Accounting Instructor (9 Months)

Accounting Instructor (9 Months)


James Sprunt Community College
133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349
Phone: 910-296-2400

Job Location

133 james Sprunt Drive Kenansville, NC 28349


commensurate with education and experience


Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Closes: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

M - Th 8AM - 5PM Fr 8AM-12PM

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Technology skills and ability to teach others.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Proficiently operate a computer and related software.

Use active listening skills.

Be proactive, anticipate problems, and try to solve them independently.

Be organized, with a positive attitude. 

Be a team player.

Demonstrate integrity (honesty, trustworthiness, high moral values).

Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a fast-paced environment.  

Skill in organizing, planning, and coordinating meetings and travel arrangements.

Proven knowledge and skill in the use of advanced features of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs. 

Ability to show initiative and self-direction as well as communicate professionally across a variety of constituent groups.

Proven ability to concurrently address issues of various levels of complexity.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the requisite knowledge, skill and abilities. 



Required:  Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Accounting or a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in any discipline with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Accounting. Good communication skills.

Preferred:  Master's Degree in Accounting. Bilingual.


Required: Some directly related work experience. 

Preferred: Considerable directly related work experience and teaching experience at the community college level. 



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to focus.  Requires extensive local travel.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisor personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.



James Sprunt Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College prohibits discrimination against any person (including staff, faculty or student body) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, or age.
 If you need accommodations please contact 910-296-2400.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Salary is commensurate with education and experience 

The Accounting Instructor position prepares for and teaches assigned courses; evaluates student performance; and serves as an academic advisor to students within the Accounting program. Instructors are also responsible for maintaining records and submitting reports in a timely manner. The position reports directly to the Dean of Business and Industry. 



This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Meets and holds classes as scheduled.
  • Advises students in the Accounting program.
  • Refers students to other supportive services when necessary. 
  • Evaluates the Accounting program to ensure continuous improvement with instructional practices and student success. 
  • Keeps current on subject matter and teaching methodologies.
  • Maintains student records and monitors student progress.
  • Completes and submits institutional reports in a timely manner. 
  • Participates in the College's Planning Process. 
  • Maintains required office hours each week.
  • Recruits students and implements retention strategies.
  • Participates/assists with coordination of specific program/course management.
  • Continually analyzes and evaluates instructional needs for hardware and software being used within the Accounting program. 
  • Provides students and college with written course expectations as defined by the College including general course information, course objectives, methods used in evaluation of students, grading policy, attendance policy,  and textbooks. 
  • Provides division dean with course syllabi. 
  • Reports SLO's (student learning outcomes) each semester to assist with the College's assessment process. 
  • Provides assistance in implementing the College's Program Review process and recommendations.
  • Serves on college committees.
  • Oversees program advisory committee. 
  • Promotes a positive image of college.
  • Engages in a program of professional development and community service.
  • Assists students with career opportunities.
  • Inventories equipment on an annual basis.
  • Acquires computer/technology competencies as appropriate to position.
  • Assists with equipment and software maintenance.
  • Maintains security of personal computer access.
  • Performs other professional or job-related duties as assigned.

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