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Instructor, Accounting (Re-advertised)

Company: Guilford Technical Community College
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. The successful candidate will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
The Division of Business, Creative & Performing Arts at Guilford Technical Community College seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and collaborative accounting professional/educator to join our team. Under general supervision by the Dean and Department Chair, this individual will prepare and teach courses designed for transfer and in support of career and technical programs to include Principles of Financial and Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Income and Business Taxes, Payroll, Cost Accounting, Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting, and Auditing. The ideal candidate should also be proficient in accounting software such as Excel and QuickBooks, be prepared to integrate these technology skills into the classroom, be able to teach at times and locations that meet the needs of students, and be committed to working constructively with all facets of a growing Accounting program within a community college setting.


Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:

developing learner centered lesson plans

employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles

incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments

creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population

preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate

updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency

developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission

participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate

developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning in outcomes courses and programs/general education as appropriate
Professional Development

Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:

participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation

participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies

Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:

maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment

providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions

maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)

complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations
Student Support

Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:

conducting recruiting activities

providing academic advising

promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success

assisting students with the registration and graduation process

referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate

maintain student records
College Service

Support college-wide endeavors to include:

collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules and support student success

serving on department, division and college committees

participating in GTCC institutional initiatives

collaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCC

supporting collegiality and teaching excellence by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (e.g., mentoring and peer observation)

participating in extracurricular student activities/clubs

attending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required

demonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

perform all duties as assigned by supervisor

Difficult Challenges


Education Required
The faculty member will have the educational background needed to meet accreditation/approval, certification and departmental requirements.
Masters degree in Accounting or a related field that includes 18 graduate hours in Accounting courses from a regionally accredited institution.

Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant; or the ability to attain one of these certifications within 18 months as a condition of employment

Education Preferred
Doctoral degree in a relevant field from a regionally accredited university

18 graduate hours in Business, Economics, Human Resource Management, or Supply Chain Management

Excel Certification (2013 or higher)

QuickBooks Certification

Experience Required
3 years of recent professional experience in Accounting

1 year of post-secondary teaching and/or professional training experience in Accounting or Business Practices in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars.

Experience Preferred
Greater than 3 years of recent professional experience in Accounting

Greater than 1 year of post-secondary teaching and/or professional training experience in Accounting or Business Practices in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars

Community college teaching experience

Experience with distance learning or alternate instructional delivery systems

Experience using enterprise application software, such as SAP

KSA Required
The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its open door policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:

1. Multi-task

2. Respect Diversity

3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.

4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment

5. Communicate effectively

6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions

KSA Preferred

Department/Job Specific Requirements
The following (compliance) training is required and must be completed within the first 30 days of hire with annual refresher training thereafter: (additional training may be added as needed)

Reporting Requirements

Anti-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX

Safety/Shooter on Campus

Personal Information Protection Training (PIP)

Ethics and Social Responsibility

eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)

eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)

Physical Demands
Physical Activity: Long periods of standing and or walking
Environmental Hazard(s):
Criminal history checks with acceptable results, are required.

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Keywords: Guilford Technical Community College, High Point , Instructor, Accounting (Re-advertised), Education / Teaching , Jamestown, North Carolina

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