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Instructor, CC, Accounting, #82026

University of Hawaii

Job Description

University of Hawai‘i, Kapi‘olani Community College, Business, Legal and Technology Education Department is seeking applications for the Accounting Instructor position. This is a re-advertisement and the prior advertisement was posted from May 13, 2022, to June 10, 2022. Please see the information about the position, the duties and responsibilities, the minimum and desirable qualifications, and the job application attachments below:

Title: Instructor, CC, Accounting
Position Number: 0082026
Hiring Unit: Business, Legal and Technology Education Department
Location: Kapi‘olani Community College
Posting Open Date: May 22, 2023 (re-advertised)
Posting Closing Date: June 21, 2023, 11:59 pm HST - Application review begins on June 5, 2023
Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Funding: General

Other Conditions: Contingent on course offerings and student demand, to begin approximately August 1, 2024, pending position clearance, availability of funds, and actual staffing requirements. Position may be converted from 9 to 11-month or 11 to 9-month based on operational needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under general supervision, design, deliver, and assess instruction in a range of college-level accounting courses and ancillary business courses including but not limited to introductory accounting, tax preparation, and applied accounting information systems in terms of student-learning outcomes; develop and/or update course content and materials and teaching and assessment strategies and methods to:
    • improve student attainment of learning outcomes;
    • address the learning needs of the college's diverse students;
    • integrate problem-solving, thinking, writing and communication skills into course content, as appropriate.
  • Plan, organize, and independently carry out instructional and non-instructional assignments.
  • Perform other teaching-related duties that include, but are not limited to developing and maintaining an approved program of professional self-improvement including in-service training, developing and maintaining industry/business relationships and involvement in recruitment and career activities, identifying student learning needs and implement constructive responses to them preparing course syllabi and maintaining office hours for academic advising and for conferring with students about course work (one office hour per week per three-credit class).
  • Perform related duties as assigned; and to teach face-to-face, hybrid and online courses which may be scheduled during days, evenings, or weekends as part of regular workload.
  • Duties and responsibilities may include instructional assignments involving distance education and/or noncredit teaching assignments.
  • Non-teaching duties include working effectively with others to provide service to the department and college.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Accounting (MAcc); OR
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) including 18 credits in Accounting courses (undergraduate and/or graduate - 300 level or higher); OR
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting and 3 years related work experience in Accounting; experience must be within the last 5 years; OR
  • Bachelor's in related fields such as Business Administration (in areas other than Accounting) including 18 credits Accounting (undergraduate and/or graduate - 300 level or higher) and 5 years related work experience in Accounting; OR
  • Bachelor's in any field and CPA/CMA or equivalent professional accounting certification (in the USA)
  • If qualified applicants are not available, others will be considered as acting instructor.
  • Minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Successful teaching at the post-secondary level as substantiated by student and peer assessments.
  • Evidence of ability to work in a collegial manner with peers, department chairs, and administrators.
  • Evidence of experience integrating reading, writing, speaking, technology, thinking skills, and team work in the teaching of accounting.
  • Ability to write clear prose as substantiated by samples/publications/on-site writing performance.
  • Successful use of technology to support instruction inside and outside of the traditional classroom.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of the community college with its open-door and multicultural populations.
  • Commitment to Kapi‘olani Community College's goal of positioning the College as a leading Native Hawaiian/Indigenous serving higher-education Institution.
  • Ability to initiate, execute, and complete projects, including setting specific objectives and measuring results.
  • Significant, extensive and current experience operating, managing, or auditing contemporary accounting systems utilizing current and appropriate accounting technology, such as entry-level and/or mid-range accounting information systems.
  • Experience in business and individual income tax preparation, planning and research, payroll tax preparation, and general excise tax preparation.
  • Experience in public accounting.
  • Experience working with Data Analytics and Data Visualization in Accounting.
  • Experience with forensic accounting.
  • Recent significant professional development activities related to the field of accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Enrolled Agent or other substantive professional accounting certification.
  • License to practice law in Hawaii or other U.S. state or possession.

To Apply:
Click on the "Apply" button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach the required documents. In addition to the Application, applicants must attach the following:

  • one- to two-page statement outlining ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications;
  • Official graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position ( copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.) Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc., verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. The expense of the evaluation shall be borne by the applicant.
  • Academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted.
  • Diplomas and copies will NOT be accepted.
  • Optional letters of recommendation.

Incomplete applications will 
NOT be accepted.

  • The application will be incomplete if materials are unreadable, illegible, password protected, missing, or corrupted; therefore, late or incomplete applications will not be considered. All requested documents/information become the property of Kapi‘olani Community College and will not be returned.
  • Please do not include any self-identifying photos and redact any references to confidential information on submitted documents (social security number, date of birth, etc.).
  • If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries: John Richards, Dean of Career & Technical Education, johnlric@hawaii.edu, (808) 734-9518

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