Professor, School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (Digital & Technological Expertise)

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EmployerGeorge Brown College
Job Description

At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.
What responsibilities will you have in this role?
The Professor, School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (Digital & Technological Expertise) will focus on elevating thought leadership in digital and technological practices across all programs within The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (including, but not limited to Service Operations, Hotel Operations, Food & Beverage Operations, Meetings, Conventions, Conferences, Special Events, and Global Tourism). The successful candidate for this position will be able to facilitate student and peer learning in all programs within the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Provides academic leadership and develops an effective learning environment for students through the design and delivery of curriculum. Defines and revises subject/program objectives. Devises and evaluates learning outcomes. Teaches assigned subjects, as well as tutors and advises students. Evaluates student performance/progress/achievements. Participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees. Remains current through consultation with community and industry representatives, as well as academic colleagues. Contributes to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs as needed/requested. What qualifications do you need for this role?
Must hold a Master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Education, Business, Hospitality, Digital or Technological (directly related to the Hospitality & Tourism industry) with a willingness to pursue a PhD. A PhD in Tourism or Hospitality Administration is an asset. Minimum of seven years’ senior management experience in hospitality industry with demonstrated digital or technological expertise across the hospitality and tourism sector is required. Experience and/or current affiliation with related industry groups and associations will be an ongoing expectation. Previous experience in teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred. Proven ability to influence others to adopt, implement and integrate new digital and technological practices into educational settings. Commitment to innovation and demonstrate ongoing flexibility in adapting to change. Experience with collaborative teaching, learning strategies and teaching adult learners is essential. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and proven approach to life-long learning. Excellent communication, collaboration, teamwork and interpersonal skills. Involvement in innovation and professional development related to teaching, use of technology, and student success. Effective ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and learning needs. Commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population. Flexibility in adapting to change and in participating in consultative decision-making processes.

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LocationToronto, ON
Date Posted16 Feb 2019
Employer ProfileNot Mentioned
Experience1-5 years
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