Restaurant Mgmt. Instructor

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00119PO19
Advertised Title Restaurant Mgmt. Instructor
Campus Columbia
College/Division College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
Department HRSM Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 37.5
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 9 months
Work County Richland
Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track
Job Search Category Other Professional

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) in the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM) invites applications for a non-tenure track 9-month faculty position at the Instructor level. The School of HRTM is seeking a highly motivated front-of-house Restaurant Management professional to teach undergraduate courses related to restaurant and food production management (HRTM 370). The Restaurant Management Instructor is expected to have a passion for the restaurant industry, strong front-of-house management skills, knowledge of beverage service, diverse service styles, and high commitment to customer service. In addition, some knowledge is expected in terms of hot/cold food preparation and culinary art.

Required Education and Experience

Earned master’s degree and two (2) years experience as front-of-house management professional in a full service restaurant/foodservice environment. A proven record of teaching/training others and event coordination.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned master’s degree in Hospitality Management or Earned master’s degree in related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Hospitality or Management. Five (5) years experience as front-of-house management professional in a full-service restaurant/foodservice environment. A proven record of teaching/training others and event coordination. Experience teaching in Higher Education, and working knowledge of basic culinary skills and practices. Experience with budget/finance, food costing, and menu development.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 01/01/2020
Job Open Date 09/13/2019
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Names and contact information of at least five (5) professional references must accompany the application at the time of submission, as well as current teaching evaluations from two (2) consecutive semesters; if available (upload under other supporting documents). Three letters of reference on organization letterhead, inclusive of wet-signature, must follow via email to the Director of Human Resources, Tamara Gordon (email:

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