Director, Hospitality Management

Posting Job Title

Director, Hospitality Management


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

The Director is responsible for the Hospitality Management programs at JCCC, including compliance with local, state and professional education accreditation agencies. The Director facilitates student matriculation, oversees program staffing, fosters positive internal and external stakeholder relationships, coordinates didactic and experiential curricula, manages resources, and provides leadership for the overall health and welfare of the program. The Director serves as an advocate for the department, a collegial guiding influence for faculty governance, a responsive and responsible curriculum manager, a touchpoint for adjunct instructors, and a representative of the department regarding key issues and initiatives across campus.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Hospitality or related field, such as Business or Education
3 - 5 years teaching experience in a hospitality educational program
3 years experience as an educational administrator in a hospitality program
3 - 5 years of work experience in one or more of the fields represented in the hospitality programs
Certification by one or more of the accrediting agencies affiliated with the hospitality programs
Ability to work closely with local and national professional organizations
Ability to communicate effectively internally and externally
Demonstrated knowledge of the hospitality industry, and the role of education in preparing individuals for careers in the fields represented by JCCC’s programs
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other division and college administrators, faculty, and staff in the academic and student services branches, continuing education, and the JCCC Foundation.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with educational software systems such as BANNER and Degree Check
Previous community college experience, either as an instructor or administrator
Demonstrated conflict resolution, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
ACF Certification

Required application documents


Cover letter

Unofficial transcripts

Official transcripts will be required upon hire

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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Advertised: 02 Aug 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 01 Sep 2021 Central Daylight Time

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