ICHM Adelaide

Available Positions

The International College of Hotel Management (ICHM) Adelaide, Australia has produced graduates of the highest calibre that work at all levels of management within and outside the international hospitality industry. 

ICHM was the first, and remains the only, official Swiss Hotel Association (SHA) school in Australia, the world’s oldest hotel industry body. Today, ICHM is owned by Charles Darwin University (CDU). CDU is ranked 31st by Times Higher Education in its 2016 rankings of the best 150 universities in the world aged less than 50 years old. ICHM delivers a Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management) and a Master of International Hotel Management (Swiss Hotel Association).

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our passionate and friendly team at ICHM located at Regency Park.

Listed below are the current positions available at ICHM:

Lecturer - Management, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

The opportunity

With our Masters’ program in full swing, we are seeking to increase our academic team with the appointment of a Lecturer to teach subjects in the areas of Management, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management on a casual basis.

The position is suited to a candidate with a masters’ degree, who has worked within a leadership role with people management and administration responsibilities, a strategic HR partnership role or as a facilitator in a Learning and Development environment. Knowledge of the hospitality and/or tourism industry would be advantageous but not essential. Prior higher education environment lecturing experience would be advantageous but not essential.

Our student body is as diverse as our staff, our programs are exciting and innovative, and our focus is on developing graduates who are equipped with the knowledge and skills to establish careers as hospitality industry professionals.  

Overview of key responsibilities

  • Preparation and delivery of lectures and tutorials using sound pedagogical principles both face to face and in an online environment.

  • Marking, validation and moderation of assessments and the provision of feedback to students;

  • Focus on continuous quality improvement to update learning materials, assessments and resources by incorporating current discipline research and industry expertise 

  • Provision of academic counselling and advice to students

  • Contribution to the review, design and development of innovative subjects and learning materials in collaboration with colleagues

  • Participation in academic administration and college activities;

Essential criteria

  • Masters’ degree with 10 years’ relevant professional experience with at least five years at a senior level, or enrolment in a relevant doctoral program plus relevant professional experience, totalling 10 years, (minimum requirement) or 

  • A relevant Doctorate by research or coursework;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Demonstrated experience as a Lecturer or facilitator, covering the key aspects of the ‘Overview of Key Responsibilities’ provided above;

  • Commitment to cultural diversity and ethical practice principles;

  • Able to build and maintain industry networks;

  • Current child related work check through Department of Community and Social Inclusion or ability to obtain one; 

  • Must have the right to live and work in Australia.


To be considered for the position your application must include a current CV, contact details of two referees and a covering letter addressing the Essential Criteria.

Applications close 10 December 2018.

For further information please contact Debra Mules, Human Resource Officer via email: dmules@ichm.edu.au or phone (08) 8228 3651.