Faculty Careers - Agricultural Science, Faculty Careers - Business
Start Date: 08/15/2018
The position requires the ability to teach accounting courses in the various Business Department Program formats: 1) undergraduate daytime, 2) undergraduate Adult Degree Program (online and face-to-face), and the 3) MBA (online). The specific courses to be taught will be determined by departmental needs and the candidate’s qualifications and expertise.
Position Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain a full time teaching load (or equivalent) as described in the Faculty Handbook and as assigned by the Assistant Dean of the Business Department.
As a ‘teacher-scholar’ actively engage with students in collaborative research and learning activities.
Provide a solid model of ethical leadership.
Maintain and post regular office hours as specified in the Faculty Handbook.
Attend all regular and special faculty meetings.
Serve on faculty committees, as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty within Faculty Handbook guidelines.
File updated course syllabi for all courses you teach each semester.
Complete embedded course assessment and/or program assessment activities, as required.
Facilitate the evaluation of each of your classes each semester and contribute to the evaluation of the curriculum and instruction, ensuring the delivery of quality academic programs.
Contribute to development of library resources in area of teaching expertise.
Participate in academic advising, as assigned.
Follow the current Faculty Handbook as it pertains to faculty roles and responsibilities.
Interact with the Registrar’s office in transcript evaluation and recording of student progress, as required.
Actively participate in marketing of the programs as well as forming partnerships with colleagues and students where appropriate.
Contribute to the integration of faith and learning by addressing this issue in class and in curriculum standards.
Fulfill any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
MBA or Master’s in Accountancy and CPA required. Doctoral degree desirable. Previous college teaching experience and/or significant business experience in the accounting profession highly desirable, as well as knowledge of GAAP and IFRS. Competence to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting and other business topics. Familiarity with curriculum standards, new program development protocols, and teaching in online platforms.
Ability to utilize Windows based software including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience utilizing e-mail for the purposes of organizational communications. Listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly are essential to the position. Individual must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Working Conditions/Special Requirements
NCU employees must have a maturing Christian Faith and live in compliance with the duties and expectations as detailed in the Employee Handbook. The applicant’s list of references should include the applicant’s pastor or another appropriate church leader who is able to address the applicant’s faith background.
The position requires a strong commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.
The position requires working in a non-smoking, drug free environment.
The employee must adhere to FERPA guidelines and student confidentiality at all times.
The employee must have high personal motivation, with great attention to detail and accuracy, project a positive and vibrant attitude in assisting people, and have high ethics of honesty and confidentiality with a genuine and gracious presence pertaining to the students, faculty, staff and business of the department and the University.
The position may require lifting up to 25 lbs., as well as bending, stooping and kneeling.
About Northwest Christian University
Northwest Christian University is a Christian, private, liberal-arts, comprehensive university closely affiliated with churches of the Stone-Campbell/Restoration Movement. From this unique heritage Northwest Christian University embraces the ideal that we are “Christians only” – but not the “only Christians” – and offers its resources to students and congregations of many church traditions. These students are affiliated with denominational and non-denominational groups, such as Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist, Foursquare, Lutheran, Nazarene, Episcopal, Assembly of God, Catholic, and Community Churches. The University was founded in 1895 and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.