Adjunct Instructor of Accounting


Adjunct Instructor of Accounting

Human Resources
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
 
Designs and delivers instruction in undergraduate accounting course(s) offered by the School. 
Position Type: Full Time
Department: School of Business Administration
Reports To: Dean (Hector Quintanilla), Associate Dean (Sameer Vaidya)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Main Campus

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Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Prepares lessons and provides instruction for specific accounting courses at the undergraduate level.
  • Participates in teaching effectiveness efforts.
  • Adheres to the established class and exam schedules and office hours.  Submits contracts, book requests, syllabi, grades, evaluations, and other required paperwork and reports by due date.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Master's in Accounting or a related Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in Accounting.
  • Work experience in a leadership position that is significant in duration (at least 5 years).
  • Current employment in the field of accounting.
  • CPA license and/or prior teaching experience are a plus. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Thorough understanding of accounting curriculum and its application in a classroom, especially as it related to the education of accounting students.
  • Evidence of excellence in and commitment to teaching college level accounting is expected.
  • Familiarity with academic policies and procedures of higher education institutions.
  • Ability to work effectively with other University personnel.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to provide service to both the university and the community.
  • Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
  • Ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to be discrete in handling confidential and sensitive manners while complying with FERPA regulations.
  • Demonstrated potential for strong teaching is required. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and/or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, and University employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures & amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, & volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, calculus and statistics.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Must be able to move about campus freely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Some evening hours as required by class schedule and office hours.

To apply for an open faculty or staff position please send a current resume and a cover letter indicating position desired to: hr@txwes.edu, or Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, TX 76105.

Contact Information


Office of Human Resources
Oneal-Sells Building, room 110

Phone: 817-531-4403
Fax: 817-531-4402
Email: HR@txwes.edu
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