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Head, School of Hospitality and Tourism

Kuala Lumpur, MY


  • Provide strategic leadership that aligns with faculty and university strategic plans by managing, administering and fostering excellence in teaching, research and professional activities
  • Responsible for staff leadership and management, including recruitment and selection, performance management and staff development ensuring equitable management of staff workload i.e. teaching, research and administration
  • Foster research excellence through obtaining competitive research grants, leading significant research projects and working with other staff to develop research links
  • Actively involved in the school’s curriculum planning and development processes, academic committees, and relevant examination processes in addition to monitoring the quality of individual teaching in the relevant discipline
  • Work collaboratively with key staff across the relevant faculties/schools and departments on all operational matters affecting the department
  • Maintain and broaden collaborative partnerships with professional bodies and industry both nationally and internationally, making a significant contribution to the profession
  • Exercise strong budget management for the department, detailing targeted student numbers and to work towards ensuring such targets are met
This job description may be subject to revision following discussion with the person appointed.



  • Candidates with Doctorate degree in Hospitality and Tourism preferred
  • Candidates with Master’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism will be considered
  • At least 7 to 10 years of working experience in the education sector with at least 4 years in a leadership role
  • Candidates must have broad-based experience in Hospitality and/or Tourism industry (i.e. Food and Beverages, Travel and Tourism, Event Management, etc.)
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • Candidates with experience in Australian, U.K. and/or U.S. education will have an added advantage
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
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HELP University offers a wide and diverse range of programs covering business, law, management, economics, IT, social sciences and the humanities at undergraduate and graduate levels. It has also assumed a leading role in research and development in certain disciplines and subject areas. By upholding rigorous standards and setting benchmarks in many areas, HELP has achieved many successes and won plaudits and respect from many quarters, at home and abroad, making it a preferred partner in many crucial areas of endeavour and cooperation. The quality of education imparted by HELP ensures that not only are its graduates preferred over others for employment by multinational companies and discerning employers in many areas of the globe, they also rapidly assume responsible leadership roles and positions.

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HELP University Sdn Bhd
501-1000 employees
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