FT Faculty - Accounting/Business Instructor

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Position Summary

Big Bend Community College (BBCC) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Accounting/Business Instructor position. This position is part of the Professional Studies Division. We are looking for a person prepared and interested in teaching a variety accounting and business courses. The anticipated start date is September 16, 2019.

BBCC is a small rural community college located in the sunny, central part of Washington State, and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Big Bend Community College serves approximately 4,000 students, with an annualized FTE of approximately 2,000, in a 4,600-square-mile service district including 15 communities in Grant and Adams counties and the Odessa School District in Lincoln County with on-site, online instruction, and interactive classrooms.

Big Bend Community College strives for excellence in teaching and learning. We are a student-centered and innovative college that is committed to fostering a community that supports and recognizes the value of diversity; 42% of our student-body is Hispanic. Recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, Big Bend is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Our student body consists of 75% first-generation college students and 71% of our students receive some form of financial assistance.

Our college seeks candidates who have a deep commitment to and understanding of the rewards and challenges of working with students. We particularly welcome those who will be active participants in our small but thriving college community.

Big Bend Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, marital status, pregnancy status or families with children, a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, genetic information, and/or status as a veteran or any other legally protected classification.

Big Bend provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity, and/or grievances to the Vice President of Human Resources & Labor/Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Coordinator, BBCC 7662 Chanute Street NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837; 509-793-2010 or via email at [email protected].

This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by July 7, 2019. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

Essential Job Duties

Primary essential responsibilities include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Prepare and teach a variety of Accounting and Business courses. This may include evening, hybrid, and online classes.
  • Develop and revise departmental curriculum.
  • Engage in assessment activities to meet the requirements of the College, program, and course-level student evaluation.
  • Provide access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.
  • Provide academic and program advising for students; assist students in planning an educational program and in selecting courses, and when necessary refer students to appropriate student services for assistance.
  • Work with the Accounting program advisory committee; develop industry collaborations and partnerships.
  • Maintain required licensing and WA State vocational teaching certification.
  • Maintain an educational environment that promotes student learning and success.
  • Instruct, assist, and motivate students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.
  • Adapt to a variety of teaching situations including diverse student abilities and preparedness.
  • Participate as an active member of working committees dealing with instruction, college-wide and department assessment, student matters, and/or college-related concerns.
  • Work effectively with colleagues and students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and be a positive contributing member of the campus community.
  • Provide advice and support for adjunct faculty in conjunction with the department.
  • Maintain positive and effective communications with students, faculty, administration, and staff.
  • Foster a flexible, healthy learning environment with respect for student diversity.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth, development, and conduct.
  • Demonstrate ability, or ability to learn within 6 months of hire, to create accessible content in both electronic and print formats as appropriate to the position. Examples include word/pdf documents, and web/learning management system content.
  • Other duties as agreed to with division chair or administrator.
Minimum & Desirable Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
At the time of application, all applicants must possess the following:

  • Master's degree in Accounting or a master's degree in Business Administration or Business Education, with a concentration in Accounting.
  • Experience working with students/workforce from diverse academic, age, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • CPA or CMA Certification.
  • Two or more years of work experience in the accounting profession.
  • Experience teaching accounting and business courses, preferable at a community college.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the role of the community college in education.
  • Experience implementing innovative teaching methods such as inverted instruction, coordinated studies, team teaching, active learning, or computer-aided instruction.
  • Experience implementing strategies to improve student success and retention.
  • Experience with online learning, hybrid courses, and learning management systems (Canvas, Blackboard, etc).
  • Demonstrated multicultural experience (fluency in other languages, work experience, or literary/cultural/travel experience) which add breadth and depth to teaching.
Application Instructions

This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by July 7, 2019. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

  1. BBCC Online application.
  2. Cover letter, addressing why you are interested in this position and how your qualifications make you the ideal candidate.*
  3. Comprehensive resume or CV.*
  4. Response(s) to the questions found in the Supplemental Questions Tab above.*
  5. Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees. Official transcripts required upon employment.*

NOTE: All of the above items are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The items marked with an asterisk are required to be included/uploaded with your online application prior to submission. The college reserves the right to remove documents, submitted but not requested, by BBCC as part of the application process. These documents include, but are not limited to statements of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, letters of recommendation, student evaluations, performance evaluations, etc.

BBCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position, or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

Persons hired will need to provide documentation verifying identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.

Official transcripts will need to be provided to the college within the first thirty (30) days of employment.

In compliance with state and federal regulations, BBCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are expected to comply with BBCC's policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notifications of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety. The complete policy and procedure are available to view on the policies page of the BBCC website. Printed copies of the policy and procedure are available by contacting the Human Resources Office at 509-793-2008.

BBCC strives to be a safe and secure campus for our students, employees, and community. Detailed information regarding campus security, crime statistics for the most recent-three year period, and other information is available on the Campus Safety and Security page of the BBCC website. If you have questions or would like a printed copy of the materials please contact Campus Safety and Security at 509-793-2286.

This posting does not reflect the entire job description and may be changed and/or modified, at any time, without notice.

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Posted: 6/13/2019
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