Sr. Lecturer

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00114PO19
Advertised Title Sr. Lecturer
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 11 months
Work County Richland
Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track
Job Search Category Faculty

About UofSC

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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 11-month faculty position at the level of Senior Lecturer to serve as the General Manager of the McCutchen House, including a newly constructed lab. The Senior Lecturer/General Manager is expected to have a passion for the restaurant industry and demonstrated leadership abilities in a team environment. This position is responsible for: teaching undergraduate courses in Restaurant and Food Production Management; procuring food and beverage, supplies, and equipment for both the McCutchen House and a new culinary lab in the Close-Hipp Building; maintaining/monitoring of budget to ensure efficient operation and that expenditures stay within budget limitations; and developing/implementing marketing strategies with the intent to increase business. In addition to lunch and dinner service during the fall and spring semesters, the Senior Lecturer/General Manager will supervise the Summer Grill, an informal lunch service during summer months, and monitor the Culinary Institute in collaboration with its Coordinator.

Required Education and Experience

Earned Master’s degree in Hospitality Management or related field, and three (3) years of front-house management experience in a full-service restaurant/foodservice environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned Master’s degree in Hospitality Management or related field, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Hospitality Management. Five (5) years front-house management experience in a full-service restaurant/food service environment. Excellent communication skills, accompanied with a proven record of high quality food production. Expertise in budget/finance and event management. Ability to collaborate with HRTM faculty on foodservice research.

Posting Detail Information

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

The review of applications will commence immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of employment is January 1, 2020. The required documents for consideration include: 1). Cover Letter, 2). Curriculum vitae/resume, 3). List of five references and contact information, 4). Three letters of reference, on organization letterhead, sent directly from referees to the Search Committee Chairperson, Dr. Robin DiPietro (email:

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