Thorough knowledge of the assigned course curriculum with the ability to effectively teach
  • Proven ability to work as an enthusiastic team member
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written form
  • Be creative, energetic, and a self-motivated individual with demonstrated organizational, leadership, and supervisory skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
  • Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Earned Master’s degree in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism or related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • High school or college level teaching/training experience, or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
  • Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
  • Professional affiliations and/or certifications