Faculty, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (1 year limited term)

Faculty of Management
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Closing date: 
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 17:00
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Job description: 

Royal Roads University invites your interest in a Faculty role within our School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Faculty of Management.  You will play a key role in the management and oversight of the delivery of the BA International Hotel Management program and assistance with other programs.  In terms of teaching, you will instruct in management subjects in the areas of tourism and hospitality such as marketing, globalization, sustainability and / or hotel related operations.  You will provide academic administration for the program planning, delivery, quality and reporting.

Located on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses just outside Victoria, British Columbia, Royal Roads is the only public university in Canada focused exclusively on the needs of working professionals.  At Royal Roads we are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment for our students.  Our innovative programs, anchored with an applied relevance, are delivered through either traditional Face-to-face, On-line or Blended Learning, a combination of enriched web-based learning and short on-campus residencies.

If you’re passionate about helping others achieve their academic pursuits, enjoy working within a highly entrepreneurial, collaborative and team based teaching environment, possess well developed interpersonal communication skills and relationship building abilities then we definitely want to hear from you!


The successful applicant will have:

  • Doctorate, or working towards a Doctorate, would be preferred
  • Management experience, preferably executive level, in hospitality, tourism, travel and / or related service industries
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate level (employing adult learning and applied learning principles) in the fields of hotel management or tourism, with both domestic and international students
  • A broad theoretical and practical understanding of hospitality, tourism, creative economy and management reflected in credentials and work experience
  • Experience in the hospitality, and tourism sectors, and ability to build and develop networks of high-level contacts in these sectors
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary outcomes-based curriculum and distance learning
  • Ability to manage a field of study within a school, and in lead a team of faculty members
  • Experience in curriculum design and development
  • Willingness to participate in service related activities for the school such as marketing and recruitment
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
Application submission information: 

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca with a subject line of:

16-030-F0158 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on May 6, 2016 and will close on May 20, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until successful candidates are found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.