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Instructor Accounting (Part Time)

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Instructor Accounting (Part Time)🔍Houston, Texas, System Wide📁Adjunct📅19003M0 Requisition #📅Jan 07, 2021 Post DateSUMMARYProvide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculumand programs. Establish courses following accepted higher education standards,teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provideengagement and support activities that encourage student learning. The role ofthe Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and learning, academic advising,professional development and institutional and community service.

Faculty is expected to teach a full load each semester as defined inthe Faculty Workload Guidelines. Demonstrate expertise and experience in classroom teaching. Faculty may be required to teach at variouslocations in the District.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.1. Teaching:a. Demonstrate skilland/or knowledge in teaching discipline;

b. Make continuousefforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizinginnovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods;

c. Develop and use asyllabus for each course or laboratory within college, discipline, anddepartmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department chair;

d. Plan, develop, anduse a variety of innovative teaching methods and materials that assist studentsin meeting course objectives/learning outcomes and which are appropriate forstudents with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learningstyles;

e. Evaluate students tomeasure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives/learningoutcomes and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner;

f. Keep accuratestudent records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines;

g. Review, evaluate,and recommend student textbooks and learning materials;

h. Teach courses at avariety of times and locations in response to institutional andprogram/discipline needs;

i. Use equipment andfacilities responsibly and courteously. Where appropriate, assist the chair with the routine maintenance ofinstructional laboratories and

j. Demonstratecompetence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom andwillingness to explore new instructional methodologies.

k. Should submit allgrades, attendance rosters, or any other required items at the stipulated time.

2. Academic Advising:a. Maintainprofessional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community;

b. Provide access tostudents through posted office hours, electronic communication, and otherappropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regardinginstructional or program-specific issues;

c. Make presentationson a particular academic field or program - its subject matter, objectives,opportunities for further study (transfer opportunities), and opportunities forwork (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers, special clubs and activitiesavailable, support services, scholarships, etc.;

d. Faculty members(may) provide information and assistance to individuals who maintain a web siterelated to assigned program; and

e. Work withChair/Program Director to take on appropriate academic advising activities asneeded by the College and Department. (For examples, please refer to the HCCFaculty Workload Guidelines).

3. ProfessionalDevelopment:

a. Establish annualobjectives for professional growth in consultation with the department chair;

b. Keep pace withdevelopments in the discipline;

c. Learn and applyinnovative technologies that support student learning and

d. Participate in theevaluation process for self, department, and college.

4. Institutional andCommunity Service:

a. Workscollaboratively with HCC engineering technology programs;

b. Assist in bringingABET accreditation to HCC and to help insure quality in course offeringsconsistent with ABET standards;

c. Work collaborativelywith the West Houston Center Director in the coordination of conferences,meetings, workshops, and outreach activities in science, technology,engineering, and mathematics;

d. Participate inscheduled institutional service activities including opening week events,conference days, and commencement exercises, graduation

e. Participate indiscipline committee or program meetings and activities;

f. Actively participatein department, college or system meetings and/ or committees;

g. Be familiar with andadhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS;

h. Participate incollege-related activities such as student activities, selection of faculty,community education, recruitment of students, and/or special programs;

I. Participate inbusiness and/or student activities and/or community activities that fostergoodwill and promote the mission of HCCS;

j. Participate inactivities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards;

k. Participate in theHCCS planning process by assisting in the formulation of departmentalobjectives and goals and in establishing budget priorities;

l. Review, evaluate, andrevise program curricula and practices to assure compliance with professionalstandards, state-mandated guidelines and requirements of business/ industry,and higher education; and

m. Assist in thearticulation of courses and programs with secondary and post-secondaryinstitutions.

QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to performthe essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below arerepresentative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/orabilities required.

EDUCATIONMaster’s degree from an accredited institution is required (officialtranscript(s) conferring degree must accompany the application). Must have completed at least eighteen (18)graduate hours in Accounting.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is preferred; the CPA licenseis required if teaching CPA courses.

EXPERIENCEThree (3) years of non-teaching experience in accounting are required. A completed "Verification of Relevant Work Experience" formmust accompany the application.

One (1) year of teaching experience at the college level is preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES1. Able to teach allaccounting courses and possess a working knowledge of multimedia instructionalsystems

2. Knowledge ofcomputers used in support of Accounting Programs and/or experience inconducting accounting seminars

3. Possess the abilityto work in a diverse work environment

4. Willing and able toteach day or evening classes at a number of sites around the city

5. Knowledge and skillin a variety of computer usage and software are required

6. Excellentinterpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverseprofessional, community, and student population

7. Possess goodorganizational and planning skills

8. Demonstratesensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural andethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

9. Demonstrated abilityto inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment

10. Self-disciplined andable to effectively manage others

This job description in no way states or implies that these are theonly duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow anyother job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related dutiesrequested by their supervisor.

This job description may be revised upon development of other dutiesand changes in responsibilities.

The Organization
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

The Opportunity
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you’re a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we’re looking for you.

Highlights: We are currently seeking an exceptional individual who will advance the institution’s proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you’re a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!

  • Location
    Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.
If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies

David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or [email protected]

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.




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Job No:
Posted: 12/13/2019
Application Due: 7/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time