Adjunct Faculty – Global Hospitality Leadership

Washington D.C.
Commensurate with experience
Oct 04, 2017
Nov 08, 2017
Part Time

The Georgetown University’s Master's of Professional Studies in Global Hospitality Leadership at the School of Continuing Studies ( seeks an Adjunct Faculty members to teach the following graduate courses:

MPHL 510: Foundations of Hospitality (3 credits)

This foundations course provides an overview of business processes and terminology in various tourism sectors.  In the first part of this course, students are introduced to hospitality subject matter, the business of tourism, and industry-wide owner-operator- brand management models. Students will analyze hospitality guest service as part of an organization's overall business strategy. The course provides a focus on the evaluation of personalized service, diversity and inclusion and customization. During their final project, students create a strategic plan that includes applying managerial models in service management and delivery for optimal revenue and performance outcomes.

MPHL 644: Meetings and Events Experience Management (3 credits).

The meetings, incentives, conference/convention and exhibition (MICE) sector in the global hospitality industry has evolved from a discipline that manages logistics to the creation and management of experiences. This new approach to the Events Management requires high-level strategic thinking and managerial skills that ensure accountability. The first part of the course focuses on evaluating the complex and diverse nature of convention cities. In the second part of the course, students study global events, issues, and assess the impact on events and events management. The third part of the course evaluates accommodations, food and beverage management, risk management, site design, and technology. During their final project, students will produce a management action plan.

Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in a related field (a doctoral degree is preferred); and a minimum of five or more years of relevant industry and teaching experience.  A Certified Hospitality Educator designation is desired, but not required.
Interested applicants should submit the following materials as attachments in a single email with the subject line “Adjunct Faculty-GHL” to

  • A cover letter summarizing qualifications and availability
  • Unofficial transcript from institution granting doctoral or master’s degree;
  • CV

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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