Adjunct Instructor – Accounting

Orem, Utah, United States
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Job description

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 masters 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 masters degree in mathematics or a related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge:
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.

Skills:

  • 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).

Abilities:

  • 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: http://www.uvu.edu/hr/docs/compensation/2017_2018_adjunct_faculty_rate_scale.pdf

Advertisement Number: FAC05717
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.

How to apply

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/1570

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.

Utah Valley University (UVU) is a student-centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities of engaged learners by developing its students and employees to be people of integrity who are good stewards of place (their community) and professionally competent in their chosen profession.