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Dean of the College of Hospitality Management

Job no: 6902
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month), Academic Administration, Academics, Administration

Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with nearly 10,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its campuses in Providence, Rhode Island and Charlotte, North Carolina.

An innovative educational leader, the university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, engineering, food innovation, hospitality, nutrition and health and wellness, and undergraduate programs in culinary arts, dietetics and design. In total, more than 80 unique degrees are offered at Johnson & Wales. 

Johnson & Wales University’s College of Hospitality Management is known as one of the leading hospitality schools in the world.

As a global leader in hospitality education, JWU’s range of degree programs within the CoHM are designed to build careers throughout the hospitality industry. A preview of the sixteen Bachelor of Science degree programs include:

  • Food & Beverage Industry Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel & Resort Management
  • Sports, Entertainment, Event Management
  • Tourism & Hospitality Management

Master of Science degree programs include Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development, International Beverage Management, and Sport Leadership. Minor programs are offered in Adventure, Sports and Sustainable Tourism; Food & Beverage Management and Professional Golf Management. A certificate program is offered in Hospitality Management. A full list of academic programs is available on JWU’s website

The Dean of the College of Hospitality Management provides leadership and overall direction for the college during a time of strategic growth. The major responsibilities emphasize academic excellence, retention and graduation rates, external relationships that advance the goals of the college, excellence of programs through program accreditation and the development and execution of a college plan. The dean oversees administrative, operational and budgetary affairs, directs the academic programs and fosters an environment of continuous improvement, innovation and growth.

The dean will be a leader in hospitality management education with the professional experience needed to run a highly regarded program during a time of rapid change. An earned doctorate is required.

Nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest may be sent to


Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a 100 mile radius of the Providence Campus location upon hire.


Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU.  Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success.  We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

 Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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