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The Rosen College of Hospitality Management (RCHM) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks qualified faculty to join the Department of Tourism, Events and Attractions. Multiple 9-month, full-time, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer positions are being filled. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the credentials, background, and experience of the candidates. All positions have an expected start date of August 8, 2023.
The selected candidates will develop and instruct various courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels in the field of entertainment management. All aspects of entertainment management are to be considered although expertise in one or more of the following are highly desirable: digital marketing and social media; entertainment technologies; electronic gaming; entrepreneurship and the entertainment industry; virtual forms of entertainment; the music industry and management of the performing arts. Incumbents will participate in university, college, and department committees; maintain liaisons with appropriate professional groups and industry partners, and establish strong outreach programs for faculty and students.
An earned master’s degree (instructor) or a doctoral degree (lecturer) from an accredited institution by time of appointment with specialization in Hospitality/Tourism, Business, Event, Entertainment Management, or a related field.
Expertise in one or more of the following are highly desirable:
- Digital marketing and social media. Entertainment technologies. Electronic gaming. Entrepreneurship and the entertainment industry. Virtual forms of entertainment. The music industry and management of the performing arts.
Additional Application Materials Required:
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website: https://ucf.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Instructor-or-Lecturer--Entertainment-Management_R102542
In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a list with contact information for three (3) professional references.
NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.
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Job Close Date:
Open until filled.
Note to applicants: Please keep in mind that a job posted as ‘Open until filled’ may close at any time without notice. As such, we encourage you to submit your application and all required documentation as quickly as possible to ensure consideration for the posted position.
Are Benefits Important to You?
Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
- Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program. Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays. Retirement savings options. Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions. Education assistance. Flexible work environment.
And more…For more benefits information, go to ‘Prospective Employees’ on the UCF Human Resources website (https://hr.ucf.edu/)
Who Are We?
Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.
The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.
Additional Requirements related to Research Positions
Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of higher education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.
The additional screening requirements only apply to employment in research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate positions.