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Adjunct Faculty of Accounting

Florida Memorial University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 10, 2022

The Adjunct Faculty of Accounting is a part-time position hired for a specific assignment and specified academic term. The Adjunct Faculty of Accounting shall have the primary responsibility of supporting the School of Business by maximizing its operating performance while achieving institutional goals and objectives. This, as all faculty positions, shall have daily contact with students and requires the ability to interact in a professional, positive, and tactful manner at all times. This position will report directly to the Dean of the School of Business.

Essential Functions
  • Offer both introductory and advanced courses directly related to scheduled instruction, including lecture, laboratory, clinical, performance and coaching assignments.
  • Conduct student assessment activities.
  • Develop and utilize a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines.
  • Be accountable for collaborative and applied research in various disciplines, including assistance with grant applications and data analysis on funded grants.
  • Perform teaching, scholarship, service, professional development, and program assessment for accreditation.
  • Advise students for both academic and career fields.
  • A thorough understanding of technology, learning management systems, and computer applications is essential (i.e., Blackboard, Canvas, PowerCampus, Jenzabar, LinkedIn Learning).
  • Participate in scholarly activities and academic services beyond the regular teaching assignment.
  • Remain current in course discipline and instructing assigned courses in a manner consistent with the scheduled time, course content, and course credit approved by the faculty, administration, and Board of Trustees.
  • Complete all teaching, advisement, and service assignments in a professional and timely manner.
  • Give individual evaluations of student performance including midterm and final grades.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or deemed appropriate to the accomplishments of the responsibilities and functions of the School of Business.
  • The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that logically relate to the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to foster a collaborative academic environment and cross-disciplinary initiative.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, scholarship, service, and professional development.
  • Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidential nature in the utmost professional manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability.
  • Effective analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituents.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Proficient in using data in assessment and decision making.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment is extremely important as well as dependability.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling objects of average weight up to fifty (50) pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Note: In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), those functions of the job which are identified essential are required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Requests to facilitate the performance of essential functions will be given careful consideration
Minimum Requirements
  • A doctorate in accounting or a closely related field, with a minimum of 18 graduate-level credit hours in accounting from a regionally accredited institution and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, obtained from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A master’s degree in accounting with CPA certification, obtained from a regionally accredited institution, may be considered.
  • A minimum of two years of accounting-related field experience with at least two years of teaching experience.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience in both online and in-person modalities.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered .
  • Experience teaching in higher education.
  • Familiarity with the Jenzabar technology suite for higher education.
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours including nights and weekends.

Pre-employment Requirements
  • Criminal background check.
  • Drug testing.
Qualified applicants are asked to upload a cover letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and/or certifications, if applicable.

Supplemental Information

Review of application materials will begin ASAP and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Florida Memorial University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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