Adjunct Faculty: Hospitality Management

Employer
MassBay Community College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 25, 2022

Job Details



Adjunct Faculty: Hospitality Management


Department: Dean of Business and Professional Studies


Location: Wellesley Hills

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.


Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population. The candidate is expected to commit to excellence in teaching and learning, collaboration and professional development. Adjunct faculty are expected to deliver course materials in a learner-centered environment conductive to engaging students in the learning process. The faculty member in this position communicates consistently and effectively with students, faculty and administrators, and responds to communications within a 24-hour period of time. The faculty is responsible for managing this course through timely grading of assignments, providing substantial student feedback with assignments, and submission of clinical evaluations, attendance and grades.

MassBay Community College seeks qualified part time instructors for the current and future semesters to teach courses in and related to Hospitality Management, including, but not limited to, Introduction to Hospitality Management, Food and Beverage Management, Front Office Management, Tourism, and Conference and Events Planning. Fields of potential courses may also include Business, Marketing, and Management.

Our adjunct instructors hold a master’s degree in a related discipline and have obtained appropriate certification and/or licensure where applicable.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Work in collaboration with faculty and others to prepare syllabi and develop curricula in alignment with the vision and needs of the College and its initiatives;
  • Meet students regularly at the posted class times and teach assigned courses using effective instructional strategies that promote student learning and preparation;
  • Use appropriate assessment methods consistently and regularly to measure student understanding in line with accreditation and College standards;
  • Engage in professional development activities to learn current practices concerning education generally, and early college initiatives;
  • Utilize appropriate learning management systems for the College as needed;
  • Attend meetings and submit reports or information as requested consistent with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement;
  • Maintain excellent communication with students, department, and division staff throughout the semester;
  • Submit syllabi, midterm and final grade reports, attendance records, early alerts, and other reports pertaining to assigned courses by required due dates;
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned by the College, high school, and/or early college liaisons consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement and college policies, practices, and procedures.
Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda;
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity and inclusion;
  • Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success;
  • Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives;
  • Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in a field related to the available course;
  • Experience working with low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students;
  • Teaching/training experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • Interest in and availability to teach courses in Spring 2023 and beyond;
  • Demonstrated commitment to academic standards, student learning, and student support;
  • Experience with advising and/or personal and academic coaching, teaching, advocacy, financial aid, personal and career development, case management/outreach, and mentoring;
  • Demonstrated track record in innovative, non-traditional modes of instruction and instructional delivery;
  • Strong evidence of passionate commitment to striving for excellence in working with students, faculty, and staff and in responding to opportunities that extend the Mission of the College;
  • Portray knowledge of higher education recruitment, orientation, access, transition, and success;
  • High school teaching experience, and/or experience working with high school-age students.
Equivalency Statement:
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Please note: Applications for this position will be held in applicant pools by discipline which will be consulted when searching for candidates to fill open positions. Applicants for these positions will not be notified of their status unless they are contacted to come in for an interview.

Additional Information:


Salary Range: $1,291.00 - 1,561.00 DCE Per Credit


Position Type: DCE-Adjunct


Application Deadline: November 4, 2022, or thereafter until filled.


To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.

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Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, lmacdonald@massbay.edu, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Company

MassBay CC

MassBay serves approximately 6,000 full-time and part-time students each year from the greater Boston and MetroWest region on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland. The College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as a robust portfolio of non-credit courses. These program offerings provide students with a practical, affordable education to prepare them for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs or for direct entry into high-demand careers.

At Massachusetts Bay Community College, we seek exceptionally talented faculty and staff to join our team.

MassBay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from minority and bilingual candidates in support of its culturally diverse student community.

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