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Instructor, Hospitality Management

Instructor, Hospitality Management

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Full-time Temporary
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SAIT Academic Faculty Association
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School of Hospitality & Tourism
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Instructor, Hospitality Management

School Hospitality and Tourism


At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. Now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.


The School of Hospitality and Tourism is a passionate and dedicated team of professionals committed to delivering on SAIT’s promise of applied education and student success. With an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit, the school trains nearly 1,200 students each year in addition to operating five food and beverage outlets and North America’s only student-run travel centre. Add continuing education and corporate events to the mix, and you’ve got a one-of-a-kind school that attracts top talent from around the world.


The School of Hospitality and Tourism offers diploma programs in Hospitality Management, Professional Cooking, Baking and Pastry Arts and Travel and Tourism. The School's mission is "Excellence in everything we do" and in this regard it is currently recruiting for a full-time temporary instructor in the Hospitality Management Diploma program, who will contribute to the goals of the School of Hospitality and Tourism team, to ensure that our students receive exemplary training and education to prepare them for a career in the Hospitality industry.


We are currently recruiting for a temporary full time benefits eligible position ending

December 31, 2018.



  • Preparing and presenting lectures in the areas of: food and beverage cost management, special events, marketing, entrepreneurial studies, tourism, organizational behavior, human resources management and facilities management and design
  • Develop course outlines, profiles and curriculum
  • Participate in curriculum and program reviews
  • Prepare additional study and lab materials for learners
  • Evaluate student progress and achievement
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners
  • Liaising with relevant industry sectors and individuals to continue to enhance the curriculum
  • Perform related duties as assigned to meet the emerging needs of SAIT and its students



  • Minimum of 5 years of senior hospitality management experience combined with a relevant degree (Masters preferred)
  • Previous teaching experience an asset
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Strong industry relations
  • Ability to function in a team environment


Why Work at SAIT:

Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.


Our Training and Support Plan

We have a department devoted to training new instructors and they will help you feel comfortable by offering:

  • A two-week intensive training program in your first year
  • Opportunities for teaching workshops throughout the year
  • In-class evaluators to give you constructive feedback
  • Mentorship programs to pair you with an experienced fellow instructor

Vacation for Instructors

Looking for a work-life balance?  Instructors at SAIT earn 43 days of paid vacation per year (approximately 8 weeks per year).  In addition, employees at SAIT also receive paid time off during the break between Christmas and New Year’s Day.


To Apply:

Please continue with the online application process through the SAIT careers website or Online applications are strongly preferred.


Closing Date & Time: Open until suitable candidate is found


If you have any questions about the role please contact Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.



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