Temple College

Adjunct Professor, Business & Accounting

United States

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Adjunct Professor, Business & Accounting


2600 South First Street Temple, TX

Job Type

Part-Time (Faculty)

Job Number



Business and Career Professions



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  • Description
  • Benefits
  • 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.

    SUMMARY: 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.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 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 students.
  • 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 professional growth.
  • 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 students.
  • Fosters collegiality within the department.
  • Evidence timely completion of administrative aspects of instructional responsibilities.
  • Participate in evaluation, recommendation, development, and/or revision of department instruction/curriculum.
  • Contribute to growth of the college by active involvement on task forces or committees.
  • Demonstrate participation in activities that contribute to the growth of the community.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

  • Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non- verbal communications.
  • 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 conditions.
  • Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
  • 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 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 strategies.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate subject matter and the application of the subject matter for the respective discipline.

  • Possess effective communication skills.
  • Presentation skills.

  • Ability to provide effective teaching and instruction for individuals and groups.
  • Ability to engage students in the learning process.
  • Ability to enable positive student learning outcomes
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • PHYSICAL EFFORT: Primarily light physical activity is required with occasional lifting and manipulation of objects up to 25 pounds. Keyboarding and computer use. Use of audio/visual devices.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in an interior/office work environment. Travel to offsite centers may be required.

    WORK SCHEDULE: 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.


    A minimum of eight (8) hours per week for a three (3) semester hour class.




    REPORTS TO: Departmental Chair/Supervisor


  • 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 available.
  • Agency

    Temple College


     Temple College

    2600 South First Street Temple, Texas, 76504




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    Job details


    Adjunct Professor, Business & Accounting


    Temple College


    United States


    May 26, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Lecturer,Associate Professor/Professor


    Business and Economics

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