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Adjunct Faculty, Accounting and Finance, Business Administration Department

Mount Saint Mary's University
Textile Finance, CA
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Adjunct Faculty, Accounting and Finance, Business Administration Department

Category: Faculty

Department: Business Administration

Locations: Los Angeles, CA

Posted: Nov 5, 2019

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Part-time

Position ID: 117852


About Mount Saint Mary's University:

Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equality, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world.

Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.

The Students: The Mount Saint Mary's University focus on social justice and community involvement leads us to recruit many first-generation college students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. The college encourages multicultural awareness throughout both academic and co-curricular activities. Mount Saint Mary's University enrolls the highest percentage of ethnic minority students of all independent colleges and universities in Southern California.

Job Description:

Position Summary

Mount Saint Mary's Business Administration Department is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time teaching assignments in Accounting and Finance. These positions are filled on an as-needed basis and recruitment is ongoing. Assignments include weekend and online courses.

General Responsibilities
Because Mount Saint Mary's Business Administration Department is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields, we seek adjunct faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education. The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following:
  • Teach assigned classes under the supervision of the Business Administration Department Chair and relevant Program Director;
  • Create a syllabus and course timeline for students each semester.
  • Help students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content;
  • Actively engage students through frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning.
  • Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student learning outcomes, and acknowledging student accomplishments.
  • Manage the online grading system and utilize current technology in the performance of job duties;
  • Submit grades in a timely fashion;
  • Maintain a thorough and up-to-date subject-matter expertise in his/her regular teaching field;
  • Maintain standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position;
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to successful applicants.

Start Date: Spring 2020


The Business Administration Department at Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master's in Business Administration (MBA) degrees. The Mount's business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). Mount Saint Mary's University has been named one of the 10 best colleges for Accounting majors in California for 2019. The Business Administration Department seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty that share the University's values and will contribute to the Department's vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and business education in a values-based learning community of socially responsible, global citizens.

  • Successful candidates should possess a Master's degree or PhD in finance, accounting, or a closely related field. PhD preferred.
  • The candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses related to accounting and/or finance.
  • The candidate will be able to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • The candidate will be able to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • The candidate will possess demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • The candidate will have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender, and ethnic backgrounds of students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles and teaching methods.
  • Higher education teaching experience is preferred.

Additional Information:

The Business Administration Department and Mount Saint Mary's University are committed to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty. Applicants with the ability to enrich the intellectual diversity and cultural richness of the department and university are especially encouraged to apply.

Mount Saint Mary's University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University. The University is thoroughly committed to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.

Application Instructions:

Please complete the online application and submit the following documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV
  • Evidence of teaching (examples include: course syllabus, course materials, course plans, teaching evaluations, etc.)

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