Adjunct Professor, Business & Accounting
2600 South First Street Temple, TX
Business and Career Professions
Position Summary & Essential Duties
The following duties, responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
(KSA's), and physical requirements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work performed. The information listed below is not
intended to be construed as a complete listing of all duties,
responsibilities, KSA's, and physical requirements required of this position
since changes to the position may occur at any time or additional requirements
may be added over the course of time.
Under general supervision from the departmental chair, the incumbent teaches
courses as scheduled, cultivates a healthy teacher-student relationship, and
engages the students in active learning. The incumbent will make
recommendations regarding curriculum changes, text selection, and content
revision. The instructor will perform administrative aspects of instruction in
a timely manner.
Qualifications (Required and Preferred)
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL AND WORK REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS):
Master's Degree in the Accounting or related Business discipline with 18
credit hours of graduate Accounting courses completed.
CPA or CMA certification with at least two (2) years directly related work
experience for accounting classes taught.
CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES:
Valid Texas Driver License or ability to obtain one.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will:
Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory and clinic work, and
assignments, and papers as appropriate to discipline.
Administer, compile, and grade examinations as assigned.
Instruct Distance Ed and Dual Credit Courses as assigned.
Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships.
Engage students in active learning.
Develop clear and innovative syllabi and course material.
Demonstrates professional written and oral skills in communications with
Utilize advancements in technology to improve instructional methodology.
Incorporates best practices.
Maintain accessibility to students for advisement and consultation.
Seek feedback to improve quality of teaching.
Attend conferences, workshops, or programs to enhance professional growth.
Participate in academic/professional organizations.
Develop and implement innovative course content based on current pedagogy.
Evidence a willingness to incorporate new concepts and theories to enhance
Integrate a diverse set of perspectives and ideas into course curriculum.
Demonstrate innovative thinking to problem solve within the classroom, the
department, and the institution.
Demonstrate respect and professionalism with supervisors, colleagues, and
Fosters collegiality within the department.
Evidence timely completion of administrative aspects of instructional
Participate in evaluation, recommendation, development, and/or revision of
Contribute to growth of the college by active involvement on task forces
Demonstrate participation in activities that contribute to the growth of
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS REQUIRED OF POSITION:
Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-
Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for
deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and
visitors to the campus.
Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and
responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace
Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings,
reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of
Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service
interaction and community outreach.
Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean
and orderly manner.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities & Physical Demands
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design.
Knowledge of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups.
Knowledge of pedagogical practices relevant to discipline.
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and departmental
Knowledge of the appropriate subject matter and the application of the
subject matter for the respective discipline.
Possess effective communication skills.
Ability to provide effective teaching and instruction for individuals and
Ability to engage students in the learning process.
Ability to enable positive student learning outcomes
Ability to work with a diverse population.
Primarily light physical activity is required with occasional lifting and
manipulation of objects up to 25 pounds. Keyboarding and computer use. Use of
Work is normally performed in an interior/office work environment. Travel to
offsite centers may be required.
Schedule will vary due to departmental commitments.
This is an on-site position. Essential duties of the role must be performed
in-person, during prescribed work hours.
HOURS REQUIRED PER WEEK:
A minimum of eight (8) hours per week for a three (3) semester hour class.
TEMPLE COLLEGE BENEFITS
PAYROLL: Employees are paid by direct deposit through the last
working day of the month. Wages for 16-week semesters are paid evenly over
four months, and eight-week semesters are paid evenly over two months,
with the first deposit occurring on the last working day of the first full
month of the semester. Actual deposits are paid on the last working
business day of the month. All benefit deductions are taken at that time.
RETIREMENT: Temple College is one of the few community colleges in
the state of Texas to be permitted Federal Social Security deductions.
Temple College is a Section 218 employer.
MISCELLANEOUS LEAVE: Jury Duty, Bereavement, Deteriorating weather,
and Military training.
WORKERS COMPENSATION: If an employee is injured on the job, Temple
College, through its Worker Compensation Program, pays all authorized
hospital, nursing, and physician's fees. Additional benefits may be
2600 South First Street
Temple, Texas, 76504
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