Adjunct--ENT216 Entrepreneur and Small Business Finance

Clark University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Company Description:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub.

Job Description:

Clark University's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program offers a dynamic host of experiential learning courses, which support the development, implementation, and growth of small businesses and social ventures. Students start small ventures to test assumptions and apply practice. Students continue on with supporting classes to build their business or venture as they earn a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Position:  The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program is seeking part-time instructors for the fall semester 2022 to teach the following in-person entrepreneurship undergraduate level course:


ENT216 Entrepreneur and Small Business Finance - this course bridges the knowledge gap between personal finances and being an entrepreneur.


This course is an introduction to financial matters that affect the individual as an entrepreneur. Students will learn the importance of making informed financial decisions when organizing their personal finances as they look to finance entrepreneurial endeavors and small business ownership. Using this foundation, students will leave the course with the ability to make financially intelligent and informed decisions about personal and organizational finances through the continued development of a student identified business venture. Additional topics and skills covered - financial statements, Excel, QuickBooks, and other financial and budgeting software


Preferred Experience: Teaching experiential learning courses; mentoring the development of small businesses; and entrepreneurship. Required Background:  Master's degree, preferably focused in entrepreneurship or a related field. Previous higher education teaching experience in this field is also required.


The fall semester begins August 29, 2022 and ends on December 20, 2022.   



Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.

Additional Information:

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full and, if applicable, part-time employees that include; paid time off, generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities. For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit here.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

HR to select: A successful background check is required upon acceptance.

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