Professor - Special Events Planning

Fanshawe College

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  • London, Ontario
    Fanshawe College
    May 11, 2017

Professor – Special Events Planning (THS 201700093)

School of Tourism and Hospitality

Faculty of Business


Location: London

Employment Group:  Faculty

Type of Position: Full-time Permanent

Hours of Work Per Week: 44


Closing Date for Internal Applications (Full-time or Partial Load): May 17, 2017

Closing Date for External Applications: Open Until Filled


A full-time Professor at Fanshawe College is responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective learning environment for students. The successful candidate could be required to teach in the following areas: logistics, risk management, financial management, vendor relationships, and food and beverage for events.



  • Combination of excellent leadership and teaching skills with a strong commitment to academic excellence and student success
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of learners
  • Strong technical/computer skills and familiarity with educational technologies are required
  • Teaching experience with hybrid and/or online delivery preferred
  • Related work experience, previous college teaching experience and knowledge of curriculum design and student evaluations are assets



  • Post-secondary 4 year degree in Business, Event Management, or Tourism and Hospitality
  • Master’s degree preferred in Business, Event Management, or Tourism and Hospitality
  • Minimum 9 years recent and relevant experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or related experience may be considered
  • Industry designation preferred (i.e. CMP, CMM, CEM, WPIC, CFEE)
  • Event experience required in: non-profit, festivals, corporate, sports and social events


Approximate Start Date: August 14, 2017


Salary: Determination of starting salaries is based on relevant teaching/occupational experience and relevant formal qualifications, supported with original transcripts from granting institutions. The salary scale is $61,638 to $106,853 along with a comprehensive benefit package.


Partial load or full-time academic staff presently employed with the College will be given first consideration in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.


While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.


How to Apply:

For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at:   


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.


Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.


Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.