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Lecturer in Events Management


Position Description 职位描述



Lecturer in Events Management



School of Business and Management

Dept Function:


Academic Teaching



Shanghai 上海

Closing Date:



Reports to:


Head of the School

Responsible for:


Academic teaching and assessment.   



To work collaboratively with other lecturers in the college to develop students’ knowledge and skills in Events Management.

Key Responsibilities:


1.      To design and teach lessons at the appropriate level and quality as required for the delivery of the Events Management programme. You may also be required from time-to-time to contribute to module leadership and administration.

2.      To work collaboratively with other lecturers to support students in their learning and in the development of appropriate study skills.

3.      To design and mark formative and summative assessments and monitor students’ learning, in conjunction with other lecturers where appropriate.

4.      To engage pro-actively with partners, viz. NCUK (Northern Consortium UK), our University partners (particularly the University of Huddersfield), and external organisations as required.

5.      To be involved in setting, invigilating, and marking examinations when required. To set and mark coursework.

6.      To undertake research and scholarly activity relevant to language teaching and to the wider research objectives of the College.

7.      To maintain accurate records of student performance and of teaching and learning activity. To monitor student attendance and, as required, to prepare appropriate reports.

8.      To participate in meetings associated with the operation and management of programmes.

9.      To contribute to the activities of the College’s Academic Success Centre, intended to develop students’ independent learning skills and provide general academic support.

10.   To support the College’s overarching themes, i.e. of responsible leadership, enterprise and innovation, cultural empathy, and activities intended to underpin them.

11.   To be responsible for the safekeeping of any equipment, books or other College resources used in connection with academic and administrative activities and to observe all health and safety requirements.

12.   If required, to participate in promotional and marketing activities, regionally, nationally or internationally, related to the programmes offered   by the College.

13.   To contribute to the College academic community by participating in its activities including conferences, seminars, discussion groups etc.

14.   To carry out any other duties commensurate with this post as required by the Head of School or nominee.


Professional /   Tertiary Qualifications:

学历 / 专业资格


1. Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field

2. Master’s Degree in a relevant field.


1. PhD or Professional Doctorate.

2. A qualification for teaching in HE

3. Certificate/qualification/professional body membership relating to Events Management

Knowledge, Experience and Abilities:

工作经历 / 知识结构及其他任职资格:


1.      The ability to contribute to integrated teaching across the curriculum.

2.      Demonstrable ability to undertake research and scholarly activity.

3.      Demonstrable cross-cultural awareness and understanding.

4.      A commitment to teamwork, to working flexibly and to seeking solutions to problems.

5.      Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills including fluency in English.

6.      Competence in the effective use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT).

7.      Expertise in Events Management subjects.

8.      Direct experience in planning and executing events of various complexities



1.      Previous experience of teaching in higher education.

2.      Record of publishing research in international journals.

3.      Specific experience of education in China.

4.      An understanding of UK higher education and the needs and requirements of international students.

5.      Experience of the development of academic programmes.

6.      Experience of academic assessment and standards and of quality assurance procedures.

7.      Expertise in one or the following areas relevant to Events Management: Applications from candidates with expertise in Event Planning and Execution, Strategic Management, Sports Management or Legal Environment.

8.      Experience of teaching non-native speakers of English.

9.      Current or former employment in an event  management company.


Further details of all programmes are available from the SBC website – 

For enquires and application forms, please sent to Roy Chen by email at

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