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Please send completed employment application and resume to:

Human Resources
Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Rd. Box 4-C
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

For Professional Staff positions please include a minimum salary requirement in your cover letter.
For all Faculty positions please include an official copy of transcripts.

Business & Accounting Instructor

Qualifications:

SPRING SEMESTER

 

Education:

        Required: Master’s Degree with 12 graduate hours in Business or Business related coursework.  

        Preferred: Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Business Related Field (i.e.                              Accounting, Economics, etc.)                                 

Experience:

        Preferred: Teaching experience at the college level

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects and lessons effectively and to work independently
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Ability to analyze information and problem solve
  • General working knowledge of personal computers, Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite applications preferred

Job Duties:

Basic Function and Responsibility:

The instructor will be responsible for course instruction and classroom management in business courses. Other duties include, but are not limited to, teaching classroom sessions, curriculum development/restructuring, committee assignments, student academic advising, student recruitment and responsibilities for materials and supplies. All candidates interviewed will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

Requires prolonged standing or sitting.  Requires frequent bending, stooping or stretching.  May require light lifting.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.  Requires ability to distinguish letters or symbols.  Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, telephone, faxes, and copiers. 

 

Typical Working Conditions:

Work is routinely performed in an office and classroom environment.  Frequent contact with faculty, students and other department staff.

 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct class meetings for the entire period scheduled and in a punctual manner.
  2. Maintain up-to-date syllabi, using criteria established by the Dean, in all courses as assigned.
  3. Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor and attitude, contributing to a productive and growth oriented work environment.
  4. Schedule and conduct daily office hours.
  5. Advise students as assigned; refer students to other college resources as needed.
  6. Maintain confidentiality regarding students and colleagues.
  7. Organize and teach classes as assigned by the academic dean and program chair, meeting the contract minimum of on-campus hours per week.
  8. Contribute to the development of course competencies for the program.
  9. Assist with the development and monitoring of the program budget.
  10. Assist with the development and revision of program curricula.
  11. Assist with the recruitment and retention of students to the program.
  12. Initiate, pursue and document a Quality Faculty Plan; at a minimum, this plan must meet the guidelines for yearly in-service training.
  13. Maintain competency and knowledge of current research, practice, and trends in the business field.
  14. Actively participate in college life and activities, including participation in campus committees.
  15.  Maintain student enrollment, attendance, competency records, grades and other pertinent class and student records.
  16. Complete course assessments each semester in a timely fashion.
  17. Participate in departmental, school and college meetings as scheduled.
  18. Understand and adhere to the organizational structure of the College and the academic division.
  19. Demonstrate punctuality on all requests from the Dean and Program Chair. This may include, but is not limited to:

    • Development of class schedules
    • Budget development
    • Evaluation of courses and programs
    • Reports
    • Committee assignments
  20.  Undertake and proficiently complete additional duties as assigned.


    Employment Conditions: This is a full-time, bargaining unit faculty position. There may be opportunities to teach during the summer sessions. Present schedule is Monday – Friday with the potential for evening hours; however, this does not preclude the possibility to include weekends in the future.

Salary Range:

TBD

Application Deadline:

Open until filled