Lecturer in Accounting

Employer
Georgia College & State University
Location
Milledgeville, GA
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
*Lecturer in Accounting*

Thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College.

In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business is exactly what you would expect from a premier public liberal arts university - a first-rate, student-centered, residential business education with a full array of AACSB-accredited academic programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, for high-demand careers. Our program offerings are nationally recognized, affordable, and accessible. At the graduate level, we offer online programs in Management Information Systems, the Georgia WebMBA® at Georgia College, and the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Our Master of Accountancy is currently delivered face-to-face as an ideal program for Georgia College students seeking to continue their education in the accounting field. Our goal is to develop capable, successful business professionals who are also responsible citizens committed to contributing to the community.

*Job Summary*

Faculty - Teaching/Instructing -

Teaching Responsibilities

- Full-time instructional load teaching in areas of expertise within the academic discipline

- Regular course meetings and instruction

- Mentoring Students

- Other teaching responsibilities

Knowledge and ability to convey current philosophies, practices, and theories related to the academic discipline.

Faculty employees also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Faculty - Service to Institution -

All faculty are expected to support the advancement of the department, college and university mission by providing service to the institution. Service may be at the department, college, university, community and disciplinary level. Duties include service on college-level and university-level committees, advising students regarding career options, and support of department-level outreach activities.

Service to the Institution

- Committee memberships and offices

- Programs directed and advised

- Participation in special programs or projects

- Other service in the institution

Ability to work collegially with others in service to the University; Support the advancement of the department, college and University mission.

Other duties and responsibilities -

Successful candidates will be able to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Required Qualifications

*Educational Requirements*

Qualified candidates for the position as Lecturer for Accounting must have a master's degree in Accounting, a nationally-recognized accounting certification, and the ability to teach courses in accounting above the introductory level. A CPA is preferred but other accounting certifications may be considered. Other required qualifications include:

* understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning;

* successful higher education teaching experience within the candidate's area of specialization;

* strong communication skills;

* a passion for working with and mentoring students; and

* demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity;

* a commitment to fostering academic excellence, rigor, and distinctiveness in the public liberal arts and in business education. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core university and college curricula and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials)).

*Additional Preferred Qualifications*

Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

*Preferred Educational Qualifications*

A CPA is preferred but other accounting certifications may be considered

Special Applicant Instructions

Review of applicants will begin October 22 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit their current CV, a letter of application, teaching philosophy statement, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a list of three references (names, address, phone numbers, and emails) to . Materials must be submitted by October 31, 2021 to receive full consideration. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Eddie Thomas, Chair of the Search Committee, at eddie.thomas@gcsu.edu or 478-445-8643

Required documents to attach:

* Resume/Curriculum Vitae

* Cover/Application Letter

* List of References

* Transcript copies

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

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