Instructor, Accounting
Des Moines Area Community College - Iowa

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Provides competency-based quality instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the College in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Assignment may include evening or off-campus teaching, individualized and/or competency-based instruction and/or online/distance learning.

Essential Functions:
Teaches assigned courses in accordance with course competencies and syllabi. Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students. Fosters a safe and civil learning environment. Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares lecture/lab and class materials. Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies. Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations. Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment; submits related reports as required. Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom. Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment. Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed. Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students. Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s in Accounting field OR
  • Related Master’s with 18 semester credits of courses in the field beyond the introductory principles level OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business field with documentation in 2 or more areas:
—Professional Certification

—2 years in-field professional employment

—Teaching excellence

—Research and publication

—18 credits or equivalent relevant coursework beyond Bachelor’s

Ability to function effectively in a team environment. Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.

Desirable Qualifications:
Graduate degree in Accounting. CPA license. Ability to teach financial and cost accounting in addition to general accounting classes. Two years of undergraduate teaching experience. Related professional work experience. Demonstrated record of academic leadership. Experience in curriculum development and learning assessment. Ability to use and apply alternative delivery systems to enhance learning. Excellent technology skills, especially in Excel and instructional technology. Experience teaching on-line, web-blended, or web-enhanced classes. Ability to speak a language in addition to English.

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