Director of the Turner School of AccountancyClassification Title:
9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured FacultyCollege:
College of Business (Col)Department:
Permanent - Full-timeMonths per year:
9Primary Purpose of Department:
The mission of the Turner School of Accountancy in the Belk College of Business is to discover and disseminate knowledge essential to the practice of accounting. We prepare students for careers in professional accounting and business, seeking to foster appreciation for knowledge, intellectual growth and dedication to service. We engage in research that explores accounting theory, policy and practice. In strategic partnership with the greater Charlotte business community, we seek to prepare our students to become leaders who think critically and possess professional expertise, global awareness, and a commitment to ethical behavior.Vacancy Open to:
All CandidatesDescription of Work:
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committeeEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Turner School of Accountancy (TSA) Director role includes internally and externally focused responsibilities as detailed in this document. The internal responsibilities are primarily those assigned to Department Chairpersons in the College. External responsibilities relate to relations with alumni, donors, and firms. The Turner School and Belk College are committed to providing an inclusive environment that celebrates collaboration and fosters trust and mutual respect. Candidates are expected to work with all groups to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Department and School leaders play a dynamic and vital role within UNC Charlotte and the Belk College. The Director is the chief administrative and academic officer of the Turner School. As such, the Director is expected to provide academic leadership for the School and to ensure effective administration of the affairs of the School. The Belk College of Business is by its nature a highly integrated and interdisciplinary unit. Department and School leaders in the Belk College are, therefore, expected to coordinate their activities closely with each other and the Belk College Dean’s office. The Director is expected to follow all Belk College guidelines and policies in the course of their duties. The Director is also expected to work together with other College leaders to implement the strategic goals and initiatives of the Belk College. The Director reports to the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research, although they are hired by, and serve at the pleasure of, the Dean of the Belk College of Business. The Director will have duties that extend into the summer and are expected to generally be available during the summer. Only tenured faculty members may serve as the Director, and appointments may be terms of two, three or four years. Major internal responsibilities of the Director include administration and representation of the School; participation in College administration activities; development of faculty and students; and development and maintenance of instructional programs. Major external responsibilities include meeting with current and potential donors as well as the advisory board; working with the MACC Director; working with the advising staff and accounting firms on student placement; identifying students for scholarship and award opportunities; and providing leadership for the School’s AACSB accreditation efforts. In addition to the internal and external responsibilities, the Director will also teach two, three-hour courses during each academic year and maintain a research record that, at a minimum, meets the Belk College requirements for faculty to be classified as a Scholarly Academic. For a description of Belk College classifications for accreditation purposes, please see this link: https://belkcollege.uncc.edu/sites/belkcollege.uncc.edu/files/media/BCOB%20Policy%20on%20Qualified%20Faculty%20Status%203-17-2021.pdfMinimum Experience/Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
PhD in Accounting or closely related area. Special Notes to Applicants:
Only tenured faculty members may serve as Departmental Chairperson.
The position is contingent on final budgetary approval. Prior to hire, the selected candidate is subject to a criminal background check and must provide official transcripts.Job Open Date:
09/03/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDate Review of Applications will Begin: