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Continuing Education Instructors for Hospitality Program - Job Description

Job Summary

Immediate Need. A continuing education faculty member at Cambridge College is primarily responsible for teaching in discipline/discipline related areas in which he/she has specific training and/or competence. This includes planning, organizing and delivering course material and content, assessing student learning and engaging with students, as well as participating in School initiatives and activities.

Education and Experience

Cambridge College requires teaching experience or work related experience to teach in this program.  A Master’s degree is preferred.   They should also have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience and 3-5 years’ experience in the hospitality industry in a professional work setting and have an understanding of adult learning principles.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and delivers instruction to students in assigned modalities (including classroom, hybrid, online, etc.) as per the schedule and course contract using a variety of teaching methods and strategies. Designs and implement engaging classes and instructional material that demonstrate real-world applications of concepts discussed/studied. Provides feedback on students’ progress, including evaluation of student mastery of course and program outcomes using school’s key assignments as required.
  • Prepares and submits required documentation (to College and to students) complying with policies and procedures including but not limited to: disability accommodations, syllabus and textbook submissions, attendance, grades, training, course evaluations, in-seat time, learning outcomes assessments, learning management system, email and technology, faculty evaluation, etc.
  • Evaluates and selects text and instructional materials and prepares course materials and lesson plans.
  • Is available for student consultation.
  • Participates in department, school and institutional meetings as requested.
  • Notifies immediate supervisor of student situations/issues (i.e. academic integrity,
  • Uses College provided tools and resources to offer feedback to students in matters related to academic success in a timely manner and to respond to the department and division.  All official email communications between the faculty and students and/or the College must be conducted through Cambridge College’s email server.  
  • Maintains and disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.
  • Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs and requirements for certification (if applicable).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the discipline.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students.
  • Knowledge and understanding of adult learner principles and respect for students as well as genuine interest in their learning.
  • Ability to design learning activities to achieve determined learning outcomes.
  • Ability to develop and implement diverse teaching and learning for different learning styles and to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to use formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning.
  • Knowledge of, ability to develop, and commitment to use emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods appropriately, including online delivery, hybrid course options, etc.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally orally, and in writing.
  • Good organizational skills and interpersonal relationship skills with students and colleagues.


To apply, please forward cover letter and resume to jobs@cambridgecollege.edu.