Assistant Professor, Leadership in Hospitality and Event Management

Baltimore, Maryland
May 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

About Notre Dame of Maryland University:

Notre Dame of Maryland University, a selective liberal arts university, transforms the lives of its students. Confident, capable learners and leaders thrive in the vibrant, personal community at Maryland's distinguished women's college, located in Baltimore with satellite locations throughout Maryland. The University's history enriches innovative opportunities, as students immerse themselves in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Women and men succeed in our College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, Graduate programs and, the School of Pharmacy. Graduates excel as leaders in careers, communities and families - and transform the world.

Staff and faculty enjoy a collaborative, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. In recognition of your hard work, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and tuition remission for you and your eligible dependents.


Job Description:

Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) invites applications for a half-time appointment as Assistant Professor in our new Leadership in Hospitality and Event Management program for undergraduates, beginning fall 2017. NDMU's Leadership in Hospitality and Event Management baccalaureate-level major will bring the best of our liberal arts education tradition together with leadership and practical core skills required for hospitality professionals in the twenty-first century. In order to position NDMU graduates as leaders in the hospitality industry, the program will equip students with both liberal education skills and practical knowledge. The successful candidate as a lead faculty member for this new program will have a central role in developing its curriculum and its direction.

We welcome a colleague who values working in a liberal arts and sciences environment and has a particular interest in scholarship that could involve undergraduates and/or contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning. Faculty are expected to be deeply engaged in the life of the University, including advising students and participating in major University events, and to be open to teaching evenings and in an online environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • The faculty member will be required to:
  • Teach two classes per academic year; for academic year 2017-18 assignment will be two undergraduate on-campus courses;
  • Advise students who are program majors;
  • Provide leadership in curriculum development;
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Engage with hospitality industry in an effort to secure quality local internship and job opportunities for students;
  • Demonstrate professional development by engagement with scholars and local practitioners in the field
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school's SSND values;
  • Assist in locating, securing, and supervising industry internships;
  • Engage traditional and non-traditional age students in the classroom and beyond; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer software and technologies



Candidates with a master's degree in Tourism, Hospitality, or a closely-related field that includes 18 credit hours at the graduate level in the discipline, or those currently working on their doctoral degree (including ABD status) may be considered at the instructor level.  Earned Ph.D. is preferred.  A record of practice in the industry is desired as well as some teaching experience.


Additional Information:

Non-Discrimination Policy: Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in offering equal access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or protected veteran's status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy: Chief of Staff, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410-532-5109.

Notre Dame of Maryland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must include:

  1. Current Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover letter - can be addressed to Debra Franklin, dean, school of arts, sciences and business
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
  5. Teaching evaluation forms, if available
  6. Three letters of recommendation

Only complete applications submitted through the portal will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.