Durham Technical Community College Instructor, Accounting and Finance program in Durham, North Carolina
- General Operations: • Teach Accounting courses as determined by the terms of the employment contract, the director’s semester staffing plans, program-specific needs, the general needs of the college, and the current teaching load guidelines; • Provide quality instruction at all times, teaching classes for the entire class period, and properly covering course materials and competencies as specified in course outlines. Additional duties include: o Preparing objectives, assignments, grading standards, attendance policies and course syllabi to be distributed at first class meeting. o Providing supervisor with syllabi, objectives and course outlines for each class. o Being well prepared for each class. o Keeping accurate attendance and grade records. o Turning in reports, final grades, and other forms on time. o Using various and innovative teaching techniques where applicable. o Returning homework assignments and exams on a timely basis. o Revising course content and objectives as required. o Making suggestions to supervisor regarding textbooks, software, instructional materials, supplies and/or equipment needs. • Provide academic advisement during early and general registration for students taking courses in the program as determined and assigned by the director and/or the department head. Duties include: o Maintaining scheduled office and student advising hours. o Being available during non-scheduled hours by appointment. o Advising new and special students as requested. o Counseling students in academic and employment planning. o Attending advisement workshops as requested. o Keeping up-to-date records for each advisee. • Maintain professional awareness and currency of important Accounting issues, incorporating them into instruction in a manner consistent with course outlines and the plan of study. • Use various instructional, computer, and distance learning technologies (e.g., Sakai) to provide contemporary presentation of course material where appropriate. • Teach assigned courses with special attention to the college’s mission, its commitment to the open door philosophy, and student success.
Program Responsibilities • Assist the Director in planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating the program’s institutional effectiveness objectives, as requested. • Implement and enforce, when appropriate, college academic policies and procedures together with administrative rules and regulations and other controls intended to maintain order and the highest standards of instruction. • Maintain effective communications with the director and other program faculty by attending regular meetings, by timely written communications, and by other means as requested. • Work productively as a team with colleagues. • Maintain a 40-hour weekly work schedule designed to ensure the completion of all teaching, advisement, and college responsibilities. • Maintain and process all office records, grade and enrollment reports, forms, schedules, and other paperwork in a timely and efficient manner, checking for the correctness and accuracy of all data. • Assist the director in reviewing and evaluating the program, as requested. • Develop courses and syllabi for Accounting and related fields as requested. • Assist the director in ensuring that the program is in full compliance with any requirements for accreditation, certification, and other standards stipulated by external agencies. • Assist the director in preparing a semester or annual master schedule of course offerings and class schedules which meet the requirements of the program and the needs of students, ensuring that the instructional resources of the college are being effectively utilized. • Make recommendations to the director concerning program needs for full-time and part-time personnel.
Personnel Management: None
Program Management: None
Financial Management: None
Instructional Management and Supervision: • Utilize effective instructional technology to deliver curricular content in non-traditional formats and to supplement the delivery of content through traditional means;
- Other Duties: • Maintain a teaching load as established by the college within the range of range of 36 contact hours per academic year and/or 33 credit hours per academic year; • Maintain effective, collaborative, and productive relations at all times with all other departmental programs, the division, and the college. • Maintain effective and productive relations with related businesses and organizations for the purpose of keeping program courses current. • Participate in professional organizations; attend conferences and workshops as appropriate and as funding allows. • Support local and statewide college initiatives; • Attend graduation ceremonies. • Collaborate with and provide appropriate support to Student Support Services personnel in conducting student advising and registration, new student orientations, job placement, recruitment, and other related activities. • Attend department, division, and college meetings, as requested. • Represent the program, the metamajor, the division or the college in institutional assignments, professional activities, and uphold such involvement among program members; • Additional duties shall include other appropriate activities as assigned by the Assistant Dean and Dean, Business and Entrepreneurship, Vice President/Chief Academic Officer, Academics and Guided Pathways, and/or the President.
In general, the work of the instructor includes performing general office duties, requiring the ability to sit and /or stand for long periods of time. Work outside of the office setting is expected and visits to other campus locations could be required.
Degree in Accounting (Associates degree up to a Master’s degree, with at least eighteen graduate hours in Accounting may be required for selected courses)
Job Type: Full Time Faculty
Hiring Range: $50,000 -$54,000 9 month contract