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Lecturers (Hospitality and Tourism Education)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Hospitality, Business, & Legal Education Academic Program
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
March 28, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins April 20, 2018
Salary Information:
Minimum $1,569 per credit hour; as of fall 2018, subject to lecturer placement
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Part-time, general funds for placement in lecturer pool beginning Fall 2018, subject to availability of funds and actual staffing requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, conduct classes in subject fields (as listed above) using methods that:
  2. a) result in student attainment of learning outcomes;
  3. b) address the learning needs of the college’s diverse students;
  4. c) integrate thinking and writing skills into course content, as appropriate; and
  5. d) use multi-media resources, including computers, where appropriate;
  6. e) maintain a minimum of one office hour per week for each three-credit course taught in a 15-week semester schedule;
  7. f) student and peer evaluations and self-assessment of teaching effectiveness are required;
  8. g) classes may be offered in the evenings and on weekends.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. a) Master’s degree in hospitality, travel, or tourism; or
  2. b) MBA degree plus 2 years of relevant work experience in the hospitality and tourism field of which at least 1 year must include industry work experience; or
  3. c) Bachelor’s degree in hospitality, travel, or tourism, plus 3 years of relevant work experience in the hospitality and tourism field of which at least 2 years must include industry work experience; or
  4. d) Bachelor’s degree in any field plus 5 years of relevant work experience in the hospitality and tourism field of which at least 3 years must include industry work experience; or
  5. e) Associate’s degree in hospitality, travel, or tourism plus 5 years of relevant work experience in the hospitality and tourism field of which at least 3 years must include industry work experience; or
  6. f) 15 college credits, plus 7 years of relevant work experience in the hospitality and tourism field of which at least 5 years must include industry management or supervisory experience.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. a) Successful community college/university-level teaching or organizational training as substantiated by student and/or peer assessments.
  2. b) Experience in student outcome assessment, curriculum and lesson plan development.
  3. c) Evidence of ability to work in a collegial manner with peers, supervisors, and administrators.
  4. d) Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly.
  5. e) Proficiency with a variety of industry/business standard computing software as it applies to the hospitality and tourism operations, business/administration, and instructional design and delivery.
  6. f) Proficiency in hospitality industry systems, e.g. airline reservation systems, and/or hotel property management systems, and/or food and beverage point of sale systems.
  7. g) Evidence of successfully integrating concepts of sustainability, e.g. environmental protection, economic growth, and indigenous cultural values into educational delivery or organizational operations

To Apply:
Submit 1) Signed faculty or executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form(, indicating the position numbers that the applicant would like to be considered for; 2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable for application; however, on-line transcripts, academic record/grade summaries, diplomas or copies of diplomas will NOT be accepted. Original official transcripts are required at the time of hire (in order to be official, transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution to name and address where application is submitted. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy); 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; 4) Optional letters of recommendation attesting to your job performance and character. Application materials are to be sent to John Richards, Dean of Hospitality, Business and Legal Education Programs; Kapi’olani CC; 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 206; Honolulu, HI 96816. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application to be considered complete or date-stamped by the dean's office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Documents submitted electronically will not be considered. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may call 1-711 or 643-8833. Kapi‘olani Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, contact Section 504 Coordinator, (808) 734-9575; Title IX Coordinator, (808) 734-9522.
  1. John Richards
  2. Dean of Hospitality, Business & Legal Education Program
  3. 4303 Diamond Head Road, ‘Ilima 206
  4. Honolulu, HI 96816
  1. John Richards, Dean of Hosp, Business & Legal Ed; 808-734-9518;

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