Provides learning activities that stimulate student involvement and encourage critical thinking. The curriculum teaches the foundation of hospitality operations while promoting the long-term career pathways available by providing the real-world knowledge and skills needed for a long-term career in the lodging industry.
Organizes program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstrations of skills required in hotel and lodging professions, lectures on theory, techniques, and terminology; prepares outline of instructional programs and studies, and creates and assembles instructional materials.
Assigns lesson to students and corrects homework; administers tests to evaluate achievement of students in technical knowledge and practical skills; records results.
Keeps records of daily attendance and student progress.
Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts; responds to basic student questions; may initiate study groups in preparation for exams.
Assists students to develop and implement effective study skills, practices and provide quality instruction at all times to adult students, teaching classes for the entire class period and properly covering the curriculum and outline for instruction.
Enforce academic policy and procedures at all times;
Report to the Director any issues, concerns, or problems as it relates to the curriculum, instruction or student conduct/behavior.
Represent the college in a positive and professional manner at all times.
The adjunct hospitality instructor primarily teaches the START (Skills, Tasks, and Results Training) curriculum offered by The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). This program provides training for all divisions of a lodging operation, including front desk, reservations, housekeeping, bell services, restaurant service, banquet setup, and more.
One (1) year teaching or training experience
Two (2) years hands on experience working in the hotel/lodging industry in a managerial position
Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a hospitality-related area
Currently certified through The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and/or the National Restaurant Association (NRA) (ServSafe for Managers and/or ServSafe Alcohol; certified proctor and instructor)