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Part-time Lecturer Pool - Experience Industry Management's Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Faculty - Agriculture, Temporary, Part Time

APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM, AND APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON VERY SHORT NOTICE.

EXPERIENCE INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT'S RECREATION, PARKS & TOURISM ADMINISTRATION PART-TIME LECTURER POOL within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly is seeking applications for a pool of part-time lecturers with positions available as determined by need during the 2020/21 academic year. Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate courses in resort and lodging management; hospitality, conventions, & meeting management; special event planning; festival & event management, leadership & diverse groups; professionalism & customer experiences; experiential marketing; financing recreation, parks & tourism, and introduction to the experience industry. 

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree required in Recreation, Parks, Leisure Studies or related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

M.S. in Recreation, Parks, Tourism or related field preferred. Experience in one or more of the following areas preferred:
hospitality management; event planning; convention management; experiential marketing; recreation leadership; risk & facility management; grants and resources development; environmental education; finance.

Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will not sponsor an H-1B for this position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Experience Industry Management Department of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences offers a B.S. in Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Administration and an M.S. in Agriculture with a specialization in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management. The Experience Industry Management department, accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions offers areas of study in Event Planning and Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Sport Management, Outdoor, Adventure, and Resource Recreation, and Community Services Management.

The Experience Industry Management's vision is to promote healthy lifestyles, protect memorable places, and facilitate life-enhancing experiences.

HOW TO APPLY

Attach cover letter, resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts showing highest degree. If applicable, please also attach a list of CSU courses previously taught and courses requesting consideration to teach. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your online application. Selected applicants will be required to submit sealed official transcripts of highest degree prior to appointment. Review Begin Date: June 28, 2020.

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