Orange Coast College is currently seeking a one-semester, full-time, non-tenure track Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Instructor. The primary teaching assignment involves academic transfer courses in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism. This assignment also includes curriculum and program development, providing academic advising and mentoring to our multicultural student body, involvement in student organizations, participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities assuming leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole; collaboration across disciplines and the leveraging of student support resources; developing industry partnerships, and participation in ongoing professional development. The current emphasis on workforce development in the California Community Colleges http://doingwhatmatters.cccco.edu/StrongWorkforce.aspx)(http://doingwhatmatters.cccco.edu/StrongWorkforce.aspx) and goal of serving industry partners through our programs opens the potential for curriculum growth in career and technical education in the fields of Hospitality, Travel & Tourism.
The assignment may be day, evening, weekend, online or off campus and is subject to change as needed. The ideal candidate for this position embraces the overall mission of Orange Coast College and the Coast Community College District, with a clear, focused commitment to supporting teaching and academic excellence, and student learning and success through the work of Hospitality, Travel & Tourism and career development programs.
Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Provide instruction in the Hospitality Travel & Tourism programs in the full range of courses in the community college level curriculum: teach assigned classes in theory, classroom laboratory, and field study instruction.
* Assist in program administration, student recruitment, admission and advising, budgetary assessment, planning and preparation.
* Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach scheduled classes; follow department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in department and division meetings and college and/or district wide activities and committees as assigned.
* Maintain program and course Student Learning Outcomes and assessment processes.
* Participate in maintaining curriculum, course development, updates, planning, revising, implementation, and evaluation.
* Provide leadership in the development and revision of hospitality curriculum to meet the needs of both transfer and workforce bound students.
* Participate in on-going program evaluation and program review.
* Maintain current knowledge of the professional discipline and educational methodologies through continuing professional development.
* Assignment may include recommendation of internship sites and the assurance of instructional quality of internship education by regular visits to employer sites.
* Work cooperatively toward mutual goals with program coordinators and faculty within the Hospitality Department and the Consumer & Health Sciences Division.
* Recommend the purchase of equipment and supplies.
* Develop instructional innovations to ensure program success.
* Assist with program outreach, including publicity, community relations, advisory committee membership and meetings, external funding opportunities, and campus events.
* Communicate with state and national professional associations.
* Demonstrate an understanding of/desire to learn the needs of the Hospitality, Travel & Tourism workforce in Orange County and develop appropriate industry partnerships for curriculum enhancement.
* Serve as a mentor for partnerships with local universities, high schools, industry. Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
* Lead and/or participate in industry advisory committees. Use environmental scans, economic, needs assessment, and other objective data analysis methods to improve program and curriculum.