Accounting Instructor - 9 Months

Accounting Instructor - 9 Months


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Main Campus, Winterville, NC


Depends upon Qualifications


State of NC Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, March 31, 2022
Closes: Sunday, May 22, 2022

Target Start Date

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Instructional Coordinator - Accounting

Employment Type

9 Month Contract, Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in accounting preferred, or Master’s degree in business administration with at least eighteen graduate semester hours of credit in accounting.  One to two years of teaching experience; accounting and finance experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. 


Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and other equipment including computer, copier, calculator, audio-visual equipment, etc.  Must be physically able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work;  position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately twenty pounds.


Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.


Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the giving of instructions to students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.


Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, PCC handbook and catalog, various texts, PCC FACT book, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance report, end-of quarter reports, long-range plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, subordinates, other PCC personnel, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.


Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.  Must be able to deal with several abstract and concrete


variables.  Requires the ability to apply rational systems such as education (teaching), accounting, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.


Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.  Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.


Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages; utilize decimals; determine time and weight; apply algebraic principles; and utilize descriptive statistics; etc. 


Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.


Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office and audio-visual equipment.


Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.


Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.


Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.


Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Under limited supervision, instructs students in various accounting and finance classes and performs related administrative and recordkeeping duties.  Interacts with and assists students in various areas.  Reports to the Instructional Coordinator, Accounting.


Teaches assigned courses (day, evening, and online) in accounting and finance.  Will be responsible for teaching 18-22 hours per week. Performs related administrative and recordkeeping duties such as evaluating textbooks; preparing learning objectives, preparing lesson plans, course syllabi, handouts, tests, etc.; gathering resources for class; ordering and arranging audio-visual materials for class; conducting class; conducting critiques of students' work; grading assignments; maintaining files; etc.  Prepares and/or completes various reports and forms related to classes including attendance reports, end-of-semester reports, grade reports, etc.  

Performs various student-related duties including advising students, assisting students with class registration, counseling with students, assisting students with career and study skills, writing letters of recommendation, etc.  Completes various student forms such as withdrawals, registration, drop/add, and graduation applications. 

Remains active in professional organizations and activities.  Keeps abreast of newest research and technological advances relative to the teaching of accounting courses by reading professional journals and attending seminars, conferences, meetings, etc.

Maintains good working relationships and communicates information within the Department and with all departments/divisions on campus. 

Receives, reviews, processes, files and/or submits a variety of documents and reports such as attendance report, grade sheets, evaluation forms, professional development forms, various other forms, memos, and general letters of correspondence.

Serves on various College committees and organizations and attends meetings as required.  Assists part-time instructors and substitutes for absent instructors as needed.  Assists in program review/audit. Assists with preparing departmental objectives and annual planning assessments (PLOs).

Will be expected to pursue the development of self-supporting courses/grants as a means of additional funding.  Will be responsible for researching the expansion opportunities for the program into the global markets. The individual will assist in the development and delivery of program outreach opportunities targeting both the private and public sectors. 

Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include answering telephone calls, typing documents, entering data into computer, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, distributing documentation, or processing incoming/outgoing mail; performs light housekeeping tasks associated with setting up, cleaning, or maintaining classrooms and work areas.

Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed.

Provide assistance with global education initiatives.

Performs related duties as directed.


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