Location: Alfred, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Oct 20 2016 Job Description:
The Business Department seeks a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, based on experience, beginning August, 2017. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate accounting which may include Financial, Managerial, Intermediate I, Intermediate II, Introductory Tax Accounting, Computerized Accounting Systems, and Cost Accounting. Intro-level financial planning courses may also be taught. Advising students, and conducting course assessment will also be required. Involvement in college governance and committee work is expected. This is a teaching position. Published research is secondary to quality teaching. A typical teaching load for this position is 15 credit hours per semester.
Minimum qualifications include a master's degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related area. Candidates with a CPA in at least one state will be preferred. Candidates who have fulfilled the 150 hour degree requirement, as well as the one-year experience requirement for licensure as a CPA, will be considered as long as they sit for the Uniform Examination within one year from the date of hire. Fulfillment of the experience requirement will need to be properly documented and confirmed. Excellent communication, computer, and organizational skills are required. Preference will be given to those candidates who also hold a doctorate degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or a related area. Preference will also be given to candidates with recent accounting and/or financial planning experience and related licensures with demonstrated leadership experience. Evidence of having achieved excellence in college-level teaching is a plus. High value is placed on a team player who brings a variety of teaching interests. Strong preference is for candidates who demonstrate knowledge of innovative learning technologies and program delivery, along with online teaching experience in a highly collaborative discussion-based asynchronous classroom. Experience at a small, residential campus as a student or faculty member is desirable. An understanding of the differences between a university and a small college, with the desire to work at a small, residential college is essential.
Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think. As a result, Alfred State has a 99% employment and transfer rate. Many of our programs lead to internships with area companies. We also offer job placement services and very active academic advising and counseling. In our most recent placement ...survey, 99% of our graduates either found jobs or went on to pursue four-year degrees.Being well-prepared and work-ready gives ASC students a significant head start on life and in their professional careers. Employees consistently marvel at how ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running; making an ASC degree worth more in the marketplace.