Adjunct Instructor - Accounting

Jul 06, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Instructor - Accounting

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Under the direction of the Accounting Department Chair, the Adjunct will provide high quality teaching of accounting, tax, and/or developmental mathematics courses; responsible for providing services to department, college, and university committees as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with an earned master’s degree in Accounting is required for teaching accounting courses. A Master of Taxation degree or a JD/LLM is acceptable for teaching tax courses.
Business math requires a master’s degree in mathematics or a related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge in the specific area(s) assigned to teach is required. Potential areas of need may include accounting information systems, financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and/or business math.

-Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
-Effective in problem solving and decision making.
-Ability to apply the specific concepts taught in the assigned course(s).

-Ability to effectively teach students using a variety of instructional modes using acknowledged best practices in the discipline.
-Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral English to a diverse group of students.
-Ability to use student-centered instructional strategies and techniques including engaged learning, on-learning, and traditional instruction.
-Ability to effectively manage college courses.
-Ability to motivate and fairly evaluate student progress and achievement.

Preferred Qualifications:
Highly Preferred:
Current professional teaching license.

Successful college/university level teaching experience in a teacher education program.

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned doctorate in the subject area to be taught, a continuing record of scholarship or recent professional experience related to the courses s/he will be teaching, and evidence of effective teaching practices.

Physical Requirements:
Standing, sitting, moving about a classroom continuously, continual talking and listening.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ:

Advertisement Number: FAC05717
Open Date: 07/05/2017
Review Start Date: 07/12/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check and degree verification. Adjunct faculty are hired on an as needed basis for a semester appointment only and must reapply each year. This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available.

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.