System Executive Committee Needs Research / Cost Benefit Status
GREEN LIGHT: This program was approved by the System Executive Committee to move forward at the OL campus.
SEC Decision: Spring 2013
Facility needs for this program.
Are there any enrollment constraints based on required facilities?
Anticipated capital expenditures for equipment (list equipment and costs including technology and software needs)
What are the costs associated with the following list of accreditations and state approvals?
What is the annual fee to maintain accreditation?
Initial Application Fee $300.00 due with completed Application, prior to submission of Self-Study
4-YEAR Programs Accreditation Fee - $2500.00 due upon accreditation award
2-YEAR Programs Accreditation Fee - $1250.00 due upon accreditation award
Team Visit Expenses $TBD due upon receipt of completed Expense Report from each team member; fees include the cost of travel, lodging, meals, parking, tolls and other miscellaneous travel fees. (Average $1000.00 each team member -3 members per team)
Annual Dues - $425.00
What are the personnel mandates to maintain accreditation?
Teaching faculty and a designated "director or equivalent"
What are mandates for student / faculty ratio?
What other costs are required to maintain accreditation?
All costs listed in item 4a
What are the personnel/HR requirements?
Program director (full time / part time / salary)
a. Program director (full time / part time / salary)
i. If the school decides to pursue the accreditation listed above, there would be a need for a part time program director or equivalent leadership position. This would be contingent on program growth and would not be needed until Q3 2018, assuming a January 2014 program rollout.
Support personnel (full time / part time / salary)
Faculty (full time / part time / salary)
Personnel credentials and availability
i. Faculty would need a MHM, MBA, or M.Ed. (with 10 years of industry experience). Candidates with an unrelated master's degree and sufficient industry credential CEC, CMC, CHA, CHE, or CCE could be considered. There are currently more than enough quality candidates to staff the program.
Library holdings needed and costs
Other cost considerations?
Employment projections (based on the local needs assessment) for the industry by title and by credential
Employment Trends (are employment needs increasing or decreasing):
i. Overall, employment for hospitality professionals is projected to increase much faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be best for those with a bachelor's degree and relevant experience. While there are specific positions forecasted to decline slightly within the hospitality sector, the overwhelming majority of positions are forecasted for moderate to aggressive growth. Growth is expected in the restaurant sector for positions to include F and B Managers, Corporate Foodservice Management, Dining Room Management. Growth is also expected in the hotel sector for mid to upper level management. Finally, there is consistent growth expected in foodservice management in healthcare areas to include but not restricted to hospitals, nursing homes, and private care facilities.
ii. Forecasts from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) indicate growth in total revenue for hospitality operations and that the growth of employment opportunities will outpace national growth for a 13th year (NRA, 2012, http://restaurant.org/research/forecast/ ).
iii. HCareers reports the hotel/hospitality sector will increase by 14% (HCareers, 2012, http://www.hcareers.com/us/resourcecenter/tabid/306/articleid/1071/default.aspx)
iv. Monster.com (Monster.com, 2012, http://career-advice.monster.com/job-search/company-industry-research/travel-tourism-hospitality-stimulus-jobs/article.aspx) reports a forecast of 8.3% growth for the hotel/hospitality sector and 12.2% growth for the travel and tourism sector.
What are the qualifications/degree level for this occupation:
Current supply in the field (how many people are available to fill the job needs)?
i. Demand exceeds available resources. See article above in employment trends
Salary projections for graduates:
i. Food Service Director , $48,130 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/food-service-managers.htm )
ii. Assistant Food Service Director $48,130 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/food-service-managers.htm )
iii. Restaurant Dining Room Manager $52, 620 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes119051.htm )
iv. Hotel Assistant Manager, $46,880 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/lodging-managers.htm )
v. Guest Services Manager $46,880 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/lodging-managers.htm )
vi. Assistant Food and Beverage Director $48,130 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/food-service-managers.htm )
vii. Restaurant Manager $52, 620 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes119051.htm )
viii. Dining Services Manager (Hospital/Healthcare/Nursing Home $84,200 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Management/Medical-and-health-services-managers.htm )
ix. Catering Director $45, 260 (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/meeting-convention-and-event-planners.htm )
x. Event Coordinator $45,260, (BLS, 2010, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/meeting-convention-and-event-planners.htm )