Texas Tech University

Chair, Department of Hospitality and Retail Management | Texas Tech University College of Human Sciences

Texas Tech University invites nominations, inquiries and applications for the role of Chair, Department of Hospitality and Retail Management in the College of Human Sciences.

The selected Chair will discover a challenging and rewarding opportunity to help advance the department to achieve its long-term objective to become one of the premier hospitality and retail management programs in the United States.

Position Overview

The scholar and leader chosen as Chair of the Department of Hospitality and Retail Management will combine an exceptional array of skills and abilities with the vision, initiative, passion, and energy to make a decisive impact and capitalize on a superb career-advancing opportunity. Progression of professional as well as academic experience, verifiable accomplishments in industry, and strong interpersonal and communications skills will distinguish the winning professional appointed to this key role.

TTU seeks an energetic and dynamic individual to ensure a relevant, rigorous, and meaningful 21st Century educational experience for students. The ideal candidate will bring skill sets and experience to facilitate the professional development and placement of hospitality and retail management graduates; recruit high quality, research-productive faculty; promote excellence in teaching and an active research environment; forge cooperative partnerships with alumni and professional constituencies; actively pursue fundraising; advance the department's interest within the college and university; and oversee the department's budget.

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