Faculty - Accounting (REMOTE)

Updated: 21 days ago
Location: United States,

Position Summary:

Join a talented team of educators who inspire students to be lifelong learners! We seek a dynamic, collaborative faculty member who demonstrates a commitment to developing high-quality curriculum experiences at the university level. The position requires an innovative spirit to design unique opportunities for students to prepare them to flourish in a constantly changing world. The successful candidate must be skilled in Accounting and Finance concepts and practices and be able to apply that knowledge and experience to create a challenging and real-world focused student learning experience. Ability to work remotely, stay engaged, and maintain base hours as well as flex hours as necessary to meet job requirements. This job is much more than a teaching job. It requires ongoing curriculum development, programmatic reviews, mentoring and supervision of associate faculty, professional development, committee service, and collaborative projects with other departments within the University.

Rank determined at time of hire.

Essential Job Duties:

Teaching Responsibilities

Faculty should demonstrate exemplary teaching in their discipline. Teaching includes content delivery, student mentoring and assessment of student learning. All Faculty will carry a teaching load requirement, determined annually. Additionally, Faculty are responsible for:

  • Demonstrating awareness of and responding to the diverse needs of all students.

  • Displaying a thorough knowledge of both the curriculum and the subject matter.

  • Facilitating instructional materials and providing guidance and feedback to all students.

  • Setting high expectations for student achievement and behavior.

  • Evaluating student performance via established rubrics and policies.

  • Responding to student emails and inquiries in a timely manner.

  • Addressing plagiarism concerns according to university policy.

  • Collaborating with student-facing institutional personnel to enhance the student experience.

  • All Faculty will carry a teaching load requirement, determined annually.

Student Success

  • Implement retention, persistence, graduation, and student success initiatives as guided by college and University leadership.

  • Contribute to student success through regular interaction with student enrollment and academic advisors.

  • Support program and emphasis development activities, course development, and assessment.

  • Support college leadership in evaluation of teaching efficacy within college and faculty coaching.

  • Collaborate with other university departments to ensure a positive experience for all university students.

Service & Scholarship

Non-teaching job responsibilities include both a service and scholarship component. Scholarship and Service responsibilities are expected of all full-time faculty. Please refer to the Faculty Handbook to review what is defined under scholarship and service responsibilities.

Examples of General Internal Service

  • Participation in faculty governance (Senator, Committee Chair, etc.)

  • Leader of contributor of a university-wide or college committee

  • Collaboration with college or university teams to develop and implement new initiatives

  • Contributing to student welfare through regular interaction with student enrollment and academic advisors

  • Providing support for accreditation and licensure efforts to ensure course meets career and discipline goals

  • Collaboration with other university departments to ensure a positive experience for all university students

Examples of Internal Service & Scholarship in Program and Course Design

  • Researches and recommends materials, resources, and textbook needs within the subject area

  • Coordinates subject area efforts in the implementation of program learning outcomes , goals and objectives, as well as policies and procedures regarding instructional and academic support programs

  • Collaborates with both full-time and associate faculty in making curricular changes/additions as needed

  • Collaborates with the Institutional Assessment Office to ensure course learning and institutional outcome assessment

  • Engages in scholarly activities which may include discovery, integration, application, and/or teaching which are related to the course in question

Examples of Internal Service & Scholarship in Faculty Development Areas:

We expect all core faculty to engage in the development of self as well as the others they coach. Faculty should seek opportunities to stay current within their field as well as enhance their instructional practice. It is important to note, that they must assist the program chair and college leadership in the oversight and continuous improvement of associate faculty.

  • Develops resources for full-time and associate faculty

  • Functions as a resource and coaches designated associate faculty

  • Supports new associate faculty through directed second course support

  • Evaluates faculty through the annual Instructional Quality Review

  • Develops/supports faculty forums and other professional development activities within the program

Examples of External Service

  • Creates and/or maintains specific and directed community outreach efforts to enhance brand-awareness of the institution, college, or program

  • Engages in community development activities involving disciplinary expertise

  • Gives presentations or performances for the public

  • Participates in collaborative endeavors with other organizations in the community and/or discipline

Other Duties:

  • Participate in meetings (on site and virtual) as directed

  • Maintain regular work hours coordinated with supervisor

  • Perform other duties as assigned in collaboration with College Leadership

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's in Accounting, Finance or Business with at least 16 graduate units in Accounting and a CPA, CIA, or CMA designation

  • Three years of related experience in accounting or finance

  • Teaching and leadership experience in Accounting or Finance

  • Knowledge of accreditation standards and learning assessment

  • Online education and adult learning environment experience preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Ability to adapt to a flexible work schedule that requires travel and occasionally work on evenings and weekends

  • Online course development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Accounting or Finance

  • 4 years of full-time college teaching experience

  • Experience in course development

  • Strong interpersonal communication abilities

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Experience with teaching adult learners

  • Online teaching experience

  • Minimum 3 years Career experience relevant to the area of expertise

  • Collaborative, results focused leadership style

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs.

Rate of Pay: $70,000 - $75,000

Compensation Type: Salary at 1.0 Full-Time Equivalency (FTE)

Compensation Guidance:

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

Career Stream: Professional Contributor

Level: PC4

Job Function: Instructional and Assessment Services

Job Family: UAGC Online Instructor

For more information regarding this position, please contact us at [email protected].

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