Instructor – Hospitality and Tourism (part-time application pool)

This pool has been established to accept applications for possible openings that may arise throughout the academic year. Pools are posted based on the possible availability future assignments, which are sporadic and may not occur. When a position is available, the dean (or designee) will review qualified applicants from this pool. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to interview, you will be contacted. Applications will remain active for 90 days from submission. At that time, you will receive an email letting you know if you are still interested, you may reapply. This keeps us informed of your interest.

An Instructor is responsible for providing quality instruction that will contribute to the learning experiences necessary for each student to meet the objectives of the course and to be successful in both their education and career development experiences.


  • Instructs students in a classroom, lab, learning center or other setting as appropriate.
  • Provides student contact before or after class or through telephone or email exchanges or office hours where facilities and schedules permit according to Article 18.G.3.
  • Prepares, distributes and utilizes instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate; incorporates the latest classroom technology when available and appropriate into instructional activities.
  • Structures classes and curriculum to correspond with the overall program objectives; prepares clear objectives for students each course. Maintains and revises curriculum to maintain currency.
  • Understands, develops and provides a learning environment that supports diversity and incorporates sensitivity to diversity within the College community.
  • Responsible for classroom, laboratory and departmental equipment and provides for the security of facilities and instructional materials as appropriate.
  • Understands and abides by College policies and regulations and other policies, procedures and materials as required by the College, departments or divisions
  • Convenes classes on time and as scheduled.
  • Maintains evaluation and grading records for assigned students; enters grades and provides all necessary documentation for incompletes within established College timelines.
  • Ensures and emphasizes safe working and classroom conditions and practices.
  • May participate in professional development activities.
  • Maintains current licenses or certificates in areas of expertise.
  • May attend in-service sessions and division meetings.
  • May direct aides and work-study students as assigned.
  • Understands and uses the College’s computer system.
  • Minimum and Desired Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree (or higher) in Business, Hospitality and/or Tourism Management OR master’s degree and 24 graduate credit hours in any combination of Food/Nutrition, Hospitality and/or Tourism OR Vocational/Occupational education with a certificate in Hospitality and/or Tourism Arts/Management OR a bachelor’s degree in Business, Hospitality and/or Tourism Management
    • Two years of experience in the tourism industry

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Teaching experience, preferably at the community college level
    • Experience in any of the following industries:
      • Hospitality
      • Culinary
      • Beverage Management
      • Baking
      • Vitaculture

    Working Conditions and Important Information
    Additional Information:

    MHCC only accepts applications through .

    For assistance with this, please call 503-491-7213 or email

    It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess (even if you are repeating information from your resume or cover letter). Applications will be rejected if incomplete. Do not say, “See Resume,” for instance.

    Your cover letter (if required) should address how you meet the qualifications and why you think you would be the best person for the position.

    When you apply for the position, you will get to the document upload area where you will be given an opportunity to attach your documents. Instructions will also be found there.

    Please note: We do not accept or read letters of recommendation.

    For a link to the part-time faculty salary schedule, click here . Position subject to budget consideration and approval.

    The College reserves the right to request proof of degree or certification at a later date if these documents are required as part of the qualifications for the position.

    Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process.

    MHCC is NOT able to support Visa applications for employment at the college. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered.

    Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and interview process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

    Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.

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