Facilitator - School of Accountancy (Multiple Positions) (On Call)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 25, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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School of Accountancy

Department Website Link:



Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Dhaliwal- Reidy School of Accountancy is seeking course facilitators to support faculty members teaching on-campus and online courses. Course facilitators improve the student experience by assisting course instructors with tasks such as providing timely responses to student questions, grading assignments, holding virtual office hours, monitoring discussion boards, and entering grades in a learning management system (LMS). Quick responses and turnaround times are vital to student success. Duties will vary based on course and instructor.The School of Accountancy provides top quality accounting education programs and support services, including a focus on critical thinking and business ethics, attracting and graduating an excellent and diverse student body who enjoys productive and successful careers.This is not a continuous position; facilitators will be assigned to courses based on their areas of expertise. Initially, facilitators will be assigned to individual courses. Based on the needs of the department, facilitators may also be invited to facilitate additional courses; additional courses may overlap by prior arrangement between the department and facilitator. Facilitators will be hired from this posting for multiple course sessions including Summer and Fall with start dates aligning with the course assignments. Facilitators are also expected to provide their own computing devices and have reliable high-speed access to internet to work from other locations. No special software will be required; although the device(s) must be capable of accessing the LMS, Microsoft and Adobe applications, and using virtual conferencing software.We celebrate the diversity of our students and are working to increase diversity among our faculty and staff. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. We believe diversity enriches us all, expands our understanding, and allows us to create better solutions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Faculty members will each require different levels of support depending on the subject area and design of the course.

Duties may include:

  • Responding to student inquiries about course content and/or using the LMS.
  • Holding regularly scheduled office hours in a virtual environment.
  • Grading assignments.
  • Monitoring discussion boards and responding to student comments.
  • Entering grades in the LMS.
  • Working in an online environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a business-related field from an AACSB accredited university and 3 years of relevant work experience; OR, PhD in a business-related field from an AACSB accredited university and one year of relevant work experience.
  • Experience using an LMS and virtual conferencing software, such as Zoom or Teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB accredited university.
  • Successfully passed the CPA exam.
  • Experience with an online learning environment.
  • Experience using D2L.



    Full Time/Part Time:

    Part Time

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    Job Category:

    Instructional and Assessment Services

    Benefits Eligible:

    No Benefits

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    Compensation Type:

    hourly rate



    Career Stream and Level:


    Job Family:

    Instructional Design & Support

    Job Function:

    Instruct & Assessment Services

    Type of criminal background check required::

    Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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    Contact Information for Candidates:

    Kathryn Chavez
    Business Manager
    (520) 621-2366
    [email protected]

    Open Date:


    Open Until Filled:


    Documents Needed to Apply:

    Resume and Cover Letter

    Special Instructions to Applicant:

    Diversity Statement:

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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