Accounting Instructor



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Job description

Cranford, NJ

Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933.

The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.

Campus: Elizabeth

General Description:
In conjunction with staff members, perform instruction, and reporting requirements as specified by CEWD supervisory staff. In addition, adjustments in teaching strategies for bilingual students may be required. Because of the frequent contractual and programmatic changes at the CEWD, instructor requirements may be modified according to program and students’ needs.

Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide instruction in a systematic as well as creative and challenging way. Classes will be conducted for trainees in theory, concepts and applications of accounting and for QuickBooks certification.
  • Assist in making interpretations and recommendations for diagnostic activities for students in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Take into account student individual employability plans and contribute to monthly evaluations of progress in program. Make modifications for and implement changes in individual program.
  • Contribute to curriculum development attuned to learning level objectives.
  • Participate in the general center activities including personal development, program planning, and center related events.
  • Accepts all other assignments which help CEWD realize contractual goals.
  • Respond to all program requests.
  • Travel to all campuses and satellite locations as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by unit supervisor and CEWD administration.
  • At all times exercise professionalism and confidentiality with staff and students.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree required.


  • Relevant instructional experience or equivalent.
  • Prior experience with underserved populations a plus.
  • Strong computer, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Competencies and Skills Required:

  • Relevant instructional experience or equivalent.
  • Prior experience with underserved populations a plus.
  • Strong computer, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
  • Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Some travel required.

How to apply

Apply online

Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services.
Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Union County College offers a competitive compensation package and salaries that are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The following benefits are also provided: Medical benefits and pension plan offered through the State of NJ; Dental and vision benefits; Vacation days based on accrual system; Ten paid holidays and three floating holidays that are determined by the College; Tuition remission for employee, spouse, and eligible children for credit and non-credit courses; and Tuition reimbursement for approved degree programs at an accredited college or university.