Adjunct, Hospitality Management, Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD



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(240) 846-2404.
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At Frederick Community College we proudly serve the educational needs of our students, help develop the economic vitality of our local communities, and enrich the lives of Frederick County residents. Each year, more than 16, 000 students take a diverse scope of courses at Frederick Community College, located in Frederick, Maryland. Our vast range of courses includes quality instruction in more than 85 degree and certificate programs as well as workforce training and continuing education to meet the needs and interests of our community members. FCC proudly embraces and showcases academics, arts, athletics and more to provide pathways to success for all students.

Each year we provide direct service to thousands of residents and indirect services to countless more. We credit our ability to deliver these services to the strength and commitment of our people. We invite you to explore all that we have to offer!

Position Summary:

The Adjunct Faculty of Hospitality Management prepares and delivers relevant and current curriculum using a variety of teaching methods and standardized assessment tools that accurately reflect effectiveness of course content instruction and learning. Adjunct Faculty of Hospitality Management provides engaging classroom and skills instruction in hospitality courses for students with diverse interests, abilities and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are the functions essential to performing this job:

  1. Develops and distributes course syllabus aligned with Core Learning Outcomes
  2. Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies and the development of activities which support lesson objectives.
  3. Enables the achievement of technical hospitality competencies by providing instruction which fosters competencies and establishing student performance criteria and evaluation.
  4. Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes.
  5. Promotes student success by conducting outreach to underperforming students, showing flexibility in style and work schedule, exhibiting a passion for teaching and engaging students in the learning process.
  6. Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic and attendance policies.
  7. Contributes to a learning culture by participating in HCTI and FCC events and participating in professional development workshops and program meetings.
  8. Relates professional/life/industry experience to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of industry perspective and guest speakers into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.
  9. Responds promptly to student and HCTI staff communication.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Associates Degree in Hospitality Management/Travel & Tourism, Culinary Arts, Food Service Management, Nutrition, Business or related discipline, or a minimum of 20 years work experience in the hospitality industry
  2. Minimum 7 years of managerial experience in hospitality industry with supervisory responsibilities

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's Degree or higher in Hospitality Management/Travel & Tourism, Culinary Arts, Food Service Management, Nutrition, Business or related discipline
  2. American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute (AHLEI) Certification
  3. Prior teaching experience
  4. Experience using Blackboard or other Learning Management System
  5. Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction
  6. Current or ability to obtain ServSafe Food Manager's Certification
  7. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, PPT, Excel)
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  9. Experience using Property Management, Point of Sale, Reservation system in past 5 years
  10. Ability to use varying styles and approaches that reflect an understanding and acceptance of the role of culture in a diverse, multi-cultural workplace
  11. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Special Instructions::

All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. By completing this application, you are putting your name into consideration to be hired as a Frederick Community College adjunct faculty member. This posting will remain active through 5/31/2021.

For questions regarding this position or for more information, please contact Elizabeth DeRose at ederose@frederick.edu or (240) 846-2404.

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and strongly encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply. Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

FCC offers a generous benefits package which includes medical insurance, dental and vision plans, waiver of FCC tuition for employee and eligible dependents, tuition reimbursement, generous leave benefits, retirement plans, and more!

Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.
Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

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