University of Idaho
College of Business & Economics
Commensurate with Experience + Administrative
Reporting directly to the Dean, the Department Head provides
leadership and service to the department, the college and the
university community while contributing to a positive collegial
The Department Head leads the department and participates in
outreach activities engaging with stakeholders throughout the
state, accounting professionals and academic colleagues consistent
with the UI’s mission as a land-grant institution. This position
performs duties in support of university, college, and department
stakeholders; leads the Accounting Program AACSB Accreditation
process, program assessment efforts, and performs the duties of the
Director of the Master of Accountancy Program (MACCT).
In addition, the Department Head teaches the equivalent
of two 3-credit sections per year, assuming responsibility for
outcomes, curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment, and provides
syllabi to the dean’s office each semester. The Department Head
also provides academic and career advice to student advisees
assigned to them, with particular attention given to students in
the MACCT program.
The Department Head maintains an active research agenda, averages a
minimum of two accepted publications per five years in acceptable
peer reviewed journals and makes one or more additional
intellectual contributions per year.
The administrative appointment is temporary and the employee may
return to the faculty appointment upon 60 days notice.
- Earned Doctorate in Accounting, Management information Systems
or allied field
- Record of academic excellence in scholarship and teaching that
merits appointment as an associate or full professor with tenure in
the College of Business and Economics.
- Evidence of effective leadership, communication, relationship
building and interpersonal skills.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
- Evidence of successful administrative experience in higher
- Relevant certification (e.g., CPA, CMA, CIA)
- Ability to maintain and build relationships with alumni and the
- Ability to contribute as a team member and effectively
supervise personnel and steward departmental resources.
- Successful administrative experience in higher education.
Open Until Filled:
Position will remain open until filled;
applications submitted on or before September 12, 2022 will receive
. Please provide a list of three (3)
. Include evidence of teaching excellence under
“Other Document 1
. A statement of the applicant’s contributions to
diversity and inclusion can be addressed either within the cover
letter or as a separate document under “Other Document
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative