Hospitality Adjunct Instructor

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Position Status Part Time

Position Title Hospitality Adjunct Instructor

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Position Summary

Hospitality Adjunct Faculty members are expected to participate in a variety of school and faculty meetings, to assist when necessary with curriculum development and assessment, and for supporting students in every aspect of their learning which includes regular office hours, tutorial assistance, coaching and career and academic advice.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Teaching of courses as assigned.
  • Attendance at one-on-one meetings with the Program Director.
  • Development of curriculum with the school faculty and Program Director and assessment of curriculum with the school faculty, Program Director, and other college administration.
  • Development of coursework and updating course materials to keep courses at the leading edge of knowledge in the disciplines.
  • Engaging in on-going personal professional and faculty development.
  • Providing student support for every aspect of learning in the form of regular office hours, tutorial assistance, coaching and career and academic assistance and advice.

About NLU
National Louis University ( NLU ) is looking to honor its past while defining a bold new future as a contemporary, comprehensive university that prepares diverse students for sustained professional success with a deep commitment to Access, Excellence, Innovation and Equity. The university is focused on inspiring and empowering all learners to be leaders ready to address tomorrow's challenges in the context of increasing global urbanization. NLU is dedicated to providing a career-building, life-changing education that is accessible to all students. The University offers 80 + programs within its five colleges: National College of Education, Kendall College of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management, Undergraduate College, College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Business and Information Technology. The University serves over 9,700 students per year and has experienced unprecedented growth in its undergraduate programming. Most students are from Illinois, but the University also attracts students from throughout the U.S. and from around the world who take advantage of campus based, blended and online programming.

Founded in 1886, National Louis University is a private not-for-profit university offering programs through the doctoral level. NLU is also classified as an Engaged Institution by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named as a top ten institution by Money Magazine where its alumni believe they are making the world "a better place." The University has had more Golden Apple Award winners among its graduates in teacher preparation than any institution across the state. The University has a deep commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is among the top 25 most diverse national universities according to U.S. News and World Report (2019). Graduates from NLU enter the workforce earning an estimated $43,000 per year after graduation, ranking NLU among the top five of all Illinois post-secondary schools. The University has received more than $80 million in funding for applied research projects in urban development, childhood development, school improvement, and teacher preparation. NLU recognized as a national leader in closing the post-secondary completion through its innovative approach to undergraduate education.

NLU is located in the center of Chicago's downtown loop, across the street from the Art Institute, in an area which has been recognized as America's largest campus with over 25 institutions and 50,000 students attending a college across the city. In addition, the University has several suburban locations and a Florida regional campus.

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Master's preferred. Tested Experience taken into consideration.
  • Professional certifications a plus.
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred.
  • Significant industry experience required.

Posting Number ADJ469

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Special Instructions Summary

Please attach scanned or downloaded copies of official or unofficial transcripts for all graduate and terminal degrees completed and for all relevant graduate coursework. Official transcripts will be required prior to any teaching or curriculum development assignments.

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Salary Range
$33,000.00 - 68,000.00
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